Artificial turf is usually built on crush rock and sand base with small holes in the material to allow for drainage. When your pet urinates on the artificial turf, it is very likely that the urine run-off seeps through the grass, into the rock and sand and remains there. Once humidity or heat penetrates the turf, the uric acid crystals (the source of the urine smell) are activated and release a foul odor. Conventional cleaners and water alone will not break down the non-soluble uric acid crystals and they remain along with the odor.
No, artificial turf is essentially outdoor carpet and needs regular cleaning to not only remove dirt and odors, but to maintain and keep the turf looking its best
Artificial turf is outdoor carpet. Dirt builds up, foods and other liquids are spilled on it, pets do their business on it, just to name a few. That dirt and gunk all accumulates and needs to be cleaned to defend against bacteria growth. With real grass, it naturally grows and you mow it, which creates a [...]
Cleaning frequency varies based on multiple factors including, if you have any pets or multiple pets, problems with odors, high versus low traffic on your turf, size of turf lawn, to name a few. At TurfClean, we would be happy to consult further on your specific needs to determine what service package would work best.
The TurfClean deep cleaning equipment and eco-friendly disinfectant cleaner starts the deodorizing process, but the spraying of our odor killing formulation in a way that gets deep into and beneath the turf to truly removes odors. This specialized formula includes several strains of natural digesters and state-of-the-art biodegradable wetting agents that combine to clean and control [...]