close up of a male contractor applying drywall "mud" to a taped seam of drywall

Congratulations on finishing your drywall hanging, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to just hang out — you’re not finished until you’ve finished. When the drywall finishing process is done, the wall surface will be perfectly smooth and the joints will be invisible. That’s where taping and mudding comes in.

technician fixing air conditioner

One of the ways to protect yourself is by investing in maintenance. Properly maintaining the materials and systems in your home will keep them functioning longer and save you the stress and convenience costs of emergency replacements.

man installing solar panels on roof

Solar panels generate clean, renewable energy from one of the greatest, most abundant sources of energy available: the sun. Investing in solar energy is getting easier and more affordable every day. Check out our step-by-step guide to solar panel installation.