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 »

Are Space Heaters Worth the Money?

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

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 »

Is It Time To Replace Your Front Door?

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 »

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 »

The Benefits of Replacing Old Windows

The Benefits Of Replacing Old Windows

Few things are more unsightly on your property than archaic, out-of-date windows that have clearly seen better days.  What’s more, old windows are not only unappealing; they also could have an adverse effect on your home’s energy system. Fortunately, replacing old windows with new windows is a favorable and feasible home improvement project that homeowners… 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

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 »