Pressure Washers & Surface Cleaners
A pressure washer and surface cleaner can damage artificial turf by causing abrasions on the turf fibers. The water stream can break down the fibers of the artificial turf, causing them to fray and weaken. Additionally, the surface cleaner, which uses a metal spinning brush to scrub the surface, can cause damage by pulling grass blade fibers out of the turf or causing them break.
Using a pressure washer and surface cleaner on artificial turf also voids the install and manufacturer warranty, as the manufacturer will consider this type of cleaning to be an improper use of the product equivalent to walking or running on it with metal cleats. Being in the installation industry and understanding how turf warranties work, we’re able to ensure our cleaning process does not void your install or manufacturer warranty. In fact, Dirty Turf has relationships with several of the top manufacturers allowing Dirty Turf to be Arizona’s exclusive trusted turf cleaning company.
Over power brooming, or using a broom artificial turf, can cause damage to the turf fibers. It will lead to a decrease in the overall lifespan of the turf. Manufacturers will null and void your warranty. Some companies will power broom your turf 2 to 3 times with each visit. We save and expand the life of your turf.
Beware of urine removal product that use phosphoric acid even if its outdoors. Exposure to phosphoric acid can lead to bronchitis, which may present symptoms such as coughing, phlegm production, and/or shortness of breath. Additionally, contact with the liquid on the skin may result in dermatitis. Individuals who are more susceptible to exposure to phosphoric acid include those who have chronic pulmonary disease or skin conditions. This also pertains to pets.
Phosphoric acid is damaging to artificial turf due to its acidic properties. When in contact with the turf, it will cause chemical reactions that weaken the turf fibers and backing. Over time, this can lead to the turf breaking down and losing its structural integrity. This can affect the appearance and functionality of the turf, and may even result in the need for replacement.
Furthermore, many artificial turf manufacturers provide warranties for their products. However, these warranties typically do not cover damage caused by exposure to harsh chemicals like phosphoric acid. Therefore, if a person uses phosphoric acid on their artificial turf and it causes damage, the warranty may be voided and the cost of repair or replacement would not be covered.
It is important to always read and follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for cleaning and maintaining artificial turf, as well as avoiding the use of any chemicals that are known to be damaging to the material. Dirty Turf does not use products that contain phosphoric acid like some other companies do.
About our Products
With over 15 years of experience in the installation space and 30 years in the professional cleaning industry, we have had the opportunity to try almost every urine removal product available. However, we have found that removing urine from carpets differs significantly from artificial turf, as turf and other materials have greater absorption and are thus more challenging to clean.
Fortunately, we have developed our own proprietary products that can eliminate urine odors with just one treatment and are entirely safe for pets. We are confident that our urine removal product is the best in the world, as it does not cause skin irritation nor damages your turf, like many other products and effectively removes odors.
We are excited to announce that our product will soon be available for purchase online, so keep an eye out. Our product is truly one-of-a-kind, and there is no other product like it in the market.