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Shane McDonough

New Jersey

Shane McDonough is an expert in the gutter cleaning and home services world, bringing over a decade of industry experience into his work both on and off the ladder.

Heavy Rain in Atlanta is Damaging Your Gutters & Home: How Can You Stop It?

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In Atlanta and the greater Fulton county metro area, the last few years have delivered some of the rainiest stretches on record. With the downpour comes flooded basements, leaky windows, and compromised foundations. While you contemplate the Atlanta rainy season, and all the indoor hobbies that can fill your time, make sure your gutters and […] read more...

The Four Questions to Ask About Gutter Cleaning Services

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Thorough research is critical when considering a gutter cleaning company that will be charged with caring for your most important asset: your home. As a homeowner, the key to choosing a gutter cleaning company is knowing what to look for, and which questions to ask. As homeowners are researching gutter cleaning companies, here are four […] read more...

The Danger of Foam Gutter Guards

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Gutter guards as a whole, whether foam or any other material, can cause serious problems with your gutter system. The ineffectiveness of these products can lead to unnecessary headache and stress for homeowners. Foam gutter guards are particularly problematic. Although they are often advertised as durable, cost-effective, and easy-to-use — foam gutter guards have some […] read more...

4 Problems with Micro Mesh Gutter Guards

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Homeowners everywhere are constantly trying to find ways to avoid the periodic cleaning of their gutters. Climbing onto the roof and risking your safety on the ladder is just one of the many ways that gutter cleaning is an inconvenient and dangerous DIY project. Gutter guard companies, especially those that offer micro mesh gutters, try […] read more...

3 Ways Atlanta’s Heat is Hurting Your Gutters

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Sep, 22 2021 |
Atlanta homeowners are subject to dynamic weather patterns throughout the year. From tropical storms to humidity, Atlanta homes can take a beating if they aren’t prepared to battle the seasonality of the area. High heat is common in Atlanta, with temperatures averaging 90.7 degrees Fahrenheit during the hottest month of July. Aside from the heat […] read more...

How Atlanta’s Tropical Storms Can Impact Your Gutters and Home’s Integrity

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Sep, 16 2021 |
In a given year Atlanta can expect to receive anywhere from 4 to 12 major tropical weather events (source: National Weather Service). Fortunately, since Atlanta is about 300 miles from the ocean, it doesn’t often experience the devastating effects of hurricanes that can sweep the southeastern United States. However, the residual effects of rain and […] read more...

How Atlanta’s Humidity Can Contribute to Gutter Issues

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Atlanta receives an average humidity level of 68%, making it only 8% lower than the most humid city in the U.S (New Orleans).  Atlanta residents don’t need to be reminded of how humid it can get, especially in the throes of summer. Atlanta homeowners should therefore be aware of the damage humidity can have on […] read more...

Atlanta Gutter Cleaning Guide

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Sep, 01 2021 |
The weather in Atlanta can be dynamic and unpredictable, which means seasonal pressure on your house and gutter system. Clean, healthy gutters can ultimately save you a lot of time and money while allowing you to avoid a risky operation. While it may seem like gutter cleaning in Atlanta can be a do-it-yourself type of chore, […] read more...

7 Questions For Your Gutter Installation Company

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Jul, 01 2021 |
Many homeowners experience the pain of clogged and broken gutters that need replacement. Eventually, all gutter systems will break, and before you risk your life climbing onto the roof to DIY, you should consider hiring a gutter installation expert.  When exploring gutter installation companies, there are seven key questions you can ask to get the […] read more...
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