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Specialist Gutter Replacement Services

Our licensed roof plumbers are committed to delivering outstanding gutter replacement and repair services. We understand the essential role gutters play in safeguarding your home against water damage. Our expertise lies in efficient and reliable gutter installation, cleaning, and replacement, tailored specifically for our diverse North Shore Sydney clientele.

Our focus is on providing services that are not only efficient but also budget-friendly. We specialise in removing rusted gutters and downpipes replacing them with the latest Colorbond Guttering, which has a 25-year guarantee.

Colorbond stands out for its durability, crafted with a five-layer system rigorously tested to withstand the harsh Australian climate. When you choose North East Plumbing, you’re choosing a lifetime of reliability and aesthetic enhancement for your home.

Expert Workmanship backed by Outstanding Customer Service

Customers love our punctuality, professionalism and value

Exceeded my expectations!

James was absolutely professional, and he knew exactly what he was doing. He exceeded my expectations, and I was very satisfied with the outcome.

Edward Yang

Edward Yang

Great price as quoted

The guys were punctual, explained everything to me, fixed our leaking roof for a great price, exactly as quoted. Highly recommended.

Anameka Sethi

Anamika Sethi

Work quality was top notch!

It was a small job, James did the quote then offered to do the work then and there. Very happy with it, extremely professional and quality work.

Paul Peterson

Paul Peterson

Why Choose Our Gutter Replacement Services?

  • Advanced Technology and Materials: We only use high-quality materials for gutter installations. This includes using Colorbond guttering, known for its durability and compatibility with various roof types. Colorbond steel has a five-layer system, providing resilience under harsh Australian weather conditions.
  • Wide Range of Options: Our extensive range includes Continuous Quad, Continuous Ogee, Quad, Half Round, Mini-Line, Nu-Line, Square-Line, Fascia Cover, and Roundline gutters. Each style offers unique benefits, ensuring we have the perfect match for your home’s specific needs.
  • Professionalism and Expertise: Our roof plumbers are known for their exceptional expertise and professionalism. We bring the factory to you, cutting gutters to perfection on-site, ensuring a seamless fit and finish.
  • Long-Term Guarantees: We offer a 25-year manufacturer’s warranty on materials, a Lifetime workmanship warranty, and a 20-year paint warranty, providing you with peace of mind and quality assurance.
  • Customer Satisfaction Guarantee: We pride ourselves on delivering 100% customer satisfaction. Our team takes extra care in every step of the process, from the removal of old gutters to the installation of new ones, ensuring a flawless execution and neat finish. It’s just one of the reasons why we have more than 100 five-star reviews on Google.

Our Gutter Replacement Process

  1. Inspection and Consultation: We thoroughly inspect your existing gutter system and discuss your specific requirements and preferences.
  2. Customised Solution: Based on the inspection, we recommend the best guttering solution that aligns with your home’s architecture and your personal style. This can include options for replacement or repair. You will receive an upfront quote so you know exactly how much everything will cost before you decide to proceed.
  3. Expert Installation: Our skilled roof plumbers will then perform the installation precisely, ensuring a perfect fit and function, backed by our Lifetime Labour Guarantee.
  4. Final Check and Cleanup: Post-installation, we conduct a final check to ensure everything is in place and clean up the site, leaving your property tidy.
Did you know?

Faulty or deteriorating gutters can significantly impact the lifespan and performance of your roof. When gutters fail to do their job correctly, water can accumulate on the roof’s surface, leading to water damage, leaks, and even structural problems.

Enhance Your Home with a Wide Range of Colorbond Colours

Choose from various Colorbond colours, including Basalt, Bluegum, Classic Cream, Cottage Green, and many more, to give your home a fresh, new look. Our Colorbond gutters are not just functional; they also add to the aesthetic appeal of your home.

Dover White


Evening Haze

Classic Cream




Shale Grey







Woodland Grey


Night Sky


Deep Ocean

Cottage Green

Pale Eucalypt

Manor Red

Manor Red

Signs that Indicate Gutter Replacement is Needed

When it comes to maintaining your home, the importance of functional gutters cannot be overstated. Gutters play a crucial role in redirecting rainwater away from your roof and foundation, preventing costly water damage. However, over time, gutters can suffer from wear and tear, requiring replacement. Here are some common signs that indicate it may be time to replace your gutters:

Rusting gutter

Sagging, rusting, or cracked gutters

Take a look at your gutters. If you notice sagging, rust spots, or cracks, it is a clear indication that your gutters are deteriorating and need to be replaced. These issues can lead to water leakage and damage to your home’s exterior and foundation.

