Lowe’s Heroes donate needed renovations, repairs to San Jacinto EXCEED residential center

Lowe’s Heroes donate needed renovations, repairs to San Jacinto EXCEED residential center

Lowe’s Heroes converged on the EXCEED residential center in San Jacinto, Sept. 9, to replace a shower stall, install new gas stove and add new landscaping on the facility that houses 14 adults with disabilities. Lowe’s Heroes is a program that encourages Lowe’s employees to team together, adopt a volunteer project with a local nonprofit […]

Seven inexpensive ways to update a home now

Seven inexpensive ways to update a home now

  FALLBROOK – Oftentimes, buying a home opens up a bottomless pit of opportunities for projects and improvements. While some homeowners engage in different repairs and fix-ups out of necessity, many others like to freshen-up their spaces out of personal preference instead of need. But even the most well-intentioned projects can be waylaid if budgets […]

Make the most of limited space

Make the most of limited space

Downsizing regarding living space is a trend that has long been associated with empty nesters and senior citizens. As children move out and start families of their own, many homeowners decide to downsize to less expensive, more manageable properties. But downsizing is not just for seniors anymore. According to a 2017 survey from the popular […]

Water feature design and maintenance

Water feature design and maintenance

TEMECULA – Homeowners can employ many different design techniques to create one-of-a-kind properties. Adding a water feature to a landscape is one such technique. Water gardens, koi ponds or fountains have been home landscaping trends for the past several years. Although water features can add an element of relaxation to landscapes, such features require maintenance […]

Replacement windows give new life to an old house

Replacement windows give new life to an old house

Replacing old windows is often a worthwhile investment for homeowners. Energy-efficient windows can prevent heating and cooling loss and keep homes more comfortable throughout the year. According to ISoldMyHouse.com, windows are a functional update that may not be so noticeable visually, but help to improve energy efficiency. “A $10,000 expenditure on new windows can bump […]

Creating an outdoor retreat is a great way to add value to a home

Creating an outdoor retreat is a great way to add value to a home

TEMECULA – This year, transform an outdoor area into a family retreat with an “out-of-the-box” vision, careful planning and the appropriate tools. First, gather the family together for a brainstorming session and target what they want to do in the new outdoor haven. Next, make a to-do list of the projects required to make this […]

Eastern Municipal Water District expedites meter upgrade program

PERRIS – As part of its ongoing commitment to expand customer service options and better assist customers in monitoring their water use, Eastern Municipal Water District began expediting its meter upgrade program this month. Beginning August 2017, more than 5,000 water meters will be upgraded per month to smart meters, which will allow EMWD to […]

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