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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Is Your Home Energy Efficient?

Today, as people search for new ways to save money, they don’t often realize the great savings that energy efficient homes can provide. And there’s more to it than just reducing energy bills. It’s a time-proven method of protecting our health and our environment. It may take a small investment to make your home energy […]

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How to Prevent Ice Dams in Northern Michigan

Those picturesque icicles hanging from the roofs of Northern Michigan homes have the potential to cause significant damage to homes. How? In the winter, when warm air inside the house seeps into the unheated attic, it creates warm areas on the roof. When that melting snow on the roof moves down the roof slope it […]

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2016 Winter Newsletter is now available!

The latest edition of the McBride Construction newsletter is now available on our website. This issue highlights our recent kitchen remodel in a local Alden B. Dow home. Dow was a renowned, thought leading architect known for his contributions to Michigan Modern. This updated kitchen harkens back to the original vision Dow had for the space, […]

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October 9-15 is National Fire Prevention Week

This week is Fire Prevention Week. The National Fire Protection Association‘s theme is “Hear the Beep Where you Sleep” to remind you that every bedroom needs a working smoke alarm. In addition to functioning smoke alarms, there are many safe practices that can help prevent fires and promote electrical safety through your home. Each year, […]

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2016 Spring Newsletter is now available!

This Spring, ask yourself what kind of impression the outside of your home makes to a casual observer driving by. From siding and fresh paint to window boxes, we offer 10 tips to enhance your home’s curb appeal. Another spring investment might include a new deck. We break down the different materials, from redwood to […]

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Best of KBIS 2016: New Award-winning Products for Kitchens and Baths

The 2016 Design & Construction Week in Las Vegas, which includes the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) and the International Builders Show (IBS), was even more spectacular and exciting, if possible, than last year. It attracted more than 110,000 building professionals—remodelers, builders, architects, and designers—who attended educational seminars and spent time at the exhibits […]

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Jason Brookshire Joins McBride

We are pleased to introduce Jason Brookshire as our new Production Manager. Although Jason is the newest member of the McBride Construction, Inc. team, he has more than 15 years of experience as a Commercial Development Superintendent and is SWPPP (Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program) and OSHA certified. Jason has worked in markets around the […]

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2015 Winter Newsletter is now online!

This time of year in Northern Michigan means lots of outdoor gear is clogging up our entry ways.  See how one local family tackled their outdated mudroom to make their entryway an organized and inviting space. With the darkness that descends upon us during the winter months the placement of our windows dramatically impacts the […]

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Dave’s Top Five Picks from the Remodeling Show

The Remodeling Show not only provides the McBride team with wonderful continuing education courses each year, it also offers the opportunity to learn about some fantastic products developed for our industry. The following products are my Top Five Picks from the show in Chicago. Some of these are products we have already utilized in the […]

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