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.

Innocent Gutter Cleaning Mistakes to Avoid

Regular home maintenance is essential for keeping up your home. Part of this home maintenance should be focused on gutter cleaning. If left neglected, you could wind up with serious water related damages including foundation issues, structural problems, mold and mildew, and basement flooding. At first, gutter cleaning may seem like an easy task to…Read More

How to Tile a Backsplash

Adding a tile backsplash to your kitchen can add life to you kitchen. It can showcase your style, add visual interest, and a bit of color to your space. You can choose from a variety of different styles, such as mosaics and subway tiles, and a bunch of different materials, including porcelain, glass or stone….Read More

Attic Renovation Tips

Are you feeling a little cramped in your home? Could you use a little more storage space or an extra bedroom? Repurposing unused or awkward spaces is a great way to make the most of your existing home. An attic renovation can give you all the space you need to live comfortably without having to…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

Is DIY Rain Gutter Cleaning the Right Choice?

If you’ve noticed debris piling up in your gutters, it may be time to give them a good cleaning. Left alone, the buildup of debris can cause many issues with your roof and gutters, ultimately leading to costly repairs. Many homeowners consider cleaning gutters themselves to save a little money. But with all the risks…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

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

Homeowner’s Safety Guide

Your home should be a place where you feel safe and secure. However, there are a wide variety of home hazards that can make it a dangerous environment. Fortunately, you can take certain steps to find, eliminate, and reduce the threat of these hazards. LeafFilter has compiled this handy homeowner’s safety guide to help you…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

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