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Walk for Hope

Walk for Hope Spotlight: Hammond Lumber Company Hammond Lumber Company is a family owned and operated business with 13 locations across the state including their flagship store along the shores of Messalonskee Lake in Belgrade. This is a company that prides itself on safe, local lumber and building material deliveries and personalized customer service.

Insulation Education

Since we all spend most of our time in our homes, it makes sense to want to be as comfortable as possible. Insulation does that, plus it makes this comfort affordable by increasing our home’s energy efficiency. No matter what your choice of material for insulation, they all basically work in the same manner.

Make Sure to Avoid These Seven Scary Scenarios When Remodeling

Remodeling can be a long, stressful, tiring process, but it doesn’t need to be a dangerous one. You can prevent construction crises with these seven steps. 1. Know your utility lines – Some of the worst catastrophes come about when people mistakenly drill into utility lines. An easy solution to this is calling 811 a few days you before you start working—the operator will notify utility companies who will send you info of any gas, electrical or water lines. 2.

100 Years Ago in Redlands: Red Cross shop opens in Redlands

Nov. 14, 1917 Resigns as visiting nurse The regular monthly meeting of the Associated Charities was held this morning at their rooms in the city hall. Miss Mary Crawford, on behalf of the case committee, reported that 51 families had been looked after during the month, 287 garments, 16 pairs of shoes, eight hats and 250 quarts of milk had been given out. The resignation of Miss Martha Pitts as visiting nurse was received and accepted. The committee on visiting nurse was continued to select her successor. The board gratefully acknowledged receipt of two cases of canned fruit given by Dr.

Wood Ethic

In 1953 Clifton “Skip” Hammond was a bootstrapping entrepreneur who spent fair-weather days cutting down pine trees and foul-weather days milling the logs into lumber at a diesel-powered sawmill on Route 27 in Belgrade.

New wheelchair-accessible Trail of the Senses takes shape in Alton The dip in temperature was significant as the wide, smooth trail veered from the sunlit banks of the pond to enter a dark conifer forest. Earthy scents of sap, overripe mushrooms, damp soil and moss mingled in the cool air. And scattered along the trail, breaking up its freshly packed surface, were bunches of long pine needles, mixed with dead aspen and maple leaves.

Hey Paint Pros, Lets Resist Scuff Marks with SCUFF-X!

We are sponsoring 3 Coffee & Learn Live Demo events, for paint professionals to experience the difference with their own eyes and ask questions. Events will be hosted by our Coatings Specialist, Jamie Dexter along with our Benjamin Moore rep Ben Cotsifas. Also learn more about the Paint Pro Program Hammond Lumber. Event drop in times are from 8-9am at the following stores during these dates:  Damariscotta, Nov.

Homeowners Splurge on Master Bath Shower Features, Study Finds

Although master bathrooms continue to be one of the most popular rooms to renovate, the features within the spaces have evolved over the years. According to the 2017 Houzz Bathroom Trends Study, released today, statement showers with more square footage, high-end features, such as rainfall showerheads, and accessible amenities are some of the most preferred additions in remodels.