Are you designing a backyard oasis for your family at home? Safe, non-toxic, environmentally-friendly options are just an order away –but which one should you choose? Motz proudly offers two turf infill options that lead the way for the new generation of artificial grass products that are earth-friendly, toxin and allergen-free, and ideal for homes […]
Is Artificial Turf Eco-Friendly? Here’s What You Need to Know
It’s well established that synthetic turf looks great year-round, unlike natural grass. But it can actually be the better pick for the environment, too. That may seem counterintuitive. After all, how can artificial grass be more environmentally friendly than plain old natural grass? The truth, though, is that synthetic turf systems — especially those that […]
Organic Infill Can Make Your Artificial Turf More Sustainable — 7 Things to Know
Longevity matters. If you’ve chosen artificial turf over natural grass, that’s clearly something you already believe. But for a turf system to truly be designed to last, it’s not just the quality of your turf that counts. You’ll also want to be mindful when choosing the type of infill you pair it with. Infill is […]
This Sustainable Landscape Architecture Trend Isn’t Going Away
Good landscape architecture has always been about where functionality meets inspiration. That’s true. But these days? Good landscape design includes sustainability, too. Because our world is changing. As our environment shifts, we must respond by changing how we design urban landscapes. Sustainability is more than a buzzword now — it’s here to stay. So it’s […]
Discover Your Ideal Backyard With Safeshell, the 100% Natural Artificial Turf Infill
Imagine: you’re on your backyard patio, reveling in this year’s first summer barbeque. You’ve fired up the grill. Sliced up fresh watermelon. Your neighbors are over, drinks in hand. All the kids are kicking around a soccer ball. Everyone’s in good spirits. And the foundation for all this summer fun? Your brand new lawn — […]
Why Is Turf Infill Important In Your Backyard’s Artificial Grass?
Have you made the decision to install an artificial grass turf system in your backyard? Congratulations. It’s a smart choice, and you’re not alone. Plenty of homeowners in every region of the US are choosing to replace their natural grass lawns with synthetic turf. The importance of turf infill in your backyard’s artificial turf system […]
5 Everyday Products That Are Made With Walnut Shells
One of the artificial turf infill options that we offer at Motz is Safeshell, which refers to non-allergenic walnut shells. As you might imagine, some customers are apprehensive when they hear the word “nut” because so many people in our culture are allergic to items in this food group. There are three reasons why you […]
Do You Have to Use Infill for Artificial Grass?
The answer is a resounding “yes” Artificial grass isn’t just for sports fields any more. Homeowners across the country are installing artificial grass on their lawns instead of sod or planting seed to get that beautiful look and longevity it provides. Today’s artificial grass isn’t the rough carpet-looking product it was back in the 1980s. […]
What Happens If My Kid or Dog Eats Turf Infill?
Let’s face it, your family wants to install synthetic turf to spend more time outside! Synthetic turf should provide a safe and fun environment for your family, both furry and unfurry. That is why we at Motz make safety a top concern for all our products. Envirofill and Safeshell have been crafted to be one […]
Infill & Turf Surface Heat – Evaporative Cooling
In today’s sports world, it seems there are countless considerations when designing a field. Player speed, ball interaction, gmax/impact attenuation, aesthetics, maintenance, warranty, sustainability, abrasion…the list goes on. One element becoming a bigger consideration is surface heat. Some synthetic turf fields can reach temperatures 35º to 55º F hotter than natural grass fields. Natural grass […]