To create the healthiest environment for your lawn, your grass and soil need to breathe and receive water. Regular lawn raking will remove thatch and grass clippings that deprive your soil of oxygen and water. This lawn rake has a 48" wood handle and 19" wide American steel head for maximum raking efficiency. Modeled after hard to find antiques from a time when tools were painstakingly crafted by hand, with classic features quality craftsmanship and details like a beautiful 48" oak handle and high grade carbon steel blades. Great for fall & spring cleanup.