Mulchers with vacuums and blowers can be found at Lowe's and Home Depot. One of these mulchers is the WORX WG508. This machine has a blower that blows at 240 miles per hour, and its vacuum's nose tube is chiseled in order to reach tight areas.Continue Reading
The mulching bag of the WG508 holds 1.5 bushels, and the mulcher also has a leaf/mulch ratio of 16 to one. It can be operated with one hand, and it is easy to switch from vacuum to blower and back. Though it doesn't come with an extension cord, it can accommodate a 14-gauge cord that's 100 feet long. It needs to be assembled and has an assembled depth of 21.7 inches, height of 11.65 inches and width of 13 inches. The WG508 uses 12 amps, weighs 7.30 pounds and has a noise rating of 50 decibels.
Another mulcher-vacuum-blower combination is the 12-amp, variable-speed, medium-duty machine from Black & Decker. This one has a 230 miles per hour blower, as well as an anticlog impeller that prevents clogging during the mulching process. It has a leaf/mulch ratio of 10 to one and can also switch easily from vacuum to blower. It weighs 8.1 pounds when it's assembled, and it has a noise rating of 69 decibels.Learn more about Tools