Gutters are installed at the roof edge in order to collect rainwater and direct it to the ground via downspouts.
You will find that the cost to install average copper gutter depends upon material and finish grade, length, width, fittings, preparation and special needs, and the labor rate.
In the following table the Labor Cost figure is what the able and prepared DIY persons should expect to save by performing the corresponding tasks.
Gutter installation: 150 feet with 4 corners and 4 downspouts on a single story home; include all material, equipment, and waste.
|Item||Unit Cost||Quantity||Line Cost|
|Copper box gutter: install sections of 5" copper gutter, including hangers, couplers, and touch up. Include 4 corners and 4 outlet fittings.||$12.38||per foot||161||$1,986|
|Downspout: 10' sections, 2" x 3" rectangle or round.||$125.40||each||4||$502|
|Downspout accessories: for each downspout; anchors, hardware, 3 ells, 1 splashblock.||$84.15||each||4||$337|
|Remove and dispose: 150 feet of gutter; include transport and non-hazardous dump fees.||$45||per CY||3||$135|
|Material Cost||$19.73||per foot||150||$2,960|
|+ Labor Cost (remove)||$32||per hour||6||$192|
|+ Labor Cost (replace)||$38||per hour||14||$532|
|Total Cost||$24.56||per foot||150||$3,684|
Prices range from $1,986 (150 feet of copper gutter - DIY) to $3,684(150 feet of copper gutter, remove existing) and also vary depending on your zipcode:
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