Model No. LSWV36

40V MAX* Lithium Sweeper/Vacuum

10 Reviews

Lightweight with a low-noise design, this leaf sweeper/vacuum effortlessly clears debris from hard surfaces, including patios, decks, sidewalks, and more. Easily converts to vacuum mode to remove leaves and other debris.

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Stop Making Excuses With
40V MAX*

Help Tommy Find His Swingset

Let’s face it: There’s a lot to do out there. But with the BLACK+DECKER 40V MAX* system behind you, you’ll have the power to get more done on a single charge. C’mon! It’s time for Tommy to enjoy that swing set—without getting lost in the grass on the way.
Easily converts from hard surface sweeper to vacuum.


Features + Benefits

  • 120 MPH sweeper vac easily clears debris from hard surfaces like driveways, decks, and garages.
  • Easily converts to vaccum mode for quick and easy vacuuming of debris from hard surfaces without the hassle of a cord.
  • High Performance 40V MAX* Lithium Ion Battery provides long runtime and state of charge indicator to show battery charge level
  • POWERCOMMAND(R) controls speed for maximum run-time or maximum power
  • Lightweight at just 5.4 pounds for quick and easy blowing of debris; 6.9 pounds in vacuum mode
  • Mulching fan reduces up to 6 bags of leaves down to 1 bag while vacuuming.
  • Low noise design allows for quiet operation
  • Blow tube has built-in scraper allows users to loosen matted leaves and stuck-on debris.
  • Soft grip handle provides added comfort during use.
  • *Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 40V. Nominal voltage is 36.

Product Specs

Air Speed Up to 120 mph
Bag .5 Bushels
Decibel <65 dBA
Mulch Ratio 6:1
Power Source 40V MAX* Lithium Ion Battery
Type Hard Surface Sweeper Vacuum
Voltage 40 V
Weight 5.4/6.9 lbs
  • Ideal for blowing driveways, sidewalks, decks, garages and other hard surfaces of leaves, grass clippings, and other lawn debris.
  • Easily converts to a hard surface outdoor vacuum for cleaning up patios, decks, garages and walkways
  • Not recommended for use in the grass or flower beds
  • Not Recommended for fall leaf cleanup
  • LSWV36 Cordless Sweeper/Vacuum
  • (1) 40V MAX* Lithium Ion Battery
  • (1) LCS36 Fast Charger
  • (1) Blow Tube
  • (1) Vacuum Tube
  • (1) Collection bag


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Review of 36V Lithium Sweeper/Vacuum


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Excellent for cleaning leaves from gravel landscaped areas

I purchased the sweeper mainly as an excuse to purchase another battery for my B&D LST136 trimmer. The batteries provide high power, but for only a moderate timeframe, which depends upon what speed setting you are using. With the trimmer, I usually get 30 - 35 minutes of run time. It takes about 45 minutes to get a full recharge, so with two batteries you can take a short break at battery changes and work almost continuously. Before I purchased the sweeper with the second battery, I would mix my work between trimming or mowing based upon battery status. The total time was still less than when I used my older gas trimmer, because the battery unit worked so much better. With the second battery, I can get all my work down in one rotation.

I was very pleasantly surprised at how well the sweeper worked. Our landscaping in the front has one inch landscape gravel instead of mulch. We get a lot of oak and tulip tree leaves falling on them in the fall and winter, and by spring the leaves get stuck in the gravel. Raking or blowing them makes it worse. The gravel moves a little and then partially covers the leaves, which then are hard to remove. With the LSWV36, you can set the speed control to a moderate setting that is more than enough to vacuum leaves, but not so much to suck up the gravel. By dragging the tube on the gravel, the leaves come up easily. What was even more surprising was that it also did a great job of pulling up dirt, dust, and other debris from the gravel, cleaning it to the point that it looked noticeably better. If you have white marble chips, then this should work great for cleaning your areas.

With leaves that had wintered on the grown and were partially decomposed, the vacuum worked well for both picking up the leaves and mulching them into a fine dust. The later may not be the case in the fall, but I would think that it would work well then too.

The ability to vary the speed is a great asset on this tool. Not only does that help manage battery life, but also it allows you to match the tool to the job at hand. With the sweeper, you can slow it down to keep it from picking up heavier items like mulch that might jam or damage the machine, or speed it up to pick up things faster. When you switch to the blower attachment, it can send the leaves flying, or be slowed down to minimize dust or gravel being blown where you don't want it to be. The variable speed is a feature that really sets this tool apart from many others.

Pros: The variable speed allows you to regulate the level of vacuum to just what you need. Light weight, fast recharge, good mulching of dried leaves.

Cons: Small sized vacuum tube. Moderate battery life.

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Great light weight product for small jobs.

40V MAX Sweeper/Vac works great for a 20 minute clean up. Using the unit on high speed #6 position and the battery will last approximately 20 minutes. Picking up leaves in Vac mode will fill the collection bag on a single battery charge. Diameter of vac tube is not appropriate for large leaves.

Pros: Light weight. Easy change-over from blower to vac. No electrical cord to drag behind and snag on plants.

Cons: Small diameter Vac tube will not pick up my larger Red Oak leaves. Need of 2nd battery for jobs taking more than 20 minutes.

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Love it, so far

I have serious back problems and can not lift anything heavy. This 5 pound blower is perfect. It has adequate power as a blower. It vacuums dry leaves and mulches them with out a problem.
Looking forward to buying other 36v tools.

Pros: Light weight and powerful for a battery powered device.

Cons: Battery life seems short for vacuum/mulching use. But I do not have alot of experience with it as yet. But, the light weight feature makes up for it and having a second battery helps.

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Great Blower/Vac for my big front porch and back deck and new smaller ones when we downsize.

I was looking for a Blower/Vac with a lithium-ion battery because they really do so much better to power hand-held tools.

Pros: I was looking for a blower and got the Blower/Vac since it only cost $10 more and wow, was I pleased. With it I can vacuum my composite deck and get the tree seeds out of most of the cracks and along the brick rather tan blow them into the cracks. It chops the leaves better than my gas powered Blower/Vac and the bag is smaller and much more manageable and quieter. It is also great to vacuum the garage floor. The battery level indicator is very nice also. I sensed that the Vac was slightly slower and was confirmed by the battery level down all the way.

Cons: If you do a lot, like my 6x30 front porch and 14x50 deck, two batteries or a charge in-be-tween is needed. No big deal. While I was writing this, the battery shows half charged.

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Disappointed in vacuum

It vacuums up small leaves but won't pick up sycamore, maple, oak leaves, etc. The bag is tiny. I mistakenly thought this was a mulcher also. Too bad it's not because I was really wanting a cordless mulcher.

Pros: Cordless and lightweight.

Cons: Vacuum not powerful enough.

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