Westmount | Exterior

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Jonathan and his team are fast crossing things off that long list at our Westmount renovation. And that was just the interior! We have also commenced work on the extensiv
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For Sale | 2454 James St

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Remember our James Street job completed in early 2012? These gorgeous flats could now be yours. Design by Omar Gandhi and craftsmanship and work by MRB Contracting, an in
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Clifton St | Stairs

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Take a minute to check out what foreman Smitty has been crafting. Wow! Way beyond a functioning staircase, these stairs are a focal point and fabulous feature. Smitty cut
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Black Point | Deck

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Meanwhile, back to Scottie and ‘the dream job.’ He and his team have been crafting the finishing touches on the exterior of this MRB design-build. Each post o
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Westmount | Renovation

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A significant renovation on this Westmount home has been keeping MRB newbie Jonathan and his team busy. The list of jobs is long, and include; -Complete main floor gut ri
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MRB | Design Build

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MRB’s master carpenters don’t just build, we craft. With attention to the finest detail, we are natural designers. How a project fits together is important to
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For Sale | 213 Theatre Loft

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Like what you see? Take a tour through this finely crafted, highly stylised, modern theatre loft that could be yours. Click on the photo below to watch a video of the spa
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MRB | #icebucketchallenge

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Challenge ‘ A call to engage in a contest, fight, or competition: a challenge to a duel.’ In true MRB spirit, the team took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge wi
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Walnut St | Product choices

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A new rear exterior clad with Cape Cod Wood Siding is a natural choice on a job like this. These gorgeous old homes have stood the test of time and earned the right to be
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Walnut St | Mapeguard

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Unlike the start to finish MRB builds where we meticulously build walls and floors straight and level, Steevo and his team tackle the renovations in homes that have often
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Congratulations Omar

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Congratulations to our friend Omar Gandhi. Omar recently became the deserving recipient of the Prix de Rome prize from the Canada Council. The prize is awarded annually t
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Clifton St | green roof landscape

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Work at Clifton Street is fast transforming this work site into a home. Neat and clean lines extend from the architectural design of the house to collaborate with the fro
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Black Point | progress

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Outdoor living spaces have been fitted with convenient storage cupboards and built in bench seating. Relaxed decking and that stunning tricolour cladding settle the build
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MRB | new fleet

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‘Feels like Christmas morning.’ After weeks of chatter, build up, and anticipation it was time. Mike had been planning and crafting with his friends at ‘
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Walnut St | progress

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Before Steevo and his team could start the new front porch, they had to jack up the roof to correct and straighten the sag and install new support posts. Usually, holes a
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MRB Family weekend @PEI

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MRB team mates and honorary members saddled up the trucks early Thursday morning and hit the road bound for Prince Edward Island. With her exceptional organisational skil
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Black Point | Concrete floor

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Scotties ‘Black Point dream job‘ now has a floor! In floor heating was laid over 3 inches of spray foam insulation, then the concrete was poured. In this inst
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Black Point | Shades of Grey

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I was fortunate enough to attend a lecture by textile artist Kaffe Fassett titled ‘Glorious Colour’. Reknown for his strong, bold, contrast use of colour, I
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Lend a Hand | Weir building

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A traditional MiqMaq fishing technique, ‘Weir’ fishing in Nova Scotia has been a way of life for many families for centuries past. As soon as spring weather a
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Clifton St | deck

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As finishing work continues on the inside, there is exciting work commencing outside. In collaboration with designer Sue Sirrs ‘Outside Planning and Design Studio&#
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