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Cut Yard Clean-Up Time In Half With Leaf Loader

leafloaderNew Canaan, CT It's fall, and what falls in the fall?  Leaves.  Billions of them. But help is on the way; Structured Solutions has announced the launch of their newest product, THE LEAF LOADER, an ingenious yard clean-up device designed to help homeowners save hours spent raking, scooping, dragging and bagging leaves and other lawn debris.   Leaf Loader, with its unique funnel design, slips easily into any bag, can or bin. Its four-foot diameter “wide-mouth” can catch raked leaves from up to ten feet away, eliminating the time-consuming steps of raking into piles and picking them up.

Leaf Loader inventor Mark Noonan offers: “I’ve raked leaves my entire life and always felt that there had to be a better way to streamline the process--a shortcut if you will.  Raking into piles, then raking piles onto tarps, or picking up piles, small scoops at a time—the whole process is redundant and inefficient.  With our funnel design, raked leaves and debris shoot directly into the bag or can in one easy step, doing away with leaf piles altogether.”

With the forcing action of a funnel, Leaf Loader compresses leaves and debris in one easy step making repeated pressing and compacting of the leaves unnecessary. With a simple tipping action, leaves and debris pour into the bag, allowing for over-stuffing, needing fewer bags to fill and cutting collection time in half in some cases.

Leaf Loader comes with a flexible but rigid-edged frame that keeps it firmly sealed to any surface, including lawns, paths and driveways, so all leaves and debris go directly into the can and don’t slip underneath as they can do with tarps.  Leaf Loader can also save time with other non-yard projects such as gutter cleaning and worksite clean-up.  Leaf Loader folds and stores flat when not in use, taking up about the same space as a hula hoop and with a simple twist, instantly pops open again, ready for use. No tools or assembly are required.

Leaf Loader sells for $29.95 and is available online at, toll-free by phone at 877.598.2599, through specialty catalogs and retailers, and at  Retail roll out has begun across the country with Leaf Loader available in Arizona, Connecticut, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, North and South Dakota and Wisconsin with more coming soon.

“We’re pleased to bring homeowners, renters, gardeners—anyone—more of what they really want on the weekends: time,” concludes Noonan.  Video and downloadable images here:

About Structured Solutions:

Structured Solutions creates innovative products to ease the chores of everyday life.  By applying substantial experience in technology, engineering and design, Structured Solutions gives consumers ever-better ways to complete work faster, safer and easier. Additional innovations from Structured Solutions include the Sno Wovel wheeled snow shovel (www.wovelcom); Raxstars soft snowboard/ski racks ( and PaintGards internal paint can lids (

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