Gutter installation costs $5 to $15 per linear foot installed or $750 to $2,300 total for a one-story home with 150 linear feet of gutters. Gutter replacement costs $1 to $2 per foot more because it includes old gutter removal. Putting gutters on a two-story house may add $1 to $3 per linear foot for extra labor and safety equipment.
Rain gutter installation includes gutters, downspouts, hangers, brackets, and labor. Sectional gutters are easier to install but tend to clog and leak easily along seams. Seamless gutters are more expensive but last longer and require less cleaning.
Gutter guards cost $4 and $12 per foot installed, or $570 to $1,530 for 150 to 200 feet of gutters. Gutter guards are thin screens attached to the gutters that prevent leaves and debris from clogging the system. Rodent guards cost $5 to $15 each and cover the ends of downspouts.
Gutters last 15 to 30 years, depending on the weather, maintenance, and if there are any trees nearby. Seamless gutters typically last longer than sectional gutters. The following materials have different lifespans:
Gutter installation takes 7 to 10 hours for one contractor to put up 150 linear feet of gutters. Total installation time depends on the house size, roof height and slope, crew size, and weather conditions.
It's not customary to tip gutter installers. However, you can tip $10 to $25 per person if you would like to or if their work exceeded expectations.
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