Purcells Cove | framing

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I love doing updates on the work sites in their early stages of construction. As walls go up and floors go down the building form drastically changes and begins to take s
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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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Black Point | Framing

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Beautiful bright sunshine has been a great motivation for Scottie and the team to get to work on the Black Point build. ‘Its a dream job site!’ Working on a s
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Wilson Blvd Murphy addition

Wilson Blvd | wedgewood addition progress

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With the electrical complete, spray in insulation done, and a finished concrete slab the team from MRB set back in action. Photos show what was the external wall of the h
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Clifton st | Vaproshield

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With the framing complete at Clifton Street  the next stage was wrap the entire building tightly in Wrapshield, a Water Resistive Vapor Permeable Air Barrier Membrane
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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, Kingsburg Nova Scotia

Materials: Plywood Vs. OSB

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At MRB we strictly use plywood over OSB (oriented strand board) for all wall, roof and floor sheathing applications. As part of a new “materials” series on our blog w
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KIngsburg, MRB Contracting, modern architecture

Kingsburg 1 & 2 updates: Oct 11th

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After the long Thanksgiving weekend it was time to get back down to Kingsburg. Both projects are moving along nicely. The guys have sheeted the walls and part of the roof
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MRB Contracting, Kingsburg, framing, modern homes

Kingsburg 1: Framing begins

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Rain can definitely stall outdoor projects at this time of year. And with the flooding that’s been happening in parts of the Province it’s clear that we’
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