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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.

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.

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 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 Philadelphia gutter professionals
Cleaned gutters
The king gutters cleanersThe king gutters cleaners
Nathan S.
Did a great job cleaning and repaired one of the gutters
Roswell Gutter Cleaning & InstallationRoswell Gutter Cleaning & Installation
Kristen M.
My expectations were exceeded. My gutters had been so filled with tree debris. Not only did D.A. & Developments clean my gutters but he also helped trim pieces of my tree that were hanging onto the roof. I will be contacting them next year when I need my gutters cleaned!
D.A  & DevelopmentsD.A & Developments
Thumbtack Customer
Our gutters needed to be cleaned. The Roswell technicians arrived on time, were very pleasant and did a very thorough job on our three story home. We will definitely keep them as our gutter cleansers of choice!
Roswell Gutter Cleaning & InstallationRoswell Gutter Cleaning & Installation
Terrance B.
I called northeast roofing & gutters on Wednesday afternoon, they were there on Thursday morning, did a quick job no hassle, no extra chargers... My back gutter was literally hanging by a thread, had they not shown up or made me wait, I would’ve been paying for damage to my neighbors property, thank you very much Northeast East roofing and gutter, 5 stars from me
North east roofing and guttersNorth east roofing and gutters
Tara D.
I recently had King Gutters to my home for a cleaning due to a messy maple tree that clogs them year after year. The King Gutters team were very friendly, flexible with their schedule, and they went above and beyond while they were cleaning my gutters. The same messy tree that is the culprit of the clogs was hanging over a part of the gutter way out of my reach to trim. Without me having to ask, they trimmed the area of the tree they could reach that was causing a big part of the problems. Amazing! I will be using them again, and will highly recommend them!
The king gutters cleanersThe king gutters cleaners
Spike D.
Did a great with an unusual gutter cleaning job! Very nice, accommodating, and professional.
Ports Property Maintenance LLCPorts Property Maintenance LLC
Kory C.
Fast, prompt and professional service. I will be contacting them for future gutter repairs.
Roswell Gutter Cleaning & InstallationRoswell Gutter Cleaning & Installation
La d.
Gutters were clogged with debris and RSD completed the project efficiently, promptly and professionally!
RSD’s Cleaning Services.RSD’s Cleaning Services.
Todd L.
Hired for gutter cleaning. They gave me a very reasonable price and did a great job.
D.A  & DevelopmentsD.A & Developments
Tamarah R.
I requested a quote on Monday. By Monday afternoon I had an in-person quote and made arrangements to have my gutters cleared on Tuesday. Julio was courteous and professional. Answered all of my questions and made recommendations for future needs. I will have gutter guards installed at a phenomenally low price (in my opinion) and hopefully also utilize this business for power washing. I saw pictures of the gutters before and after cleaning. Thank you!
D.A  & DevelopmentsD.A & Developments
Kirsten g.
Was able to get an appointment quickly. Guys did a great job cleaning the gutters. Will definitely use again.
The king gutters cleanersThe king gutters cleaners
They did an excellent job with my gutters! They were very professional and I had no issues with this past tropical storm.
D.A  & DevelopmentsD.A & Developments
Daniel P.
My gutters were worst than they could have expected. They did a great job and didn't try to upcharge.
The king gutters cleanersThe king gutters cleaners
Nhi N.
They did a phenomenal job servicing our gutters! We have a 3-story house with a front pergola which makes accessing the roof a little tricky. The King Gutter Cleaners replied to us very quickly and scheduled time to come out. They didn’t have a tall enough ladder to get to our roof the first time, but it didn’t scare them away from the job. We rescheduled and the second time they were able to get up to our roof and service the gutters (as well as taking care of a plant that was growing fast through under the shingles by the front gutters!). They even helped us secure a section of the gutter where it was coming loose. Very professional and courteous. Communication was excellent. Lenny (i hope that’s the correct spelling) kept us informed through messages and calls. Price was reasonable and they were upfront about any updates or changes. We are very happy customers and will definitely recommend them to our family and friends.
The king gutters cleanersThe king gutters cleaners
Leigh N.
Cost seemed reasonable and they were extremely responsive. Also took pictures of my gutter problem, which was pretty neat
J & M Gutter Pros LLCJ & M Gutter Pros LLC
Cody I.
I would highly recommend King Gutters. Lenny made scheduling an appointment pleasant and easy, they were able to come out within days of calling (unlike other companies we spoke with), and did a great job cleaning the gutters and snaking the front storm drain. Very knowledgeable, with reasonable prices and even nicer people.
The king gutters cleanersThe king gutters cleaners
Yonathan M.
A very nice team that did an excellent job replacing the rear gutter. Great value for money and I will use them again!
The king gutters cleanersThe king gutters cleaners
Stanley B.
The King Gutters Cleaners make everything very easy and pleasant for the customer. They do terrific work for a great price! They leave everything neat and clean!
The king gutters cleanersThe king gutters cleaners
Tina L.
King gutters stated they would be here at a specific time and arrived not a min later. Would highly recommend this company, and will look to use them again for my next cleaning.
The king gutters cleanersThe king gutters cleaners
Shahraz N.
Very good experience from start to finish. The quote was very fair and they completed the work quickly and were very respectful. Would recommend them fully to anyone with guttering needs.
Roswell Gutter Cleaning & InstallationRoswell Gutter Cleaning & Installation
Amanda S.
Very happy with King Gutters. We are the date a few weeks in advance, they showed up on time and did an amazing job. I definitely recommend them and will use them again.
The king gutters cleanersThe king gutters cleaners
Caroline O.
The guys arrived and were very nice. They did a great job cleaning the gutters. The price was very reasonable so I can’t complain. I will probably use them again.
The king gutters cleanersThe king gutters cleaners
Christine M.
Had a great experience with them extremely satisfied with the work and the people. I give J&M Gutter Pros a ten. This is a true and honest opinion...anyone looking to hire them, don't hesitate.
J & M Gutter Pros LLCJ & M Gutter Pros LLC
Shelina J.
Highly recommend!! Appreciate the quick response and remediation of my clogged gutters. Julio went above and beyond the call of duty to clear them and to cover them. I will definitely be using his service for other projects.
D.A  & DevelopmentsD.A & Developments
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