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I’m Remodeling My Master Bathroom This Year

At Levco we do lots of master bathroom remodels for our clients. We seem to have one in progress and several in design at all times. If you have a Master bathroom, that means your home was built after 1960 or has already been remodeled once. The idea of a private bathroom for the adults...

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28mm-210mm for 15 Years

As the owner of a dynamic remodeling company that is turning 15 years old, I am figuring out some really cool things. The first 15 are the dues you pay to get to the next level. How did I get so fortunate to be at this point? I am providing a living for 9 families...

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Great Teamwork and Partnerships Are Sacred

My brothers & I grew up with our dad at his remodeling company called Levco Builders. By the time I was old enough, dad had several carpenters working for him. I was a willing participant in the team dynamic. Working with our hands I could see the fruits of our labors daily. I realize looking...

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How Much Help Do I Get / Need Selecting Finish Materials?

At Levco we pride ourselves on offering advice in a loving way. When it comes to design decisions or finish material selections we, understand that in some cases everything is already selected. In cases where nothing is pre-selected, our interior designer helps make sure your selections all tie together. I Get by With a Little...

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Levco Turns 15 Years Old

Dateline Boise Idaho 5-5-2020 Levco turned 15 years old in a COVID shrouded small private ceremony. As a good friend said, “most overnight successes take 20 years”. I remember I waited until the 5th to be sure it was a date I could remember 5-5-05. It was a Thursday and I recall being filled with...

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Food, Clothing, and Shelter

Food, Clothing, and Shelter are humanity’s three most basic needs. Levco is all about improving shelter primarily of homes in the North End of Boise. Levco has been a staple of this special area for the past 15 years. As a compassionate person, I belong to Rotary, a wonderful service organization that lives the mantra...

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Levitch Earns Master Certified Remodeler

Dateline Boise Idaho: 4-15-2020 Joe Levitch has earned his MCR (Master Certified Remodeler) through the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. This was achieved by: Being a Certified Remodeler for 10 years. Maintaining his containing education. Remaining active in the local chapter. Remaining active in civics in the community. Having a letter of recommendation. He...

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Our Team That Gets the Work Done

My business has, like most high performing organizations, figured out how to accomplish things through other people. As the Benevolent Proprietor of this operation, I am always figuring out ways to improve systems and get the right people in the right seats as described by Jim Collins in Good to Great. There is no amount...

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Levco Cares COVID-19

LEVCO IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining.  Anne Lamott Update 3-26-2020 The latest update from Governor Little in regard to our emergency status is that all Idahoans are to Shelter in place. There was a follow up document issued...

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Perspective from the Other Side of the Fence

Remodelers don’t get what it is like to have their home remodeled by others. We can only imagine what it would be like, then be empathetic and usually be on the defense. Levco is dedicated to making the experience better all the time. It is hard for a client to measure what great remodeling is...

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