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.


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Behind the scenes at Levco

We are remodeling like mad making homes work better for families.

There is an enormous appetite for remodeling in Boise at the moment. This fills me with joy.

We just invested in some amazing technology and are reinventing how we  use our Design Process.

Books I am reading now:

Unfuck yourself  Gary John Bishop

Thinking fast and slow Daniel Kahneman


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

“Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining.”   Anne Lamott

“Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.” Albert Einstein


 

It’s the Little Things that Separate Us

I am regularly saying, “like pizzas, all remodeling companies are not alike.” As we enter the new decade, I have been thinking about this more seriously. What makes Levco special? I am confident that remodeling is not a commodity, but how do you put...

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I Want a Second Kitchen in My Home

I recently went to visit a prospect who was interested in having their (new to them) home modified by adding a kitchen to the basement for Grandma. To educate him, I said that what he wanted to create was called an ADU (Accessory Dwelling...

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Recirculation Is Alive at Levco

We are here to serve the community in ways that are amazing. We have dreams of creating a system that changes the course of materials being taken to the landfill. By diverting materials away from the landfill, we will be preserving our landfill for...

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Draining the Pool; Flooding Revisited

Levco has a reputation for fixing things that have to do with water. We have been asked on multiple occasions to fix water in crawl spaces and subterranean living spaces. Rarely does anyone go down into their crawl space to see what is going...

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Remodeling Is About Solving Problems

In residential remodeling, as in life, we often set out to accomplish a task and discover that our plan needs altering. We have to adapt in order to keep going in the right direction. This pattern repeats itself. Getting stuck is not an option....

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