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Guttering is a vital aspect of the roofing of your house. It provides visual advantages as well as making certain rainwater that runs off your roof is effectively channeled away from the edge of the building and down into drains. The key to selecting the most appropriate guttering for your home is being familiar with the needs of your current roof. For instance, steeper or larger roofs will demand guttering capable of channeling an increased flow of water. It could be appealing to simply exchange like for like, but a specialist guttering company can survey the home to understand your needs, and advise you on the best guttering for your roof. Guttering is available in a range of types and materials. For materials, PVC is typically the most popular. PVC guttering is very reasonably priced while still being durable. It's available in a variety of colours and styles. However, guttering is also constructed from metal, typically either steel, aluminium or cast iron. While these materials are generally higher in price than PVC, they also last longer and are suitable for period properties as they may have a more traditional appearance. Different moulds of guttering will also impact the flow of the water. Half round and square guttering are widespread and will suit many properties, while deep flow or ogee guttering are suited to use on properties that need increased water flow. Ogee guttering also has a distinctive mould which has an attractive appearance. Guttering is also available in a variety of colorings, from traditional white or black to brown and grey. In addition, some PVC guttering can be purchased in a cast iron effect.

Average Gutter replacement cost in Alcester

The typical cost of Gutter replacement is £1000. Costs can change based on the materials and the contractor picked. The upper price range can be as high as £1150. The material costs are commonly about £250

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Gutter replacement installation cost in Alcester 2021

Labour cost £700
Material cost £250
Waste removal £50
Time frame: 1-3 days

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Alcester is a market community and civil church of Roman origin at the junction of the River Alne as well as River Arrowhead in Warwickshire, England, about 8 miles (13 kilometres) west of Stratford-upon-Avon, and also 8 miles southern of Redditch, near to the Worcestershire boundary. The 2011 demographics tape-recorded a population of 6,273. Today the community includes architecture from the Medieval, Tudor, Georgian, Victorian and also 20th century. The earliest residence appears to be The Old Malthouse at the edge of Church Road as well as Malt Mill Lane, which possibly dates from concerning 1500. The clock on St Nicholas Church (Grade 2 *) remains in an uncommon position on the south-west corner of the 14th-century tower, making it noticeable from the High Street. The church also houses the tomb of Fulke Greville, grandfather of Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke. The church's Georgian nave with Doric columns as well as plastered ceiling is thought to have actually been created by Francis Smith of Warwick, manager of its rebuild by Woodward bros of Chipping Camden in 1729.

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    Very curt IOU’s and a good price


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    Gabriela P., CV8

    Roofline | Guttering in Coventry Southern Satellite Villages & Kenilworth

    They contacted me but I didn’t engage because I gave the job to another company

    B.UR. Roofer Limited

    81 review(s)
    Based: in Wolverhampton, WS11 0BD

    Hi my name is billy I have been in the trade for 20 years we specialise in customer satisfaction We cover all aspects of roofing New roofs flat roofs upvc rubber Epdm Repointing 10 years guarantee

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    Pearl H., DY7

    Roofline | Guttering in Stourbridge

    VERY PLEASED so far with work done.Just waiting to see when the rain comes


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    Jon D., TF11

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    Hi & welcome to Roger’s roofing repairs . We are a family run roofing company. We have years of experience in roofing & property maintenance . So rest assure your in good hand with experience trads men . From repairing your guttering to fitting a n...

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    Trevor H., B60

    Roofline | Guttering in Bromsgrove

    Appears satisfactory

    J Ayres Roofcare

    9 review(s)
    Based: in Gloucester, GL2 8JG

    Here at j ayres roofcare we undertake all UPVC fasica,soffits,guttering All flat roofing work All repair work All general roofing work and repairs If your after a genuine realistic quote look no further

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    Margaret F., HR4

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    Based: in Nuneaton, CV10 8DA

    We understand it’s important that you find a reliable roofing company, that’s why we’re dedicated to delivering first class roofing services

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    Jennifer S., CV5

    Roofline | Guttering in Coventry

    the employee who installed the guttering put two gutter elbows on upside down, so pipe leaked. The front porch gutteri...

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    Boris B., GL51

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    Deborah J., WR3

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    Debbie R., CV2

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    10 Aug

    Roofline | Guttering

    Alcester - B49

    Enquiry from: Ken M

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    all guttering and down pipes to new works

