Gottingen St |Progress

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This addition will house a modern mudroom, new kitchen and dining areas, to compliment this gorgeous century old home. With framing complete it’s now that we utilis
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Peak Audio | do you remember when?

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After passing scissor lift training with flying colours, Scottie and his team have begun work at our North End neighbour Peak Audio. Established here for over 25 years, P
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Inverness | Renovation

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After completing and handing over the Clifton Street build, Smitty’s next project is this bathroom renovation. A complete tear out of the existing fittings and fixt
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Gottingen St | Old Meets New

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With the demolition of the unwanted add-on and concrete foundations now all complete, the MRB team have shifted their focus to the ‘improvements and renovations.
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Westmount | as easy as 1, 2, 3 !

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You can’t turn on the television without seeing a DIY reality program where ‘everyone is a carpenter!’ What was portrayed to be a simple list of upgrade
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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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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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Walnut Street | renovation

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Steevo and his team have started out on a new project. It will be exciting to watch progress on this renovation as the team work methodically through the home. Out with t
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Garage Redux project portfolio

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Remember the Garage Redux project? We’ve created a portfolio of the completed project on our work titled St. Margaret’s Bay garage addition. Click on the our wor
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South End living room & kitchen reno

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We recently added a new portfolio item of a renovation to a South End Halifax home. You may remember it from some of the posts last fall when we installed a giant paralla
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Portfolio | West End Halifax addition

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Remember our West End reno project? We have it up on our portfolio section now. Be sure to take a peak at the gorgeous photos.
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Wedgewood addition

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The team has been building an addition on this bungalow in the Wedgewood neighbourhood. The addition will create a large living area that opens up to the kitchen. The bes
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Amos Wood | textures

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What role does texture play in architecture? Encyclopedia Britannica has this to say: Texture plays a dual role in architecture: it expresses something of the quality of
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Amos Wood | cladding photo bomb

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The guys over at Amos Wood on Agricola Street have been making great progress on the complex cladding program. Amos Wood chose three types of wood for cladding: cedar, pi
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Amos Wood | progress report

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The last update on this project covered some of the exterior upgrades to the building’s facade. This week that trend continues. As you can see from the photo above,
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Ironstone Investments | renting some of our recent projects!

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Ironstone Investments in Halifax is offering short term rentals in one of our North End renovations, as well as the Shoebox in Kingsburg. Go to IronstoneInvestments.ca fo
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Amos Wood | street view redo

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Did you miss Amos Wood yet? The guys have been there all along, refining all the structural details that you’ll never see but nevertheless play an integral role in
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MRB Contracting, renovation, amos wood, vaproshield

Amos Wood | updates from Agricola St.

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Back to business as usual. This time with some updates on our Agricola St. project for Amos Wood. In the last blog about Amos Wood the guys had begun interior framing. As
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MRB Contracting, Agricola street, renovation, amos wood, North End

Amos Wood | interior framing begins

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A couple of weeks ago we started chronicling our latest North End renovation for Amos Wood. Since the last update the guys have been working hard re-framing some of the s
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MRB Contracting, south end halifax, renovations, parallam

How to install an 850 pound beam

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Creating an open living space in an older home is often one of the key facets of a renovation. While on the surface it can seem straight forward – [take out that wa
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