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Homeowners often think that instant turf as the expensive option, but is it really expensive when compared to other options for outdoor surfaces?

Below is a table comparing instant turf with other surfaces, the results may surprise you...

Costing based on a surface area of 10m2

SURFACE LOW$ HIGH$
Instant Turf $253.00 $317.50
Synthetic Grass $567.50 $2792.50
Pavers $1435.00 $2165.00
Sandstone $1810.00 $2560.00
Concrete $800.00 $1510.00
Garden Bed plantings $498.00 $2300.00

Includes costs for: site preparation; underlay; soil; surface preparation; supply; install; and optional finishing.

Data sourced from the Landscape Association of NSW. Figures based on domestic-type works. For more accurate and commercial pricing please contact your local Turf Grower.

Turf not only plays a significant role in the beauty and comfort of the Australian landscape but it also has essential environmental benefits.

Turf also has other benefits such as:

* Acting as a dust and water filter, which is very important in today's urban areas.

* Turf is a very efficient form of erosion control, promoting water percolation rather than runoff.

* Turf grass captures and uses greenhouse gases, thereby counteracting climate change, turf also serves as a natural air-conditioner, the difference in temperature and comfort between standing on pavement and turf on a hot day is measurable.

Environmental Benefits such as:

* Increased property value, it is well known that maintained landscapes and turf sell homes quicker and for higher values.

* Turf and green spaces provide therapeutic benefits. Grassy areas such as parks, golf courses, and homes can create feelings of peacefulness.

* Turf grass is also an integral part of enjoying recreational activities, sports such as football, soccer, golf and cricket are all part of a lot of Australian's lifestyles and all require turf grass, helping to absorb physical impact, provide traction and cushioning, and delivers a safer playing surface than bare soil or other artificial surfaces.

Click Here to read more about why Artificial Turf is not a substitute for Turf Grass

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