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.


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Boise Weather

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Behind the scenes at Levco

We are remodeling like mad. Many of the projects we have developed with our clients are being accomplished at the moment. It is rewarding and gratifying to have this much going on. Because we are extremely busy, we are expanding our teams to get the work done in stride. Welcome new team members and a huge thank you to everyone who is helping us get an amazing amount of work done well.

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.

Book I am reading now: The war of art by Steven Pressfield


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

“My greatest skill was being teachable” – Michael Jordan

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


 

Switching to Offense

Super Bowl 53 this year featured two great defenses. 3 downs and out, punting over and over led to an unmemorable game for me. Yes, predictably, the team with the most points at the end of the game won. But imagine if one team...

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Wedding Band Reunion

One of our sub-trade partners, a HVAC contractor located a ring in a crawl space of the the home while looking for a place to reroute some duct work. He immediately handed it to our Project Manager Shane, who in turn, presented it to...

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I’m Thinking About Doing an Addition to My Home

“We recently had a child and we love our home, but it would be so much better if we could do a small addition.” This is a common consultation for me. A family bought a home they were comfortable in that fit the budget...

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Flipping Causes Headaches & Ruptured Wallets

Flipping a house means that someone bought the house with the intention of adding value to resell for a profit. Sadly, this practice has been abused, it used to be a noble profession. Heck I did it all over my neighborhood for years before...

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Evaluating Problems in Existing Homes

Once you get enough experience at something you begin to get a reputation. My reputation as a strong remodeler and a problem solver gets me into some interesting situations. Using best practices is our guide to making it right. Home Evaluations for Hire I...

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