What to do when a project stalls

What to do when a project stalls

TEMECULA – Upon embarking on a home improvement project, homeowners who have never before lived through such undertakings are often told to expect their projects to take more time than initial estimates suggested. Unforeseen complications can compromise project timelines, and some homeowners may find their projects stuck in neutral. Stalled projects can make life at […]

Everything Homeowners Need to Know about Aluminum Shade Structures

Everything Homeowners Need to Know about Aluminum Shade Structures

Jordan Feil Special to Valley News Looking to build a new patio cover, awning or other shade structure? You probably have at least a basic idea of what materials you want to use, but have you considered aluminum? You should. When many homeowners think of aluminum shade structures, visions of 1970s-style carports, with dull, graying, […]

Complete these home improvements over the weekend

Complete these home improvements over the weekend

TEMECULA – Home improvement projects ramp up when the weather warms up, as homeowners channel the rejuvenating feelings of spring and tackle their home to-do lists. Large-scale renovations can greatly affect a home, but smaller projects can yield impressive results and be completed over the course of a single weekend. If time is of the […]

How to care for tools properly

How to care for tools properly

TEMECULA – Homeowners often choose to save money and learn valuable skills by doing their own home improvement projects. These minor or major renovations are made much more successful by having the right tools for the job. Investing in good tools can be smart, but those tools are only effective if they are accessible and […]

Kick off home improvement season with easy maintenance projects

Kick off home improvement season with easy maintenance projects

Scott McGillivray Special to Valley News As the days get longer and the weather improves, this is the time to make sure that our homes or rental properties are well maintained. Here are a few do-it-yourself projects to keep your home in tip-top shape. Top up your attic insulation. Many older homes have inadequate levels […]

Tri-State Materials announces improvements

Tri-State Materials announces improvements

WINCHESTER – Tri-State Materials in Winchester has been selling landscape materials to an array of customers in Southern California for 13 years. All the while maintaining competitive pricing and friendly customer service. The yard spans 10 acres stocked full of bulk materials, consisting of over one hundred types of landscape supplies, block and construction products. […]

Change your fireplace facade, DIY or rustic renovation

Change your fireplace facade, DIY or rustic renovation

Are you the owner of a “new to you” home? Or have you lived in your house so long that it’s time to make a change? Often times, Do It Yourself home shows, Instagram, and Pinterest boards can end up giving you the blues rather than motivate you to roll up your sleeves and start […]

How to increase the value of your home

How to increase the value of your home

If you are considering a home improvement project – either to make the home more suitable to your family’s needs or because you are looking to add value before you sell your home – you’ll certainly want to investigate what impact your improvements will have on the value of your home. Not every home improvement […]