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Cost of gutter replacement

Last updated: 14th May 2019

The price of guttering services in Australia averages at $50/hr. If the job requires some serious and complex work, then expect the cost to climb as high as around $60/hr. For minor tasks, it can drop to as low as $40/hr.

Although many businesses provide an hourly rate, there are also those that quote by the metre. The typical rate that they give is approximately $28/m.

Where do these prices come from?

All prices stated in this article are based on FY 2016 pricing data compiled by The figures resulted from a comprehensive analysis of quotes submitted by Guttering Specialists on the site from July 2015 to July 2016.

Factors that affect the price

Here are some of the things that determine the cost of a guttering job. Knowing these can help you prepare for the expenses.

Gutters come in different types — PVC, Zincalume, aluminium, and stainless steel are the most commonly used in the country. Of these, stainless steel is the priciest. PVC, on the other hand, is the most cost-effective.

Type of job
Of course, the price of simple gutter repairs varies greatly from the price of a complete gutter replacement or a new installation work. Always be specific with the type of job you need done so that businesses can give you more accurate estimates.

As mentioned before, some businesses charge a per-metre rate. This means that the longer the gutter is, the more expensive your job becomes. This can also be applied to hourly rates as longer gutters take more time to install.

If businesses need a scaffolding to reach your roof and extra materials to complete the job, then don’t be surprised if the amount they charge you is higher than the average.


Cost of guttering

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Per state cost

Guttering jobs are priced at an average of $50/hr in Western Australia. It’s one of the most affordable prices for guttering work in the country.

Following closely are the rates in Queensland and Victoria, which are at around $52.50/hr and $55/hr respectively. At an average of $60/hr, the cost of guttering in New South Wales is the most expensive in the country.

If you’re looking for gutter installers and repairers, check out’s wide array of businesses. Our tradesmen are always ready to provide excellent services.

Pricing information correct as at August 2016.

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