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


 

Remodeling Forecast for 2019 Projection

A recent publication from  Harvard University is showing a rosy forecast for remodeling in the first half of 2019. The report from the JCHS (Joint center for Housing Studies) This should translate for strong demand and a strengthening of the already robust home improvement...

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Pick the Cheapest Contractor; What Could Go Wrong?

A friend and potential client used another contractor because we were more expensive than she could afford at the time. We designed her project, and then parted as friends. Now that the project is nearing the finish, here is what her experience was. The...

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Whole House Fan Installed

I just had a Tamarack Whole House Fan installed in my home and it is amazing. I awoke at 6am with a stuffy house and the AC on. Inside temp 73 outside temp 59. I turned on the fan and within a few minutes...

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Blood Sweat & Tears

I pulled off the trail to contemplate my progress, enjoy the view, and marvel at how far I’ve come. I realized that the group Blood, Sweat & Tears’ name is what I have invested, and their song “Hi-De-Ho” is an appropriate anthem for me....

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Is Deconstruction for You?

In addition to being a remodeling contractor Levco is your local Deconstruction Specialist. Deconstruction Boise Total or partial deconstruction: We can take a building down to dirt or to the foundation, your choice. Soft Strip: We can also take a kitchen out or gut...

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