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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do I find and hire a professional gutter cleaning service?

To find and hire a reputable pro, start by comparing gutter cleaning services in your area online. This may include companies that solely offer gutter cleaning, as well as companies that provide roofing, pressure washing, lawn care or general cleaning services. Read their ratings and customer reviews, paying close attention to any reviews that include photos for evidence of their workmanship. 

Next, check to see if the pros you’re considering have the proper credentials (licenses, certifications, insurance, etc.) in your state. Your cleaner should be insured against all work-related injuries and damage. 

The final step is to compare quotes and estimates from the pros you’ve selected.

Is it worth it to hire a gutter cleaning service?

It’s almost always worth the money to hire a professional to clean your gutters, especially if you’re unable to clean your gutters yourself. 

Because your gutters see a lot of debris and abuse from Mother Nature, it’s essential to keep up with maintenance. Gutter cleaning is not terribly expensive, but it’s risky — working at the height of a gutter is dangerous. A professional gutter cleaner not only has experience, but also has insurance to cover any injuries. A pro also has the equipment and know-how to keep gutters in top shape and remove clogs from long downspouts. 

Why is it important to clean your gutters?

Rain gutters, those easily-forgotten trenches that hang off the edge of your roof, protect your roof, walls and foundation from excess rainwater. When they get clogged with leaves, sticks and other wind-blown debris, they can no longer direct water away from your walls and foundation, and may become homes for pests and insects. They also become heavy enough to pull away from the house, preventing proper rainwater drainage and spoiling the appearance of your home. Experts recommend inspecting and cleaning your gutters twice a year, once in spring and once in fall, as part of your regular landscaping schedule. Gutter cleaning and maintenance is a fairly easy DIY job for some homeowners, especially on one-story homes. However, professional gutter cleaners have ladders tall enough to safely reach rain gutters, as well as the necessary tools to clean out the downspouts. Most gutter cleaning professionals can also make any necessary quick repairs.

Do you need a permit to install gutters?

You may or may not need a permit. It depends on your location. In some cities, you may need a permit if you reside in a historic district or if the gutter installation project impacts the right of way. 

Check with your local public works office, permitting center or government office to see the requirements in your area. You can even contact gutter installation pros near you and ask if they know what the permit requirements are in your city.

How much does gutter installation cost?

Gutter installation may cost anywhere from $700 to $2,500, depending on the materials you choose and the cost of labor in your area. On average, homeowners should expect to pay around $991 for new gutters. But to find out how much it will cost to install (or replace) gutters on your home, get free cost estimates from the best gutter professionals near you.

PVC, vinyl and aluminum are cheaper options, while steel and copper are more expensive, but will also last longer. Your price will also vary by the size and slope of your roof, the number of stories of your home, and the climate and labor costs in your area.

To learn more about gutter installation prices, read “How much does gutter installation cost?” 

What does gutter cleaning include?

A professional gutter cleaning may include several services in one. And pros may utilize different gutter cleaning methods, depending on your situation.

Gutter cleaners typically set something down to catch the leaves and debris as they clean, whether it’s a bucket or a tarp set below. Then, they flush or dig out the leaves from the gutters, clean the downspouts out with a high-pressure hose, blower or pressure washer, inspect the gutters for damage and cracks, and fix any cracks using a gutter sealant.

Chat with the best gutter cleaning services near you to see what their process entails and to get a free estimate.

Who can I get to clean my gutters?

If you’re looking for someone to clean the gutters on your home, there are a number of different businesses that tend to do this work.  The first is a dedicated property maintenance company, which commonly cleans gutters as part of keeping properties running smoothly. Landscaping and design companies may also offer gutter cleaning services, as well as roofers, painters, remodelers, carpenters and handymen. Lawn care services will sometimes offer gutter cleaning as part of a lawn care or leaf removal package.

Here are the best gutter cleaning services near you — contact several pros to start getting free estimates.

How often do you need to clean your gutters?

