The leaf blower is an undoubtedly useful tool when, during the change of season, fallen foliage is deposited in large quantities on courtyards, streets and laneways, forming a cover that needs to be removed.
This tool was originally designed to be used for professional gardening, it is employed by professional gardeners in large areas, such as public parks, to accumulate leaves to large compost heaps, but also in urban streets to move foliage and small waste before cleaning all up with the power sweeper.
Later on, it became increasingly popular also at hobby and private level, being very useful for small and medium-sized gardens and patios.
The leaf blower-garden vacuum comes in extremely useful where there is a large amount of fallen leaves and shrubs, as it allows to gather all leaves in a single pile which is then vacuumed and stored inside the collection bag. As the name suggests, then, it performs a dual function with respect to the classic leaf blower, which can generally be switched on via a lever on the handle, without the need to turn the machine off.
We offer several types of leaf blowers and vacuums, suitable for any kind of requirement or area to be cleaned:
2/4-stroke engine leaf blowers and vacuums are the most popular type, as they boast a great versatility of use.
In fact, a 2/4-stroke engine guarantees full power and great working autonomy, making these models suitable for cleaning streets or courtyards. Products fitted with a shredder make the best use of the collection bag by finely cutting the leaves vacuumed in before putting them inside the collection bag.
For larger and more demanding works, heavy-duty backpack leaf blowers represent the most suitable solution. Higher air volume, a powerful 2/4-stroke engine, low weight and excellent maximum air speed are among the most remarkable advantages offered by this type, which differs from the much less powerful hand-held 2/4-stroke engine leaf blowers.
The latter, in fact, are perfectly suited to smaller areas and do not feature a backpack harness, but they still offer good working comfort.
Very similar, but with an electric power supply, the 230V electric leaf blowers and garden vacuums come with the added feature of the vacuum and shredding mode.
Excellent for their practicality and ideal for small working areas, battery-powered electric leaf blowers and garden vacuums are the ultimate solution for hobby users. They provide good working autonomy, coupled with a fair amount of power, but prove nevertheless very effective during working sessions. They are also equipped with a shredding system to optimise the volume of leaves vacuumed in.
As with any gardening machine, it is important to operate it correctly and safely: before leaves collection, it is essential to ensure that large solid debris is removed from the work area to prevent it from being thrown towards people or things at high speed.
It is not necessary to wear special protective clothing, apart from goggles, which protect the user's eyes from dust and small particles of soil or leaves, and a mask to prevent breathing them in.