Leaf blowers and leaf blower vacs: Best Buys
Leaf blowers and leaf blower vacs tried and tested by Which?. Which? Best Buy leaf blowers clear your lawn and patio of leaves quickly and quietly
Thinking of buying a leaf blower or leaf blower vacuum?
Our Best Buy leaf blowers are easy to use and have enough power to clear your patio and your lawn of autumn leaves, whatever size your garden. So don't settle for a noisy leaf blower that hasn't got enough puff for the job or a heavy leaf blower vacuum that sucks up half your gravel drive along with the hedge trimmings.
We've tested 23 leaf blowers and leaf blower vacuums from brands including Bosch, Ryobi, Stihl and Black & Decker, on lawns, patios and gravel. We've sucked up leaves off the area of two tennis courts during our tests and our Best Buy leaf blowers are versatile and easy to use for all sorts of jobs around the garden.
- Our researchers blast damp leaves off a patio - a stronger blow means a shorter job for you with less scraping up the leaves.
- Which? Gardening tests leaf blower vacuums on gravel so you know you're only going to be collecting the hedge clippings, not your drive!
- We reveal leaf blowers and blower vacs that are heavy, awkward to use and can't suck up wet leaves and twigs, leaving a bigger job for you
The Best Buy leaf blowers and blower vacs aren't always the most expensive. Find out which models we recommend with a trial to Which?
What makes a Which? Best Buy leaf blower?
Watch our video to find out why buying a Best Buy leaf blower will make clearing leaves off your lawn less of a chore.
Leaf blower reviews you can trust
Models from the biggest leaf blower brands are tested at our trials site - including Toro, CEL and Flymo - and we've discovered that even the most trustworthy name doesn't always guarantee quality.
Which? is independent - we work for you, the consumer, so you can be sure that our product recommendations are influenced only by our test results. We don't take advertising and we buy all the products that we test ourselves, so our advice helps you to make the right choice first time and avoid costly mistakes.
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