Artificial Pet Turf Frequently Asked Questions

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

It's not easy for fleas, ticks, and other pests to survive in the synthetic turf. While we can’t guarantee that your yard will be completely free of pests, you can rest assured they’ll be virtually eliminated. Because there is no soil to support their nesting, you have to keep an eye out for any collection of leaves or debris that can make a good breeding environment for fleas and ticks. As long as you keep up with your artificial lawn regularly, there will be hardly any pests.

Absolutely, our artificial turf looks and feels just like natural grass, so your pets will be able to enjoy it just as much they would use a natural lawn. They can roll around on the grass to their heart's content!

The synthetic turf we offer is designed to be long-lasting and resistant to wear and tear, so it can withstand digging without becoming damaged. However, if your pets are persistent diggers, we recommend taking measures to prevent them from digging in the grass.

Yes, cleaning fake grass is effortless! You can easily spray it down with water to remove any twigs. For more thorough cleaning, you can use a specialized artificial grass cleaner and a broom to clean the grass. Take a look at our complete cleaning guide for more information.

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 concentration 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 persist. We advise you use a solution of equal parts H2O and white vinegar to spray Fido’s favorite bathroom area. Let it dry to eliminate any lingering odor, if our system was not used.
Our premium artificial grass is designed to be resilient and lasting, with a lifespan of up to 20 years with appropriate maintenance. However, the longevity of your grass may depend on factors such as the traffic and how well it's maintained. Our sun-protected synthetic turf products look and function like new because they are built to withstand lots of traffic, inclement weather, and changes in temperature for all-year use. All placements come complete with a one-year installation warranty and a maker's warranty that covers color loss.

The cost of synthetic grass for pets can change depending on factors such as the size 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 advise contacting us for a customized quote.

While it's feasible to install pet turf on your own, we recommend employing a professional to ensure that the job is done correctly. Our team of experts can help you design and put in place a pet-friendly synthetic grass solution that meets your specific needs and preferences.