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Aug
28/09
The Most Realistic Artificial Grass Available!
Last Updated on Monday, 28 October 2013 08:47
Written by admin
Friday, August 28th, 2009

Artificial Turf / Synthetic Grass Products From “Frass” Fake Grass

(877) 553-7277 (FRASS)

Artificial turf grass / synthetic turf grass comes in an almost endless variety of choices.  If “Frass” doesn’t offer a type of artificial grass you like, then no one does, and you’re very hard to please!  They may all look like “green grass” to the untrained eye but as experts in the artificial turf business we see very distinct differences and can point them out to you. 

Synthetic turf grass is manufactured in so many different forms for several reasons.  One reason is to create a turf product that is visually appealing to everyone.  Since not all of us have the same opinion, artificial turf fibers come in many colors, shades, mixtures, textures, or if you will, ‘flavors.’  Just as they make Coke and Pepsi, Sprite and 7 Up, Bud Light and Miller Light, you get the picture – they make artificial turf to visually please just about anyone.  Besides the visual aspect, artificial turf grass must often also serve a specific purpose.  Sometimes function is more important than form.  For pets, for example, there are certain varieties of artificial turf that are better suited to the rough wear and tear that a dog can dish out (and drainage requirements) but they may not be your favorite looking varieties. 

Function over form is sometimes the rule.  Another example might be for playground artificial turf.  In this application you might consider a thinner and less expensive artificial grass product and spend the savings on an underlying shock pad for safety.  Artificial turf products are similar to carpet in many ways.  Synthetic turf products are rated by what is called “face weight.”  Artificial turf “face weight” refers to the weight of artificial grass fibers (not including the turf backing) per square yard of an artificial turf grass product.  “Frass” sells and installs the most realistic, plush, synthetic turf lawn products on the market.

Artificial Turf # 1 – “Frass” Natural Blend

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This is a 40 oz. face weight per square yard artificial turf grass product. Pile height is 1.75” tall. This turf variety has a multi-colored brown thatch fiber mixture to give a more realistic look. Turf fibers are made of 100% polyethylene – both the tall fibers and the thatch layer (turf thatch is the shorter, curly fibers that help stabilize the taller fibers and reduce the need for infill such as rubber, silica sand, or acrylic coated sand). The blades of this polyethylene thatch layer are thicker than most artificial turf with nylon thatch.  This artificial turf product is composed of two different monofilament polyethylene fibers.  The tall monofilament fibers which are mostly what you see when this artificial grass is put down, is a 9,000 denier 6 ended monofilament.  The thatch layer which are the shorter curly fibers is contrructed of 7,500 denier TEXTURIZED monofilament polyethlyene.  Artificial turf products numbered one, two, and three here are engineered for climates where an almost constant barrage of sunshine and UV rays require additional UV stability.  These fibers are tufted into a two layer backing.  The first and primary backing layer is a 13 pic polybac and the second backing layer is a 20 oz. urethane coating.  Both have standard perforations for drainage and are rated to drain approximately 30 gallons of water per square yard per hour. 

Artificial Turf # 2 –”Frass” Fescue

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This is a 40 oz. face weight artificial turf grass product. Pile height is 1.75” tall. This turf variety has a multi-colored brown thatch fiber mixture to give a more realistic look – (same product as product #1 above only slightly darker shade). Artificial turf fibers are made of 100% polyethylene – both the tall fibers and the thatch layer (turf thatch is the shorter, curly fibers that help stabilize the taller fibers and reduce the need for infill such as rubber, silica sand, or acrylic coated sand).  The blades of this polyethylene thatch layer are thicker than most artificial turf with nylon thatch.  This artificial turf product is composed of two different monofilament polyethylene fibers.  The tall monofilament fibers which are mostly what you see when this artificial grass is put down, is a 9,000 denier 6 ended monofilament.  The thatch layer which are the shorter curly fibers is contrructed of 7,500 denier TEXTURIZED monofilament polyethlyene.  Artificial turf products numbered one, two, and three here are engineered for climates where an almost constant barrage of sunshine and UV rays require additional UV stability.  These fibers are tufted into a two layer backing.  The first and primary backing layer is a 13 pic polybac and the second backing layer is a 20 oz. urethane coating.  Both have standard perforations for drainage and are rated to drain approximately 30 gallons of water per square yard per hour.

