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LeafFilter North's reply to:

LeafFilter North in Chicago, Illinois - High pressure sales

Hi there - There are many different factors that go into the price of LeafFilter, such as inside and outside corners on your gutters, number of stories on your home, and if you need gutter replacement. This link may able to help you further: http://www.leaffilter.com/leaffilter-pricing/. You may have qualified for promotions or discounts which will drive the price down further. We always look for ways to get our customers the best possible price. We apologize for your experience with our sales rep. We make it our mission to ensure that each and every one of our homeowners is completely satisfied.
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#539579 Review #539579 is a subjective opinion of poster.

I'm not surprised at all with this post. I own a gutter protection company and I meet a homeowner that wouldn't allow me in his home ,and ask if we could do presentation outside on the tailgate of my truck.

Once he agreed to work with us he told me how he had to threaten to call the police to get a leaffilter rep. To leave his home after he had dropped his price over $2000.00 in order to get the deal.

I understand sales and how important time is for a commissioned sales rep. But sometimes a no is a no .

LeafFilter North's reply to:

LeafFilter North in Lakeville, Minnesota - Cashed my check even though I cancelled the next day.

Hi there - Sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied with your sales experience which prompted you to cancel your installation. It's always our mission to make sure each and every homeowner that we come in contact with is 100% satisfied with our process.
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#538892 Review #538892 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Reason of review
Poor customer service
Loss
$360
Preferred solution
Full refund

So the HIGH pressure salesman convinced my husband to sign up. I was VERY leery of this sales tactic.

Price only good for that second. The next day I told him to cancel, which he did. That was 3 weeks and 2 days ago. 5 days later they cashed our check for the down payment.

Called 3 times and finally got a return call 2 days later. He was "shocked" how that check could have possibly been cashed. Two weeks ago we were told our check would be sent out "right away". So still no check.

Called 2 days ago to find out what the *** is going on. Still no phone call or check.

BBB get's my next review.

LeafFilter North's reply to:

LeafFilter North in Paramus, New Jersey - Great company and product

Thanks so much for leaving us your feedback! We are so glad to hear that you are loving your LeafFilter system. You are absolutely right - LeafFilter has had over 150,000 customers with positive reviews on HomeAdvisor, Trustpilot, the BBB, and Angies List. Thanks for being a valued LeafFilter customer!
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#538146 Review #538146 is a subjective opinion of poster.

For decades, my husband had been lugging out the ladder to clear the 2nd story gutters of pine needles and those stringy things that come off of an old oak tree that we simply refuse to have taken off our property. About 10 years ago, he installed some chicken wire mesh that he suspected would help him out with the larger debris that comes off the trees, i.e. leaves, pine cones. While they worked for a brief period of time (meaning they reduced the amount of debris), they never totally eradicated the problem. As we were walking through a street fair three summers ago, we saw the LeafFilter system on display. We spoke to the woman who was representing the company and she took our information. I remember receiving a call from them either the next day or the day after that. The salesman arrived at the scheduled hour and we decided that it only made sense to buy a Consumer Reports #1 rated product if we were going to invest thousands into our gutters.

This summer, my neighbor was expressing her concern to me about her husband who is now 67 years old risking injury climbing a ladder to do the unpleasant chore of cleaning the gutters. I recommended Leaf Filter and she called them out. She also signed up for the system, BUT her husband who is a little more frugal than I am, went looking for every excuse to cancel the project before the scheduled installation date. He brought this website to her attention, and she immediately called me in a nervous state to ask me if I had experienced any of the things mentioned on this site. Obviously, I would not recommend Leaf Filter to her or anyone else if the system did not work. After reassuring her for what seemed like a conversation that took forever, she got her husband to end the requests to cancel the project. They are now experiencing the freedom of not having to worry about their gutters anymore. Thanks again, Leaf Filter.

While I had already reviewed them back in 2011 on more popular (and more reputable) review sites, I felt compelled to leave an in-depth review of my experience with this company, which has been nothing shy of everything they assured me when I met with the salesman. While I am not of the computer generation, I can appreciate how much information is readily available on the internet about companies, their people, and their products. Call me crazy, but when it comes to things like these, I rely on more credible sources like CONSUMER REPORTS and the Better Business Bureau. If I entertain reviews of people who "own" the products, I at least make sure its on a site like Angie's List, where reviews are verified.

Anyone second guessing him/herself like my friend's husband did, allow me to recommend you looking at your regional BBB for a complaint history on the company. Presently, in NJ (where I live), Leaf Filter has only 1 complaint in the past 3 years. That says more to me than anything I read here when I consider the hundreds, if not thousands, of customers who have probably bought the system in that time period.

COMMON SENSE, PEOPLE !!! And keep in mind that no one throws stones at the tree that doesn't bear fruit.

- Valerie McKay

LeafFilter North's reply to:

LeafFilter North in Blacksburg, Virginia - Fake installer saying from Leaf Filter

Hi Debra, Thank you for this information. It has been forwarded to our management team and will be addressed.
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#535741 Review #535741 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Loss
$5000
Preferred solution
JUst to let you be aware I thought I was getting the real product nothing you can do for me MY problem to deal with

I was by my own trusting nature taken in by someone claiming to be a saleman with LeafFilter .I had been hearing good things about them soooo signed up and two fellows from Cary,NC they said replaced my old gutter's with what I thought the real deal NOT money check written Warranty to follow never has when tried to track down phone disconnected .. I was one of the ones you read of each day SCAMMED even had the now I know fake poster by my driveway .I am angry at myself and have reported them BUT money gone bad work on the gutters.

