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.

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

Do Gutter Protectors Really Work?

If you’re ready for no clog gutters, you’ve probably begun researching gutter protection. With so many different types to choose from, it can get a little overwhelming. One of the biggest questions we hear from homeowners is, “Do gutter protectors really work?” Well, here are a few things to consider when shopping for you new…Read More

Garage Security Tips

You live in a nice quiet neighborhood and never advertise when you’ll be leaving town. You lock your doors and windows at night. You’ve even got the protection of a neighborhood watch group. With all of this protection, you may think your home is immune to burglars, but think again! Isolated from living areas, the…Read More

Why Foam Gutter Guards Aren’t Worth It

With so many gutter guard options on the market these days, it can be a real challenge to determine which ones are worth the investment. If you’re looking for a long-lasting solution to clogged gutters, a foam gutter guard solution is not your best bet. Read on to learn about the issues with foam gutter…Read More

How to Insulate a Garage Door

If you have not insulated your garage door, you are missing out! Insulating your garage door can bring you as a homeowner a variety of benefits. Often times, an insulated garage door leads to a stronger door, climate control in the garage, less noise in your home if your garage is attached, improved vehicle performance,…Read More

Questions to Ask a Gutter Contractor

Your gutters are one of the most important aspects of your home. When they are in their optimal condition, they can prevent roofing damage, basement flooding, a heaving driveway, mold, mosquitos, soffit and fascia rot, and landscape erosion. If your home is not equipped with gutters, your current gutter system needs a replacement, or gutter…Read More