Nobody really wants to admit that they have one especially if you haven't been down there for a while or ever. I just bought a new to me 1988 home and what I found told a story. Fortunately, I had a prepurchase inspection and so there was not much shocking … [Read more...] about A Visit To The Crawl Space
More winter blues, the ceiling is falling!
I got called by a property management company to urgently evaluate a second story apartment that had a leaking ceiling, and likely falling in. The first time pregnant woman was worried about her health and rightfully so. Upon arrival I found a snow … [Read more...] about More winter blues, the ceiling is falling!
How Hard is Your Water?
I was recently asked to look into add water softeners for several clients. Having added them before I thought I would explore a bit about what hard water is and why anyone would want to condition it in the first place. Here is what I found Water … [Read more...] about How Hard is Your Water?
Cabinet Care and Feeding
As part of our commitment to "Creating enthusiastic referrals through the process of remodeling", we are addressing the delicate subject of caring for your cabinetry. Many client's often delegate the housekeeping chores to others, assuming that they know … [Read more...] about Cabinet Care and Feeding
Today's topic is a not so uncommon plumbing problem. While remodeling in Boise, we at Levco see all sorts of things. This problem was discovered in the utility room. The effects were carried throughout the daylight basement ceiling. Usually, what people … [Read more...] about Galvanic Corrosion
Spring Time Made it to Boise
During a brief few hours the other day, I could have sworn it was spring. There was a real sense of warmth and I could feel the heat radiating on my face. I even caught a whiff of a floral scent from the favorite fruit bearing plum tree that I parked next … [Read more...] about Spring Time Made it to Boise