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Old 06-20-2006, 07:39 AM
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Fake Grass? Is this going to be a new trend?

Would you install it? Has anyone asked you about this yet?

I could see how this really could take off. Maybe there could be some service fee charged to maintain it somehow?

Turf Your Mower - It started a few years ago, when a neighbour ordered fake sod for his yard.

Soon another lawn was ripped up and replaced with a blanket of artificial turf.

This spring Eileen's husband, Lorenzo, talked her into following suit, weeks after a neighbour did the same.

It took some convincing, but after spending some lazy, hazy days sinking her bare feet into her new fake blades, Valerio says she's sold.
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The only downfall is price. You have to be good with your sales pitch pointing out the fact that you have virtually no maintenance for 10+ years on the lawn. The only places I could see it really going big is small yards in the cities (like dallas/chicago sized yards) where they have maybe 500-1000 sq foot total turf.

Prices are (off the top of my head) 3-5 dollars for the material and suggested install prices were around 15-20 a sq ft. So the price adds up fast.
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The article said "A new plastic lawn doesn't come cheap.

At $8 to $15 a square foot, the price can range from $5,000 to $15,000."

Maybe it varies based on your geographic area?

Weren't you recently talking about doing this on parking lot islands at a bank? How did that work out?
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did anybody find out anymore info on this?
we have realy small yards in the areas where i cut, and alot of people rebuilding a new new orleans and maybe somthing like this could be a hit.
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I contacted Chris from sales@allprogreens.com. I hope he is able to join us here and talk about his products.
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