Can Artificial Grass Help Allergy Sufferers?
If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know it can be miserable. You can experience anything from a mild rash to a full-blown asthma attack. Don’t get stuck inside where you’re unable to enjoy your own yard. Synthetic grass may just be the solution if you or a loved one suffers from seasonal allergies.
Ragweed Pollen Allergies
The most common seasonal allergy is caused by ragweed pollen. Dallas/Fort Worth area has been ranked one of the top 5 worst cities for ragweed pollen allergies. A single ragweed plant can produce a billion pollen grains, and the weather in North Texas encourages the ragweed plant to have a longer growth time.
These teeny-tiny particles float through the air and land everywhere. At times there is enough pollen you can see the yellow haze on patio furniture and car hoods. For those allergic to ragweed pollen, the days are full of congestion, sneezing, watery eyes, and more. It can be miserable. And for some, the allergy can be more serious, leading to hives and even anaphylaxis.
But if you have no control over the ragweed growth, what can you do? Well, one thing to note is that natural grass collects pollen and holds it. That means more and more pollen builds up on the grass. If you mow the grass and upset the pollen, or if you sit outside and the wind blows, the pollen is sent back up into the air, where it can once again attack your immune system.
Install Artificial Grass
A big step toward reducing allergens is installing artificial grass. It is made of hypoallergenic materials that do not hold onto pollen in the same way natural grass does. So although there will still be pollen in the area, the concentration on the grass will be negligible. And a quick rinse from the hose will eliminate any remaining pollen. Also, there’s no need to mow, so you’re never disrupting billions of pollen particles.
Additionally, artificial turf can help with other allergies, like allergies to natural grass or the mold found in natural grass. And with no need for products like fertilizers or pesticides, you further protect your loved ones from suffering from any allergies they have to harmful chemicals in those products.
Family members and pets both will benefit. Many pets have pollen and grass allergies as well. Installing artificial grass helps reduce these allergens, and since there is no pollen or other allergy-causing substance, there’s nothing for pets to track into the house.
Artificial Grass Benefits
Allergy sufferers can benefit from artificial grass installation, but there’s way more to love about fake grass. It’s low-maintenance, requiring very little water and no mowing. The blades look like natural grass and look great year-round.
People who switch to artificial grass love the look and feel of their new lawns. For people with allergies, the synthetic lawn provides needed relief from constant irritation. The team at LawnPop can help with all of your artificial grass needs. Now is a perfect time to install your artificial lawn. For a free estimate, fill out our form online, or call us today at 512-298-0933.