Heavy or light duty? Electric or gas powered? Handheld or backpack?
Choosing a leaf blower is an easy task, which homeowners do not understand it in depth.
When you try to get rid of a serious amount of leaves effortlessly.
There are a few things to consider before purchasing a leaf blower, I will bring you some recommendations and tips for good leaf blower cleaning.
Types of Leaf Blowers
Great for use on trails or decks, they are not too noisy, they do not have too large motors, and therefore they are quieter.
Heavy-Duty Electric Leaf Blowers
Mainly used for large lawns can come with 150 foot extension cable.
They also have pumping capabilities, making them more diverse.
Handheld Gas Blowers
They are the kind of BIG BOY toy. Gas Blowers can work anywhere adapters for yards of about half an acre.
They are obviously much heavier and noisy and expensive.
You have to think twice about the maintenance of a gas-powered leaf blower.
It does not have the suction capacity but they are designed for heavy tasks.
If you choose this option, look for a 24 to 30 cc engine.
Backpack Gas Leaf Blowers.
The ferrari of leaf blowers, and therefore heavier, are designed for heavier leaves
And for more difficult tasks like big parks.
If you have chosen this option, look for an engine of at least 40 CC
Leaf Blowing Tips & Tricks
Always use protective equipment – eye protectors, work gloves, sturdy work shoes, hair collected for those who remain a bit on their heads.
Don’t let the kids use a leaf blower, and don’t target the tool to people and animals.
The wind can help us but sometimes make our work much harder.
Consider the wind direction before starting work with a leaf blower, especially on large lawns.
Take into account the rest of your neighbors, you do not want to upset the entire neighborhood against you. Between the hours of 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. is a good rule to follow.
Make sure the leaves are dry
Dry leaves are easy, wait for the right day to do the job, because if you try to blow on green leaves it will take you hours of work.
Make sure you blow on the leaves in one direction. Don’t scatter too much. You will work harder.
Wet certain areas where dust has accumulated.
Forgetting certain nozzle attachments can help reduce dust.
Save the leaves are excellent for making home compost in a few simple steps that you can add to your vegetable garden!