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Like it or not, November is halfway over and Thanksgiving fast approaches. After that comes the chaos of Black Friday and the lead up to…gulp…Christmas! Here’s your yearly reminder that you can in fact hang Christmas lights on LeafGuard gutters, … Continue reading

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A homeowner survey was conducted to answer a simple question: how do Americans feel about home installations? What is important and top of mind, and what is an afterthought? Most homes practice some form of “don’t let strangers into the … Continue reading

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After a long winter’s nap, your outdoor spaces require some special care and attention. During the coldest months, we gather indoors and our outdoor spaces often lie neglected under a blanket of snow. Now that spring is around the corner, … Continue reading

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View image | gettyimages.com   Gutters aren’t just for decoration, nor are they optional. Did you know a rainstorm can exert around 1,000 pounds of pressure on a roof, but that rain gutters displace nearly 600 pounds of pressure? Gutters … Continue reading

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The great Prussian military thinker Carl von Clausewitz stated, “the backbone of surprise is fusing speed with secrecy.” Bees are necessary insects that are a healthy part of our ecosystem but no homeowner wants them near their gutters. Work quickly … Continue reading

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While your mind is probably on the holidays, vacations, and preparing your interior home for the winter, there is more to winter prep than just that. Along with blocking leaks and wrapping pipes, the impending winter necessitates care for the … Continue reading

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The winter of 2013-2014 was one of the harshest ever recorded in terms of cold temperatures and snowfall totals. Unfortunately, meteorologists predict that this upcoming winter will be similar to last year’s. Let’s take a look at the ways in … Continue reading

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LeafGuard’s outdoor FAQ Series is here for one reason: to provide solutions for some of homeowners’ most recurring questions. The What’s, Why’s, and How’s of the Outdoor Home can be a real obstacle in getting things done – but they … Continue reading

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Daylight savings time has come and gone, and Winter is around the corner. Though the cooler weather first felt like a nice break from those humid summer days, you’ll soon be waking up to frost on the lawn in the … Continue reading

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