Artificial Turf # 3 –”Frass” Ultra- (best seller)

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This is a 70 oz. face weight artificial turf grass product. Pile height is 1.75” tall. This turf variety has a multi-colored monofilament (tall fiber) and brown thatch fiber mixture to give a more realistic look. Turf fibers are made of 100% polyethylene – both the tall fibers and the thatch layer (turf thatch is the shorter, curly fibers that help stabilize the taller fibers and reduce the need for infill such as rubber, silica sand, or acrylic coated sand). This polyethylene thatch layer is thicker than most artificial turf with nylon thatch.  This artificial turf product is composed of two different monofilament polyethylene fibers.  The tall monofilament fibers which are mostly what you see when this artificial grass is put down, is a 9,000 denier 6 ended monofilament.  The thatch layer which are the shorter curly fibers is contrructed of 7,500 denier TEXTURIZED monofilament polyethlyene.  Artificial turf products numbered one, two, and three here are engineered for climates where an almost constant barrage of sunshine and UV rays require additional UV stability.  These fibers are tufted into a two layer backing.  The first and primary backing layer is a 13 pic polybac and the second backing layer is a 20 oz. urethane coating.  Both have standard perforations for drainage and are rated to drain approximately 30 gallons of water per square yard per hour.

Artificial Turf # 4 – “Frass” Lite Multi-Color

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This is a 48 oz. face weight artificial turf grass product. Pile height is 1.56” tall. This turf variety has a multi-colored fiber mixture to give a more realistic look. Turf fibers are made of 100% polyethylene – both the tall fibers and the thatch layer (turf thatch is the shorter, curly fibers that help stabilize the taller fibers and reduce the need for infill such as rubber, silica sand, or acrylic coated sand). This polyethylene thatch layer is thicker than most artificial turf with nylon thatch. This variety is often used on playground surfaces because the product is much less expensive than the thicker varieties which helps offset the cost of the underlying safety padding for playgrounds(artificial grass product # 9).

Artificial Turf # 5 – Lite Evergreen Color

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The only difference in this product from the one above it is that it is a single color turf grass fiber.  This is also a 48 oz. face weight artificial turf grass product.  Turf fibers are 100% polyethylene – both the tall fibers and the thatch layer.  This is a 48 oz. face weight artificial turf grass product. Pile height is 1.56” tall.  This polyethylene thatch layer is thicker than most artificial turf with nylon thatch. This variety is often used on playground surfaces because the product is much less expensive than the thicker varieties which helps offset the cost of the underlying safety padding for playgrounds(artificial grass product # 9).

Artificial Turf # 6– Centipede Blend (Multi-Color)

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This is a much thicker version of the artificial turf product # 4 (above). This is a 70 oz. face weight aritficial turf grass product. Turf fibers are made of 100% polyethylene – both the tall fibers and the thatch layer. This has always been one of the most popular turf varieties we offer. The fibers of this artificial turf grass product feel a bit stiffer and more resilient than many of our other turf varieties. Pile height is 1.56” tall. A great value for certain!

Artificial Turf # 7 – “Frass” – Zoysia

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This artificial turf grass variety is manufactured to replicate the looks of the real grass variety called ‘Zoysia.’ The blades of grass, or turf fibers in this variety are very fine. They look like the ‘fancy’ grasses that many people are familiar with. This artificial turf grass variety comes in a 45 oz. face weight or a 65 oz. face weight (pictured is 65 oz.) This product is one of the very few on the market which requires absolutely no (0) infill!! This makes a great surface for super high traffic areas or unusually heavy use golf applications such as tee boxes. Pile height is 1.56” tall. This turf variety only comes in the single color green (Evergreen).

Artificial Turf # 8 – “Frass” – Nylon Putting Green

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This is a very low maintanance artificial turf putting green surface. This turf provides a true roll for putting and requires absolutely no maintenance. This artificial putting green surface also requires very little sand infill.  “Frass” offers another artificial turf grass putting gren surface made of polyproplyene which requires regular maintenance (rolling with a weighted sod roller to keep turf fibers down). This variety (pictured above) is perfect for the homeowner who doesn’t want to chip the ball onto the putting green surface from more than ten feet away. For chipping from larger distances, we recommend our taller variety. This product has a 36 oz. face weight per square yard but shouldn’t be compared with artificial turf grass lawn or putting green fringe turf grass varieties. This very dense aritficial turf putting green product is 7/16” tall.  The fibers in this product are 4,200 denier 8-ended texturized nylon having 2 layers of 13 pic polybac as the primary backing and a rubberized secondary backing with action bac.  Available only in this pictured color (verde green). 

