Uncontrolled or overflowing of water can cause damage to your house’s walls or foundation. The Rain gutter system provides an important canal to accumulate water from the roof and turn away from the foundation or basement. Installing rain gutters can cause a hefty amount of expenditure and if you are not aware, they can cause a hole in your pocket. Let us make aware of certain typical costs that you will come across during the process. Well, the average residential house can use rain gutters anywhere between 150 to 350 feet. It depends on the number of stories in your house or the amount of roof lines.
There are many types of materials which are widely used are vinyl, aluminum metals, wood gutters, Galvanized steel gutters and Copper gutters. Well, if you are choosing Vinyl then the cost of vinyl per lineal foot is around $3-$5 and when calculated for 150 feet, then it will cost around, $450- $750 and for 350 feet, it will cost around $1050-$1,750. If we talk about the cost of materials being used for 150 and 350 feet the, $62-$155 for 150 feet and for 350 feet, it costs around $110-$250.
Expect aluminum gutters to be installed costs about $4-$9 a lineal foot and an additional cost of downspouts which ranges $5-$8 each. So, when calculated for 150 feet. Aluminum gutter costs around $600-$1,350 and for 350 feet, it costs around $1,400-$3,150. If we talk about the cost of materials used usually range around $400-$550 for 150 foot house and $550-$950 for a 350 foot gutter.
Wood gutters are heavy to install and mainly used in restoration projects. They cost about $12-$20 per lineal foot. It also depends on the type of wood being used. So, the total cost that comes about $1,800-$3,000 to 150 foot gutter length and $4,200-$7,000 or more for a 350 lineal foot gutter.
Galvanized steel gutters cost about $4-$8 per lineal foot installed. So, the total cost calculated around $600-$1,200 to 150 foot gutter length and $1,400-$2,800 for a 350 foot gutter length.
Copper gutters require low maintenance as they do not rust so that is why; the costs of a $15-$25 a foot or when calculated, costs around $2,250-$3,750 for 150 foot house and $5,250-$8,750 for a 350 foot gutter length.
There are many additional costs apart from many above mentioned costs like labor cost, etc. Towing away of old gutters and downspouts can add a cost of $40-$100 to your total estimated cost. Boring downspouts can be replaced by a decorative range of Japanese-style rain chains to enhance your landscape which usually costs around $20-$50 for basic designs and can go up to $50-$200 or more.
The cost of rain gutter installation depends on many major factors like on the materials used, cost of labor, decorative downspouts, etc. Our gutter installation expert team will guide you to choose best gutters for your house according to the house structure and also gives you a free on site estimate of gutter installation cost. Call us at 510-525-0880 to schedule an appointment Today!