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Old 05-12-2012, 11:32 PM
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Help with underground gutter pricing

Hey guys i am wondering if anyone could help me with pricing some underground gutter installation. There is 5 gutters that need to be ran away from the house between 30 and 40 feet. I know they sell the kits so I am wondering how someone would bid something out like that do you do it by the foot? Im not really sure any other way you could get a sufficient price. And price including materials. If anyone could help me out i would greatly appreciate any advice you might have. THANKS!
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Old 05-13-2012, 12:20 AM
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Get the price of your pipe and fittings add markup. Get the price of a 6" trencher for the day plus markup. Estimate 5-8 hours to do the work depending on your abilities. Add this up and you have a price.
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Old 05-14-2012, 06:44 PM
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Get the price of your pipe and fittings add markup. Get the price of a 6" trencher for the day plus markup. Estimate 5-8 hours to do the work depending on your abilities. Add this up and you have a price.
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couldn't have said it better myself.

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Generally speaking, for one buried down-spout ran out about 8-10 feet, I'm usually at 175-250. This is always using sewer grade PVC and pop-up caps.

Did one run last year that tied 4 downspouts together, ran out one pipe 30' from the house and into a catch basin. It came out to around $2500.00. With a re-grade of the lawn against the foundation.

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Personally, with the more rigid PVC, I'd use nothing less than a mini ex to cut your trench. The extra width gives you lee-way in laying the pipe.


That's just general though. Knok has pretty well summed it up.
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Old 05-17-2012, 11:02 AM
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Chances are if you call it an underground gutter you are in for a good one. But gotta learn somewhere and education always costs.
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