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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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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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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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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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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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MRB Speedsquares | Play On!

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‘Hockey night in Canada’s Play On! is the largest participatory sports festival in Canada’, so of course, we were there to be part of it! There was hype
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Thermalwise |energy efficient building

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As you know, innovative technologies and energy efficiency are priority to us. R-2000 is an industry standard introduced by Natural Resource Canada to promote energy effi
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MRB Contracting, halifax nova scotia, contractor, builder,

A worthwhile Investment

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Investment- ‘is time, energy, or matter spent in the hope of future benefits actualized within a specified date or time frame.‘ With each opportunity of a new
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Purcells Cove Road | new project

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From start to finish, we love to take care of everything! Before construction even commences on this site in Purcells Cove the MRB team are there. This build is located
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Tasty Agricola St.

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Agricola St. seems to be in constant flux. Luckily it’s always for the better. In the last few months a few new doors have opened up to the public. The most notable
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Safety tips | fire extinguishers

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Today the MRB team got together for another of our regular safety training sessions. This time around the session focused on the proper use of fire extinguishers. Perhaps
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MRB Contracting, halifax nova scotia, contractor, builder,

Inspiration | looking back to look ahead

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The year is quickly drawing to a close. I think back to what we were doing a year ago and it seems at once near and far. On December 3rd, 2012 I wrote a blog post about a
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MRB contracting, Clifton St., ICF

Clifton St. | ICF walls

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In the last Clifton St. update we talked about the footings. Since then the team has been busy assembling the ICF blocks for the basement. Aside from a few days of heavy
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