Purcells Cove Rd | roof tight

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Not all construction schedules align with ideal building conditions.  Clever products allow us to soldier on through even the harshest of East Coast winters. The applica
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Gottingen St | handy hints!

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Ever wondered how to store your caulking and paint while working outside in winter? Thanks Steevo for sharing your handy hint, tried and true from the 80’s. Drag ou
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Roofing | Ice Dams

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With this seemingly never ending snowfall, and temperatures consistently sub zero, the term ‘Ice Dam‘ is commonly heard. What is an ‘Ice Dam’? An
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Marlborough Ave | progress

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This first ‘Heritage Day’ long weekend, in honour of Viola Desmond, is one that we won’t forget. Not sure how many of us are feeling well rested and rej
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Inhouse Design | Wish List

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With the click of a button we add an item to a WISH LIST. And with another click, we make a purchase. Online stores make it oh so easy to make spontaneous purchases, turn
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Purcells Cove Rd | Windows to the sky

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Corey and the team on our ‘Stereovision‘ build are on task following MRB procedures installing windows. As with any window installation, the prevention of win
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Gottingen St | interior trim

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Steevo and the team at Gottingen have been thankful for work indoors. This past week has been a big push on getting the interior trims completed. We called on our friends
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Green Roof | did you know?

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We briefly looked at installation of a Green Roof in August 2014 at our Clifton St home. As preparations for the installation of a green roof begin at our Purcells Cove b
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Purcells Cove Rd | Wrapping it up

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Wrap, Strap, and Insulate! With Jack Frost nipping at their noses, Corey and the team are working hard as nails, bound and determined to seal up the house. Protecting the
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The Company We Keep

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Pick up a copy, it’s FREE! The winter 2015 issue of HALIFAX Local Connections is hot off the press and features our friend Omar Gandhi on the cover. It’s awes
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Marlborough Ave | new project

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A new year and a new project for Smitty and his team. This south end Halifax property will be undergoing a complete makeover. Large steel beams have been installed in pla
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Northend neighbourhood| Sneak peak

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Did you read the exciting news from the Chronicle-Herald last week? Our North End neighbourhood will soon be boasting it’s very own Crossfit gym! MRB teammate Phil
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Gottingen St | progress

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  According to the Huffington Post, this is the craziest rental home EVER! .  MRB foreman Corey (the guy on the left in the photo) worked on the Pole House renovat
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MRB 2015 | Full Steam Ahead

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Happy 2015! After an amazingly warm and green Christmas Day we are all hands on deck in sub zero temperatures this first week of January. Corey and the team on Purcells C
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Tis the Season

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December is a busy month to get through. Holiday decorating, shopping, social gatherings, making sure the fridge is stocked for those surprise visits from friends and fam
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Purcells Cove Rd | 2nd floor framing

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On our last visit with Corey at Purcells Cove we saw him finishing and straightening the framing on the first floor. The pictures do most the talking; After crafting the
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Gottingen St | Seashells in Mortar?

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Most of our work at this gorgeous old home has been concentrated at the back. However, the foundation at the front of the home required some attention from MRB too. As St
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Peak Audio |cladding choices

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What is your home clad with? When you look around, you’ll notice many different cladding materials. Home owners traditionally made choices according to their budget
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Purcells Cove | Framing cont….

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Perched high on the hilltop overlooking Purcells Cove and exposed to the adverse weather elements Mother Nature has thrown at us the past few weeks, Corey and the team co
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I love North End

A roundabout Kudos

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No doubt you’ve seen the round works at the North Park intersection? With high traffic incidences, collisions and ageing infrastructure, the upgrade and improvement
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