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Category Archive for "Integrity"

What Remodeling Means to Me

Tis the season for reflection and expressing gratitude. I recently saw a synopsis of what remodeling is all about: Service to Others, Value Creation, Attitude, and Goodwill. It was followed with a pointed question. What are you putting out there?  Whoa! The question stopped me in my tracks to ponder the idea of what we...

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If you want the best, then hire these guys!

Do you feel like this about anyone or any business? It is a powerful endorsement for sure. Just knowing that I have some “go to guys” fills me with joy. It dawned on me that there are some raving fans of mine out there too and I wanted to give them a shout out. I...

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3 Truths about remodeling well

There are three things that I am certain of in remodeling. These are the insights of a remodeler who is committed to leadership and getting results through others. The 3 truths No one has ever been upset when we exceeded expectations. The bitterness of poor quality is remembered long after the sweetness of low price...

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Why you want to buy good windows from us

In an age when most things are built to throw away, I came across two situation, one with windows and the other, a ductless mini-split unit that is worth crowing about. First off, I received a call from a repeat client that had a home built about 10 years ago, the builder had gone out...

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What is the value of an enthusiastic referral?

I have handed out a referral list for years. Up until recently I felt it was a silly game or at best, a waste of paper. Finally, a perspective client asked me for three referrals that had similar work done in the past. I complied and he actually followed through and called them. I boast...

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Compassion in the workforce

I just spent a few hours discussing a topic that is near and dear to my heart. It is called compassion. The group met a Boise State University and invited me as a guest. Turns out there are a bunch of likeminded folks in this town. I fell in love with the concept of compassion...

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Who can red tag / red flag a furnace?

As many of you are aware, I am often called upon to reconstruct structures after a fire. I came across a situation where a set of furnaces that were on the roof of a commercial structure that had been involved in a fire were obviously compromised when fire entered the ductwork and trashed the units....

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Some Like It Hot

Remodeling is an exhilarating time of life, renovating a home to make it transform into what you have always wanted is a very cool thing to do. Remodeling is not for everyone, try a small project like a bathroom or an addition before you go whole hog. I liken your relationship with your remodeler as...

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Tape Measures & Levels Don’t Lie!

Here is one more reason to hire Levco to handle your remodeling project. We were scooting right along with our typical tight completion schedule of a kitchen remodeling project, so we decided to have our kitchen cabinets installed by the same folks that made them. The assumption being, no one would do a better job...

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Warranty or Not, Here We Come

Levco is in the business of creating enthusiastic referrals through the process of remodeling. This enthusiasm is ageless and timeless. It starts growing from the moment we sign an agreement and goes to the moment…. Well, I’m not sure how long it lasts, forever I suppose. The expired warranty story On a recent grocery shopping...

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