Dethatchers


Dethatchers are power rakes designed for fast, easy removal of thatch, promoting healthy growth. Thatch is a dense mat of roots, stems and grass clippings that accumulates on lawns, blocking the flows of vital nutrients. Dethatchers utilize free-swinging, steel flail blades mounted on a horizontal reel (or optional verticut blade reels) to penetrate the lawn surface, breaking up thatch and promoting vigorous growth. They also break up cores produced by core aerators. Dethatching also helps prepare the lawn surface for reseeding. Cutting depth is adjustable to match lawn conditions.

  1. Thatch is a dense mat of roots, stems, and grass clippings that accumulates between the soil and growing blades of grass. As thatch builds, adequate amount of vital turf nutrients including water, oxygen, nitrates, phosphorous, and potassium are unable to reach the root system.
  2. Dethatchers from Get-it-Done Rentals effectively remove thatch build up by “power raking” the lawn turf, utilizing special steel blades mounted on a rotating reel. This allows air and nutrients to reach the root system again.
  3. With Thatch removed, air, water, nutrients, herbicide and pesticides can do their job. Turf becomes healthier and more resistant to insect damage and disease.
  4. Dethatching at regular intervals promotes denser growth and helps to ensure you will have a vibrant lawn.


Billy Goat Honda Power Rake/Dethatcher
Rental Cost: Half Day: $30
Day: $50
Weekend: $75
Week: $260

Specifications: •  Heavy duty infinite height adjustment
  • Heavy duty wheels
  • Converts to overseeder or vertislicer
  • Engine: Honda 162cc
  • Depth adjustment: .125” up to .5”
  • Reel: 20” flail
  • Productivity: 13,000 sq. ft/hr
  • Length: 45.5”
  • Width: 26.5”

  • Available for pick-up at the Get-it-Done/FunStuf Rentals Superstore
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    All landscape equipment rentals are to be brought back by time indicated on contract. If you need additional time to complete your project, additional full day rentals will be charged.