No one looks forward to cleaning their gutters — but now, with the help of the best gutter guard installers in the Concord area, you can decrease the time you spend cleaning yours.by House Method Local Advisors -
No one looks forward to cleaning their gutters, a chore which can take a lot of time and occasionally be dangerous. However, gutters that are left neglected can lead to many problems. A debris-filled gutter may attract roaches, and gutters full of water can cause the growth of mildew and mold. Gutters that are left undisturbed can become home to beehives and birds' nests, and ones that are obstructed can overflow and cause water damage to your home and yard.
You may possibly have some concerns about the cost of gutter guards in Concord, but there are options that can accommodate every budget.
Discover the right rain gutter services company to install the guards on your house by reading our carefully curated list of the best companies in and around Concord.
These are our top gutter guard companies in Concord based on reputation, services, and product quality
There are many benefits to installing gutter guards on your house in Concord. Decreasing the time you need to spend cleaning your house's gutters is the primary reason many people purchase gutter guards. Gutter guards — or any device — won't eliminate the need to clean your gutters on occasion, but they will greatly decrease the time you spend on this chore, or the amount you spend on hiring a professional gutter services company.
Other benefits of having gutter guards include less gutter overflow, which mitigates the chance of water damage and mold growth on your house and lawn. Gutters that don't fill with standing water are less at risk for premature corrosion or rust, which will over time save you money on repair and replacement services. Covered gutters also avoid becoming homes for beehives and birds' nests, and avoid the debris accumulation that attracts insects such as roaches.
There are six main types of gutter guards. Brush and foam guards are easy to install on your own; screen and mesh guards can be installed on your own, but preferably should be installed by a professional; and surface tension and micro-mesh guards always need professional installation.
Every gutter guard type has its benefits and drawbacks. The best type for your home in Concord will be decided by multiple factors. It is in your best interest to get in touch with one or more local Concord gutter guard installation companies to learn about what types of guards are available, and which are best for your home.
The price you pay for gutter guard installation in Concord will be based on several factors. First, the type of gutter guards you are going with — different materials cost different amounts per linear foot. Next you will need to decide whether you would prefer to install the guards yourself, to employ a local Concord contractor, or to hire one of the full-service installers operating in California. A full-service company can offer more guidance when you are choosing a guard type and measuring your gutter system. Lastly, there are the unique aspects of your job, like the size of your house and the accessibility of your gutter system.
Talking to one or more companies from our list of top gutter service professionals and asking for a free inspection and estimate is the best way to get a feel for how much your gutter guard installation will cost. You can also take a look at our table below to estimate specific price ranges for different kinds of gutter guard materials. Keep in mind that these estimates are not a guarantee of prices in Concord, and they do not account for the cost of labor.
|Gutter guard material||Cost per foot of material||Cost for typical home||Total cost including labor|
|Brush||$4.52 - $12.34||$1130-$3085||$2,686 - $4,641|
|Foam||$1.92 - $3.52||$480-$880||$2,036 - $2,436|
|Screen||$0.38 - $1.38||$95-$345||$1,651 - $1,901|
|Mesh||$0.82 - $2.7||$205 - $687||$1,761 - $2,243|
|Micro-mesh||$1.69 - $2.32||$244 - $580||$1,800 - $2,136|
|Surface tension||$1.08 - $1.55||$270 - $387||$1,826 - $1,943|
There might be certain home projects that you are comfortable tackling yourself, but it is always a good idea to have professional guidance when it comes to installing gutter guards on your Concord home. If you are planning to install screen, mesh, surface tension, or micro-mesh gutter guards, then hiring a professional to do the installation will be highly recommended or even required. A local Concord gutter services installer can also assist with measuring your gutter system to make sure that you don't over- or under-purchase materials. If you are having a hard time deciding what kind of gutter guards are best for your home, they can recommend a few types based on your unique needs. Last but not least, they work to install your guards safely and efficiently, which will save you time and hassle.
One specific company that we highly recommend to assist with installation is LeafFilter. The company's patented three-piece 275-micron micromesh screen system comes with a free estimate, a complete installation, and a lifetime transferable warranty.
Gutter guards help you save time and money spent on gutter cleaning and repairs, prolong the life of your gutters, and make your home look nicer. They are valuable even in a place like Concord, which gets less rain compared to many other places. They can help prevent your gutter from turning into a home for pests such as birds and insects and they mitigate the risk of mildew or mold growth. They can also add value to your property when it comes time to sell it. Overall, gutter guards are an excellent home investment.
If you want to verify the legitimacy of a gutter guard installation professional, you can start by looking at reviews online, including on the BBB website. When it comes time to connect with a Concord gutter guard installation company, they should be able to provide a written estimate and a written explanation of their warranties. The company that you select should have insurance, in case there is an injury on your property, and they should be able to articulate how their work will or will not affect the warranty on your roof.
The price of gutter guards per linear foot will vary based on the type of guards that you end up choosing. See our table above to estimate the amount you will pay for gutter guards based on the material you select and the size of your gutter system. Depending on the kind of guard you purchase, you may need to also factor in labor costs.
There are certain companies that install both gutters and gutter guards. The best way to determine if a company offers this service and get an approximate cost is by speaking with them directly. (You should also check if they appear on our list of Concord's best gutter service companies.) It is in your best interest to contact a couple of the companies on our list above to inquire about services and compare prices if this is the sort of gutter overhaul you need.
The kind of gutter guard that is best for your gutter system will depend on several factors, such as the types of trees surrounding your property, what the weather is usually like in your area of California, whether you have a preference about the guards being visible from the ground, and the price point that you have in mind. Working with a local gutter services professional can help you with choosing the best kind of gutter guard for your house.