Gutter cleaning is a necessity — it keeps your drainage system working properly and protects your home from water damage.
This job should be done twice a year, but how much will it cost?
Compare the Costs
First, think about the cost of not cleaning your gutters regularly. If you wait until the debris fills up your gutters enough to damage them, you might have to replace the entire system. Letting this chore go could also cause water damage inside your home, or age your roof prematurely.
The cost of not cleaning your gutters is easily much more expensive than a twice-yearly professional service call.
Basic Price Outlines
For the most part, a single-story home of about 1,500 square feet will require no more than $200 worth of labor for each gutter-cleaning visit. The price may go up slightly for a larger, two-story home of 2,500 square feet.
The final price may vary, based on location and the quality of the company you hire, along with a few other factors.
Additional Items That May Affect Total Price
If the gutter cleaning professionals have to remove an ineffective screen or gutter guard in order to remove debris, the job will take longer and labor costs will be higher.
In addition, if the system is blocked, it may take the professional longer to remove the clog.
If your gutters are filled with more debris than normal, the final bill may also go up. That’s why it helps to have the service done on a regular basis — debris doesn’t get a chance to pile up.
If you have a three-story home, the roof height may warrant the need for special ladders and additional manpower for safety reasons. Your gutter-cleaning company may charge a bit more for jobs like this.
What’s Included in Professional Cleaning?
As with many home services, you get what you pay for. When you hire a professional, you get a trained technician who will manually clean out your gutters with care and precision. You won’t get an amateur who will try to cut corners by using a pressure washer or a leaf blower, which are both harmful and damaging to your home.
They will also rinse out your gutters, and bag and remove all the debris from your property. You won’t have to worry about ruined landscaping or cleanup work left for you to do.
Trust Wizard Screens and Gutter for professional gutter cleaning that takes a weight off your mind and helps your home stay sturdy and dry.