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Guttering is a vital aspect of the roofing of your building. It offers visual benefits as well as making certain rainwater that runs off your roof is correctly channeled from the edge of the building and down into drains. The main element to selecting the most appropriate guttering for your house is being familiar with the needs of your existing roof. For instance, steeper or bigger roofs will require guttering capable of channeling a larger flow of water. It may be appealing to simply exchange like for like, but an expert guttering company will be able to survey your property to understand your requirements, and suggest for you 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 affordable while still being resilient. It's available in a wide range of colours and styles. However, guttering is also constructed from 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 may have a more traditional appearance. 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 well suited for use on properties that require increased water flow. Ogee guttering also has a unique mould which has a striking appearance. Guttering is also available in a variety of shades, from traditional black or white to brown and grey. In addition, some PVC guttering comes in a cast iron effect.

Average Gutter replacement cost in Orpington

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 2021

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

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Orpington

Orpington is a rural town and electoral ward in the London Borough of Bromley in Greater London, located at the south eastern side of London's urban sprawl. The London Plan identifies the town as one of the 35 central centres in Greater London. Until the facility of Greater London in 1965, Orpington was administratively in the county of Kent, which continues to be the postal county for the town. According to the 2011 Census, the population of Orpington is around 15311. Within this population, 52 percent were female and 48 percent were male, with the average age being 42, which is just above the nationwide average age of 40. A sizeable quantity of shops can be found on the High Street and in the Walnuts Shopping Centre. A general market is also situated in the town, which is open for three days a week. Many eateries, coffee bar and public houses are additionally spread around the location. Orpington includes a variety of regional landmarks. The Parish Church, 'All Saints', was endowed by the Archbishop of Canterbury in 1173. It has experienced some modifications over the years, most clearly the loss of the tower and steeple after its damage in a storm in 1809, as well as going through extension work in 1957. The town is also home to a medieval hall house, The Priory, which is believed to have been built in the 11th century. Obtained by the Orpington Urban District Council in 1947, it was used as a museum for over 50 years. Its garden makes an enticing public park with a natural pond, the source of the River Cray. For all of your home upgrades, make sure to make use of trusted experts in Orpington to make certain of quality.

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    Elite Home Care

    43 review(s)
    Based: in Dartford, DA4 9BH

    Elite Home Care are a professional affordable business taking pride in every aspect of their work, please feel free to contact us for your free no obligation quote.

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    Jade D., RM13
    5

    Roofline | Guttering in Rainham

    Very please with the work

    Profascia Home Improvements Ltd

    119 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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    Christopher K., SS17
    5

    Roofline | Soffits / Fascias in Stanford-le-Hope

    Profascia came to look at the job quoted before he left good price very happy

    XCEL ROOFING & BUILDING

    22 review(s)
    Based: in Chertsey, KT16 0AT

    Hi my name is Michael Smith, I am the director of xcel Roofing & Building. My family has been in the roofing and building trade for more than 50 years, and all trade’s has been passed down from father to son throughout the generations. Our prices a...

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    Gary B., DA5
    5

    Roofline | Soffits / Fascias in Bexley

    Nice guy. Really friendly. Finished job is good

    AH Roofing & UPVC

    1 review(s)
    Based: in Ashford, TN27 9LG

    AH ROOFING & UPVC we are family run Business, with over 20 years experience , we take pride in our high standards of work and respect your property and home as owning a property and maintaining it is your greatest asset , Our prices are fair but n...

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    Michael W., ME12
    5

    Roofline | Guttering in Sheerness

    Had a very prompt and courteous response from Nathan I explained the issue with a downpipe and a separated joint on a lo...

    NR Property Maintenance and Sons

    9 review(s)
    Based: in Croydon, CR0 4XP

    If you like to keep contact with use just call that number thank you we appreciated it!

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    BA W., BR4
    4

    Fencing | Wooden in West Wickham

    You provided only one firm, so comparison was almost impossible.

    Southeast roofing

    3 review(s)
    Based: in Redhill, RH1 4RE

    Here at Southeast roofing we pride ourselves on the reputation that we have built with high standards of work Whether it be new roofs or roof repairs Thank you for taking the time to look at our profile

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    Linda B., BR4
    5

    Roofline | Soffits / Fascias in West Wickham

    Very good, polite and tidy

    JG PROPERTY SERVICES

    12 review(s)
    Based: in Billingshurst, RH13 9AZ

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    Mr a., RH15
    3

    Tree Surgery in Burgess Hill

    OK BUT PRICY

    TOP LINE ROOFING

    26 review(s)
    Based: in Dartford, DA2 7HY

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    Uldis F., SE9
    4

    Roofing | Pitched | Repair in London

    Quick to respond and came within couple of hours to inspect on site and quote. Price wasn't very competitive.

    MJS Roofing and Building Services

    4 review(s)
    Based: in London, SE10 9TX

    Hello my services I offer to you are coming from 16 year experience. We go that extra bit further to keep all our customers happy. All our work comes with guaranteed thanks.

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    Blythe P., CT21
    5

    Roofline | Soffits / Fascias in Hythe

    Polite and friendly

    Tudor Roofing and Building

    5 review(s)
    Based: in Sutton, KT4 8UA

    Hi my name is Lenny from Tudor roofing and building Ltd we have a lot of experience over 25 years call now for your free quotation

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    David A., TN32
    5

    Roofline | Soffits / Fascias in Robertsbridge

    Very professional and helpful Speedy completion

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    FAQs

    Is it easy to replace gutters?

    If you live in an average home with an average amount of guttering and you’re used to a bit of DIY, it’s relatively easy to replace gutters. But if you have a home that’s more than two-storey or you have guttering that’s more complicated, it’s best left to the professionals.

    Lots of homes these days have uPVC guttering. uPVC is a hard-wearing plastic that will last a long time without much maintenance except your usual gutter clearing. It’s relatively light, so lots of people think it’s easy to replace uPVC gutters. If you live in a bungalow, you may be able to just use a ladder to take down your old guttering and replace it with new uPVC gutters, but if you live in a two-storey home it can be a bit more complicated. If you do attempt to replace your gutters yourself, make sure you’ve got a sturdy ladder that will comfortably reach the right height, and never rest it on the fascia or the guttering itself.

    If you have cast iron or copper guttering, this is much heavier and bulkier than uPVC. Certainly don’t try to replace these on your own – make sure you have another competent DIYer to help you. Reputable roofline specialists will use scaffold towers to make it easier to handle heavy gutters and they will always work in pairs on this type of guttering, so make sure you have the right tools and equipment to work with.

    Just because it’s easy to replace gutters, it doesn’t mean you should. It’s better to ask a reliable roofline company to help you, since they have the skills to fit guttering properly and have experience with working at height.

    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.

    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!
    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.

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