Top 3 Least Expensive Types of Gutters
There are many different types of gutters available on the market. The cost of the gutters will depend on the material used to manufacture them. There will be an additional cost to install the gutters, and labor costs for installation will vary depending on the people completing the work and the materials. Doing it yourself will save in labor costs, but may take more time. A professional can install the gutters in less time. An average gutter installation will take about 7 hours to complete, depending on the customization required in the project.
1 - PVC and Vinyl Gutters
Gutter systems made from PVC and vinyl are typically the least expensive ones to buy. These systems range in price from 3 to 5 dollars per foot.
2 - Wood Gutters
Gutters made from wood are also available. These products cost about 16 dollars a foot.
3 - Metal Gutters
Metal gutter systems are somewhat more expensive than vinyl, depending on the thickness and the type of material used. Galvanized steel is the least expensive metal gutter system. Aluminum is more expensive than galvanized steel. Stainless steel and copper are the most expensive metal material used in manufacturing gutters. The cost of aluminum and galvanized steel gutters range between 4 and 9 dollars per foot. Copper and stainless steel will cost a home owner around 20 dollars a foot.