How to Make the Most out of Your Small Kitchen

How to Make the Most out of Your Small Kitchen

With housing costs on the rise, many Americans are stuck in less-than-ideal homes and apartments that feel like they’re not nice enough or big enough. If you love to cook, but find yourself hating your kitchen, we have some good news: making changes to your space by using smart storage and planning ahead can actually… Read more »

Questions to Ask Yourself Before a Home Renovation

Questions to Ask Yourself Before a Home Renovation

Updating your home can be a great way spruce it up, whether you’re looking to maximize your everyday use or put it on the market. There’s a lot to consider before you dive into home renovations, so be sure to ask yourself these essential questions: What’s my budget? Once you start on a renovation project,… Read more »

How to Improve Your Home in 2018

How to Improve Your Home in 2018

The New Year is a great time to make a fresh start. Some of us resolve to lose weight, some promise to stick to an exercise program and others decide it’s finally time to improve their homes. At Ivy Lea Construction, we can’t help you with the first two, but we’ve certainly got you covered… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Foundation Cracks

Everything You Need to Know About Foundation Cracks

If you have cracks in the foundation of your home, your first reaction may be complete and total panic. Is my home structurally sound? Will this cost an arm and a leg to fix? Should I attempt to DIY the problem? Read on to learn more about foundation cracks and determine how worried you should… Read more »

Remodeling Your Basement? Here’s What to Know

Remodeling Your Basement? Here’s What to Know

Why finish or remodel your basement? Well, for starters, you’ll have more space for living or storage. Also, if you’re planning to sell your home, you’ll be increasing its value! There are a few things you should know if you’re thinking of remodeling your basement: Make sure it’s dry Water issues can derail a basement… Read more »

Home Improvement Gifts

Home Improvement Gifts

Looking for a gift for the DIY junkie in your life? Here are some unique gift ideas for all your friends and family who love a good home improvement project. Swingless hammer With the NEXTEC Lithium-Ion Hammerhead Auto Hammer by Craftsman, you won’t have to fret over any hammer-thumb accidents. This swing-less hammer is perfect… Read more »

New Year, New Home Improvement Trends

New Year, New Home Improvement Trends

The New Year is almost here, and many of us are thinking about an updated look for 2018. Maybe it’s time to lose a few pounds, get a new wardrobe or try a new hair color. But have you thought about a new look for your home as well? Especially if your property is on… Read more »

Holiday Door Decorations

Holiday Door Decorations

When you’re decorating your home for the holiday season this year, one of the areas you should pay special attention to is your front door. The front door of your home is usually one of the first places people look when they drive or walk by, so it’s important to decorate it nicely to set… Read more »

Home Renovations That Pay Off

Home Renovations That Pay Off

When many people think about renovating their homes, the first thing they think of is the cost. There’s no doubt about it – home renovation is an investment of time, money and patience. But if you think about it, you’ll realize that like other types of investments, home renovations can, and do, pay off. If… Read more »

Why It’s a Good Idea to Replace Your Windows Before Snow Hits

Why It’s a Good Idea to Replace Your Windows Before Snow Hits

With the colder weather months upon us, heating your home in the most cost-effective manner is a top priority. But did you know that there’s more that affects home heating costs than just adjusting the thermostat? Windows are one of the most important features of a home when it comes to comfort and protection. So… Read more »