5 Ways to Use a Leaf Blower this Fall

It’s that time of year when the days get shorter, you can start wearing cozy sweaters and everything comes in pumpkin spice flavour. While autumn’s beauty is undeniable, it can also bring a substantial amount of yard work and cleanup. When you’re trying to keep your sidewalks free of leaves, you really notice how many leaves a tree actually has!

If you’ve never used a leaf blower for your yard maintenance, this is your sign to level up your efficiency and get a little help from a (leaf-blowing) friend. We’re giving away a leaf blower (that also doubles as a snowblower when the time comes) to help make your yard work easier.

A leaf blower isn’t just for blowing leaves, there are lots of ways that you can use it to help with your yard maintenance and fall cleanup this season:

Rake and Bag Leaves Strategically: This is the obvious one, but a leaf blower makes cleaning up the falling leaves much easier than with just a rake or broom. You can blow them into manageable piles making this task quicker and less strenuous.

Gutter Maintenance: Clogged gutters can lead to water damage and other costly problems. Before winter sets in, ensure your gutters are free of leaves and debris. Attach the appropriate extension to your leaf blower and carefully blow out any obstructions from your gutters.

Prune and Trim Your Trees: Don’t forget to give some love to your trees (even if they’re causing all the mess in the first place! Pruning helps maintain their health and prevents overgrowth. A leaf blower can be handy here too – use it to clear away fallen branches, leaves, and debris from the pruning process.

Lawn Aeration and Seed Spreading: If you’re looking for that lush, green lawn next spring, consider aerating and overseeding your lawn in the fall. After spreading seeds, use your leaf blower on a low setting to lightly cover them with soil. This ensures even distribution and better germination.

Clean Outdoor Furniture and Decor: Fall is a great time to clean and store your outdoor furniture and decor. Use your leaf blower to quickly remove leaves and dirt from cushions, tables, and decorative items. Cleaning up now will make it easier to enjoy your outdoor space next spring.

How handy does a leaf blower sound?? It is a key versatile tool in your fall cleanup arsenal, making many tasks faster and more efficient. Enter our giveaway to a STIHL leaf/snow blower!