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Tips for Buying a Leaf Blower

It is not a secret that maintaining a garden is a daunting task. This is particularly true if you have to constantly get rid of the leaves that have fallen on the ground. The good thing is that you can always purchase a leaf blower to make your life easier. It is important to note though that homework must be done first prior to making a decision on which leaf blower to buy. That said, keep on reading to find out some of the factors to consider when planning to buy one.

 

Cost

It is likely that you will put this factor into consideration when in search of a leaf blower. After all, each one of us wants to save a few penny whenever we go out for shopping. Top of the line products will cost you more than $500. If that is too much for you, then there some leaf blowers that are cheaper at approximately $300. Below the latter figure is considered low-end.

Loudness

Unless you are living alone in the woods, it is important to you put an emphasis on this factor. Keep in mind that there are chances that you are residing in a community that has strict regulations when it comes to noise. That said, avoid getting into trouble by putting this factor into consideration. Although it is worth to note that those loud leaf blowers are the ones that are most effective.

MPH Rating

This pertains to the speed of the leaf blower. It is the factor that you must always consider if you are a type of person who wants to finish the task as soon as possible. Keep in mind though that the leaf blower will be more expensive if it has a higher MPH rating.

Maintenance

BLOWERIt will be disappointing to spend your hard earned money on something that will give you trouble when maintaining it. For this reason, make sure that you only buy a leaf blower that is easy to maintain. It is also best to opt for products that have spare parts readily available in the market.

Power Output

If you want a leaf blower that is lightweight, then it is recommended that you opt for an electric one. These types of leaf blowers are also not loud if compared to its counterparts. Meanwhile, a gasoline-powered leaf blower will be ideal for you if you need one for heavy-duty tasks.  Perhaps the downside of leaf blowers that are powered by gasoline is that they produce too much noise. The third option will be leaf blowers that are battery dependent. The good thing about these types of leaf blowers is that they are cordless. Hence, you will not have issues in terms of mobility. On a flip side, it needs charging from time to time. Not to mention that you are likely to buy a spare battery if you have a big lawn.