How Much Does Artificial Grass Cost?

Artificial grass is becoming a popular choice for both homes and businesses. That’s because it’s low maintenance, durable and long lasting. In this quick guide, we’ll give you a run-down of the kind of price you can expect to pay for artificial grass to help you decide if it’s right for your property.

Things To Consider

Before we jump in, it’s important to consider a number of factors.

Firstly, there are a wide variety of artificial grasses on the market, and these can vary quite widely in price. So, when it comes to how much it will cost, the quality of turf you choose will have a significant impact on the bottom line.

Secondly, it’s important to take into account the size of your garden or the space where you would like the artificial turf laid. This will dictate how many rolls of artificial grass you will need to buy to cover the area sufficiently.

Thirdly, ask yourself if you plan to lay the artificial grass yourself or whether you will pay someone to do it. There are many artificial grass installers out there who are able to do this. Of course, lots of people choose to do it themselves, which can yield a significant saving.

All of the above things will affect how much you pay for artificial grass in the long run. So be sure to take these into account should you decide it is for you.

The Cost Of Artificial Grass For The Average Garden

To get an accurate cost for supply and installation of artificial grass, it’s best to shop around and get a few quotes. At Artificial Grass Group, we can help you do this in just a few steps. All you need to do is tell us a little bit about your garden and we will put you in touch with the most suitable installers for you.

To give you a ballpark idea of price, we’ll take a look at how much it would cost for supply and installation of a garden measuring 50m2 (about the average for the UK).

Cost Of Budget Artificial Grass

As we mentioned, artificial grass is available in a range of qualities. If you plump for a budget variety of artificial grass, you’d be looking at a price of around £15.95 per square metre. These varieties tend to be shorter and less realistic, however you still get all the benefits of low maintenance and durability.

Cost of artificial grass: £797.50

Cost of professional installation: £1,925.50

Total: £2,750.00

Cost of Mid-Range Artificial Grass

Mid-range artificial grass typically looks more realistic than budget varieties. It is also generally around 5mm longer and will feel more natural underfoot, as well as coming in a range of different shades of green and brown.

Cost of artificial grass: £1000

Cost of professional installation: £1,925.50

Total: £2,925.00

Cost of Luxury Artificial Grass

As you would imagine, luxury types of artificial grass look and feel very realistic. It is typically longer, softer and comes in a range of true-to-life colours for a natural finish.

Cost of artificial grass: £1500.00

Cost of professional installation: £1,925.00

Total: £3,425.00

How Much Does It Cost To Install Artificial Grass?

In the calculations above, for installation we have considered a range of costs. This includes:

  • Skip hire
  • Groundwork materials
  • Labour
  • Installation costs
  • Extras

If you would like to install artificial grass yourself, there are still costs involved. This includes essential extras such as jointing tape, adhesive, weed membrane, soil, skip hire, sand and tools such as turf cutters, spades, rollers, etc.

To find out more about DIY installation of artificial grass, click here to read our quick guide.

Maintenance Costs

One of the biggest benefits of artificial grass is the low maintenance nature of it. In short, it can save you a significant amount of money over a longer period of time. This makes it an investment, as while you will have to pay out a chunk of money for both supply and installation, you will spend less time maintaining your garden and save money on water bills, gardening tools and lawn maintenance over a period of approximately 20 years!

It is important to remember that all of the prices listed above are an estimate of what artificial grass may cost you. This will vary depending on the type of artificial grass you choose and the quality of the installer you appoint. To find out how much artificial grass will cost for your garden or outdoor space, click here to request a quote from our list of approved installers