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Awareness Campaign – ECM Thanksgiving Meals

Hungry? Let's help a family that is. Around 2003 the Erie City Mission began to provide Thanksgiving meal giveaways to local families in need. It's a great service to help families enjoy a home cooked meal for the holiday.  For our Awareness Campaign this month we've got something a little different. We're still asking for [...]

Awareness Campaign – Hospice of Metropolitan Erie

"I have a different perspective on Hospice after my Grandparents' care." Chris Chris Pistorio, Branch Manager of L&W Supply in Erie, had a very personal family experience with Hospice last year when his grandparents received treatment from Hospice Buffalo. Through the care and support both his grandparents and the family received from the staff Chris [...]

How to Choose the Right Gutters

Before you replace your old gutters, brush up on what you need to know about them first. Learning how to choose the right gutters will let you figure out what went wrong with your old system as well as help you decide if you're truly going to get your money's worth on the next one. [...]

Boots On Ground – Making a Difference

What would you say to the statement ”Veterans in America feel like they are outsiders and are disrespected”? Our guess is you would say “No Way”. Well that is exactly what many Veterans tell Venus Azevedo-Laboda, Executive Director and Founder of Boots On Ground, the non-profit Veterans Outreach program. This program was developed in order [...]

Ladder Safety – The Ugly Truth About Cleaning with Ladders

Ladder safety is a big deal because of the huge numbers of people affected.  According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission more than 630,000 ladder-related injuries required medical treatment in 2015.  No one plans on having an accident, but you can plan to avoid one and a trip to the ER. Avoid the hazard all [...]

Leaf Guard of Lake Erie is an amazing service that also gives back to the community.

Thanks to Nicole B. for her review and help to reach our goal.  We're donating $5 on her behalf!   Thanks to everyone who has supported our campaign to donate to Strings for a CURE.  We are well on the way to our goal but need your help to get to the finish.  See the heartfelt connection [...]

Quality Craftsmanship

“Your company installed LeafGuard along my sidewalk several years ago and I was completely satisfied with the product and your company then as now. Guess you could say quality product, workmanship, and clean-up are all rated as very satisfying.”  - Cathy S. from North East Custom Design We have great customers and get comments like this [...]

Heat Tape and Ice Problems in the Gutters

Do you have an issue with ice in winter? How about your home's gutters? Are they doing well? Some people actually think icicles hanging from their eaves are a beautiful decoration for the season.  It's nice of them to see that silver lining, but icicles are actually a sign of other problems and can potentially [...]

How Wet Basement Walls Happen and How to Stop It

If you've ever noticed wet basement walls in your house, you actually have looming gutter problems. With the rain to come it's a good time to see how it flows around your home. Be sure to take note of spots where it can enter your home's foundation.  If you're noticing musty odors investigate where the [...]

Gutters are for Water, Not Gardens

Have you every seen trees growing in the gutters? It might sound weird, but it does happen. These pictures are one reason why homeowners have LeafGuard installed on their homes.  Lead installer JD McCrory found trees growing in the gutters on a recent install.  A good rule of thumb is when trees are growing in your [...]