I am a sucker.BUYERS beware learn from my act QUESTION all never do any deciding on the day they try to sell you anything. The true LeafFilter guy's should know bad guy's out there using your good name

LeafFilter North's reply to:

Leaffilter North - Gutter Cleaning Review from Saint Peters, Missouri

Hi Walter, Our service support team is committed to ensuring that every LeafFilter installation is correct. Please contact us at 800-749-4566 so that we could resolve your issue and make sure that your LeafFilter has been properly installed.
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#533751 Review #533751 is a subjective opinion of poster.

New gutters were installed and the gutters are overflowing away from the downspouts. They were incorrectly installed.

The gutters are tilted wrong. The company came out and wanted $70 an hour to fix the problem that was their problem as they were improperly installed.

LeafFilter North's reply to:

LeafFilter North - Very Rude Sales Rep

Hi there - I am sorry to hear that your sales experience was less than satisfactory. There are many different factors that go into the price of LeafFilter, such as inside and outside corners on your gutters, number of stories on your home, and if you need gutter replacement. This link may able to help you further: http://www.leaffilter.com/leaffilter-pricing/. You may have qualified for promotions or discounts which will drive the price down further. We always look for ways to get our customers the best possible price. We apologize for your experience with our sales rep. We make it our mission to ensure that each and every one of our homeowners is completely satisfied.
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#530289 Review #530289 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Reason of review
Poor customer service
Preferred solution
Let the company propose a solution

Signed up for free quote. Rep showed up gave me sales pitch quoted $4,200.00 for small ranch home with NO angles.

When questioned discounted to $2,880.00. When I said I would not spend that much he hollered at me saying "why did I waste his time having him out. I said "that's your job"!! He says again you are wasting my time.

I said how can I make a decision before knowing cost!!

I threw him OUT, would never buy from them!! He walked away complaining, the worst sales rep I have ever encountered, I have been sales for over 40 years UNBELIEVABLE

LeafFilter North's reply to:

LeafFilter North in Mill Creek, Washington - Leaf Filter overflow problem

LeafFilter is made from a medical grade stainles steel, so nothing organic will adhere to it or grow on it. If you are experiencing problems with your system, we recommend calling our service and support team so that we can send a local technician to assess your unique situation. We make it our goal to provide each and every homeowner ultimate satisfaction when it comes to our product and service.
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#528436 Review #528436 is a subjective opinion of poster.

1. LF advertises that any leaves or debris will be blown on the next breezy day. Doesn't happen as most of the debris does not blow off.

2. Just brushed off all gutters with the long handled brush they gave us. It rained yesterday and we still are getting overflow which messes up windows and flower beds. In reading some online complaints it may be the my LF screens are clogged with pollen or something else.

3. The original installing company has gone broke and the new company won't take any responsibility.

4. After the installation I found out that If I have my cedar shake roof treated again the Leaf Filter screens will have to be removed and then reinstalled to prevent the treatment oil from clogging the screen. Estimated cost $400-$500.

These problems make me wish I had not spent the $7000+ to install the Leaf Filter system. Instead I could have just continued to have my gutters cleaned 2-3 times a year @ $140 each time.

I went with LF because of the strong rating with Consumer Reports. However I think Consumer Reports did not do testing with tree debris added to the test.

I will contact the home office for Leaf Filter next week. If I get no help from them I will register a complaint with Washington State Attorney General office and/or the Consumer Protection office.

LeafFilter North's reply to:

LeafFilter North - Leaf filter micro guard.

We are so happy that you found LeafFilter to be an effective solution to end clogged gutters! Thanks for leaving us your review - we appreciate your feedback.
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#526379 Review #526379 is a subjective opinion of poster.

I didn't think it would work. But they are great.

Yes if we have a big down pour, they can't handle it. But I have had the others and they can't handle it either and I still had to get up on the roof and clean them. The micro screen leaf filter system is the best I have had. And I have used about 5 different types of screens.

My down spouts are not clogged, I have not had run over from the drains being clogged. I have gone out in the rain to check.

Now I just have to get a product to keep the snow from freezing and running back under the shingles. I guess I will have to heat trace the gutters.

LeafFilter North's reply to:

Leaffilter North - Review in Household Services category from Wake Forest, North Carolina

Hi Donny, We are thrilled that you are pleased with LeafFilter! Thank you for being one of our valued customers.
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#515815 Review #515815 is a subjective opinion of poster.

Great product, keeps all the leaves and pine straw out.

LeafFilter North's reply to:

LeafFilter North in Cornelius, North Carolina - Customer financial Info

All customer financial information is treated with the highest confidentiality. We follow all procedures as outline with our lending partners.
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#514300 Review #514300 is a subjective opinion of poster.

Leaf Filter is very careless with the customers financial info. We used to Install for them and they would give us copies of customers credit card info.

It was very careless of them to do that. It came up during an install when the customers had seen that we had a copy of a credit card form with credit card number and all other info they were very mad cause leaf filter said that info would be secure. Another time i have seen these same sheets laying in the trash can not even shredded.

It seems that Bo and Steve are very notorious for this. Hopefully if anyone sees this they try to secure there personal credit info

buyer beware

Ripped off contractor