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Guttering is an integral element of the roofing of your home. It provides aesthetic benefits as well as ensuring that rainwater that runs off your roof is properly channeled away from the edge of the building and into drains. The key to selecting the most appropriate guttering for your house is understanding the requirements of your pre-existing roof. For example, steeper or larger roofs will require guttering capable of channeling an increased flow of water. It might be tempting to simply exchange like for like, but a professional guttering company can survey your property to understand your needs, and suggest for you the most appropriate guttering for your roof. Guttering is available in a number 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 wide range of colours and styles. However, guttering is also constructed from metal, generally either steel, aluminium or cast iron. While these materials are generally more costly than PVC, they also last longer and are suitable for period properties as they 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 suit many properties, while deep flow or ogee guttering are ideal for use on properties that demand increased water flow. Ogee guttering also has a unique mould which has an impressive appearance. Guttering is also available in a range 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 West Glamorgan

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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Prices based on actual Gutter replacement costs for West Glamorgan, as reported by local Quotatis members.

Gutter replacement installation cost in 2021

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

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West Glamorgan

West Glamorgan is the sixth most populated area in Wales plus a past administrative county for the nation. The four districts which include Swansea, Lliw Valley, Neath and Port Talbot unite to a population of 365,500 and a density of 450 people per square kilometre. For your home developments in West Glamorgan, make certain to use trustworthy professionals in the area to ensure quality of work.

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    Andrew Williams Builders

    1 review(s)
    Based: in Swansea, SA4 3NY

    Building/Roofing, Landscaping and Decorating services. Clean workmanship and clean building

    Latest review

    Jane R., SA13
    20th February 2021
    5

    Roofing | Pitched | Repair in Port Talbot

    Nice men who played attention to the clients needs.

    L.L Roofing

    7 review(s)
    Based: in Swansea, SA5 4QA

    L.L Roofing are a trustworthy, reliable and professional company with over many years experience in the trade. Based in Swansea, Cardiff and new Newport covering all surrounding areas. We focus on providing all types of roofing repairs and ma...

    Latest review

    Janice P., NP22
    27th May 2018
    5

    Roofing | Pitched | Repair in Tredegar

    Very professional very quick clean friendly very satisfied

    KJ Windows Limited

    2 review(s)
    Based: in Bridgend, CF31 1LT

    We are a home improvements company based in Bridgend, we have reliable credible employees who have been in the industry over 20 years, we supply windows, doors and conservatories

    Latest review

    Martyn L., NP11
    16th April 2020
    4

    Roofline | Guttering in Newport

    The job was not suitable for them

    Everplass Plastics LTD

    1 review(s)
    Based: in South glamorgan, CF63 2AW

    Latest review

    Maria W., CF31
    18th June 2019
    5

    Roofline | Soffits / Fascias in Bridgend

    Excellent response time, very competitive quote. Job completed within 5 hours. Great workmanship and left my place spotl...

    LP CONTRACTORS

    1 review(s)
    Based: in Aderaman, CF44 6SF

    Latest review

    Alan J., CF38
    1st February 2015
    5

    Roofing | Pitched | Repair in Pontypridd

    Very good

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    21 Jul

    Roofline | Guttering

    Neath - SA11

    Enquiry from: Dean S

    Start Date: Immediate

    Customer visited the myguttering.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. Property type: Detached, Property owner: Owner, Work description: Gutters and down pipes cleaned.

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    13 Jul

    Roofline | Guttering

    Neath - SA10

    Enquiry from: Lucy E

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    04 Jun

    Roofline | Guttering

    Swansea - SA6

    Enquiry from: Ian T

    Start Date: Immediate

    replacement of downpipe to existing guttering are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: terrace how many bedrooms do you have: 1-2 what level of service do you require: replacem...

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    01 Jun

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    Neath - SA11

    Enquiry from: Howard D

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    *homeowner guttering supplied and fitted please call to appoint

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    25 May

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    Port Talbot - SA13

    Enquiry from: Adam D

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    21 May

    Roofline | Guttering

    Swansea - SA6

    Enquiry from: Ian T

    Start Date: Immediate

    repaire and replace guttering downpipe are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: terrace how many bedrooms do you have: 1-2 what level of service do you require: replacement do ...

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    21 May

    Roofline | Guttering

    Swansea - SA6

    Enquiry from: Ian T

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    replace broken guttering and downpipe due to wind damage are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: terrace how many bedrooms do you have: 1-2 do you require guttering to be repl...

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    17 May

    Roofline | Guttering

    Swansea - SA4

    Enquiry from: Mike T

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    17 May

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    Neath - SA10

    Enquiry from: Paul W

    Start Date: 1 to 3 months

    customer visited the myguttering.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. property type: semi detached property owner: owner, work description: new guttering and facia fitted how many bedrooms do you hav...

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    27 Apr

    Roofline | Guttering

    Swansea - SA2

    Enquiry from: Carolyn S

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    customer visited the myguttering.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. property type: terrace property owner: owner, work description: fascia and gutters at the back of the house 10 metres are you the...

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    24 Mar

    Roofline | Guttering

    Neath - SA11

    Enquiry from: Nicols H

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    customer visited the myguttering.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. property type: detached property owner: owner, work description: as above how many bedrooms do you have: 3-4 what level of servic...

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    19 Mar

    Roofline | Guttering

    Swansea - SA4

    Enquiry from: Andrea R

    Start Date: Immediate

    New black guttering and soil pipe front and back for semi-detached

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    13 Mar

    Roofline | Guttering

    Swansea - SA5

    Enquiry from: Huw M

    Start Date: Immediate

    guttering replacement needed side of house approx 10 mtr

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    10 Mar

    Roofline | Guttering

    Swansea - SA4

    Enquiry from: Brian H

    Start Date: Immediate

    downpipe out of guttering need to be pushed back in and secured

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    03 Mar

    Roofline | Guttering

    Neath - SA11

    Enquiry from: Nicols H

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    24 Feb

    Roofline | Guttering

    Swansea - SA1

    Enquiry from: Pat G

    Start Date: Immediate

    renew all fascia boards and new gutterings and down pipes

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    24 Feb

    Roofline | Guttering

    Neath - SA10

    Enquiry from: Colette D

    Start Date: Immediate

    Customer visited the myguttering.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. Property type: Detached, Property owner: Owner, Work description: Brown upvc guttering and fascia boards

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    20 Feb

    Roofline | Guttering

    Swansea - SA9

    Enquiry from: Hannah T

    Start Date: Immediate

    Customer visited the myguttering.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. Property type: Semi detached, Property owner: Owner, Work description: Looking to have all guttering replaced and also fascias

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    16 Feb

    Roofline | Guttering

    Port Talbot - SA12

    Enquiry from: Steve G

    Start Date: Immediate

    Customer visited the myguttering.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. Property type: Semi detached, Property owner: Owner, Work description: Drip edge installation front of house only

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    02 Feb

    Roofline | Guttering

    Swansea - SA1

    Enquiry from: Amada U

    Start Date: Immediate

    there is a gap between gutter and roof tiles which cause leaks into the inside ceiling from the result of rain water flow over the wall and not going through the gutter. just wanted some felt support ...

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    FAQs

    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!
    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.

    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.

    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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