Vinyl House Siding: 4 Top Benefits

4 Benefits Of Vinyl Siding

The siding of your home is one of the first things that guests will see. As such, you want to make sure it gives off a good first impression. Vinyl siding can help. Durable, aesthetically pleasing, and long-lasting, vinyl siding can bring a variety of benefits to your home. Here are 4 reasons that you… Read more »

How to Maintain Concrete

How To Maintain Concrete

More likely than not, some area of your home is made out of concrete. Whether it’s a concrete driveway or a concrete patio, all types of concrete need to be properly maintained to prevent damage and repairs later on. Just taking a few extra steps in caring for your concrete can go a long way,… Read more »

Roof Maintenance Tips – 4 Essential Tips For A Longer Lasting Roof

4 Essential Roof Maintenance Tips

The cost of replacing your entire roof can be high. While many homeowners will have to replace or repair their roofs at some point, you can delay or minimize the amount of work that has to be done by performing regular roof maintenance. Here are a few steps to get you started: #1 – Clean… Read more »

How New Windows Can Improve Your Energy Bills

How New Windows Can Improve Your Energy Bills

With summer drawing to a close, we start to think ahead to the long fall and winter months. Before we know it, the cold, snowy, and windy Buffalo weather will be trying to sneak into our warm houses. One of the easiest places for cold air to get into our homes is through old windows. The… Read more »

4 Ideas for a Finished Basement

4 Ideas For A Finished Basement

A finished basement is full of opportunities. As a comfortable and quiet area of your home, it’s separated from the hectic life of the upstairs living areas. This makes it an excellent get-away area for anyone in your home, especially now that the coronavirus prevents us from going to the theater or office as we… Read more »

Wet Rot vs. Dry Rot

Wet Rot Vs Dry Rot

Wet rot and dry rot are the two main types of fungi that can impact wood. Our decks, windows, and other areas of our home that are made out of wood are all susceptible to these two types of fungi. However, in order to treat the wood rot correctly, it’s essential to accurately identify which… Read more »

Tips for Remodeling During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Tips For Remodeling During The Covid-19 Outbreak

As Western New York continues to reopen and Buffalonians return to their normal lives, we will begin to think about all of the remodeling projects that we had to delay for the past few months. While we at Ivy Lea Construction are as excited as you are to get back to work, it’s important that everyone… Read more »

4 Tips for Designing a Small Bathroom

4 Tips For Designing A Small Bathroom

Many of us dream of a spacious bathroom where we can relax in the bathtub and unwind after a long day. Unfortunately, reality is a bit different. For the majority of us, our bathrooms are smaller than we would like, but just because they’re small doesn’t mean you can’t achieve that dream of a relaxing,… Read more »

When Is It Time to Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets?

When Is It Time To Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets?

As much as we may wish it, kitchen cabinets are not always timeless. Styles change, wood degrades, and eventually those cabinets just don’t look as good as they did when they were first installed. While you know a change is needed, it can be difficult to determine if you can restore your cabinets or if… Read more »

How to Reduce Your Heating Bill

How To Reduce Your Heating Bill

Buffalo winters are cold. They’re also long, which means they can take a toll on both your body and your wallet. Your heating bill will always be higher in the winter months, but there are ways to keep it under control. Use sunlight to your advantage On those rare winter days when the sun peeks… Read more »