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Roll on Lawn Installation versus Grass Seed?

Roll on Lawn Installation

So, you’ve just completed your new house, the builders have all moved out and there is just one small project left to complete. The Garden, well, considering it a new house, you decide to just get the grass done and we can address the aesthetics at a later date. So, you ask, roll on lawn installation versus Grass Seed? What are the pros and cons? Let’s take a look then!

 

Roll on Lawn Installation versus Grass Seed?

 

A roll on lawn installation can be completed in a very short space of time, whereas with grass seed obviously the grass will take some time to mature. With a roll on lawn installation you can start to use it after just seven days or so.

 

The Finish

 

A roll on lawn installation is automatically and instantly very attractive and lush looking. However there are a number of negatives. A roll on lawn installation can be a little labour intensive, the turf can be rather heavy and movement should also be factored if the lawn is small and access is limited.

 

The Cost comparisons?

 

Certainly and as you might expect the roll on lawn is more expensive than sowing grass seed. We at Greenfeet Lawncare in fact have a turf and sod production facility in County Laois and it allows us to keep the price of our sod very competitive. Feel free to give us a call and will can provide a roll on lawn installation cost, including the cost of our roll on sod.

 

If you are buying a roll on lawn, look out for any yellow or brown patches on the turf – these are your warning signs!

 

Now, grass seed if far less expensive than a roll on lawn installation, however as mentioned earlier, it will take time to mature, maybe six weeks or more and it will also require a number of cuts before it starts to take shape and look well. Sowing the grass seed is relatively easy in comparison to a roll on lawn installation however, the area will have to be covered to keep birds away from your seed. There is also a strong chance that weeds will invade the seeded area. With a roll on lawn installation this won’t happen.

 

The decision is purely yours, feel free to get a price from Greenfeet today for either type of lawn installation, roll on or the traditional grass sowing method. Be informed and fully armed with all the information required to make a decision that suits your circumstances.

 

Roll on Lawn Installation
Roll on Lawn Installation