Gutter Installation or Replacement

Find a gutter professional near San Mateo, CA

Find a gutter professional near San Mateo, CA

Give us a few details and we’ll match you with the right pro.

Zip code

Top 10 Gutter Professionals near San Mateo, CA

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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?” 

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. 

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

When should gutters be replaced?

Gutter systems made out of aluminum and galvanized steel have an expected lifespan of 20 years. Copper gutters may last 50 years or more. If your gutters are older than 20 to 50 years, it might be time to replace them.

Here are some additional signs that indicate you might need to replace your gutters:

  • Holes or cracks in the gutters
  • Leaking or pools of water
  • Splitting gutters
  • Loose or broken fasteners
  • Peeling and cracking 
  • Rot and mildew 
  • Excessive rust

Contact the best gutter installation services near you to inspect your gutters, and decide if the gutters should be repaired or replaced.

Reviews for San Mateo gutter professionals
Thumbtack Customer
A&A Window cleaned my gutters yesterday. They were prompt, pleasant and left my gutters flowing freely in a downpour.
A&A Window Cleaning and Gutter CleaningA&A Window Cleaning and Gutter Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Cleaned rain gutters & downspouts
A&A Window Cleaning and Gutter CleaningA&A Window Cleaning and Gutter Cleaning
Ziv R.
Fast and efficient gutter cleaning service.
Yifei R.
Installed two gutter downspouts. Very good service, highly recommended.
Thumbtack Customer
cleaned gutters beautifully, sent pictures to show work, fast and available
A&A Window Cleaning and Gutter CleaningA&A Window Cleaning and Gutter Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Jose arrived right on time in the Saturday morning, and throughly cleaned our gutter.
Jose Mendoza Construction & RoofingJose Mendoza Construction & Roofing
Loretta L.
RM Solutions came out within days and completed my gutter cleaning and installed my gutter guards efficiently and professionally. They were responsive, easy to work with, and took lots of photos to share with me upon completion. Truly so easy and a joy to do business with.
Chhavi K.
Did a great job and our gutters look super clean! He was very very thorough .
DART Window CleaningDART Window Cleaning
Meagan M.
Yvan and his son were great! They got my extra clogged gutters and down pipes cleaned after a bad storm. He even offered to call me next year to schedule a cleaning so I wouldn’t forget again and have clogged gutters during the winter.
Nan Y.
We had water overflow problem from the gutter. Gerardo responded to my online request immediately and cleaned the gutter. He also replaced the rusted strainer, sealed leak, and repaired the roof flashing. He is very professional and capable of providing additional services. We've not had any water issues since then.
Gerardo's Janitorial ServicesGerardo's Janitorial Services
Kazu O.
They did a fantastic job on my gutter cleaning! They got all of the gunk out of my gutters, and did the job very quickly. Bonus points for punctuality -- they arrived earlier than my 9am appointment and they gave me a call first rather than ringing the doorbell just in case it was too early. I really appreciate the thoughtfulness there.
Energy Green CleanEnergy Green Clean
Laura H.
Yvan Trevino did a great job! He communicated with me prior to the appointment. He was very professional and made sure gutters were clean and downspouts were cleared. He also took the time needed to clean up the debris. I would highly recommend Yvan @ Extra Cleaners! Here is a small sample of the gutter cleaning.
Ashish S.
Ken was great. He went the extra yard a even came back because I had forgotten to purchase the gutter guards.
Energy Green CleanEnergy Green Clean
Jenny C.
I booked gutter clean up and inspection with Osnaider through Thumbtack and was impressed with his service. He communicated via app and text per my request and arrived on time and went straight to work as soon as we confirmed details of my concerns. The property was two stories so as he carefully removes the debris from the gutters, he followed by running water down the gutter to ensure it’s clear. Additionally, he went the extra mile and sprayed down my windows as some dirt have gotten the windows slightly dirty. He provided before and after photos to showcase his work and answered a few more questions about what he saw on the roof top. Overall, Osnaider was punctual, efficient, friendly, and reliable in person and follow up. via call and text. Thank you for helping me gain a positive gutter clean up experience!
Jean-Marie B.
I so appreciated the work, the detail with which the team took care of my gutters. Thank you for your responsiveness. I would, without hesitation use them again!
Superior pressure washingSuperior pressure washing
Tyler E.
I hired DART to clean out our gutters and downspouts. Came out quickly and did a very thorough job including providing before and after photos of the job, testing drainage to the ground, and cleaning up the job site.
DART Window CleaningDART Window Cleaning
Charlie Z.
Yvan did a great job for cleaning my gutters and solar pannel. He communicate his cleaning.process and final result very well. Appreciate he show up a little early to prepare the job also. recommend his service.
Amir M.
Very responsive in setting up the appointment. Crew arrived a bit late, they were held up at a previous job. The work was done well, cleaning and maintenance of gutters. I wasn't able to be onsite but the crew sent photos of the work before they left.
Elite Building ServicesElite Building Services
Vincent H.
These guys are great! Worked with Jose and his team to rip out and replace my old gutters. He came out assessed the situation and gave me a quote. His team was fast and efficient. Enjoyed working with him, may ask him to work on my room next.
Jose Mendoza Construction & RoofingJose Mendoza Construction & Roofing
Thumbtack Customer
R&M came to my house and quoted a price to clean my gutters and set up a time to complete the job. R&M never showed up or called to cancel. After repeated calls R&M set up another time to and then failed to show up or call to cancel I would not recommend this company to anyone.
R&M Roofing IncR&M Roofing Inc
Lumin Z.
We have really enjoyed Yvan's work. He helped us clean Gutter and Solar Panel. Very professional and the whole process is contact free. He spent more than 3 hours in our place with detail oriented work! We'll definitely hire him again for our yearly cleaning. BTW, his response is super fast and fits our schedule well. Thanks, Yvan!
Ready to find a pro?

See more reviews, compare prices, and hire your favorite pros all with Thumbtack.

Why hire professionals on Thumbtack?
Free to use

You never pay to use Thumbtack: Get cost estimates, contact pros, and even book the job—all for no cost.

Compare prices side-by-side

You’ll know how much your project costs even before booking a pro.

Hire with confidence

With access to 1M+ customer reviews and the pros’ work history, you’ll have all the info you need to make a hire.