Water overflowing in gutter

Water overflow, leaks, or standing water

When your gutters are not functioning properly, you may notice water overflowing from them during heavy rain. This can result in water pooling around your foundation, causing structural damage. Leaks or standing water in your gutters are also warning signs that replacement is necessary.

Loose gutter section

Loose or detached gutter sections

If you observe gutter sections that are loose or completely detached from your home, it is a clear indication that they need to be replaced. Loose gutters are unable to effectively channel rainwater away from your home, which can lead to water damage.

It’s important to address these gutter issues promptly because they can lead to more severe problems if left unattended. Water damage caused by malfunctioning gutters can result in mold growth, foundation cracks, and even structural instability. By replacing damaged gutters in a timely manner, you can prevent these costly issues and maintain the integrity of your home.

Frequently Asked Questions About Gutter Replacements

The cost of replacing gutters in Australia varies depending on several factors, including the material used, the length of guttering required, the accessibility of the work area, and whether it’s charged on a per hour or per lineal metre basis.

When priced per metre, the cost ranges from AUD $25 to $150 per metre for more expensive materials. This cost variation is influenced significantly by the choice of material. Here at North East Plumbing, we charge per job, not per hour so you will know how much everything costs before we proceed.

Ffactors such as your location, the difficulty of accessing the work area, and the need for any additional parts can also affect the total cost. For example, if scaffolding or extra materials are required for roof access, this could increase the cost.

Yes, you can replace gutters yourself, but knowing the complexity and potential risks is essential. DIY gutter replacement can be cost-effective, and it’s a feasible project with the right tools and knowledge. However, it requires careful planning and execution.

Here are key considerations and steps for DIY gutter replacement:

  1. Supplies Needed: You’ll need gutters, hanging brackets, nails, a hammer, downspouts, corner joints, end caps, a pipe cutter, a mitre saw (optional), a level, flashing shingles, gutter sealant, and a ladder. Safety equipment like goggles, gloves, and a hat is also essential.
  2. Cost of Materials: The material cost for gutters ranges varies depending on the type of material you choose (vinyl, aluminium, steel, copper, etc.).
  3. Steps for Replacement: The process includes removing old gutters, scraping off old sealant, removing joints, snapping a layout line for level installation, attaching fascia brackets, cutting and attaching gutter sections, creating downspout holes, installing the gutter, creating strip-mitre joints at corners, and connecting downspouts.
  4. Material Choice: Vinyl and aluminium are common choices. Vinyl is easier to install and economical but may crack in cold climates, especially in Australia. Aluminium is lightweight, rust-proof, and durable but can be damaged by strong winds and hail. We prefer to use Colorbond.
  5. Common Mistakes: These include choosing the wrong type or size of gutter, improper installation leading to issues like improper water flow or damage to the house structure, and safety concerns, especially when working at heights.
  6. When to Hire a Professional: Consider hiring a professional if you’re not comfortable working on ladders, if the gutters are under warranty, or if you’re unsure about the correct type and size of gutters for your home. Professionals can also help avoid costly mistakes and ensure proper installation.

In summary, while DIY gutter replacement is possible, it requires careful consideration of materials, safety precautions, and proper installation techniques. Professional installation is recommended for those not confident in their DIY skills or facing complex gutter replacement challenges.

The lifespan of gutters and how often they should be replaced depends on several factors, including the material used, the quality of installation, the climate, and how well they are maintained—generally, most gutters last between 20 to 50 years.

  1. Material Lifespan: Different materials have varying lifespans. For example:
    • Copper gutters can last up to 50 years or more.
    • Aluminium and galvanized steel gutters typically last around 20 years.
    • Vinyl gutters have a lifespan of about 25 years.
  2. Maintenance Importance: Regular maintenance can significantly impact the lifespan of your gutters. Without proper care, their longevity can be dramatically reduced.
  3. Signs to Replace Gutters: It’s vital to assess the health of your gutters periodically, especially during rainfall. Look for signs like water overflowing, cracks, holes, rust, broken fasteners, separation from the house, or visible bends and dents. Multiple signs of wear or damage indicate that it might be time to replace them.
  4. Factors Affecting Lifespan: The type of weather experienced in your location and the amount of debris and leaves that fall into the gutters can affect their durability.
  5. Gutter Maintenance Tips: Regular cleaning and checks can extend the life of your gutters. Clear them of debris every few months, watch for ice during colder months, test their functionality after cleaning, check downspouts, and consider gutter guards to prevent debris buildup.

In conclusion, while there is no one-size-fits-all answer, gutters generally need to be replaced every 20 to 50 years, depending on these factors. Maintaining them regularly and watching for signs of wear or damage is crucial.

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