McBride’s Winter 2017 Newsletter is now available

McBride Construction’s Winter newsletter is now available on our website.   In this edition we remind you to service your furnace this winter. Our Preferred Alliance Provider, W.W. Fairbairn and Sons, would be our recommendation and they can be reached at 231.548.2244. We also feature an exterior remodel that is both low maintenance and boosts curb appeal.  Inside […]

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Why McBride’s Designations Matter to Your Remodeling Project #1

In the “Our Team” section of the website my name is listed and then followed by a series of initials:  CGR, CGB, CGP, CAPS.  Listed out like that, they may look impressive; but they may not seem to have a whole lot of meaning nor much bearing on the kind of work we are able […]

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Planning Your Remodeling Project in the World of Mobile Apps

Before a remodeling project involves saws and pipe wrenches, much thought and planning needs to go into it, so that the final result turns out as desired. A planning phase of 6-months or more between the time you decide that you want to improve your home and the time work actually begins is normal. At […]

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McBride’s Autumn 2017 Newsletter is now available

McBride Construction’s Autumn newsletter is now available on our website.   In this edition we are featuring an elegant master bathroom remodel. The details are stunning! Inside our newsletter you’ll find some benefits for floating vanities and ways to make your life easier with the help of technology in your home. We invite you to take […]

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Lighting Considerations for Your Home

Photo credit When you remodel your home, lighting is an important consideration, from functionality to aesthetics. Quite typically, most rooms in your older home will offer only a single fixture mounted on the ceiling. Even if you place free standing lamps about the room, deep shadows continue to fill the corners. Meal preparation in the […]

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The Importance of a Dust Free Site While Remodeling

Any remodeling project on a home built before 1978 requires special certification and specific practices to contain asbestos and lead-based paint. Add to this the fact that we strive to keep our clients’ homes dust free during remodeling projects and you’ll see why McBride Construction takes the containment of dust seriously. In fact, McBride Construction […]

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McBride’s Summer 2017 Newsletter is now available

McBride Construction’s Summer newsletter is now available on our website. In this edition we are featuring a beautiful whole house remodeling project on Lake Charlevoix. You must see the stunning pictures! Inside our newsletter you’ll find…

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Value in what you don’t see: Squeaky Floors

It can be a challenge to sell a new client on a project where it does not involve new kitchen cabinets or new cement board siding in Barn Red with white trims. My point is, there is value in working with a professional remodeler who does the unseen improvements that enhance your home. One example […]

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Cost vs. Value of Home Remodeling in Michigan

If you’re like many of my clients you are contemplating an upgrade or remodel to your home. I am often asked which projects will provide the greatest return on investment, and you may be surprised at what you’ll hear. According to Remodeling Magazine’s 2017 cost vs. value report for our area of Michigan, projects with Greatest […]

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McBride’s Spring 2017 Newsletter is now available

McBride Construction’s Spring newsletter is now available on our website.   In this edition we are featuring a beautiful whole house remodeling project on Lake Charlevoix. You must see the stunning pictures! Inside our newsletter you’ll find ways to style your kitchen for entertaining whether it’s just for your family or friends too. Also, some great […]

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