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Our Core Values

Our Core Values

Carlson Family Core Values Carlson Projects Inc. is a family-owned construction, roofing, and remodeling company out of Lincoln, NE. 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...

Curb Appeal: The Basics

Curb Appeal: The Basics

We’re told from childhood not to judge a book by its cover. But even if we truly take that advice to heart…we still judge a little bit, don’t we? We are naturally affected by the aesthetic of the book: the colors, the illustrations, the materials, the font—everything....

Why You Shouldn’t Use Window Inserts

Why You Shouldn’t Use Window Inserts

It’s common practice for the average homeowner to replace their windows every 15–20 years. When it comes time to get those puppies replaced, you’ll have to make the decision to either use window inserts or install full-frame windows. Typically, in older homes, we see...

5 Deck Trends for 2022—Deck Builders Lincoln, NE

5 Deck Trends for 2022—Deck Builders Lincoln, NE

It’s already spring, and with summer around the corner, it’s time to start planning out your deck renovation. This is the time of year when people start asking us questions about decks and what would look nice in their backyard. Outdoor entertainment is more popular...

Why Does My Roof Leak in the Winter?

Why Does My Roof Leak in the Winter?

The winter brings us holidays, lights, eggnog, and general good cheer, but unfortunately, it can sometimes cause dark circles to suddenly appear on our ceilings. Maybe it was a dry winter, hasn’t snowed much at all. Then, what are these phantom circles? Excellent...

4 DIY Creative, Simple Updates for Your Deck

4 DIY Creative, Simple Updates for Your Deck

We saw this article by Brian Patrick Flynn on HGTV.com, Spruce Up a Deck with a Painted “Rug,” and we were inspired to think about our decks in a different way. Why should we have to replace a deck in order to change up the feel of our patio space? Why not think of...

Siding the Steeple

Siding the Steeple

When you work in roofing and roof repair in Lincoln, NE, you get used to interesting and challenging jobs. However, there’s one job that stands out as unique, and we remember it well.  Siding this steeple was no ordinary job. It wasn’t just a simple rebuild—the...

Recycled Roofing in Lincoln, NE

Recycled Roofing in Lincoln, NE

Take a look at that gorgeous house. Actually, take a look at that gorgeous roofing! We at Carlson Projects Inc. take pride in a roof well-laid, but an environmentally-conscious roofing material is the cherry on top of a good job. Products will continue to innovate and...

When Hail Falls, You Know Who to Call!

When Hail Falls, You Know Who to Call!

You’ve likely seen the storm chasers that swarm neighborhoods after hail storms to take advantage of homeowners with roof damage. If your home is damaged, the last thing you need is a salesperson trying to talk you into a rushed job without having time to research the...

“Aging in Place” Remodeling

“Aging in Place” Remodeling

People love their homes! It’s difficult when we are faced with the decision to continue to live at home or move to a retirement home. A recent trend called “aging in place” remodeling involves renovating your home to ensure that it’s safe as you age. That way you can...

A roof leak that may not be your roof

A roof leak that may not be your roof

Fascia is an intricate part of your roof system and could contribute to a roof leak. So what is a fascia? Fascia is an architectural term for the vertical band along a roof edge. If you’re looking up at your roof, the fascia is the wood or metal band located behind...

Preserving Historic Buildings from the Ground Up

Anyone who works in remodeling (or anyone who lives in a historic neighborhood for that matter) knows that historic architecture is gorgeous but often needs some reinforcement.  One of our favorite types of projects is working in older homes and buildings where we can...