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Garden RakesA Garden rake is a long handled mechanical tool, which is used to loosen or gather material or to grade or level a surface. The tool is designed with sharp and curved teeth, which are usually made of high-carbon steel to pulverize dirt, clods, and straight backs to level the soil for planting. The head of a rake is set close to the handle, which is attached by driving the shank of the head into the handle. A rake can be easily used for different garden works like-
There are different types of rakes available in the industry and the choice for a particular garden rake depends on your preference and the application. In broad terms, a garden rake can be of two types -
Specialty rakes are also available in the market that are designed to work with a specific material. These rakes may include - an asphalt rake (for spreading and grading asphalt), road and stone rake (for raking and leveling stone), field / aggregate rake (used by baseball ground crews) and concrete rake (to level concrete after it has been tamped).
Garden Rakes - Buying Tips
The most important tip while buying a garden rake is to know what your specific requirement is. Different types of garden rakes are available in the market that is designed for different purposes and works. So to get maximum benefit from your garden rake it is essential that you buy a rake that suits and matches your requirement. Make sure that the rake you are buying is easy to use and control. Don't buy a heavy rake, as then you would not be comfortable to use it over and over again.
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