Category: Garages

4 Ways to Use Your Garage

4 Ways To Use Your Garage

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.  Let’s take a look at some of the more advantageous aspects of owning a garage. Protection from the… Read more »

What to Consider Before Building a New Garage

What To Consider Before Building A New Garage

Whether it’s for hobbies or cars or somewhere in between, a new garage is a great addition to any home. However, there’s more to building a garage than just plopping a small building right next to your home and calling it a day. From zoning laws to aesthetics, there are many things to consider before… Read more »

Designing a New Garage? Here are Helpful Tips

Tips For Designing A New Garage

Garages make great storage areas for so much more than your car; you can store your tools, projects in progress, summer and winter sporting goods, and so much more. If you don’t have a garage attached to your home or on your lot, chances are you’re hurting for the storage space. Plus, if you live… Read more »

Garage Door Security Tips to Keep in Mind

Garage Door Security

To many, a garage door is just one way of getting your cars in and out, but homeowners forget that a garage door is just that: a door. If burglars want to get into your house, they can easily use the garage door as an access point if you’re not careful. To be truly secure,… Read more »

Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Garage Space

Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your Garage Space

When you own a home, storage space is a necessity. Many people end up utilizing their garage to store things. In fact, the U.S. Department of Energy reports that 25% of people with a 2-car garage don’t even park their vehicles inside! So what can you do to get the most out of your garage… Read more »

Reasons to Expand Your Garage

Reasons To Expand Your Garage

If you live in a Buffalo-area subdivision where there is a governing board and rules determining how the neighborhood looks, you’re probably not able to build a bigger garage onto your home. But if you own your own property and no one else dictates what you do to it, consider having Ivy Lea Construction expand… Read more »

Home Improvement Project Ideas for Spring

Home Improvement Project Ideas For Spring

After a cold, snowy winter, many Western New Yorkers start thinking about spring, which brings with it a feeling that change is in the air. Besides being able to put away snow shovels and seeing trees sprout fresh leaves, spring is also a time for home improvement projects. Want to bring more natural light into… Read more »

Get Your Garage In Order Before Your Car is Buried in Snow

Get Your Garage In Order Before Your Car Is Buried In Snow

Winters in Western New York can be brutally cold. There’s wind, snow, sleet, ice and freezing cold temperatures to deal with, and those who have garages are very, very fortunate. A garage in the Buffalo area makes so much sense– it’s a lot easier to store a vehicle in a snow-free garage than to have… Read more »