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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 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. 

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.

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.

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.

Reviews for Chapel Hill gutter cleaners
Thumbtack Customer
They came on time and cleaned the gutters well.
SUPREME GUTTERINGSUPREME GUTTERING
Thumbtack Customer
Joe came to clean out our gutters. He did that and did it well.
Lloyd's Painting, Pressure Washing, and Home Im...Lloyd's Painting, Pressure Washing, and Home Im...
Anna P.
Nick is fantastic! He’s my new go-to for all of my team’s real estate listings for gutter clean outs, window cleanings, etc.!
Nick Cleans Windows LLCNick Cleans Windows LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Gutters were cleaned and contents moved to our woods. Job done efficiently and in a timely way. Polite service.
SUPREME GUTTERINGSUPREME GUTTERING
Isaac K.
Nick was very helpful and responsive. Quoted a fair price for gutter cleaning and was able to start right away. Very helpful in pointing out potential issues he identified with the gutters/roof I should keep an eye on, above and beyond.
Nick Cleans Windows LLCNick Cleans Windows LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Edmund Mensah and his partner went right to work cleaning the gutters and windows on my mother's house, did a really good job, and finished very quickly!
SUPREME GUTTERINGSUPREME GUTTERING
Thumbtack Customer
They came out the next day to clean my very leaf-filled gutters. They let me know they were on the way. Once there, they got all the debris out and cleaned up the yard of everything that feel down. Very professional and thorough. Would use again.
SUPREME GUTTERINGSUPREME GUTTERING
Jennifer S.
Eugene did an amazing job cleaning the gutters and roof! He was able to fit me into his schedule right away and was courteous and professional in all of our communications. I was highly impressed and look forward to working with him again!
CubeCleaningCubeCleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Mr. Mensah and his crew showed up as scheduled and did a nice job clearing out the gutters and refastening a loose spout. They cleaned up as best they could (given the previous night's storm and mud everywhere) and were very courteous and professional. I also found their pricing reasonable compared to other companies. I'd definitely consider contacting them again.
SUPREME GUTTERINGSUPREME GUTTERING
Beverly V.
The service provided by Adam with Triangle Exterior Solutions was outstanding. He was on time and worked very hard getting our dirty gutters cleaned properly. All debris was removed from our premises. I look forward go having Triangle Exterior Solutions be our "go to" company in the future for this job. Their price was excellent. I am very happy to recommend Triangle Solutions, and Adam, very highly. B.V.
Triangle Exterior SolutionsTriangle Exterior Solutions
Thumbtack Customer
Fantastic job. Arrived on time, did a great job with gutters (2 story house), cleaned up a bunch of yard waste too. Great price after looking around. Note: I was a little suspicious of all of the positive reviews - people from company writing them? - but it's because they very nicely ask you if you wouldn't mind reviewing them at the end of their service. Thanks thumbtack for making it easy to find good service!
SUPREME GUTTERINGSUPREME GUTTERING
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