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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MRB Contracting, Shoebox, Kingsburg, cladding, siding

The importance of proper rain screening

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What’s a rain screen? Here’s the Wiki definition: ..the rainscreen is the first interruption between conditions that exist on the outside of a walled building
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New West End Reno

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Last week we embarked on a West End Halifax renovation. Without giving it all away, we can tell you that the reno encompasses expanding the footprint of the home, updatin
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MRB Contracting, ICF construction

MRB attends ICF training course

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Last week a few of the guys attended an all day training session put on by Nudura – manufacturers of insulated concrete form blocks, otherwise known as ICF. ICF uti
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MRB Cotracting, galva aluminum siding, halifax north end, renovations

Ironstone updates

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It’s been a little while since we updated the Ironstone project. Essentially the projects entails a complete gut job of a 120 year old home in Halifax’s North
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MRB Contracting, Kingsburg, concrete forms

Kingsburg 1: cured concrete & waterproofing

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The team returned to Kingsburg 1 to find soggy ground but no damage from Hurricane Leslie. So we set to work on removing the bracing from the ICF walls that we’d in
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MRB Contracting, Kingsburg NS, modern home, ICF walls, concrete forms

Kingsburg 1: Preparing for Leslie/ concrete work

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We are in the midst of Atlantic  hurricane season. Hurricanes tend to dissipate or veer off before they reach the Maritimes. But it’s not always the case and being
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