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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...

Creating an Open-Concept Kitchen

Creating an Open-Concept Kitchen

The kitchen trend that has taken the 2000’s by storm is the open concept kitchen. Carlson Projects has worked on dozens of kitchens, from removing walls and creating a more open concept kitchen to updating kitchens that have a more open concept and refreshing the...

Historic Sunroom Addition

Our latest project is the #sunroomaddition in the Country Club neighborhood in Lincoln Nebraska, which has been particularly exciting for us. The main goal going into the this project was to add useful square footage for the family to gather and use that’s temperature...

The Weekly CP Episode 001

For the first official week of The Weekly CP we headed out to a full basement remodel that we just completed the framing for as well as took a look at a repair we were doing on a roof. This basement was not original to the home but rather was put in years later so the...

We’re Starting a Vlog!

We're starting a Vlog! Why is a roofing and remodeling company starting a vlog you may ask? Because why not! We want to be more than simply another general contractor to you and we want you to know who we are as a company as well as individuals. Carlson Projects is a...

Whole home remodel

Whole home remodel

Full walkthrough of a whole home remodel This home is located on a beautiful acreage just outside of Lincoln Nebraska, part of the farm that has been in the family for many generations. This home had good bones but was in need of an update both inside and out. Several...

How To Repair Rotten Fascia Board

  How To Repair Rotten Wood Fascia Begin by removing the old fascia. Fascia can be a combination of materials, on older homes it is typically wood and can be removed fairly easily with the right tools. If you have a newer home it is most likely a wood sub fascia...

Deck Builders Lincoln NE

Deck Builders Lincoln NE

Decks We Built in Summer 2014       We had great time this last summer season working on various deck builds. Here are some pictures of our most recent deck project here in Lincoln.       This project was a big under taking with almost...