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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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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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Whole House Fan Season In Boise

Boise is the perfect place for Whole House Fans. It has all the climactic conditions to use them for about 3 months of the year. Like the swallows returning to Capistrano, I get calls annually that sound something like this. My second story it so hot in the evening the air condition is struggling to...

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Wedding Band Reunion

One of our sub-trade partners, a HVAC contractor located a ring in a crawl space of the the home while looking for a place to reroute some duct work. He immediately handed it to our Project Manager Shane, who in turn, presented it to the Home Owner. It turns out it was his long lost...

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Contractor Licensing For Idaho

It may come to pass after all. In an effort to elevate the profession of Remodeling I am taking an active roll in asking my fellow contractors to join the movement to implement contractor licensing for the State of Idaho. Not able to qualify in an adjoining state? No problem move to Idaho, it’s the...

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International Day of Gratitude 9-21-2018

This Friday September 21st is the worldwide day of gratitude a day that was brought to light by Paul Tillotson, a man who celebrated it with gusto while he was alive. In part to keep his memory alive, I want to share this amazing day with those who may not know about it. What is...

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Sharpening My Remodeling Tools

To keep up is a challenge no matter what part of the industry you represents. This was the common theme of the most recent visit with vendors supporting the Remodeling Week of Excellence in New Orleans I recently attended. I discovered a tool to do paint matching on the job site and a new European...

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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 economy we have been struggling to support. Thanks to everyone who...

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