Artificial Turf Product # 9 – “Frass” Playground Pad for Use Under Artificial Grass and Above Aggregate Base

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This product is 1” thick and made of recycled packaging material. It provides added safety aginst drops and falls on playgrounds. It also provides excellent drainage below the artificial turf grass layer and above the aggregate base. For an additional price per square foot you can install this under your artifical lawn and feel like you’re walking on the moon! With all the money you’ll save from installing a “Frass” synthetic lawn, why not treat yourself to the best. This feels like walking on the most plush carpet padding you’ve ever set foot on.

Artificial Turf Grass Product # 10 – “Frass” – 90S Select

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Pictured above is “Frass” Ultra Evergreen. This is a 90 ounce face weight artificial turf grass product. This synthetic turf is manufactured with a stiffer denier fiber so it is not quite as soft to the touch. This is a combination of 10,000 denier 8-ende polyethylene monofilament and a texturized nylon thatch layer which is 4,400 denier.   Backing is 2 layers, the first is 13 pic polybac  and the second is a coating of 20 urethane.  Monofilament fibers are multi-color. This synthetic turf grass product is 1.75” tall and is very realistic as well. Its stiff fibers give it an even thicker feel than it’s softer cousin, artificial turf grass pictured below with  black multi-colored fibers. 

Synthetic Turf Grass Product # 11 – “Frass” 96

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“Frass” 96 is considered a tri-color turf variety due to it’s two tone thatch layer. A black fiber is also present in this artificial turf grass to give it a darker appearance. This synthetic turf grass variety also has a very soft silky feel and realistic look. If you were to look at your real grass lawn you would notice that if you dig down into the grass a little bit, you have dead blades of grass / grass fibers which really darken the appearance you your landscape or lawn. This has been in our top four customer favorite artificial turf grass varieties. This turf product is manufactured with 96 ounces of fibers per square yard and is one of our two thickest artificial grass varieties. With two pounds of sand in this product it feels incredibly thick and plush on your feet. Pile height is 1.75” and can really stick up above pavement and mow curbs giving this artificial turf grass variety a very realistic appearance.

Synthetic Turf Grass Product # 12 – “Frass” Ultra Evergreen

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Pictured above is “Frass” Ultra Evergreen. This is a 90 ounce face weight artificial turf grass product. This synthetic turf is manufactured with a stiffer denier fiber so it is not quite as soft to the touch. This is a combination of polyethylene monofilament and a texturized nylon thatch layer. Monofilament fibers are a single evergreen color. This synthetic turf grass product is 1.75” tall and is very realistic as well. Its stiff fibers give it an even thicker feel than it’s softer cousin, artificial turf grass pictured below with multi-colored fibers. 

Synthetic Turf Grass Product #13 – “Frass” Elite Multi-Color

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Pictured above is “Frass” Natural Fescue. This synthetic turf grass variety is one of our most expensive. This is a 90 ounce face weight artificial turf grass variety. The tall artificial turf fibers are manufactured with a polyethylene monofilament and the shorter thatch layer of artificial turf grass fibers are a KDK monofilament fiber. This synthetic grass turf product has a stiff denier fiber and is one of the toughest varieties on the artificial turf manufacturing market. This turf variety is 1.75” tall and unlike many of the above artificial turf grasses this one doesn’t contain a nylon thatch layer. Neither nylon or polyethylene is really seen as superior to the other.

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Aug
28/09
Artificial Grass is Great for Pet Owners
Last Updated on Monday, 28 October 2013 08:47
Written by admin
Friday, August 28th, 2009

Artificial Turf Pet Benefits

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*This dog loves our artificial grass!
Imagine an artificial turf lawn that is clean, low maintenance, safe from dog wear and tear and much more appealing to the eye than natural grass….. with a synthetic turf grass lawn from “Frass” Fake Grass this can be your reality!

It’s hard enough to get real grass to grow in Southern California–without your dog working against your best efforts. Many Los Angeles area homeowners with dogs have similar problems with their lawns.  They can’t get their grass to grow because of over or under watering, improper fertilizing, poor drainage, and pet waste and digging.  The most common culprit killing grass in Los Angeles is the family dog.  Dogs cause brown/dead spots in real grass, resulting in an unappealing and unusable lawn.  Los Angeles homeowners with dogs and natural grass lawns are fighting an uphill battle.  Dog owners water, fertilize, mow, edge, aerate, and re-sod their lawns, yet the same problems rear their ugly heads.  Some Los Angeles-area dog owners with real grass just accept defeat and live with horrible looking lawns. Artificial turf from “Frass” Fake Grass is the solution.

