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Bamboo
31%
Plastic
38%
Metal
17%
Not sure
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Question: What type of leaf rake is the least durable?
Top Answer (38% of 174 votes): Plastic.

Answer: Metal
Explanation: metal rakes usually work better to also pick up any dead grass with each pass
Demo King
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: Too soft and rots
Larry Pierce Lawn/Landscaping
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Plastic breaks easier
Roop's Lawn Services, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Pros and cons to all of them.
Henningsen Property Maintenance LLC
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: Bamboo rakes are far too flexible and dont hold up well to the outdoor elements.
Carolina Lawn Worx
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: this rake seems to break easier then the plastic rakes in my experience
Midwest Ground Effects, Inc.
ProMatcher
Answer: Metal
Explanation: We do have a couple metal rake but they don't seem as durable so we seem to not use them as much.
J's Complete Cleaning Services
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Plastic definitely breaks the easiest when stepped on
Clearly Better Properties
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: No rake is perfect
ARMowing Maintenance
ProMatcher
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: Never used one more than once.
Salinas Lawn Services
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: We do a good amount of raking and the plastic just does not last long. It may last longer for very small jobs that are easy and light.
M&G Lawncare
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: We don't like plastic rakes because the tines usually break fairly easy
Black Dirt Services LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Plastic, never used bamboo but don't think it'll be better than metal.
Jewett lawncare
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Metal is better for gardening
D B LANDSCAPING
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: I have had several break on me
chesapeake bay landscaping
ProMatcher
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: if you are to hard on it braking willhappen
Selena's Landscape, design & Tree Service, LLC
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: Bamboo, tines break easier, but is still durable
Three Sisters Landscaping
Answer: Metal
Explanation: They break to easy.
Rick and Rondas Landscapes
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: This depends on the quality of each individual rake.
Purtell Lawncare
Answer: Metal
Explanation: I use the Red Rhino ones from Home Depot.
First Class Lawn Care
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Breaks when cold
EJs Lawncare
ProMatcher
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: I don't use Bamboo rakes professionally as I feel their life span is far too short.
Your Home Helpers
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: Yep.
Custom Cuts Lawn Care
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Vigorous work will wear a plastic rake down
AW Landscape Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: always break
Keisler Contractors LLC
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: Fragile..easy on roots..but cost..stick with plastic although it will breakdown over time if left in the sun
Associated Services
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Plastic dries and brakes
la Quinta landscape
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Depends on job.
Culver Property Preservation
Answer: Metal
Explanation: the metal tines bend after a while and start to leave leaves behind.
C & R Mowing LLC
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: Breaks easy.
GrassHoppers Lawn Enforcement LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: The tines of plastic rakes will weaken faster with use and also get weaker while in storage between seasons.
Good Natured by Design
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: Easy to snap edges and break under pressure from my experiance
RLN Properties LLC
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Subject to breaking
TJB-INC Landscape & Drainage Contractor
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