If you're one of those high-tech households, you probably already own a leaf blower. At the Greg "Splashin'" McShea estate, we rake leaves the old-fashioned way, by bamboo rake. Raking leaves is the gift that keeps on giving. You rake the leaves into the road on Tuesday, and they blow back onto your front lawn on Wednesday. So, if you've had it and are ready to buy a leaf blower, there are some things you should think about before buying one.