Utilizing grass for additional parking can be a huge asset where space is at a premium. Many people would like to have additional parking but may be restricted in how big their driveway is or how much auxiliary parking they can have either due to physical limitations or due to HOA rules and restrictions. There are a couple of modern products that can enable your landscape the benefits of additional parking while maintaining the natural grassy appearance that is common to suburban and urban homes.
Here is a list of parking situations many encounters:
1. Little to no driveway
Some homes have no driveways for a car to park due to building limitations or being close to busy streets. These are more common in older neighborhoods, or closer to urban areas, but can also plague the suburbs
2. Side yard RV access
RV or Camper parking access can be crucial for folks who have larger RVs or trailers. A reinforced side yard where the trailer or RV can drive without running the grass is a nice upgrade to a home and can help maintain the aesthetic look of a landscape
3. Desire for Building Green
Because there is a push for green building, using recycled products and promoting natural green grass is a boon for many homeowners seeking sustainable building alternatives
4. Special Event Parking
Hosting events such as a party, graduation, or a seasonal event can take a toll on parking that is already limited. Using products to save the landscape and open up additional parking is a great option to open up hosting capacity.
What are the best Grass Parking Solutions?
Having the ability to open up additional parking spots in an urban location can be incredible and this is why many homeowners and businesses are looking for the best grass parking solutions to enable more parking space when needed. The following goes over some of the best options for utilizing grass areas for parking.
The two primary Grass Parking Solutions for residential and commercial businesses are a permanent option called Grass Pavers, structural plastic grids that are installed prior to the grass. The second option is called Grass Protection Mesh which is placed over existing grass to prevent car tires from ruining the grass with muddy ruts.