You can also try a leaf sweeper. Screech your thoughts here: We need help for the homeless. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Raking would take a week, optimistically, but with two rakers and one person with the backpack blower the yard was done in 20 hours this year.
Other items for a noise review They provide a good mulch during the winter, and then are easier to pick up if they need to be in the spring. They are a huge source of noise and pollution. By nobrainer registered Posted October 29, at In the psychoscaping arsenal, the most effective weapon of mass quality of life destruction is the two stroke heavy duty backpack leaf blower. I must admit, I like power tools. Fuck You, Leaf Blowers!
Crazy in Suburbia: Turn off that leaf blower!
Diane MacEachern April 27, at 7: I don't have band practice in my yard, all day long. By the way, electric leaf blowers can be as loud or even louder than their gasoline counterparts. Poor scared little boys! Customer service is just a recording. Don't have an account yet?
November 18, at 3: A few weeks ago I spent an hour cleaning off my back patio and furniture knowing that a massive 2-day rain storm was going to arrive by noon. It will correlate to a time when only rich people can afford jet travel, and that noise nuisance will also decline. And the pollution is so bad that if you open your apartment door only briefly in their presence, you can end up spending 30 minutes airing it out. And you can't do yard work and hear the Packers game if you've got noisy mechanicals at work.