Green, beautiful lawns are not out of reach if you are a dog owner in Southern California.  “Frass” Fake Grass can help you turn this “vicious” cycle into a “virtuous” cycle, saving money spent on lawn maintenance, water, and helping the environment by eliminating run-off from fertilizers, pesticides, etc.  For Los Angeles area dog owners synthetic grass lawns have become a realistic, affordable, and popular solution for problem lawns.  Your lawn is one of the most important factors impacting your home’s curb appeal.  If you feel frustrated with your natural grass lawn problems, just know that many other Southern Californian’s have felt the same way and have found that synthetic grass designed for pets from “Frass” Fake Grass solved their problems and improved their lives in more ways than they thought possible.  Lawns, previously unused, become a recreation area again, and increase the usable square footage of a home.

Kids, dogs, and adults will love to play on a practically indestructible, beautifully manicured, maintenance free lawn, with no down time due to sprinklers, mowing, etc.  Drainage is exceptional, so if your kids want to pull out the Slip n’ Slide and soak the synthetic lawn all day – not a problem (and you will not feel bad about using the water to do it because of how much water you’re saving not watering your synthetic grass lawn on a regular basis).  The County of Los Angeles is offering water conservation rebates (in select areas) for installing artificial grass lawns, and our synthetic turf designed specifically for dogs will more than qualify.  Call “Frass” of Southern California for more detailed and up to date information on water conservation rebates for installing artificial turf at your home.

Some artificial turf products provide poor drainage for dog urine.  These synthetic turf products will develop a smell over time which is very difficult to get rid of.  “Frass” Fake Grass of Los Angeles has specific recommendations for dog owners.  We suggest using a specially designed artificial turf product for pets – and backing that offers superior drainage with anti-microbial and anti-bacterial characteristics.  For certain artificial turf installations for dogs we recommend burying green, treated wood along the perimeter to prevent dogs from pulling up an edge.  Another recommendation for certain dog-oriented artificial turf installations is to leave the sprinkler system in tact so that you can automatically soak the artificial grass lawn down periodically to prevent pet odors on the synthetic pet turf.  “Frass” Fake Grass has performed hundreds of artificial turf installations specifically for dogs.  We have years of experience with what specific artificial turf products and installation procedures are best for pets — specifically dogs. Rest assured that you will get the best of quality, most realistic, and functional synthetic grass lawn product for dogs on the market today.

“Frass” Fake Grass is Southern California’s premier synthetic turf grass dealer and installer.  We believe we offer the best value in all of Southern California on installed artificial turf for dogs and pets of all kinds.  Our trained, knowledgeable installers have performed over one thousand synthetic turf installations and have the experience you deserve.  Contact “Frass” Fake Grass today to learn more about our specially designed artificial turf for dogs.

•   Dogs and their masters in Southern California love our synthetic turf grass because it’s easier to keep clean and more sanitary than real grass.
•   Waste is simply swept up and the artificial turf is rinsed-off.
•   All of our artificial turf infill choices whether it is sand, rubber, or the acrylic coated silica sand, are resistant to bacterial growth and are non-toxic to dogs and other pets.
•   Artificial turf/fake grass (‘frass’) from “Frass” Synthetic Lawns feels softer on paws than dirt, concrete or real grass.
•   Muddy spots and yellow grass are a thing of the past, as dog droppings will not stain or discolor artificial turf lawns.
•   Dogs can’t dig through “Frass” Fake Grass Synthetic Grass Lawn products.
•   You will spend less time cleaning dogs and carpets since dirt is eliminated with fake grass.
•   Artificial grass from “Frass” Synthetic Lawns helps maintain a pleasant and safe environment for your dogs and doesn’t pick up an odor.
•   Urine drains right through the artificial turf.
•   Your yard will always be available for your pets, as a synthetic lawn from “Frass” of Los Angeles obviously requires no gardener or watering.
•   Any household chemical can be used to clean up messes on your synthetic turf.
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*Synthetic turf is great for dogs as well as just landscaping.

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*Notice the brown thatch fiber in this artificial grass.

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*This dog is smiling because he likes his new synthetic lawn.

Call us today at (877) 553-7277 (FRASS) to learn more about synthetic turf installation for your home.

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*Artificial turf can take the punishment a big dog can dish out.

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*Artificial turf is great for dogs.

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*Triumph is a character on the Conan O’Brien show and his famous punch line is “For me to poop on!”

He would certainly agree, Frass is great – “For him to poop on!”

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