Maine’s wood product manufacturers turn out fine furniture, wooden toys, construction lumber, pepper mills, modular homes, golf tees, wooden eggs for the White House Easter egg hunt, indoor and outdoor play sets, baseball bats, decorative objects and moldings, custom cabinets and much more. Read More
    2017 marks the 57th anniversary of National Forest Products Week. This annual observance dates back to September 13, 1960, according to the Forest History Society. On that day, Congress passed a joint resolution providing for the establishment of an annual National Forest Products Week to be… Read More
    Leaves cascading down from trees indicate the arrival of autumn. However, colorful and awe-inspiring autumn leaves can be a hazard if left to lie on the ground too long.   Fallen leaves form a dense insulator to protect trees’ roots… Read More
    Sponsored by All That Contractors. Replacing old windows is often a worthwhile investment for homeowners. Energy-efficient windows can prevent heating and cooling loss and keep homes more comfortable throughout the year. Such windows also can improve a home’s resale value, proving a good return… Read More
    Sponsored by Dean’s Discount Tire. As the seasons change, motorists must take steps to safeguard their vehicles, especially when the season changes from fall to winter. Each winter, many vehicles are subjected to sub-zero temperatures, snowfall and icy roads, and such conditions can take their… Read More
    Sponsored by All That Contractors Painting is an inexpensive way to transform just about any space. Many people paint the interiors of their homes, but home exteriors also can undergo dramatic makeovers with fresh coats of paint. Time the job right and heed some tips from DIYers who’ve… Read More
    When the time comes to choose flooring for their homes, homeowners may be overwhelmed by the vast array of options at their disposal. The choice between carpet and hardwood flooring, laminate or tile is a matter of personal preference. People have long extolled the virtues of hardwood flooring,… Read More
    If boots, a warm hat and a tuned-up snow blower are the only items on your winter preparation list, your home maintenance plan may need a makeover. These simple home maintenance projects can help lower your energy bills, prevent more costly repairs and/or increase the lifespan… Read More