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Guttering in Kinross-shire

Guttering is a crucial facet of the roofing of your building. It offers visual advantages as well as making sure rainwater that runs off your roof is adequately channeled away from the edge of the building and down into drains. The main element to selecting the most appropriate guttering for your home is being familiar with the needs of your pre-existing roof. For instance, steeper or larger roofs will require guttering able to channel a larger flow of water. It could be tempting to simply replace like for like, but a professional guttering company will be able to survey your property to understand your needs, and suggest for you the best guttering for your roof. Guttering is available in several different types and materials. For materials, PVC is the most popular. PVC guttering is very inexpensive while still being resilient. It's available in a variety of colours and styles. However, guttering is also available in metal, typically either steel, aluminium or cast iron. While these materials are usually more expensive than PVC, they also last longer and are well suited to period properties as they have a more traditional aesthetic. Different moulds of guttering will also impact the flow of the water. Half round and square guttering are standard and suit many homes, while deep flow or ogee guttering are suitable for use on properties that require increased water flow. Ogee guttering also has a distinctive mould which has a striking appearance. Guttering is also available in a variety of colours, from traditional white or black to brown and grey. Furthermore, some PVC guttering is available in a cast iron effect.

Average Gutter replacement cost in Kinross-shire

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 Kinross-shire 2022

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

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Kinross-shire

The little region situated in the Perth and Kinross region in eastern Scotland contains a populace of about 13,000. It edges Fife, Perthshire and Clackmannanshire and it's dominated by the Loch Leven and nature reserve. For any home enhancements you're considering in Kinross-shire, be sure to only use respected tradespeople for a fantastic finish that will increase value to your property.

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    CENTIAM HOME IMPROVEMENTS LTD

    93 review(s)
    Based: in Glasgow, G52 2SZ

    Centiam is a business based in the heart of Glasgow servicing the people of Scotland for the past 10 years.  Improving your home is simple with Centiam. We provide a bespoke service and we are supported by a network of manufacturers and suppliers...

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    Arnild K., ML6
    19th December 2021
    4

    Roofline | Guttering in Airdrie

    Good, but expensive.

    KF ROOFERS LTD

    1 review(s)
    Based: in Glasgow, G76 0DY

    If you’re looking for a reliable, trustworthy, and efficient Roofing Company, look no further than Kingfisher roofing scotland. Whether you need help on a small project or a larger job, we want to take the load off your shoulders by providing our s...

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    Margaret S., KA18
    17th May 2022
    4

    Roofline | Guttering in Cumnock

    First class workers sorted any problems i brought up and came back when needed

    ADVANCED ROOFLINE INSTALLATIONS LTD

    8 review(s)
    Based: in Dunfermline, KY11 4AX

    Hi their, we are a family run business specialising in UPVC roofline. Our products are installed to the very highest of standards with great detail. We pride ourselves on our workmanship. All our work comes guaranteed and with a zero deposit on all I...

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    Margaret R., G67
    5th May 2018
    3

    Roofline | Guttering in Glasgow

    I called and cancelled their visit

    Similar Customer Enquiries for Gutter replacement in Kinross-shire

    02 Oct

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Andrew C

    Start Date: Immediate

    Customer visited the myguttering.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. Property type: Semi detached, Property owner: Owner, Work description: Replacement of guttering and soffit boards

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    28 Jul

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: James M

    Start Date: Immediate

    hole in either gutter or dow pipe of 3 floor townhouse are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: terrace how many bedrooms do you have: 3-4 what level of service do you require...

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    19 Feb

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: John W

    Start Date: Immediate

    short section of guttering has come loose from house and requires reattached. are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: semi detached how many bedrooms do you have: 3-4 what le...

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    05 Feb

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Ann G

    Start Date: Immediate

    leaking plastic guttering are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: detached how many bedrooms do you have: 3-4 what level of service do you require: repair do you require gutt...

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    18 Aug

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Gillian Y

    Start Date: Less than one month

    replace old existing gutters time scale: less than one month please call to appoint

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    05 Aug

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Elizabeth S

    Start Date: Immediate

    old guttering removed and new guttering replaced with clips and downpipe on semi detached house. urgent please! time scale: immediate please call to appoint

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    29 Jul

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Laura G

    Start Date: Immediate

    guttering and maybe replacement time scale: immediate please call to appoint

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    23 Feb

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Catherine H

    Start Date: Immediate

    Customer visited the myguttering.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. Property type: Semi detached, Property owner: Owner, Work description: Replace gutters

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    25 Aug

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Ian H

    Start Date: Less than one month

    Looking to get a no obligation quote to clean the gutters at the block of four flats and repair any holes or do you line the gutters or something ? Time scale: Less than one month Please call to appoi...

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    25 Jun

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Dale H

    Start Date: Immediate

    Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Detached How many bedrooms do you have: 3-4 Rooms Other Forms: None Please call to appoint

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    07 Feb

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Terri M

    Start Date: Immediate

    LEAINGKING GUTTER FIX

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    29 Jan

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Ian R

    Start Date: 1 to 3 months

    Replacement guttering Time scale: 1-3 months Please call to appoint

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    04 Nov

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Alec T

    Start Date: Immediate

    Cleaning of two/ three pvc downpipes

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    21 Aug

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Steven W

    Start Date: Immediate

    Guttering is leaking onto porch which is causing water to come inside porch around door .

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    25 Jul

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Derek M

    Start Date: Immediate

    Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Detached How many bedrooms do you have: 5+ Rooms Other Forms: None Please call to appoint

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    15 Jun

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Bill H

    Start Date: Less than one month

    Approx ht 23ft-25ft. Would like the side and rear guttering checked, one part on side is not flush with roof and water runs down wall, at rear water runs down corner.

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    30 Apr

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Chris L

    Start Date: Less than one month

    I need my gutters cleaning and the front gutter that is cast iron is leaking from one of the joints so will need fixing. Time scale: Less than one month Please call to appoint

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    26 Feb

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Margaret T

    Start Date: Immediate

    For 2-bedroom bungalow: Soft wash roof cleaning. Guttering replacement on one side.

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    09 Oct

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Chris F

    Start Date: Immediate

    Glittering on one side has come loose and needs securing. Some of the brackets also need replaced. Time scale: Immediate Please call to appoint

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    02 Sep

    Roofline | Guttering

    Perth - PH2

    Enquiry from: Joyce T

    Start Date: Immediate

    Customer visited the myguttering.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. Property type: Semi detached, Property owner: Owner, Work description: Two storey property. I would like the gutters cleared out...

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    FAQs

    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.
    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.
    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.

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