Gutter cleaning and maintenance is an important part of keeping up a home. Not only are clogged gutters unsightly, they can also lead to water damage in the house’s walls and roof. The best way to prevent that is to clean your gutters at least twice a year — experts recommend making it part of your spring cleaning and fall landscaping schedules. In the fall, trees lose their leaves and, in the spring, release seedpods and flower petals, all of which tend to end up in rain gutters. It’s a good idea to also have a professional gutter cleaner clear out your downspouts, too; clogged downspouts can make gutters backup and overflow.

How much does it cost to have gutters cleaned?

Professional gutter cleaning and maintenance should be done once or twice a year to remove debris and check for damage to the roof and gutter. The national average cost for rain gutter cleaners ranges from $100 to $130. A number of factors affect the costs, including the combined length of the gutters, the size of the house, the location of the gutters, and any risks posed to the professional cleaner. Some companies based their cost estimates on the linear square footage of the gutters; for example, 200 linear square feet of gutters on a standard, single-story ranch-style home costs an average of $125 to clean. The cost goes up for second- and third-story gutters and those in hard-to-reach places, like a roof with an unusually steep pitch. Expect to pay at least $100 more than standard prices if cleaning your home’s gutters requires extra safety precautions. Because spring and fall are gutter cleaners’ busiest seasons, some gutter cleaning and maintenance companies offer discounts during summer and winter months.

How long does gutter installation take?

The majority of gutter installations take several hours or a whole day from start to finish. One factor that may cause the installation process to take longer is if you have a large or custom home. To find out how long it will take to replace your gutters, contact the best pros and ask for a free estimate.

