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How to identify and remove/replace a load bearing wall

Often times when brainstorming ways to really make a room pop or increase it’s appeal and functionality is to remove a wall. The biggest challenge with removing walls in your home is knowing if it’s load bearing and how to replace a wall if it is load bearing. This...

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...

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...

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Beautiful Bathroom Remodel in Lincoln, NE This bathroom remodel in Lincoln, Nebraska started as an outdated second-floor bathroom from the 1900’s. We wanted to update the overall design to reflect the original build while giving it a modern and clean, yet classic...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How to Install a Roof Vent

How to install a roof vent When it’s time to install a roof vent, the process is relatively simple if you don’t overthink it. Roof vents are a must when installing or repairing a roof. The air in houses is filled with moisture and roof vents allow a place for that...

The Weekly CP Episode 003

The Weekly CP Episode 003 //  Meet Joe! Meet Joe! As the title of the video states, Joe is our resident roofing expert. If you have a question about roofing of any kind he can answer it for you. He is especially knowledgeable in the area of tile roofs which is what we...

The Weekly CP Episode 002

The Weekly CP Episode 002 Meet Austin! On this episode of The Weekly CP we followed him around to see all that he does for us here. Austin is our repairman, runner, and all around funny guy. This week he was out on one of his roof repairs fixing shingle teepeeing....