Exteriors

LeafFilter’s trusted guides provide homeowners with the best exterior home improvement tips. Whether you are looking to spruce up your curb appeal, prevent serious home damage, or perfect your green thumb, LeafFilter can help you tackle all of your exterior home projects.

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

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

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

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

Winter Pond Care

If you have a pond on your landscape, you know what a luxury it is to have beautiful fish and plants right by your home. However, you also know that when temperatures become brutally cold, you need to do whatever you can to make sure the fish and plants in your pond make it through…Read More

Gutter Guards: Do They Work?

Every season, you climb up the ladder to clean your gutters of the dirty and disgusting leaves, twigs and other debris. It’s tiring climbing the ladder to clean your gutters and you’ve probably always wondered if there was a solution to eliminate the need for this dread household task. Fortunately, there is. When properly installed,…Read More

Choosing the Right Gutters for Your Home

If you are in need of new gutters, you are probably wondering how to choose the right ones for your home. With so many options on the market, it can be overwhelming to sort through all of the materials and types of gutters available. Fortunately, LeafFilter has compiled this handy guide so that you can…Read More

Why Hire a Professional Gutter Installer

Your gutters are one of the most critical components of your home. They are designed to protect it from basement flooding, roofing damage, landscape erosion, foundation damage, mold, a heaving driveway, and more. In order for your gutter system to do its job, your gutters must be installed properly. For this reason, you should hire…Read More

Why Do Ice Dams Occur?

Ice dams are not only annoying and damaging to your home, they can be dangerous, too! An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof and prevents melting snow from draining off the roof. Ice dams can cause issues when the water seeps into your home and causes…Read More