Decks, Gutters Make List of Essential Home Maintenance Tasks

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The Importance of Deck Maintenance

Cleaning decks and gutters are important home maintenance tasks that keep homes looking great and help owners avoid expensive repairs. couldn’t agree more, which is why they’ve included these home maintenance tasks in their Home Maintenance Checklist. A Canadian version of the Home Maintenance Checklist is also available on  

The checklist recommends annual pressure washing to remove mold, algae and insects to prolong the life of the deck. Regular gutter cleaning helps with water drainage and local pest problems. The checklist recommended Mr. Handyman to homeowners looking for help with home maintenance and handyman tasks.

The checklist was created by Neighborly, a network of locally owned and trustworthy home service professionals. Head over to to read the Home Maintenance Checklist in full!