What is McBride’s Design/Build Difference

What is design/build? Design/build is a method you can use on your next construction project that assigns one firm to do the design and construction. This is a different approach from the traditional construction process, where you would hire an architectural firm to design a structure, and then request bids from contractors to build the […]

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McBride’s Summer Newsletter is Now Available

McBride Construction’s Summer newsletter is now available on our website. This edition of the McBride newsletter features the beautiful expansion for W.W. Fairbairn & Sons. It was a pleasure to work with architect Elaine Keiser to integrate the building next door seamlessly with the existing hardware location. We are so pleased with the results and invite you […]

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McBride Construction Inc. Wins 2018 Builder of the Year Award

Home Builders Association of Northern Michigan Presents its Annual Awards at Dinner at Stafford’s Perry Hotel Executive Officer, Eric Leister “Builder of the Year” was presented to McBride Construction for strong leadership in promoting the mission of the association.  McBride also received a “Special Tribute” Award from the State of Michigan, signed by State Representative, Lee Chatfield. “Associate […]

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McBride Construction Inc. Receives 2018 Guildmaster Award

We are proud to announce that McBride Construction, Inc. was named as a GuildQuality’s Guildmaster with highest distinction!   To earn the Guildmaster Award, McBride received the highest response rate (at lease 89% of surveys must be returned—they received a 91% response rate) while maintaining a minimum of 90% recommendation rate. McBride far exceeded this marker […]

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What to Consider When Hiring a Contractor

Trying to hire the right contractor to work on your home can sometimes be a daunting task. As a homeowner, if you don’t hire someone with the right qualifications, you can put yourself at risk. Before you hire a contractor, make sure you have completely researched him/her and his/her company. Here are some important credentials […]

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McBride’s Spring 2018 Newsletter is Now Available

McBride Construction’s Spring newsletter is now available on our website. Mid-February already—Many of us are beginning to dream of summer days spent on the lakes and evenings outdoors under the stars with friends. Warmer days are just around the corner! This edition of the McBride newsletter features fun ideas for your home or cottage and a […]

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Value in what you don’t see: Foam Insulation Around Windows

Part of the value of hiring McBride Construction, Inc. is in the hidden details. At McBride Construction, we make it a point to to go the extra mile and ensure that even the unseen areas of your home are finished correctly. Case in point, we utilize foam insulation around every window we install. Historically, the […]

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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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