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Guttering is an essential element of the roofing of your house. It provides visual advantages as well as making sure rainwater that runs off your roof is correctly channeled from the edge of the building and into drains. The main element to selecting the most appropriate guttering for your house is being familiar with the needs of your current roof. For example, steeper or larger sized roofs will demand guttering able to channel an increased flow of water. It might be appealing to simply exchange like for like, but an experienced guttering company can survey the home to understand your needs, and give you advice on the most appropriate guttering for your roof. Guttering is available in a variety of types and materials. For materials, PVC is the most popular. PVC guttering is very inexpensive while still being resilient. It's available in an array of colours and styles. However, guttering is also constructed from metal, typically either steel, aluminium or cast iron. While these materials are normally more costly than PVC, they also last longer and are suitable for period properties as they may have a more traditionally designed appearance. Different moulds of guttering will also impact the flow of the water. Half round and square guttering are common and suit many homes, while deep flow or ogee guttering are suited to use on properties that demand increased water flow. Ogee guttering also has a distinctive mould which has an attractive appearance. Guttering is also available in a range of shades, from traditional black or white to brown and grey. In addition, some PVC guttering can be found in a cast iron effect.

Average Gutter replacement cost in Bankside

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 Bankside 2022

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

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Bankside is a district in the London Borough of Southwark. It is positioned on the southern bank of the River Thames, 2.4 km east of Charing Cross. It is part of the business improvement district called Better Bankside.

Bankside is the riverside of the former liberties of the Clink and Paris Garden. In the course of the Elizabethan period, these regions were outside the City of London’s jurisdiction so they became the homes of bear baiting pits and playhouses, including the Rose, the Swan and the Globe Theatre. There has been a great deal of regeneration in current years, becoming well-liked with tourists. The skyline of Bankside is accentuated by the former Bankside Power Station, which is now the Tate Modern.

The Bankside 1/2/3 complex on Southwark Street is the most important new development in the district. The 3 buildings house around 5,000 employees. Bankside One is also called the Blue Fin Building and is partially occupied by IPC Media, whilst Bankside Two and 3 are occupied by the Omnicom Group Ltd.

From 2010, numerous improvement schemes have transformed Blackfriars Road from the bridge towards the south at St. George’s Circus and new buildings stand in place of post-World War II offices. These buildings are residential and hotel accommodation along its length, in particular at the junction with Stamford Street exactly where lots of high rises have been constructed.

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    New Look Fascias

    117 review(s)
    Based: in Leeds, LS22 7TW

    New look fascias are a local roofing company specialising in all aspects of roofing work and upvc fascias soffits and guttering. We are also specialists in all dry fix roofing products including dry verge and dry ridge. We are a registered grp fiberg...

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    Anne S., LS13

    Roofline | Guttering in Leeds

    Lee and his lads fitted new guttering, drainpipes, fascias etc in one day. They cracked on and did a great job. Lee was ...

    New Look Fascias

    122 review(s)
    Based: in Swanley, BR8 7RZ

    Welcome to new look fascias, your local roofing company for professional and reliable domestic roofing About new look fascias New look fascias are a well established, family run business roofing company that specialise in all aspects roofing wor...

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    Nadine D., DN18

    Roofline | Guttering in Barton-upon-Humber

    Very professional. Did an excellent job. Very pleased with the work polite, helpful and efficient service.

    Primoplastics and Roofing

    86 review(s)
    Based: in Kent, PR8 7SP

    Fully liability insurance provided we are a family run business that aim to please ,we have been roofing and fitting UPVC and guttering for well over twenty years all work is fully guaranteed and no payment or deposit is taken untill work is complet...

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    Wendy R., DA7

    Roofline | Guttering in Bexleyheath

    Good professional service

    Profascia Home Improvements Ltd

    120 review(s)
    Based: in Croydon, CR9 2ER

    Profascia Home Improvements is a trusted and reliable business with over 20 years of experience in the building and property maintenance trade. We have 4 offices based in Croydon, Luton, Chelmsford & Rochester. We guarantee a friendly, clean, tidy...

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    Sim J., E14

    Roofline | Guttering in London

    Good company but did not compete in overall with the final chosen company to do the job.


    65 review(s)
    Based: in Chessington, KT9 1UE

    Everlast Roofing are a trusted, professional family company with over 22 years experience in the trade. We focus on providing all types of roofing repairs and maintenance to the highest finish, and with a quality that is made to last. We are based...

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    Pippa E., KT13

    Roofline | Guttering in Weybridge

    Very polite and worked efficiently


    56 review(s)
    Based: in Wickford, SS12 9LA

    Royal roofing & building contractors ltd are a family run business with over 25 years experience in the roofing and building trade we have a long list of satisfied customers all over the south-east of England we offer guarantees with our work and we ...

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    Barry I., SS13

    Roofline | Guttering in Basildon

    Very quick polite and plesent

    RM Roofing Contractors Ltd.

    2 review(s)
    Based: in Braintree, CM77 8AB

    At RM Roofing Contractors Ltd we pride ourselves on an efficient and friendly service, and strive to achieve 100% customer satisfaction. We have the knowledge and experience to provide a comprehensive hard Roofing service. We have high standards an...

