Cost to Maintain Gutters

July 2022

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Gutter Maintenance Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to maintain gutters with favorable site conditions. Check and secure gutter and downspout fasteners. Replace missing hardware and downspout screens. Seal leaking seams or joints. Spot prime bare metal. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
64 linear feet$0.00$0.00
Gutter Maintenance Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to maintain gutters including: basic replacement fasteners, harward, sealants, adhesives and lubricants.
64 linear feet$0.00$0.00
Gutter Maintenance Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: Ladder, extension poles, cleaning brushes, nozzles and squeegees and. Daily rental. Consumables extra.
64 linear feet$0.00$0.00
Gutter Maintenance Debris Disposal
Costs to load and haul away old materials, installation waste and associated debris.
64 linear feet0.11810.1344
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Maintain Gutters   
Average Cost per Linear Foot  
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 60 linear feet, the cost to Maintain Gutters starts at $3.69 - $4.55 per linear foot. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, and options.

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Cost to Maintain Gutters - Notes and General Information

These estimates are for BASIC work performed in serviceable conditions by qualified trade professionals using MID GRADE materials. Work not mentioned on this page and/or work using master craftsman, premium materials and project supervision will result in HIGHER COSTS!

These estimates are NOT substitutes for written quotes from trade professionals. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for accurate assessments of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.

The cost estimate includes:

  • Costs for local material / equipment delivery to and service provider transportation to and from the job site.
  • Costs to prepare the worksite for Gutter Maintenance, including costs to protect existing structure(s), finishes, materials and components.
  • Labor setup time, mobilization time and minimum hourly charges that are commonly included for small Gutter Maintenance jobs.

The cost estimate does NOT include:

  • Costs for removing, relocating, repairing, or modifying existing framing, surfacing, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems - or bringing those systems into compliance with current building codes.
  • Costs for testing and remediation of hazardous materials (asbestos, lead, etc.).
  • General contractor overhead and markup for organizing and supervising the Gutter Maintenance. Add 13% to 22% to the total cost above if a general contractor will supervise this project.
  • Sales tax on materials and supplies.
  • Permit or inspection fees (or portion thereof) required by your local building department for your overall project.

References - Gutter Maintenance

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Gutter Maintenance Cost Infographic - critical areas of budget risk and savings

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