The Benefits of Artificial Turf Fields


Over the past decade, the use of artificial turf sports fields has skyrocketed across the country. Previously few and far between, these surfaces can now be found at schools, complexes, and community centers everywhere. Artificial turf is comprised of synthetic polyethylene fibers intended to replicate the look and feel of natural grass. More times than not, these fields are filled in with “crumb rubber” – or ground up recycled car tires – to enhance durability and safety by providing extra cushion. While artificial turf has become a hotly-debated topic, it does offer some undeniable benefits to facility owners, maintenance staff, and [...]