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.

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


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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Remodeling & Music Just Go Together

From transistor radios to boom boxes with 8 track tapes, to cassette players, to electronic devices that will play your music through Bluetooth (thin air) and charge your battery-operated tools, electronic devices have come a long way in my lifetime. Music has always been...

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Property Bros Speak to AARP issues

I am proud of my age and my affiliation with AARP. From time to time they talk about things that are relevant to me. In the most recent issue of the magazine, I saw some cool recipes for things we typically toss into the...

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How Many Bids Should You Get?

If all contractors were the same, (I assure you, they are not) and what you were asking for was exactly the same then in theory, getting 3 bids would work. Bids (AKA the “B” word) are used by the government to find the cheapest...

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217 is a Magic Number

It has been said recently that there is a pent up desire for remodeling. I can now say that the rumor is true. We had a total of 217 leads or requests for me to visit and discuss a remodeling project for the year...

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