Best Leaf Vacuums

Updated January 2019
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  • 17 Models Considered
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  • 253 Consumers Consulted
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    We purchase every product we review with our own funds — we never accept anything from product manufacturers.

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    BestReviews spends thousands of hours researching, analyzing, and testing products to recommend the best picks for most consumers.
    BestReviews spends thousands of hours researching, analyzing, and testing products to recommend the best picks for most consumers. We buy all products with our own funds, and we never accept free products from manufacturers.

    A leaf vacuum allows you to suck up lawn debris from your yard or garden. These vacuums are most often an added feature to a leaf blower. They can either be gas-powered –most often with a 2-cycle engine – or electric, which will require an extension cord to use, and may not be ideal if you have a large yard to tackle. When looking at the features of these products, keep in mind that most of them are designed to break down the leaves or grass into mulch or smaller sizes, which can allow you to use fewer waste bags. This is the function most likely to fail on these models. Many can suck up objects larger than they are able to break down. When this happens, they get clogged and will not work properly. Choose a product with a metal blade to help make sure the vacuum is strong enough to break down debris efficiently.

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