Costs for normal Grass

Installing new grass
1000 square feet  @ $11.50 / square ft.       =     $11500

Water costs
Sprinklers- 36 Mp rotators 2000 on for 15 minutes = 554.4 gallons water per Day x 365 = 202,356. / Year
$8 per 1000 Gallon water price =                            $1616. / Year

Maintenance
- Mowing, fertilizer, weeding, edging, blowing= 1 hour / week x $55 =    $2860.

Total cost- Water + Maintenance $4476. / Year.

 

1000 sq ft lawn $11500 cost + $4476 / year = $15,976 first year cost.Lawn maintenance and water $4476 x 9yr = $40,284

10 year total Lawn complete cost = $56,260

(Over 3 times the cost in 10 years)

Costs for DreamTurf

1000 sq ft Dreamturf lawn. @ $13. / Sq ft $13,000

 

No water unless used to cool turf down

 

Maintenance $250 / 6 month =                $500 / year

 

Total cost of yearly Maintenance for synthetic turf                      $500 / year

$500 X 10 years = $5000

10 Year cost of Dreamturf synthetic lawn= $18,000