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    Gerry B., RM5

    Roofline | Guttering in Romford

    fast contact agreed time worked speedily job done maybe could have got a little cheaper but didnt have time and wasnt mu...


    18 review(s)
    Based: in Kingston upon thames, KT19 9PL

    Hi my name is Lee dainchy of PrimeWay property services professional and up to date with building regulations taking pride in our work offering reliable and competitive top quality work with over 25 years of experience all estimates are free with no ...

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    George S., KT23

    Roofline | Guttering in Leatherhead


    Staybright Roofing

    1 review(s)
    Based: in Bristol, BS36 1RZ

    We are a family run business with more than 18 years experience between us. We recently combined our knowledge and skills to form staybright cleaning s Services. We cover all aspects of roofing, from pitched roofs to flat roofs as well as timber fra...

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    Edward D., NP20

    Roofline | Guttering in Newport

    Phone me up today for an estimate but already agreed with TPS roofing for work to be carried out.

    JKC Roofing and Building

    2 review(s)
    Based: in Hatfield, AL10 8UR

    Hi, my name is John and I am the proud owner of JKC Roofing and Building. We pride ourselves on using top quality materials and workmanship to keep our customers feeling happy and satisfied. All work comes guaranteed so we worry where you don...

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    Kamlesh P., LU2

    Roofline | Guttering in Luton

    John was very pleasant and helpful with all aspects of the work to be carried out. Would recommend to others.

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    Do you need scaffolding to replace guttering?

    You don’t always need scaffolding to replace guttering. If your home is a bungalow, the tradespeople might only need a ladder to replace your guttering. It’s when your home is two storeys or more that scaffolding is more necessary.

    You might not need full scaffolding for a simple two-storey home. Guttering specialists use scaffold towers, which are the platforms you see underneath the scaffolding, where the installation is relatively straightforward. You might need scaffolding to replace guttering when there are obstructions to towers being used – for example, if you have a conservatory or the ground is very uneven. It's more likely that specialist roofline companies will use scaffold towers when necessary. Sole traders that replace guttering as part of their services may be comfortable using sturdy ladders.

    There’s no legal requirement to say that you must have scaffolding when fitting guttering, but it is a good idea when working on homes rather than bungalows. If you’re unsure whether you need full scaffolding for your gutter replacement project, get a few quotes from reputable businesses of different sizes. If you’ve been quoted by one company that you need full scaffolding whereas everyone else says that only towers are needed, it’s likely that the job is perfectly safe to carry out with just towers.

    What are gutters normally made from?

    In the UK, gutters are normally made from uPVC. It’s a hardy plastic that won’t rot, warp or tarnish very easily, which is why it’s so popular. It’s the same material that’s used for most homes’ windows these days; they don’t have to be the standard white as they can be made into a range of colours. Expect to pay an average of £500 for the supply and installation of uPVC guttering, and more if you require scaffolding.

    Other materials that are popular for gutters include copper, aluminium and cast iron. These are much more expensive – you might be looking at around £1500 or more for the supply and installation – but they give a more polished look and are often used on period properties or those in a conservation area. If you're considering these types of gutters, make sure you get a few quotes from different roofline companies so you can compare the different materials.

    In the past, gutters were made from wood, asbestos concrete or stone. They were often lined with lead to stop the water from seeping through. When it was discovered that asbestos was seriously harmful, it of course stopped being used. Wood was prone to rotting, even with lead lining, and stone is heavy and expensive. So when uPVC came along, it became an affordable and easy material to use for gutters so homeowners could be confident that rainwater will be kept away from the foundations of their properties. It’s important to keep gutters clear from leaves and debris, because if they become blocked, they can make water to fall against your property’s walls, causing damp.

    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 much do copper gutters cost?
    Copper gutters are expensive – there's no doubt about it. But the look it can give a property might be just what you’re after. uPVC guttering doesn’t suit every home, and while it’s the cheapest option, some properties might not even be able to have it – for example, if you live in a conservation area or listed building. So if you’re going to have them installed, how much do copper gutters cost? Prices start at £18 per linear metre for half-round copper guttering. If you add all the bits you’ll need to go with them, like brackets and clips, you could be looking at around £40 per metre. That’s about double the cost of a uPVC or aluminium guttering system and about the same as cast iron guttering. Add in the installation costs and the average cost of a copper guttering system is £2,390. But copper gutters have a look that can’t be replicated by any other material, so if your home will suit them it might be worth the investment. It might be tempting to try to install copper guttering yourself, especially if you’re used to doing DIY. But copper guttering can be quite heavy to handle and is more fragile than uPVC, so it’s best leaving it to the professionals. On two-storey homes, roofline specialists would probably use scaffold towers to help them keep stable while they install the guttering, and will work in pairs. Since they carry out copper gutter installations all the time, they’ll be used to handling it and ensuring that they don’t scratch or damage this expensive product. So while it might seem cheaper to do it yourself, it won’t if you damage your copper gutters and have to fork out for new ones.
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