Is It Worth Getting Artificial Grass?

I’m sure when looking into artificial grass and the benefits associates with having it installed in your property, this type of question will no doubt come up, and at the end of the day its a fair question, like any investment you want to make sure it’s worth your time and investment.

Do you install real grass or artificial grass? At the end of the day, it will come down to a long-term approach, in my view anyway. Because if you look at it from an upfront view, on the surface the artificial grass might look a little pricy compared to the two.

However, when you take into consideration the lifespan of artificial grass, things start to look a little better, add to the equation the ongoing costs associated with real grass, this being, watering and maintaining, again the overall picture looks even better.

Then there’s the time factor as well. This can come down to what stage you are at in your life, meaning are you a little older and find it hard to manage. Then there’s the time you need to keep everything in order.

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There’s also that, where is the grass being installed factor. If the grass is for a smaller area, a play area, a putting green or in an animal enclosure or a small sporting area, it might not even make sense to use real grass.

At the end of the day, these are all the things you need to consider which then once cleared up should sort out the, is artificial grass worth the money question.


I’ll give you a good example where artificial grass over real grass was a much better option. We had a client that came to us looking for options for around their swimming pool. And, of course, artificial grass was once of those options.

We looked at all the other options, pavers, real grass, concrete and the like. But they really wanted a grass look and was tossing up between the two.


Of course, they went down the fake grass route. And the biggest reason was the maintenance factor and the mess it would most likely cause when mowing the grass, which we pointed out. Who would want to clean up grass clipping that accidentally fell into the water, It just didn’t make sense. This is a great example of when fake grass is a much better option. 

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Once you know where the grass is going to be and the purpose of the artificial grass answering the question will be quite easy. Then this way you’ll get a good idea as to whether artificial grass is worth the investment or not.


Cost Of Artificial Grass

Now that we know what the artificial grass is for and the reasons why you feel it would be worth the investment you now need to look at the costs, this is something you might already have a fair idea of, and to be fair it’s hard to give you an actual price using this article as there are so many variables.


That’s why we always use this platform as a guide, then we highly recommend booking in for a free measure and quote. Because there are different types of grass for different projects and there are also different types of quality of grasses to meet your budget requirements as well. 


But to give you an idea on the cost of artificial grass your looking anywhere between $70-$110 a square meter, and as I said before this does depend on a number of factors.


A lot of it does come down to what you want and the purpose behind it, and that’s something we can work with and help you with. 

If you think artificial grass could be the ideal option, and you would like to get a quote give us a call, we are your Canberra artificial grass specialists and we’ll be happy to assist with your enquiries.