Remodels & Upgrades

LeafFilter’s remodels and upgrades blog section will give you inspiration and ideas for sprucing up your home. We’ll explain step-by-step how to complete any difficult home improvement remodeling task at hand and give you tips and tricks for a successful project. Before starting your next home improvement remodeling project, check out our remodeling & upgrade blogs.

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

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

Remodeling Projects to Avoid

Home improvement projects can be a great way to add value to your home. However, homeowners should tread lightly when looking to invest in their next home improvement project. While some projects can instantly boost the return on your investment, there are definitely a few home renovations you’ll want to avoid. There are many expensive…Read More

Home Improvements that Require Permits

When you’re ready to remodel or make an improvement to your home, the thought of whether or not you need a permit probably crossed your mind. Many home improvement projects require a permit from the city government because changes to your home may violate city regulations. Failing to acquire a permit when necessary can lead…Read More

What to Look for When Hiring a Contractor

Hiring a contractor can be stressful and time-consuming. It takes time to find the perfect one to meet your needs and budget. Not to mention, many things can go wrong if you hire the wrong contractor – from poor workmanship or not finishing the job, to actual fraud.  Finding a highly skilled, reliable, and trustworthy…Read More