Our review compares leaf blowers on customer satisfaction, so you can find out what other Aussies think about the compared brands before you go ahead with a purchase. Think of it as like asking hundreds of your closest mates which leaf blower they think is best!
Canstar Blue surveyed 497 Australians for their feedback on the leaf blower(s) they’ve purchased and used in the last six years.
The winning brand is the one that receives the highest Overall satisfaction rating once all the scores from the Overall satisfaction criteria are combined and averaged.
Brands must have received at least 30 responses to be included, so not all brands available in the market have been compared in this survey. The brands rated in this survey are listed below in order of best overall satisfaction.
Find more detailed information on our Most Satisfied Customer methodology.
Japanese brand Ryobi is a leading manufacturer when it comes to gardening and landscaping equipment, with products ranging from power tools to lawn mowers and leaf blowers. Ryobi’s One+ series is the brand’s largest leaf blower range and features a wide variety of models. This includes the traditional blower unit through to the Jet Blower and Blower Vacuum to help you get the job done. Most of the One+ range is powered by an 18V battery, with other Ryobi models powered by a 36V battery for when you have a larger space to clear. A number of 2stroke petrol models are additionally available. Ryobi also offer multi-tool kits to cover all your garden maintenance needs. These kits include trimmers, blowers and a range of accessories for you to consider.
While at first glance all leaf blowers look to do the same thing, there are a few differences that you should be aware of before you head on down to your local store. In addition to how they’re powered, leaf blowers are also categorised differently, with each suiting different workloads. Types of leaf blowers include:
This report was written by Canstar Blue’s Home & Lifestyle Content Producer Kate Lockyer. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Journalism at the University of Queensland and has written for a variety of different organisations and publications for multiple years.
Samantha Howse is Canstar Blue’s Consumer Research Specialist, coordinating the consumer research program behind our customer satisfaction awards across Canstar and Canstar Blue in Australia and New Zealand. Sam has earned a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) from Griffith University and, with seven years in market research and 2 years in marketing, she is experienced in survey design, implementation and analysis, coupled with an understanding of marketing principles and best practice.
Here are the past winners from Canstar Blue’s leaf blower ratings:
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