Category: General

Investing In Your Home Means Investing In Western New York

Investing In Your Home Means Investing In Western New York

Proudly located in Tonawanda, we over at Ivy Lea Construction take pride in the revitalization that is happening in Western New York. Whether talking about Mr. Pegula and downtown Waterfront development or all the exciting things happening in all the surrounding suburbs, it is clear that this region is on a trajectory toward a golden… Read more »

Ways to Keep Water Out of Your Basement

Ways To Keep Water Out Of Your Basement

One thing’s for sure: you don’t want water leaking into your basement from the ground above. Yet in Western New York all too many homes suffer from leaky foundations and flooded basements– not cool. Ivy Lea Construction recommends you do several things to help keep water out of your Buffalo-area basement. For starters, consider the… Read more »

Projects that Appeal to the Modern Home Buyer

Projects That Appeal To The Modern Home Buyer

Many homes in the Buffalo area were built before 1939. Older homes often have many “issues” that need maintenance over the years– everything from replacing the roof every 20 years to ensuring that there are enough outlets to handle all the electronic gadgets and appliances that have come along and suck up large amounts of… Read more »

For Your WNY Dream House, Stop Dreaming and Start Saving

For Your Wny Dream House, Stop Dreaming And Start Saving

Everyone, at some point in their life, has taken some time to imagine their dream house, the perfect place to live out the rest of their life. It might be right here in Western New York or it might not. It might involve a certain amount of space, or depend on a very particular layout…. Read more »

Join Us At the WNY Home and Garden Exposition

This winter is giving all of Western New York cabin fever. With that in mind, this week (and weekend) it’s time to venture outside of your house or apartment, and visit the WNY Home & Garden Expo. The fun starts at 2pm this Thursday at the Fairgrounds in Hamburg, and continues through Sunday at 5pm…. 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 »

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 »