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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 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 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 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 Ashburn gutter professionals
Thumbtack Customer
Pedro was really professional - he showed up on time, made a good suggestion of adding a gutter guard, got both the gutter and guard by himself and next day replaced our old gutter. A job very well done. I highly recommend him and would definitely hire him in future.
Stephanie T.
I had all my gutters replaced. Jose was quick and professional.
Jose Mendoza General ContractorJose Mendoza General Contractor
Cara B.
Quick responses and prompt service to clean our gutters. Thanks again!
Thumbtack Customer
Nick obviously knew what gutter cleaning is about. He came prepared and set about working as soon as be arrived. We had some jasmine that was overgrown and he removed it and unplugged the downspout . I will definitely recommend him for those who need their gutters cleaned.
Nicks Handyman Service and Flooring InstallationNicks Handyman Service and Flooring Installation
Jordan R.
Replaced my gutters within a couple days notice. Easy to connect with and did a great job.
Jose Mendoza General ContractorJose Mendoza General Contractor
Derek S.
We engaged Yvan to clean our gutters. He was responsive, professional and efficient! Will definitely use Yvan again!
Will W.
Jose sourced a difficult to find gutter type and installed them on time and flawlessly. Great value and person. Will use again.
Jose Mendoza General ContractorJose Mendoza General Contractor
David S.
Brokk has cleaned my gutters and downspounts for two years now. He's a no-nonsense guy who provides great value service for the price.
ONE Window Cleaning & ServiceONE Window Cleaning & Service
Jean S.
Kenneth was easy to work with, he communicated well and was on time. He inspected and cleaned the gutters - there was build-up that needed to be removed. I recommend him.
Energy Green CleanEnergy Green Clean
Anwaya A.
Alex did an excellent job cleaning our gutters. He was very professional and disciplined. We are very happy with his service and would highly recommend him.
Michael R.
Along with Work Quality, Professionalism and Punctuality, I'd check Responsiveness and Value also, but only three categories are allowed. All thumbs up regarding cleaning the gutters and flushing the drains.
Commercial Cleaning ProsCommercial Cleaning Pros
Jeremy D.
Yvan was really nice and very flexible. He was able to get to my house in short notice and was very honest about the condition of my gutters. I would definitely hire him again.
Thumbtack Customer
Jon was punctual and professional. He did a great job, considering the inclement weather. Our gutters were a challenge and he did a great job. I will use his services again next year.
Rain Gutter Guru Cleaning & RepairsRain Gutter Guru Cleaning & Repairs
Whitney D.
Quick, painless, professional! We have basically antique gutters and they knew exactly how to clean and patch them, and made us feel totally prepared for the upcoming rainy season. Would wholeheartedly recommend.
Gutter ResurrectionGutter Resurrection
Fei x.
Great friendly service. Yvan provided plenty of information on what the situation is with our gutter and what he was doing as he went. His inspection gave us a lot of insight into why things weren't working. Excellent problem solving around access to our roof. Yvan will figure out how to get it done.
Frank W.
Yvan did an excellent job cleaning my gutters. They had not been cleaned in years and the downspouts were blocked. He also snaked & flushed the downspouts and made sure everything worked. It was a lot more work than expected, but he stuck to the price he originally quoted me. Excellent job and would definitely hire him again.
Thumbtack Customer
Jon did an excellent job cleaning our gutters (which had not been cleaned in 12 years!). He was on time, very fast, professional, pleasant and very easy to communicate with. His price was reasonable and fair. After he finished, he cleaned up the work area thoroughly. I'm very pleased that we hired Jon and would hire him again without hesitation.
Rain Gutter Guru Cleaning & RepairsRain Gutter Guru Cleaning & Repairs
Rebecca P.
After the rain earlier this week, we discovered we had a clog somewhere in the gutter system of our 3-story house that was causing a waterfall onto our front porch. I reached out to Teodor and he responded almost immediately with an estimate and appointment time for the very next day. Due to the current shelter in place order, I requested we avoid all in-person communication and Teodor was completely understanding and accommodating of that. I provided the necessary access before he arrived, and we handled all communication and business by phone and app. Teodor arrived right on time and alerted me that he was starting the job. He was able to clear the clog and then clean the gutters all around the perimeter of our house quickly and thoroughly. We also engaged him to wash some very dirty windows, some screened, on one level of the house and he did a top-notch job with that too. Teodor was a pleasure to work with and made the whole process super easy during a very weird time. Honestly, if you have the means right now, and the need, it's a great time to have this kind of work done. Besides supporting small business in our community, all the logistics can be coordinated contact-free and the work can be done outside while you are safely inside. Thanks, Teodor! We are absolutely adding you to our list of go-to maintenance folks for our property. See you next time!
Teodor's Window & Solar Panel CleaningTeodor's Window & Solar Panel Cleaning
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Why you should hire a gutter professional

Homeownership requires a lot of maintenance and repairs — and taking care of your gutters is one task you shouldn’t ignore. But you don’t have to do all the work yourself. Replacing or repairing rain gutters is a big job, so hire a professional to take care of it. For example, you can hire a pro to install seamless gutters to protect your home from storm damage. Many pros can also install gutter guards, make repairs and clean out your gutters as well. Check out these pro profiles to find a gutter installation or replacement specialist near you. Ask for a cost estimate for their services, and book an appointment today.

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