Joe’s Blog

This Blog is dedicated to the notion that remodeling is a fun, life long learning process.

Remodeling is my passion, If you are interested in remodeling your home, or just happen to stumble upon my site, please refer me to anyone in need of remodeling. You’ll be pleased that you did.

The original content contained here is proof that when you are passionate about something it is easy to find stuff to talk about.

Boise Weather

“If you don’t like the weather in Boise, Just wait 15 minutes”

Joe Levitch

Behind the scenes at Levco

We revamped several processes we use to turn prospects into remodeling projects expeditiously.

There is an enormous appetite for remodeling in Boise at the moment. This fills me with joy. May we be the meal that satisfies as many as we can serve well.

Inspirational Quotes

Architecture is inhabited sculpture. -Constantin Brancusi, sculptor (19 Feb 1876-1957)

Surround yourself with people you love and have fun. The rest is gravy. Paul Tillotson (1965 -2016)

I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Me, renaissance man (8-28-58  Still going strong!       

“Quality construction does not cost- it pays”   as seen on a bumper sticker

“Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.” Albert Einstein

“No matter how bad things get, you’ve got to go on living, even if it kills you.” Sholem Aleichem


How long do you expect your remodeling project to last?

While researching an article on how long things should last, it dawned on me that remodeling and building science as well as the industry as a whole has really evolved in my lifetime. I am regularly asking my prospects “how long they expect your...

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Is remodeling on a dime worth it?

Remodeling on a dime As a sustainability nut in the remodeling world, I often learn lessons the hard way. This recent example reminded me again that as counter intuitive as it seems replacing old parts is the best practice when the budget is tight....

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NARI spring Business Meeting

NARI Award I was recently sent by our local chapter to the NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry) Spring business meeting in Scottsdale Arizona. While there, I caught up with some old friends and made several new ones. I was especially pleased to...

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Remodelers Advantage group visits Atlanta

My Remodelers Advantage EOS group gathered in Atlanta Georgia recently of our semi annual meeting. What a great time. RA in my mind is short for a drinking club with a remodeling...

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What do we do with the big corner tub in the master?

When remodeling master bathrooms I have discovered a common theme; we are addressing repeatedly: what to do with the big soaker tub? For a while in the 70s and 80s, builders got the idea that a corner soaker tub would be just the ticket...

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