Reviews for Birmingham gutter professionals
Heid G.
Alabama Gutter did a fantastic job installing gutters on my home. It was not a “piece of cake” job as the house is old and has slanted facia at an odd angle which made it challenging. Ben and his crew would not be out done. They made special supports for the gutters. Today it is raining and the gutters are working beautifully! Thank you Ben and crew for solving my gutter issues and making me one happy customer!
Alabama Gutter CompanyAlabama Gutter Company
Amanda S.
Great experience with Triple G! Had gutters replaced and installed gutter guards. Great price and super nice guy!
Triple G'sTriple G's
Thumbtack Customer
Cody provided gutter cleaning services for my house. Prompt, efficient, very personable and left me with nice, clean gutters! I highly recommend him.
Driveway Pressure WashingDriveway Pressure Washing
Scott H.
AV2 scheduled my gutter cleaning in one day, showed up on time, cleaned and washed out gutters, bagged debris and carried to street, and cleaned up mess. Very pleased with their performance.
The Squirrel GuysThe Squirrel Guys
Lisa C.
They did a great job on my driveway, sidewalks, and gutters
Crozier Pressure Washing & Cleaning ServiceCrozier Pressure Washing & Cleaning Service
Thumbtack Customer
Gary is honest, friendly, and professional. He came out quickly and repaired and cleaned my gutters. His timely response probably saved me hundreds in gutter repair or replacement. I highly recommend!
Triple G'sTriple G's
Gary with Triple G's was punctual and professional and did great work. I recommend him highly. He cleaned all my gutters and replaced a section of gutter with more capacity to take on water from the roof.
Triple G'sTriple G's
Erin G.
Alabama Gutter Company was an incredible choice for my gutter cleaning and maintenance! They responded quickly, worked with me on my needs and scheduling, and were incredibly professional in carrying out the job. I’ll definitely be calling them again in the future!
Alabama Gutter CompanyAlabama Gutter Company
He cleaned the gutter, blew leaves off the roof. Very satisfied with his work.
Poncho's Roofing and constructionPoncho's Roofing and construction
Alyssa D.
Mark was able to come out on a Sunday to repair our gutters. He is responsive and professional. Thanks for the great work!
Mark Owens BuildersMark Owens Builders
Ray h.
All I needed was some gutter cleaning and quick repairs. The squirrel guys were very responsive, called me immediately and came out the next day, they were quick and efficient and even sent me a video of the gutters after they were clean. I would definitely recommend the squirrel guys for your home.
The Squirrel GuysThe Squirrel Guys
Olimpia M.
Gutters and windows were cleaned. The windows are sparkling inside and out! They were punctua, efficient, and I highly recommend them.
Barrows & Co. Professional Window CleaningBarrows & Co. Professional Window Cleaning
Mike Y.
Gary does absolutely great work. The gutters and covers look fantastic. You will not be disappointed. Superior work at a fair price.
Triple G'sTriple G's
ALlana P.
I was thrilled with the quick response from Gary! He saved the day as we needed a gutter replaced for an open house. He came out on time, did the job faster than he anticipated and is just super nice, hard working person. I highly recommend him for your next gutter replacement and cleaning!
Triple G'sTriple G's
Charles b.
Came out on time did a good job cleaning out the gutter to keep the squirrel off the roof reasonable pricing and professional
The Squirrel GuysThe Squirrel Guys
Thumbtack Customer
I think he did a wonderful job on cleaning my gutters and he was very responsive each time I texted him.
kc serviceskc services
Jim A.
Came out within 2 days to clean my gutters. They did a great job and I will be using for future needs around the house.
kc serviceskc services
Tim M.
Cory did a great job on my gutter repair. He did top quality work and I’d happily recommend him to others! Thanks!
Superior GuttersSuperior Gutters
Tripp S.
Eddie and his crew at Seamless Gutters did a wonderful job on our complete gutter replacement. He was professional, punctual, and patient throughout the entire process. I peppered Eddie with a ton of questions while I was considering the decision and he was super responsive the whole time. The work quality is top notch, which leads me to believe he and his team are an incredible value considering the cost. As a side note, I was pleasantly surprised that he had some many color options and was able to perfectly match the paint color of our house. I would highly recommend using Seamless Gutters in the future. Great job Eddie and team!
Seamless Gutters IncSeamless Gutters Inc
Thumbtack Customer
Did a good job. Charged what he quoted. He cleaned my gutters and also washed my windows and got them very clean.
Driveway Pressure WashingDriveway Pressure Washing
Nick M.
Found my gutter guy for life. He is amazing. Quality work and awesome communication. Use this guy and I promise you will be happy you did.
Triple G'sTriple G's
Thumbtack Customer
Gary was on time (actually early), friendly, honest, helpful with other issues (saved me $$$), and very clean. Highly recommend to anyone needing gutters serviced.
Triple G'sTriple G's
Johnnetta J.
Very happy that I found Triple Gs. Gary was very professional and courteous. He did a great job rehanging and cleaning my gutters at a reasonable price.
Triple G'sTriple G's
Thumbtack Customer
Gary is honest, very nice and friendly, professional, and takes pride in his work. He repaired one of my gutters that had come loose, and cleaned and installed gutter guards on all my gutters. He was on time, did even more than he said he would do and made sure we were happy with his work before he left. My loose gutter had given a squirrel an opening to get into my attic. Gary made sure the squirrel wasn’t in the attic before he reattached the gutter which closed the entrance for the squirrel. The squirrel came back and by the following morning, had chewed a hole in the soffit and was back in my attic. I was amazed at this and sent Gary a message telling him what had happened. Gary had done his job and it wasn’t his fault the squirrel chewed his was back into my attic, but in spite of it being a Saturday morning, within minutes of sending him the message, Gary phoned me and said he would be right over. He spent his Saturday morning trying to get the squirrel out of the attic and patching the hole in the soffit. I would be happy to recommend him to a friend and will use his services again when needed.
Triple G'sTriple G's
Jim A.
They did an awesome job cleaning my gutters. And cleaned up all the debris as well. They also came out within one day of requesting work. I will be recommending these guys to my neighbors.
Poncho's Roofing and constructionPoncho's Roofing and construction
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