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    • MrBrindle
    • By MrBrindle 11th Apr 18, 10:49 AM
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    Gutter quote - expensive?
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    • 11th Apr 18, 10:49 AM
    Gutter quote - expensive? 11th Apr 18 at 10:49 AM
    Good Morning,

    Had a bloke round this morning who's business is a window cleaner/gutter cleaner/pressure washer etc etc.

    He's measured our guttering of which we have 39.97m of, and is charging £3 per m to clean and £2 per m to empty. So all in all £199.85 + Free window cleaning at the same time. The front gutters are badly clogged (visible growth - lazy previous owners) so they're the only urgent job really.

    Does this seem reasonable? Needless to say I don't want to pay £200 when the only stuff that really needs doing is emptying the front gutters.

    Thanks
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    • maisie cat
    • By maisie cat 11th Apr 18, 11:14 AM
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    • 11th Apr 18, 11:14 AM
    Gutter cleaning is a horrible job! If I had £200 I would pay it rather than get up on a tower and do it myself, getting covered in the cr*p from the gutter is pretty gross. I'm assuming that it's a 2 storey building, I think you can get an extendable thingy to clean them but have no idea if it's effective
    • MrBrindle
    • By MrBrindle 11th Apr 18, 11:23 AM
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    • 11th Apr 18, 11:23 AM
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    • 11th Apr 18, 11:23 AM
    Gutter cleaning is a horrible job! If I had £200 I would pay it rather than get up on a tower and do it myself, getting covered in the cr*p from the gutter is pretty gross. I'm assuming that it's a 2 storey building, I think you can get an extendable thingy to clean them but have no idea if it's effective
    Originally posted by maisie cat
    Hiya, yes a detached house. I may just ask for the gutters to be emptied, not too fussed on having them cleaned.
    • Sam160612
    • By Sam160612 14th Apr 18, 3:01 PM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 3:01 PM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 3:01 PM
    Oh I think thatís quite expensive, not sure, I have a 3 bed terraced house . Just the rear of the property gutters needs cleaning as itís clogged and the bloke only asking for £60
    • Thurso man
    • By Thurso man 14th Apr 18, 5:46 PM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 5:46 PM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 5:46 PM
    I replaced all guttering and soil pipes for £350 detached house wilth 6 down pipes due to being one and half storey. I did have the tools and could do it myself but £200 to clean them seems a lot. But then I suppose if it take two days. £100 a day.
    • Furts
    • By Furts 15th Apr 18, 7:28 AM
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    • #6
    • 15th Apr 18, 7:28 AM
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    • 15th Apr 18, 7:28 AM
    Good Morning,

    Had a bloke round this morning who's business is a window cleaner/gutter cleaner/pressure washer etc etc.

    He's measured our guttering of which we have 39.97m of, and is charging £3 per m to clean and £2 per m to empty. So all in all £199.85 + Free window cleaning at the same time. The front gutters are badly clogged (visible growth - lazy previous owners) so they're the only urgent job really.

    Does this seem reasonable? Needless to say I don't want to pay £200 when the only stuff that really needs doing is emptying the front gutters.

    Thanks
    Originally posted by MrBrindle
    Hilarious - a guy has measured guttering to two decimal places of a metre (oh yeah!). This has then price equated to just 15p short of the nice round figure of £200 for cleaning (what a coincidence!) but the offer is fantastic because it includes a "free" window clean.
    • kangoora
    • By kangoora 17th Apr 18, 12:02 AM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 12:02 AM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 12:02 AM
    I've just been quoted £50 for a 'normal' 4 bed detached, cleaning gutters front and rear. Probably around 20m of guttering in total.

    This is in the northeast
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