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Rain Gutter Installation
updated: Jan 23, 2013, 5:29 PM

Can anyone recommend a rain gutter installation service?

Places People Are Talking About:

Action JackAction Roofing

What People Are Saying:

 COMMENT 366725 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-23 05:36 PM

i can say definitely do not use the gutter company (the story of why not to is too long)! also, there was a thread about gutters (i think) in the past month. i hope you get some good referrals.


 COMMENT 366737 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-23 06:08 PM

This one is easy. Action Roofing. They do nice work, are local and they did mine. Another earlier thread regarding gutters showed Action Roofing had strong support from Edhat community.


 COMMENT 366738 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-23 06:18 PM

Also try Your Handyman and Construction Co, their specialty is small jobs. Nice people, very conscientious and honest.


 COMMENT 366740 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-23 06:32 PM

not Joel's


 COMMENT 366741 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-23 06:37 PM

Ian Plant at 896-0201. Does great work, plenty of references (I checked a few of them and he's highly recommended) and a really nice guy.


 COMMENT 366762 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-23 07:40 PM

A1 Rain gutters at (805) 680-8556
They installed ours about a year and a half ago and we couldn't be happier.


 COMMENT 366763 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-23 07:50 PM

The Gutter Co story, part 2. Took several days for about 30 feet of gutters. Continuous gutters have a big, ugly seam where they cut it too short. Screws exposed nearly everywhere. Slope is wrong, so water puddles in gutters for weeks after rains. Was on repair list for leaks in every joint for many months...finally their voicemail filled up and we couldn't even contact them, so had to caulk ourselves. Worst home improvement money we've ever spent.


 COMMENT 366765 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-23 08:00 PM

Another vote for Action Roofing! Just used them on a remodel in SYV


 COMMENT 366767 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-23 08:13 PM

2nd on A-1 Rain Gutters. Really nice hard working guys who did great work for us. They were very reasonable and reliable.


 COMMENT 366768P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-23 08:19 PM

This seems to come up every month or so. Maybe it is being put up by a gutter company to try to get free advertisement?


 COMMENT 366769 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-23 08:22 PM

More like poor editorial control and users with short term memory issues.


 COMMENT 366772 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-23 08:29 PM

You should talk to a couple people. We had a very poor response from Action Roofing. (High bid and no follow up.) We had a good price and good response from Tower Roofing.


 COMMENT 366776P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-23 08:37 PM

Action Roofing did ours, and the entire roof. Just saying, even though I'm not supposed to say "just saying."
**I find that the owner's level of involvement makes a giant difference.**
Edhat referral thread:


 COMMENT 366778P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-23 08:43 PM

Also, DO check current contractor license status with the State Contractor's Board, regardless of the size of the company. It's just a good habit. I only got messed over by a sole proprietor.

It's an easy site to use:


Any decent contractor would support the client checking.

Yes, once burned, twice shy.


 COMMENT 366823 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-24 07:06 AM

I use Sombrero gutters Fermine has done over 30 jobs for me and they were perfect every time. Merrill const his # is 509-1255


 COMMENT 366839 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-24 07:27 AM

Bassett rain gutters. They gave me a great price and great service. My roofer gave me a very hard sell to buy from them, but I resisted and shopped around. Turns out they were quite expensive. Get multiple quotes! You might be surprised.


 QUEENDI agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-24 08:10 AM

One more vote for Action Roofing. Honest and reliable!


 COMMENT 366861 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-24 08:14 AM

As a General Contractor best all around quality of work as well as prompt attention not to mention Best prices after putting it out to bid several times , Have to agree would never use anyone else again but A-1 ,My roofer does my Roofing and A-1 Gets my Gutters it's a no brainer......Stop wasting your time shopping around ...


 COMMENT 366903 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-24 09:14 AM

Don't use Joel's.. They are by far the VERY worst company we have dealt with. We were at the tail end of a huge remodel and worked with dozens of subs and did not experience one problem until we made the mistake of choosing Joel's for our gutter install. Nick, who we originally met with for the estimate was a super nice guy... really liked him... But boy did we run into problems when Joel got involved. He is a "hack" and has no respect or regard for his clients. He damaged our newely finished exterior and wouldn't take any responsibility for it. Nick helped repair the hack job as best he could but still left us with hole in our brand new stucco. Joel is a hot head and the most unprofessional person I have ever dealth with.


 ARCHIE agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-24 04:26 PM

Action Roofing. They put in mine years ago & no complaints.


 COMMENT 367123 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-01-24 05:15 PM

Action Jack is the best - His brother runs the gutter Dept...they are the best


 COMMENT 448072 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-09-04 04:28 PM

We had a wonderful installation experience with Walter from Value Added Buildings (805) 722-5771. We recently had him install half-round copper gutters to our roof. He did exactly what he said he would, on time, and at a competitive price. He is easy to work with, efficient, and he is talented at his craft. He cares about how his work looks, and worked hard to make our house look great. We highly recommend Walter : )


 COMMENT 631392 agree helpful negative off topic

2015-07-19 09:39 AM

We used A-1 Rain Gutters for a sorority house. They were very professional, gave a very competitive written bid, arrived on time and completed the work quickly. I could not have been more pleased.



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