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Which type of leaf rake is the most durable?

Bamboo
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Plastic
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Metal
61%
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Question: Which type of leaf rake is the most durable?
Top Answer (61% of 213 votes): Metal.

Answer: Plastic
Explanation: 95% of all rakes are made of recycled plastic these days.
Lawn Ranger
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Durable
Hardscaping Plus
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: We like plastic
Crestview Property Maintenance
ProMatcher
Answer: Metal
Explanation: I like the metal rake as it tends to hold up a lot longer than the others.
Jc Lawn Care, LLC
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Hardwood handle on a metal rake provides the most durable and long lasting of rakes. The handle does not bend or warp in comparison to metal. Also, in colder climates your hands will stay warmer.
Gregory Landscaping
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Less bendable and collects for debris. Great for small sticks and rocks.
TH Lawn and Maintenance Service
ProMatcher
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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