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Which type of leaf rake is the most durable?

Bamboo
5%
Plastic
21%
Metal
62%
Not sure
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Question: Which type of leaf rake is the most durable?
Top Answer (62% of 242 votes): Metal.

Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Plastic works best for me. Metal bends too much and gets stuck.
845 Lawn Care
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: We use mettle landscape rakes for fall clean up to push leaves that we blow. Most time we are using leaf blowers to move leaves.
B- Sharp Property Maintenance
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Plastic is our preference arms are wider allows to grab more. Metal rakes bend more frequently
Westfall landscaping
ProMatcher
Answer: Metal
Explanation: In my experience you get more life and usage out of a metal rake. They are more durable and tend to be able to handle more heavy duty work
Carolinas Finest Services
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Tend to hold up longer
Advantage Lawn Care
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: It depends on the job that being performed.
DAVIS LAWN CARE AND MORE
ProMatcher
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Durable
Hardscaping Plus
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: We like plastic
Crestview Property Maintenance
Answer: Metal
Explanation: We only use metal rakes. All others break too quickly
Cuyahoga Property Maintenance
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Metal rakes are more durable, we typically are raking leaves in colder weather and plastic becomes brittle.
Integra Holiday lighting and decor
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Metal
Explanation: The best leaf rakes in my experience have a hardwood handle and a steel head with steel tines.
Carolina Lawn Worx
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: We have so many it is hard to say what's best.
J's Complete Cleaning Services
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: No rake is perfect.
ARMowing Maintenance
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Usually we use metal rakes to help get some thatch out but this question is more on the quality & how you take care & store the rake.
Black Dirt Services LLC
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Metal
Explanation: I prefer a metal one
chesapeake bay landscaping
ProMatcher
Answer: Metal
Explanation: www.smartscapejax.com
SmartScape Lawn & Landscape
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: To us plastic is the best. Depending on usage.
Mda multi service
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Ames's Jackson rake is sturdy, well-balanced, favored by professional landscapers, and good for years of use. It’s very well built, though it might be a little heavier than rakes made with bamboo.
Selena's Landscape, design & Tree Service, LLC
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: I've never used a bamboo rake, I am partial to plastic rakes myself.
Foley Landscape Services
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: We use both metal and plastic depending where it would be used
Curb Appeal Landscapes
ProMatcher
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Used them all
EJs Lawncare
Answer: Metal
Explanation: We tend to have better experience with metal rakes.
Outdoor Designs
Answer: Metal
Explanation: While metal rakes are the most durable the plastic rakes do the job better in my opinion. Though they do not last as long they seem to be more effective.
Your Home Helpers
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Its a preference all have their advantages and weak points
White Oak Landscaping & Lawn Care, inc
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Plastic
Explanation: Hard plastic rakes seem to be very durable and light weight enough to use.
Lawn Frogs Landscaping
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Depends on job.
Culver Property Preservation
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Metal
Explanation: Metal is stronger than plastic and bamboo therefore, it is more durable.
Green Shark Lawn Care
ProMatcher
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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