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”

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 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

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


There Is No I in Team

Made famous in the movie “A League of Their Own,” Tom Hanks’ character says, “There is no crying in baseball.” It made me think about how we behave as a team. I recently got to spend some quality time working in the field with...

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Don’t Shoot Me, I’m Just the Messenger

To shoot the messenger, you receive unwelcome information, react defensively, and attack the messenger instead of dealing productively with criticism. It may not literally be an attack, but it can feel like it. I recently had an experience dealing with a company that I...

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Remodeling Homes Well

Remodeling for others is one of the most difficult things I have ever done. It is an amazingly complicated vocation that has come with a tremendous amount of responsibility. It requires great communication skills and a sharp mind to turn client’s dreams into reality,...

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Hybrid Low Slope Unvented Roof Assembly in Boise

I was approached by a frantic client who had experienced a flood. They were getting bids from “every roofer in the book,” so to speak. Fall was quickly approaching, and they knew that they had an urgent problem that needed to be solved in...

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Measure Once, Cut Twice

I know I am saying it backwards; the old adage is used in the reverse and is good advice. To my chagrin, I’ve been involved in several debacles that required a second cut to get it right. What does integrity look like? Integrity, I’ve...

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