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Bamboo
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Plastic
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Metal
60%
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Question: Which type of leaf rake is the most durable?
Top Answer (60% of 185 votes): Metal.

Answer: Metal
Explanation: The prongs dont seem to cause as much damage to grass
Larry Pierce Lawn/Landscaping
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Metal holds up better
Roop's Lawn Services, LLC
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: I have always used plastic rakes and they seem to last me a long time!
Countywide Lawn Care LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Differs based on contractor preference. We use plastic.
Henningsen Property Maintenance LLC
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: plastic rakes grab most of the leaves without tearing up the customers lawn
Midwest Ground Effects, Inc.
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: But everyone mainly uses plastic because it is cheaper. I like to use a leaf blower. Much cleaner look and less stress on grass. But rake is important in some cases.
Mom's Cleaning LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: We've had the best luck with fiberglass.
Backyard Boys Enterprise, LLC
Answer: Metal
Explanation: duh.
Money$ Worth Lawn Maintenance
Answer: Metal
Explanation: As far as durability goes, metal is always going to be the best. When it comes to which one performs the best, our favorite is plastic.
Clearly Better Properties
ProMatcher
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Wood and plastic rakes tend to break after a few times of use.
Timberworx Tree and Landscaping
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: It depends on what and how you are applying the use of the rake. Clippings on the grass requires a plastic rake. It will not pull the blades of grass. A metal rake works best on driveways and streets. It should be used with a broom.
Salinas Lawn Services
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: We have found that the metal rake lasts longer than the others that we have tried. The plastic is the less durable and breaks for us more often.
M&G Lawncare
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: All rakes serves a different purpose and preferences can vary.
Metro Mow N Go
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Handles still break time to time but mental is more sturdier than plastic.
Jewett lawncare
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: I profer the Bamboo Rake, it's more dependable for me
D B LANDSCAPING
ProMatcher
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Metal ones last longer
Newburgh Lawn & Landscape
Answer: Metal
Explanation: www.smartscapejax.com
SmartScape Lawn & Landscape
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: To us plastic is the best. Depending on usage.
Mda multi service
ProMatcher
Answer: Metal
Explanation: metal rake has more spring, but they all work well, this is a personal choice
Three Sisters Landscaping
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Plastic rakes have more flexible. They will not break as easy as bamboo. Metal rake tines are thin and can bend
JA Miller Landscaping and Lawn care
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Plastic is durable and flexible compared to metal where it easy bends.
Rick and Rondas Landscapes
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Quality and use have a lot to do with the durability of a rake, and not material class alone.
Purtell Lawncare
Answer: Metal
Explanation: It doesn't really matter, it depends on the operator.
Nj Lawnmasters
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: they all break
vetorinos landscaping and irrigation,llc
ProMatcher
Answer: Metal
Explanation: I use the Red Rhino ones from Home Depot.
First Class Lawn Care
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Used them all
EJs Lawncare
Answer: Metal
Explanation: We tend to have better experience with metal rakes.
Outdoor Designs
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: depend on the rag then the news using it now much force they're putting on it
Webster's Lawn care
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Too durable in some cases.
Custom Cuts Lawn Care
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: I like the wooden rakes oppose to the fiberglass
AW Landscape Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Metal
Explanation: 1 new rake every year compared to 3 or more plastic types.
Hunsicker Premier Home Services
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: It tends to not dig in the grass and or dirt
Ideal Lawns
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: i have had the best luck with them
Keisler Contractors LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Have had about as much luck with all..Normally lean to plastic..light..wider...easy on roots.
Associated Services
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Tends to be more flexible
la Quinta landscape
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: i like the plastic just watch when cold
h.c.lawn& fence
ProMatcher
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: For the price our plastic rakes are the best. For our spring clean up we will be going to a leaf vacuum for a better pick up off all leaves.
C & R Mowing LLC
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Metal is stronger and will out last the others. However, large plastic rakes are good for raking dry leaves.
GrassHoppers Lawn Enforcement LLC
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Least brittle and durable
Diamond Cut Lawn & Landscape LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Metal rakes have flexible tines that bend with contours. They're more durable when more pressure is required for best results. Bamboo is very strong, yet light weight. It can last a long time and is especially effective for dry leaves that haven't matted into turf. Plastic is the worst value.
Good Natured by Design
Answer: Metal
Explanation: they do not break easily under pressure
RLN Properties LLC
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: Lasts the longest
TJB-INC Landscape & Drainage Contractor
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