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Our Core Values

Our Core Values

Carlson Family Core Values Carlson Projects is a family owned construction and remodeling company. We pride ourselves on the work that we do, but it all starts with the lifeblood of what we’re all about. At our core, we base every project on five main core values.  ...

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Custom Cedar Deck

Custom Cedar Deck

Custom Cedar Deck As far as spaces in (or around) a home are concerned, the deck tends to be one of the most favorite. Decks add usable square feet to the home and help complete the aesthetic of any home, old or new. Having a personalized space outside the home...

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Transforming a Closet/Hallway into a Bathroom

Transforming a Closet/Hallway into a Bathroom

Transforming a Closet/Hallway into a Bathroom Like most 100+ year old homes, this early 20th century home wasn’t laid out perfectly and was missing something pretty important to anyone who consumes food or liquids: a bathroom. This was probably one of the most unique...

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The Importance of Insulation

The Importance of Insulation

The Importance of Insulation If you’ve ever noticed an area of your home that’s just never the right temperature, it’s always either too hot or too cold, it’s probably missing insulation. Recently, we were working on a roofing job and came across a section...

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Why You Shouldn’t Use Window Inserts

Why You Shouldn’t Use Window Inserts

Why You Shouldn't Use Window Inserts It’s common practice for the average home to replace their windows every 15-20 years. When it comes time to get those puppies replaced, you’ll have the decision to either use window inserts or full frame windows. Typically we see...

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Beautiful Bathroom Remodel in Lincoln, NE

Beautiful Bathroom Remodel in Lincoln, NE

Beautiful Bathroom Remodel in Lincoln, NE This bathroom remodel in Lincoln, Nebraska started as an outdated second-floor bathroom from the 1900’s. We wanted to update the overall design to reflect the original build while giving it a modern and clean, yet classic...

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Key Tips for Siding, Windows, and Flashing

Key Tips for Siding, Doors, and Window Flashing Flashing is meant for keeping water out of your windows, doors, siding or really anywhere there might be a crack that could let water in. Using old trim coil is perfectly fine. Flashing is made with three simple bends in...

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Reconfiguring an Awkward Basement

Reconfiguring an Awkward Basement

Reconfiguring an Awkward Basement When you buy a used home, it might seem like you’re beholden to the layout you inherited on closing day, but that’s not the case. With a little help, you can add and remove walls to completely transform the space you have. Take note...

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How to Insulate with Roxul insulation

How to Insulate with Roxul insulation

How to Insulate with Roxul insulation When it’s time to install insulation into a room, whether you’re building a new home or remodeling, or finishing a basement, there are a few things you should know. For starters, using Roxul insulation is our choice because it’s...

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Make certain your deck is built properly

Make certain your deck is built properly

Buying a used home is an exciting time, but can be scary if you don’t know the history of the home. This worry is amplified for areas like the deck, where minor problems become major problems and carry the potential for injury or worse. Here are our top tips to make...

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