How To Care For Your Porch

How to Properly Care For Your New or Old Porch Home maintenance covers both the interior and exterior of a house. The indoor is protected by the walls and windows, whereas the outdoor, has no protective barrier, which means maintenance needs to be kept up more often. Your porch serves as an outdoor oasis, a… Read more »

Cut heating bills by adding insulation

Do you know how much you lose when heat goes through the roof? Some experts put the estimate as high as 45 percent of your heating bill, but that would be from under insinuated attic.  To reduce heat loss, you can add insulation if you are willing to get a little dirty.  First determine the… Read more »

What can new windows do for you?

Out of all the improvements technology has made to the home construction industry — new roofing construction, better insulation and improved plastic siding — windows may be the best improvement of them all. There are so many benefits to having new windows installed in your home, more than just being energy efficient. Let’s take a… Read more »

Protect your home against winters rush:

Protect your home against winters rush You’ve probably never thought of it this way, but your roof is to your home what a 300 pound football guard is to his team’s quarterback: the first line of protection against the elements – in this case, the harsh winter weather- that would pummel it mercilessly if otherwise… Read more »


Get your home ready for winter The change in seasons should bring about more then just a change of wardrobe. It’s important to check out your appliances and home systems now in order to prevent unnecessary repairs when you need those systems the most. To help you get your home ready for the winter, here… Read more »


While the cold weather brings the cheer of the holiday season, it also brings the higher heating bills.  The price of natural gas and electricity, in addition to leaks that allow heat to escape and drafts that let cold air in can have a significant impact on your heating bills. Follow these simple tips to… Read more »

Check out our Blog at IVY LEA CONSTRUCTION

Check out our new blog at Ivy Lea Construction.  We will be updating  this every so often with new blogs about the home improvement industry.  Things you can do around your home to increase it curb appeal and value.  Also we will able to take any questions you might have about any home improvement project… Read more »

It’s time to go green and save money

Before the snow starts to fly in Buffalo, which can start on a moment’s notice, get a comprehensive home assessment from Ivy Lea Construction. From insulation installation, which can include cellulose and spray foam to seal off cracks and air leaks coming into your home, to Energy Star rated hot water tanks and furnaces, Ivy… Read more »