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    11 May

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    20 Feb

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    19 Apr

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    26 Oct

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    Alcester - B49

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    How do you replace gutters?
    The best way to replace gutters is to ask a reputable installer to do it for you. They have all the right safety equipment and knowledge to do it. But if you’re a competent DIYer, you could have a go at replacing the gutters yourself. If you do, you could save yourself an average of £359 on labour costs. The biggest risk from replacing guttering yourself is the height. Even if you’re on a secure ladder, if you’re not used to working at height you could seriously hurt yourself. If your home is a bungalow, the risk is lower, but anything two storeys and above carries significant risk. If you’re still happy to go ahead, there are a few things you’ll need to fit gutters yourself:
    • A sturdy ladder
    • Gloves and safety goggles
    • A hammer and nails to secure your fascia so it doesn’t fall down mid-replacement
    • A hacksaw – this will cut through uPVC guttering – just make sure you leave a margin of error with every cut you make
    • Cable ties or rope to secure the existing gutters while you dismantle them, so they don’t fall off
    • All the right fixings and brackets to secure the guttering
    • An electric drill and/or screwdrivers
    Once you’ve removed the old guttering, you can get started with the new ones. Follow these steps:
    1. Add a gutter bracket to the top of the fascia board at the opposite end to the stop-end outlet, if you have one. Then tie a piece of string around the base of the bracket.
    2. You’ll need to place the gutter outlet accurately over the drain. Hold a plumb line against the fascia directly over the drain, and mark that position with a pencil. Following the manufacturer’s advice on the number of screws to use, fit the gutter outlet no more than 50mm below the level of the roof tiles.
    3. Stretch the piece of string you tied on the bracket along the fascia board, and tie it to the outlet. Make sure you check with a spirit level that the string slopes towards the outlet.
    4. Mark the positions of the other brackets. They should be no more than 800mm apart, or 600mm if your roof is very steep. They also shouldn’t be any more than 150mm from a joint or fitting. Then fit the rest of the brackets.
    5. Fit a stop-end to the first length of gutter and clip it into position on the brackets. At the other end, fit a union piece and screw it into the fascia.
    6. Then fit the next length of gutter into it, and the next until you’re finished. Cut the last one to fit using your hacksaw before attaching a stop-end. Then make sure all the joints line up with the insertion depth marks on the fittings. Then you’re done!
    Should I replace gutters with my roof?

    You don’t always need to replace your gutters with your roof. Often people think that it’s a requirement, or simply the best thing to do, but it’s not always necessary. The reason why people think it’s required is because to re-roof a home, the guttering often needs to be removed and put back on.

    If the time has come to replace your roof, then the chances are that your guttering is pretty old too. When you start to get quotes for your roof replacement, ask the roofer to take a look at your guttering as well. If there are signs of peeling, rust, cracks or sagging, then it makes sense to replace your gutters with your roof. If you get them done at the same time, you’ll save money labour costs, which is the reason why most homeowners do it.

    Another reason to replace your gutters with your roof is the risk of damage. Re-roofing is a significant project, so the guttering needs to come off most of the time – running the risk of brackets and pipes getting damaged in the process. So if your guttering is still looking good right now but you think it might need replacing in a couple of years, it might be worth just doing it at the same time as your roof to save you money and the stress if damage does occur.

    However, if your guttering has only recently been replaced, then there’s no need to replace it again with your roof. But because it needs to come off, make sure you speak to the roofing company about keeping it safe and doing their best to avoid damage. It’s also worse ensuring that they have the correct insurance to cover you both in case your guttering does get damaged during your roof replacement.

    What is a gutter?

    A gutter is part of the system that takes rainwater away from a building. Every home will have some form of guttering system to stop water from dripping off the roof and into the walls. It’s important to keep your gutters clear because if water starts to seep into your home’s walls, you’re likely to get damp.

    A guttering system consists of half pipes, troughs, bends and downpipes. They’re usually cylindrical in shape but they may be square on some homes and in countries outside of the UK. Technically, the gutter is the part that you’ll see across your roof that collects rainwater. The water will then feed into a downpipe from your roof’s edge to the base of your home, where you can collect it in something like a water butt, or it will be discharged to a surface water drain or soakaway.

    In early times, gutters used to be made from lined wood or stone. Lead was often used as the liner to stop rainwater from seeping through the material, but you won’t see it used much anymore. These days, most homes have uPVC guttering as it’s a hardwearing plastic that should last a long time. But you’ll also see gutters made from aluminium, cast iron and copper, especially on period homes or those in a conservation area.

    Every home needs a guttering system to ensure that rainwater doesn’t affect the foundations of the property. It’s also important to keep the gutters clear of debris like fallen leaves, as this will cause them to overflow, potentially causing water to soak into the walls and causing damp.

    How to install guttering and downpipes?
    If you’re a competent DIYer, it’s not too difficult to install guttering and downpipes if you’ve got uPVC ones. uPVC is a type of plastic and therefore is relatively light, but if you’ve got cast iron or copper guttering you might find it more difficult to replace and install. When you install new guttering and downpipes, you’ll need to remove your old ones. It’s a good idea to tie some rope or cable ties around the existing guttering while you dismantle them so they don’t fall down. We’ve explained how to replace guttering in a previous FAQ, so here we’ll focus on the downpipes. It’s simple if you have the right tools, including a sturdy ladder, a drill and screwdriver and all the fixings and brackets you’ll need.
    1. Hang a plumb bob from the outlet to the drain to use as a guide while you draw several marks on the wall with a pencil to show you where the downpipe will run.
    2. Join the marks up with a straight edge, creating a line to show where the centre of the downpipe will be.
    3. Position a downpipe clip at the top of wall, in the centre of the pencil line. Mark the position of its fixing holes on the wall. If you need an offset bend, put a downpipe clip directly below the bend.
    4. Repeat the process down the wall. Make sure there is no more than 1.8 metres between pipe clips.
    5. Refer to the guttering manufacturer’s instructions to see which drill bit is required. Use a drill to drill the fixing holes and insert wall plugs.
    6. Fit the first piece of downpipe starting from the outlet and moving towards the drain.
    7. If you need to add more downpipe, join the two pieces with a pipe socket and clip. Leave a 10mm gap between the end of the pipe and the bottom of the pipe socket, because it will probably expand. Then attach a pipe clip over the joint.
    8. Continue attaching pipe clips down the length of the downpipe.
    9. If you need to, fit a downpipe show to direct the water into the drain. Attach a downpipe clip directly below the socket of the shoe.
    Although it seems easy, it’s always best to leave guttering works to the professionals. They’ve got experience with fitting neat and tidy guttering and downpipes, and they are used to working at height.
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