Why New Siding is a Great Home Improvement Project

Why New Siding Is A Great Home Improvement Project

Ivy Lea Construction removes old siding on many Buffalo-area homes, and then installs energy efficient, attractive replacement siding. People choose to have new siding installed for two reasons—because it looks nicer and because it saves money on energy costs. Ivy Lea uses Tyvek house wrap and rigid foam insulation board. Tyvek house wrap helps improve… Read more »

4 Reasons to Build a Man Cave In Your Home

4 Reasons To Build A Man Cave In Your Home

Few things are more desirable to men than their very own “man cave.”  A man cave is loosely defined as an exclusive room for men to retreat to, and it is often customized to reflect the interests of that individual and his friends.  Let’s take a look at 4 reasons why you should consider building… Read more »

The Benefits of Adding a Family Room to Your Home

The Benefits Of Adding A Family Room To Your Home

Do you ever feel frustrated about a lack of space in your home?  If yes, you are not alone, as people are always looking for supplemental space.  Should you encounter this dilemma, consider adding a family room, which could provide you with the extra space you need.  Ivy Lea Construction, an esteemed contractor in Tonawanda,… Read more »

3 Reasons to Make Home Improvements

3 Reasons To Make Home Improvements

For the overwhelming majority of people, purchasing a home will be the largest investment they will ever make.  As such, it is essential that homeowners work diligently to maintain, and even improve upon their significant investment. One of the best ways to secure the long-term viability of your investment is by making home improvements.  The… Read more »

Prepare for a Buffalo Winter with Quality Insulation

Spray Foam Insulation

Homeowners in Western New York must prepare their home for our four unique seasons, and more specifically, must make certain their home will be warm enough for our famous or perhaps infamous winters.  A goal local homeowners strive for is finding ways keep their home warm in the winter, but cool in the summer.  So… Read more »

Which Light Bulb Should I Choose for My Home?

Which Light Bulb Should I Choose For My Home?

With so many technological advances during the last 20 years, it can be difficult to keep up with the latest trends and innovative new products.  An example of this can be found in a product that many of us use and depend on each and every day: light bulbs.  Historically, the only thing you had… Read more »

How a Kitchen Remodel can Increase the Value of Your Home

How A Kitchen Remodel Can Increase The Value Of Your Home

For many people, purchasing a home will be the largest financial investment they make in their lives.  As such, it is crucial that homeowners periodically re-invest in their property through different home improvement projects.  The projects will add value to your home, and will stabilize the outlook of your long-term asset. However, the best part… Read more »


Home Additions

HOME ADDITIONS – PORCHES, 2ND FLOORS, INTERIOR DESIGN FEATURES When you’re first scouting a new home, your primary concerns are most likely the same as everyone else’s. You want to know if the home is structurally sound, if there are any repairs that need done immediately, and how the layout of the rooms fits your… Read more »

Summertime Home Repairs And Improvments

Summertime Home Repairs And Improvments

Summertime is a great time to get outdoor projects done, when you’re not shoveling snow, and it’s not 20 degrees outside. What are some of the outdoor summer jobs worth getting done around the house? First, consider cleaning out the gutters. Lots of leaves, pollen, and other junk accumulates in gutters, and if they’re not… Read more »