Best of Carter Can

Backyard Water Feature

Carter and Jake add a custom water feature to a boring backyard wall.

Tips for Deep Cleaning Your Bathroom Shower

Spring cleaning starts with a deep clean your shower and bathtub.

Native American Inspired Art in Eco Friendly Yard

In the design of this home's yard, designers installed a statue inspired by Native American artwork, helping to connect the home to the culture of the land. Highlighting the statue are a few indigenous, flowering plants, adding color to the space, but not requiring much water, keeping the yard sustainable and eco friendly.

Modern Eco-Friendly Art Museum Design

Audain Art Museum in Canada by Patkau Architects won an 2018 AIA Institute Honor Award.

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Photo By: James Dow/Patkau Architects

Transitional Kitchen With Tower Support Column

Form follows function in the HGTV Green Home 2010 kitchen, where a tower support column that bears 18,000 pounds of weight is incorporated into the kitchen design on top of the island's ruby red CaesarStone natural quartz countertop.

Terrazzo Backsplash in Kitchen With Blue Cabinets

Designer Massucco Warner Miller chose terrazzo, concrete mixed with small bits of recycled glass, to create a sea-glass-inspired, eco-friendly kitchen backsplash.

Bedroom With Natural wool Fiber Rug

Blue walls and curtains, a striped headboard, and tan rug with natural wool fiber add a hint of color to this bedroom with crisp white bedding, chairs, and brick wall.

Outdoor Courtyard With Seating Area

An extension of the living room, this courtyard offers an elegant outdoor escape. Club chairs and a sofa, fashioned from recycled plastic lumber, are topped with marine-grade, Sunbrella-upholstered cushions, providing cozy yet durable seating.

Outdoor Courtyard With Eco-Friendly Seating

This courtyard's club chairs and sofa, fashioned from recycled plastic lumber, are topped with marine-grade, Sunbrella-upholstered cushions. The pliable, antifungal and antibacterial cube tables are fashioned from shredded rubber, then colorized with organically-mined dyes.

Sun Deck With Eco-Friendly Outdoor Chaise Loungers

Three-way adjustable chaise lounges, fashioned from recycled plastic lumber and stackable for easy storage, feature a gray finish akin to weathered cedar.

Gray Contemporary Exterior and Roof

The remodel of this home, located in San Diego, California, literally raised the roof on its design. The dramatic new roof structure includes a large photovoltaic solar farm and incorporated many recycled materials in its construction.

About the Host

Carter Oosterhouse

People's 2003 "Sexiest Man Alive" is also an accomplished carpenter passionate about eco-friendly design.
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About the Show

Carter Oosterhouse is a man on a mission in his HGTV series, Carter Can . Carter comes to the rescue for homeowners who think that their home improvement project can't be done because of time, expense or lack of expertise. While others may not be able to pull it off, homeowners quickly discover that Carter can by using his extensive building and carpentry skills to solve challenging renovation dilemmas. In addition to practical advice, Carter provides green-building solutions and design alternatives that conserve energy and reduce environmental waste to each renovation project. When homeowners can't Carter Can .

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