Category: Home Renovation

Green Remodeling: What It Is and How It Works

Green Remodeling: What It Is and How It Works

Green remodeling has one goal in mind: reducing energy consumption through renovation. While many new homes and buildings are built with eco-friendliness and energy efficiency in mind, older ones are notoriously inefficient with poor indoor air. However, renovating homes and buildings through green remodeling practices can reduce your carbon footprint while saving thousands on utilities…. 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 »

Eco-Friendly Ways to Renovate Your Home

Eco-Friendly Ways to Renovate Your Home

You want to renovate your home, but you also want to do it in a way that doesn’t harm your wallet or the environment. Thankfully, there are ways to go about this. From Energy Star appliances to bamboo flooring, there are plenty of eco-friendly ways to renovate your home. Opt for planet-friendly flooring Instead using… Read more »

4 Tips for Updating Your Home on a Budget

Every homeowner will have to make updates to their home at one point or another, whether it’s for aesthetic reasons or functional reasons. This can be difficult to do if you’re working with a tight budget, but it’s not impossible. Here are some ways you can go about renovating your home while on a strict… Read more »

5 Tips for Restoring and Rehabilitating Old Homes

5 Tips for Restoring and Rehabilitating Old Homes

The City of Buffalo is blessed with many beautiful Victorian homes. However, for many of these buildings, time has taken its toll. While some have been preserved, many remain abandoned and dilapidated; that is, until a dedicated homeowner comes by to restore it to its former glory. If you decide that dedicated homeowner is going… Read more »

How to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Whether or not you’re selling your home, curb appeal is always important. The exterior of your home is the first impression it will give to guests or potential buyers, so it’s vital that it’s a good one. If you’re going to do anything to your home, you should at least make sure that the exterior… Read more »

The Best Renovations to Do Before Selling Your Home

The Best Renovations to Do Before Selling Your Home

To fix or not to fix? That is the question. Or at least, it is when you’re selling a home. While some home-buyers like fixer-uppers, most prefer to have only light renovations once the home is theirs. So that leaves you with a big question: which parts of your home should you renovate, and which… Read more »