LeafFilter Blog

LeafFilter™, as the leading gutter guard system, aims to help our customers and friends understand how to improve and protect one of their most valuable assets — their home. LeafFilter's blog covers topics related to Gutter Guards, Gutter Cleaning, Do It Yourself, Home Improvement, No Clogs and more.

Where to Buy Gutters

Often overlooked, gutters are an essential part of your home. Their main job is divert water safely away from your home, protecting areas like your foundation, landscape, and basement from expensive water related issues. With so many different gutters on the market, it can be difficult to choose which ones are right for you. In…Read More

How to Paint Trim

Since painting trim involves painting small surfaces, it can be a real challenge. Fortunately, there are plenty of tips and tricks that can make painting trim easier. Let’s take a closer look at what type of paint you should consider for this project and how you can make your trim look great so that you…Read More

Pros and Cons of Wood Gutters

There are many different factors involved in choosing a gutter system for your home. Price, appearance, maintenance requirements, and effectiveness are all equally important. In order to choose the right gutter system for your home, you’ll likely have to weigh the pros and cons of each type of gutter system. The bottom line is that…Read More

Unfinished Basement Ideas

Are you a homeowner with an unfinished basement? If so, you probably rarely go in there because it is one of the most dreary and unwelcoming rooms in your house. Fortunately, there are ways to spruce up your unfinished basement and turn it into an environment that you actually want to spend time in. Here…Read More

9 Cozy Towns to Spend Your Valentine’s Day

Many couples will spend this Valentine’s Day cozied up in the comfort of their own home. There’s nothing wrong with that, of course. Especially when you don’t have pesky chores like gutter cleaning hanging over your head, thanks to LeafFilter. But, if you haven’t invested in LeafFilter yet, you may find yourself arguing over the…Read More

Gutter Cleaning & Home Insurance

While you may realize the importance of gutter cleaning, you are probably unaware of how it affects your home insurance policy. Although gutters are part of your house and covered by homeowner’s insurance, you shouldn’t expect your insurance company to pay for faulty gutters or gutter-related home damages. Let’s take a closer look at how…Read More

Roof Leak Repair Tips

Roof leaks can negatively impact your home. They often lead to insulation problems, damaged walls and ceilings, black mold, and rot. If your roof is damaged, you must repair it as soon as possible to avoid headaches and thousands of dollars in home damages. Keep reading to learn how to fix your leaky roof. Finding…Read More

Ice Dams 101

Ice dams can lead to plenty of headaches and costly home damages. They are defined as ridges of ice that form at the edge of roofs and prevent melted snow from draining off the roof. Often times, the result of ice dams is damage in ceilings, insulation, walls, and other areas of your home that are…Read More

Common Gutter Cleaning Questions

Here at LeafFilter, we get a lot of questions about cleaning gutters, and how to choose the right gutter cleaning service. Maybe you’ve asked yourself these same questions. Luckily, we have gutter experts right here at LeafFilter. So, read on for answers to the three most common gutter cleaning questions we hear. How do I…Read More

How to Customize Your Gutters

Most homeowners see their gutters as a boring necessity to protect their home from water damage. But, with a little extra thought and some additional flair, this essential part of your home can become anything but boring. There are several ways to customize your gutters, so read on to get a few fun ideas! Rain Chain…Read More