How-To’s & Repairs

If you are looking to repair something in your home or complete your next home remodeling project, LeafFilter has the best step-by-step instructions so that you can complete your project quickly and successfully! In this section, you’ll find DIY crafts and projects, money saving tips and tricks, and remodeling inspiration and ideas.

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

How to Prioritize Fixer Upper Repair Needs

In recent years, purchasing fixer uppers has become very popular. By opting for a fixer upper rather than a move-in ready house, you can enjoy a variety of benefits including a lower mortgage payment, tax savings, quicker equity, the ability to personalize your house as you wish, and the chance to live in an affordable…Read More

Remodeling Projects You May Not Want to DIY

Even if you consider yourself a savvy handyman, there are some remodeling projects that you should avoid tackling on your own. These home remodeling projects should be left to a professional so that you can avoid headaches, costly repairs, and the time it takes to completely redo a project due to errors. LeafFilter recommends that…Read More

Hibernate Your House to Prepare for Winter

Winter is fast approaching, and with the chilly weather comes a number of potential problems for your home. High energy bills, burst pipes, and critters seeking shelter are just a few of the problems homeowners face in the winter months. Check out this list to learn how to hibernate your house, and avoid problems, this…Read More

How to Hang Christmas Lights

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Hanging Christmas lights can really transform the look and feel of your home, making it more festive for the holiday season. When hanging Christmas lights, there are some important steps you should take. In this article, we explain how to hang holiday lights like a pro. Seasonal…Read More

Garage Makeover Tips

Let’s be honest. It’s tempting to use the garage as a place to dump all of your old and rarely used belongings. Fortunately, a few garage makeover tips and tricks can help you take advantage of your garage and turn it into an organized and functional space that you and your family can enjoy. Here’s…Read More

Unique Fireplace Mantel Ideas

It is said that the hearth is the heart of the home. So, if your home has a fireplace, it likely acts as a focal point in your living area. How you decorate your fireplace mantel can set the whole tone of the room. You don’t have to stick with the traditional brick fireplace. There…Read More

Holiday Décor Safety Tips

If you’re planning on decorating your home for the holiday season, beware! Many holiday decorations pose fire and safety hazards. Don’t spoil the holidays by falling victim to preventable disasters like house fires or injuries. These holiday décor safety tips will keep you and your family out of harm’s way this holiday season. Practice Ladder…Read More

One Day Remodeling Projects

In this busy world, everyone is crunched for time. We tend to let home improvements pass slowly by the wayside, until, eventually, the whole home is in disrepair (or at least not functioning as well as it could be). Well, here at LeafFilter we can help you keep your gutters maintained, which will leave you…Read More

How to Bring the Beach to your Backyard

Summer means the beach, but what if you live hours away from sand? There are plenty of homeowners who live right on the beach, however, not all of us are fortunate enough to have a beach within walking or driving distance from our home. Fortunately enough, you can create a beach paradise by installing your…Read More