How to Use and Maintain a Leaf Blower

To those of us living in areas where Fall brings an onslaught of leaves, a leaf blower can be a miracle tool. In order to get your money’s worth out of this expensive instrument, it is important to learn how to maintain it properly. This includes knowing what is the best fuel to use and how to perform routine maintenance, such as cleaning the filter and replacing worn or broken parts. It’s always a good idea to keep the owner’s manual handy and refer to it before first using any piece of machinery and when performing any upkeep tasks.

Key Takeaways:

  • Before you start your leaf blower, check your user manual to find out exactly what fuel it takes.
  • Check to see if your community has an ordinance about when leaf blowers can be used. (Try to avoid early morning and late evenings even if it doesn’t.)
  • A leaf blower should be stored in a well-ventilated area far away from dangerous chemicals or anything that could ignite the gasoline.

“The following tips will help you stay safe, use your leaf blower the right way and even extend the life of your leaf blower.”

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How to Use and Maintain a Leaf Blower

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