As we know, everything has a price, unless you’re talking about priceless moments shared with your loved ones or other things like that. As for home improvements- it costs, some things cost more than others, but the cost of gutters is less than that of other home improvements. Gutters, while frequently overlooked, are important. They come in different materials, different colors, and different shapes and sizes. It’s important to get the best material and get the right fit. As for the material, PVC gutters have long been the most popular choice for many reasons. Some of which is that PVC is light-weight but still durable and strong, no concern for rusting, very low maintenance, and best of all very cost-effective. So what is the average cost for PVC rain gutters?
Most homes have around 120-250 feet of rain gutters depending on the number of stories and the amount of the roofline. The average cost ranges between three to five dollars per lineal foot to have someone install the gutter. This means it will cost around 360-600 dollars for 120 feet and up to 750-1250 dollars for 250 feet. However, if you are wanting to the job yourself, you can save yourself some money. The material for PVC costs 50-100 dollars for the 120 feet and around 90-180 dollars for 250 feet. If installing, even though the material might save you some, there are other guttering supplies. Some of these supplies are the actual gutters, a gutter machine, gutter guards, downspouts, as well as other tools for the actual installation. Keep in mind these extra items when figuring out the cost of doing the installation yourself.
Remember that different types of materials are going to cost more. PVC is usually less expensive than other options. But just because it is cheaper in cost does not mean it is a cheaper material. There is a reason why it is one of the most popular choices-it is long-lasting, durable, low maintenance, and cost-effective!