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Artificial grass for holiday home owners this 2017

2.4 % of the people of Perth have a holiday home. With this in mind, how do you suppose they are maintaining their lawns? They may either be hiring the services of lawn experts or may have installed artificial grass on it. What’s your bet?

Before you conclude with anything, it’s best to have a better understanding of why it is important to take care of your holiday home this 2017.

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO KEEP YOUR HOLIDAY HOME IN GOOD CONDITION 

 

You holiday home can actually be a source of income for you and your family, especially if you keep in a very good condition. This includes taking good care of your lawn.  Sadly for you to ensure it is well taken cared of you have to spend a good amount of money in lawn maintenance. This could range from:

 

  • $50 for smaller lawns of up to 600m2
  • %60 for medium sized lawn of up to 950m2
  • $70 for a large lawn of over 1000m2

 

This may even cost more especially if your lawn requires additional services such as weeding, fertilising soil aerating, and edge trimming.

 

How often do you need your lawn to be mowed?

These vary depending on the season. It could probably be:

 

  • once a week during summer
  • fortnightly during spring and autumn
  • monthly during winter

 

HOW DOES ARTIFICIAL GRASS HELP LOWER YOUR COST

With artificial grass, you don’t need to worry about lawn maintenance cost because it is rarely needed. You can even say goodbye to your water bill as it requires absolutely no watering, weeding and fertilising. Best of all, you always have a perfectly good condition lawn that any of your holiday home guests will surely love. That means more guests wanting to rent your place for a holiday.

 

Holiday home with artificial grass and pool

Holiday home with artificial grass and pool

 

In a published article, Virginia Tech horticulturist Alex Niemiera concluded that landscaping can add 12.7 percent to the value of a home. Thus, it is most worthwhile to invest in artificial lawns, especially for home holiday owners.

So next time you go to your holiday home, it may be better to consider installing artificial lawn on it. In this manner, you can always be rest assured that even if you are gone for months, your lawn will remain green. Contact us.

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