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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...

How to install lead flashing

First start working the tabs of the shingles up making sure it is as flat as possible so the shingle does not get damaged. Once it is pulled up, you can pull out the nails or staples. Do that all the way around and all the way up to the lead flashing. Install the new...

How to turn an elevator shaft into a bathroom

How to turn an elevator shaft into a bathroom In the summer, Carlson Projects had the awesome opportunity to work with a client that bought the old typewriter building in Downtown Lincoln and renovate it into a breathtaking condo. As you can imagine, demolition was no...