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 »

How Ivy Lea Construction can Make Your Home Easier to Navigate

If you look close enough around Western New York these days, you will likely find many people with mobility challenges.  As baby boomers begin the next phase of their lives, you may continue to see more and more people in wheelchairs, with walkers, or using electronic carts to get around stores, restaurants, churches and other… Read more »

When Is it Time for a Bathroom Remodel?

Is your bathroom outdated? Does it feel like you’re stepping back in time to the 1950s each time you use it? Are your cabinets and fixtures really, really old? If so, it may be time for a change. In the old days, when many Buffalo-area homes and bathrooms were constructed, people didn’t demand as much… Read more »

Are Space Heaters Worth the Money?

Western New Yorkers enjoy, for the most part, beautiful weather for 8 to 9 months out of the year.  In exchange for those wonderful days, we must suffer through a frigid Buffalo winter.  The wind whips off Lake Erie, bringing snow that blankets the area from December to March each year. Just because it’s cold… Read more »

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 Add Custom Cabinetry To Your Bathroom

Have you ever become irritated by a lack of storage space in your bathroom?  If so, you are not in the minority.  Most homeowners wish they had more storage space for towels, hygiene products, cleaning supplies and other items they choose to store in their bathroom.  Fortunately, there is a solution to the aforementioned dilemma:… Read more »

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 »

Is It Time To Replace Your Front Door?

Your home’s front door is the focal point of the front of your house. When people walk or drive by, they notice it.  Moreover, it is the first and the last thing people see when they come over.  Visitors get an impression of you based on how your front door looks. Cosmetically, it might be… Read more »

The Garage: The Most Adaptable Room Of All

Many people doubt the benefits of having a garage constructed on their property. After all, can’t we just park our cars on the street or driveway? However, there are countless possibilities that open up with new garages, benefits that will eventually be taken for granted.  Let’s take a look at some of the more advantageous… Read more »

Prepare for a Buffalo Winter with Quality Insulation

The leaves are beginning to change colors, school buses in the mornings are abundant, and the Buffalo Bills are back on our television sets on Sundays.  What does this tell us?  That fall is here, (although it doesn’t officially start until this Sunday), and winter is not far behind. Homeowners in Western New York must… Read more »