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12. Keep Gutters Clean

Clean your gutters at least twice a year, in late spring and fall. And be sure to fix even the tiniest leak in them (or your roof) immediately.

The payoff: What may not look like a big deal can quickly balloon from a simple DIY- or handyman-fixable problem to a $1,000-plus contractor repair.
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