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What type of leaf rake is the least durable?

Bamboo
28%
Plastic
41%
Metal
17%
Not sure
12%
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Question: What type of leaf rake is the least durable?
Top Answer (41% of 221 votes): Plastic.

Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Depends on length of time used and if they are being used correctly
Westfall landscaping
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Plastic
All Year Property Care
Answer: Metal
Explanation: They are more durable and last longer. They tend not to break as easy as other types of rakes
Carolinas Finest Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Tendency to break faster
Hardscaping Plus
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: bamboo is cheap and will last 1 season if that.
Crestview Property Maintenance
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Metal rakes out last all others
Cuyahoga Property Maintenance
ProMatcher
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: In cold climates plastic rakes will become brittle and break easily. Metal tines will last a lifetime.
Gregory Landscaping
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Breaks easily and not dependable.
TH Lawn and Maintenance Service
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Have never used a bamboo rake so we couldnt say from the options given
Integra Holiday lighting and decor
ProMatcher
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: Too soft and rots
Larry Pierce Lawn/Landscaping
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Plastic breaks easier
Roop's Lawn Services, LLC
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Metal rakes are the most durable but depending on whats happening in the yard can be the most hard to use. If you use a plastic rake make sure it is wide enough to cover a nice portion of the yard.
Three Men Lawn
ProMatcher
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.
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Tends to bend and not work as well.
Mom's Cleaning LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Plastic definitely breaks the easiest when stepped on
Clearly Better Properties
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: No rake is perfect
ARMowing Maintenance
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Plastic rakes are more for residential customers, we use them daily for multiple jobs, therefore we use metal.
Timberworx Tree and Landscaping
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: All rakes serve a different purpose and sometimes it will depend on your leaf type.
Metro Mow N Go
ProMatcher
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Metal is better for gardening
D B LANDSCAPING
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: I have had several break on me
chesapeake bay landscaping
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: www.smartscapejax.com
SmartScape Lawn & Landscape
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Metal
Explanation: the metal spokes easily bend in my experience.
Foley Landscape Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Metal
Explanation: I use the Red Rhino ones from Home Depot.
First Class Lawn Care
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Breaks when cold
EJs Lawncare
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: The plastic rakes we have used have not last very long.
Outdoor Designs
ProMatcher
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: Yep.
Custom Cuts Lawn Care
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Vigorous work will wear a plastic rake down
AW Landscape Services
Answer: Metal
Explanation: The tines bend easily
White Oak Landscaping & Lawn Care, inc
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: ones own pref
h.c.lawn& fence
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Harden and thin plastic breaks under the least amount of pressure
Diamond Cut Lawn & Landscape LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Bamboo
Explanation: Easy to snap edges and break under pressure from my experiance
RLN Properties LLC
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Subject to breaking
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