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.

Prevent Overflowing Gutters from April Showers

April showers… bring overflowing gutters? When water overflows from your gutters during the rainy season, the results can be disastrous. Not only will it create a huge mess, but it also opens up the possibility of serious and expensive damages. If left neglected, overflowing gutters could ruin your landscaping, damage your soffit and fascia, lead…Read More

3 Exciting Backyard Additions

As a homeowner, it’s likely that you spend the warmer months outside enjoying your backyard. Your backyard is a part of your home and can be turned into a comfortable and exciting place with a bit of time, money, and effort. By adding an addition to your backyard, you can increase your home’s resale value…Read More

5 Easy Ways to Prevent Leaky Gutters

If you’ve ever had to duck under an overflowing rain gutter, you know how annoying it can be to deal with. In heavy rainstorms, it can seem like a mini waterfall, and in light rainstorms, it becomes a persistent drip-drip-drip, puddling at the base of your home. Luckily, leaky gutters are an easily avoidable nuisance….Read More

7 Savvy Tips to Prevent Water Damage

Water damage to a home can be costly and devastating. Most homeowners don’t realize they have water leaks until it’s had a chance to build up. Unfortunately, left unchecked, water can cause wood rot, mold and mildew growth, foundation cracks, insect infestation, and more. The good news is, it’s easy to prevent these issues altogether….Read More

6 Things to Know About Aluminum Gutters

When searching for the best material for your new gutter system, there are many different options to choose from. Some of the most common materials are vinyl, steel and aluminum, although some homes have copper and wood gutters. Aluminum seamless gutters are ideal for complementing your home. In fact, this is why they are the…Read More

Gutter Guards & Maple Spinners

Do you live in an area with plenty of maple spinners, maple seeds, helicopters, whirligigs, or whatever they are called in your town? If so, you may wonder if they will stay out of your gutters this spring season. The truth is that maple seeds can easily clog gutters thanks to their slim and narrow…Read More

8 Towns Straight Out of a Fairytale

We know that with LeafFilter’s 100% no clogs guarantee, our gutter protection system is like something straight out of a fairytale. That’s why we believe anyone can find their own magic if they simply believe. Have you ever wished you could visit the places in some of your favorite childhood storybooks? Well, dreams really do…Read More

When is it Time for Gutter Replacement?

When was the last time you looked at your gutters? Like, really looked at them? We’re guessing it’s been awhile. If you haven’t taken the opportunity to give your gutters a closer look, you may want to do so, soon. You may not even realize you need gutter replacement! Gutters are essential for diverting water…Read More

Furnace Maintenance Tips

A furnace uses warm air to heat your house. It is an important feature that allows you and your family to feel comfortable in your own space. In order to keep your furnace in tip-top form and avoid the costly repairs that come with broken furnaces, you must make it a top priory to maintain…Read More

Roof Terminology Cheat Sheet

While taking care of their gutters, many homeowners discover roof problems they weren’t aware of beforehand. Perhaps your neighbor alerted you that your water and ice barrier is deteriorating, or maybe the reflection of sunlight on your metal flashing helped you see that it’s not secured properly. Before you embark on any roof repairs, you…Read More