Artificial Pet Turf Frequently Asked Questions

There are numerous reasons that synthetic grass is an excellent option for Pittsburgh pet owners! First and foremost, it's much easier to care for than natural grass — you won't have to worry about fertilizing, saving you valuable time and money. Additionally, synthetic grass is more resilient than real grass, so it can withstand heavy foot traffic. Plus, artificial grass is chemical-free and safe, making it healthy for your pets.

It is very difficult for fleas, ticks, and other pests to survive in the artificial turf. While we can’t guarantee that your yard will be completely free of pests, you can count on them to be mostly eliminated. Because there isn’t any soil to support their nesting, you must keep an eye out for any accumulation of leaves or debris that can make a good breeding environment for fleas and ticks. As long as you clean your artificial lawn regularly, there will be very few pests.
Our synthetic grass is designed to be resilient and resistant to wear and tear, so it is able to tolerate digging without becoming damaged. However, if your pets are tenacious diggers, we recommend taking measures to stop them from digging through the artificial grass.

Yes, our synthetic grass looks and feels just like organic grass, so your pets will be able to enjoy it just as much as a regular grass lawn. They can run on the grass to their heart's content!

Yes, cleaning synthetic turf is easy! You can hassle-free spray it down with clean water to remove any pet waste. For more thorough cleaning, you can use a mild detergent and a soft-bristled brush to clean the grass. Take a look at our detailed cleaning guide for more tips.

Artificial grass is odorless, so if any smells do occur, it’s usually caused by urine specifically. Many dogs prefer to use one area of the lawn to do their business, so sometimes, you can get a little more of a build-up of odor. Southwest Green's pet-turf system is designed to help get rid of odors, but there are steps you can take to ensure no smells linger. We advise you use a solution of equal parts water and white vinegar to spray Fido’s favorite bathroom area. Let it dry to neutralize any unpleasant odor, if our system was not used.
Our synthetic grass is designed to be long-lasting and lasting, with a lifespan of up to twenty years with proper maintenance. However, the lifespan of your grass may depend on factors such as the amount of foot traffic it receives and how well it's maintained. Our sun-resistant synthetic turf products look and function like new because they are designed to withstand lots of traffic, inclement weather, and changes in temperature for all-year use. All installations come complete with a 1-year workmanship warranty and a producer's warranty that covers color loss.

The cost of artificial grass for pets can vary depending on factors such as the dimensions of your yard and the kind of grass you choose. We offer a variety of synthetic grass solutions to fit different budgets and needs, so we recommend reaching out to us for a customized quote.

While it's possible to install pet turf by yourself, we recommend hiring a expert to ensure that the job is done accurately. Our skilled team can help you design and set up a pet-friendly synthetic grass solution that meets your particular preferences and taste.