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Home & Garden Improvement Guide

Contact these businesses for the help you need—around the house, in the yard and garden and more!

Architects & Engineers
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Blue Hill

Bruno Architecture

Blas M. Bruno & Elizabeth Wastler-Bruno, Maine Licensed Architects. In Blue Hill since 1996.

P.O. Box 975
36 Main Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614


Knight Associates, Architects

We specialize in residential design, believe in sustainable practices, and have 36 years experience.

157 Hinckley Ridge Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614




Eric A. Chase Architecture

Architecture, planning and interior design.

P.O. Box 313
5 Black Bear Road
Brooksville, ME 04617

207-326-9339 207-326-8464


Stahnke+Kitagawa Architects

Architectural, environmentally green design services and passive house design

20 Bakeman Road
Harborside, ME 04642


Service Businesses

44 North Architecture

Design/drafting of residential and commercial structures. Site consultation. Maine licensed architect.

P.O. Box 316
Blue Hill, ME 04614


Building Supplies
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Blue Hill

EBS Building Supplies, Blue Hill branch

Largest provider of hardware, lumber and home decor supplies to contractors and homeowners along the Maine coast from Rockland to Calais.

112 Main Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614

207-374-2814 Toll-free: 800-244-7134 Ellsworth: 207-667-7134
Fax: 207-374-2155

Viking, Inc.

Full service lumber and building supply yard with nine locations - inc. Blue Hill, Belfast, Hancock and Holden. Friendly service.

114 Mines Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614

886-244-6337: 207-374-5645


The Granite Shop, Inc.

Fine workmanship, huge selection. We have the largest selection and inventory of all shops in the state of Maine combined.

P.O. Box 69
587 North Sedgwick Road
Sedgwick, ME 04676



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Blue Hill

Hard Times Handyman

Carpentry, painting, chores for summer residents, locals, businesses at great rates!

531B Ellsworth Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614


Hewes & Company

Your best choice for quality homes, fine cabinetry, millwork and renovations in Maine’s Down East coastal Hancock County & adjacent islands

419 Ellsworth Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614


M.E. Astbury & Son, Inc.

Roads, parking lots, septic systems, landscaping, granite walls, shoreline stabilization, DEP certified contractor. Since 1968.

P.O. Box 1330
66 Hinckley Ridge Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614



Prin A. Allen & Sons, Inc.

Contractors and builders

P.O. Box 1
49 Bay Road
Brooklin, ME 04616

office: 207-359-8850 shop: 207-359-2352 Mobile: 207-266-1908
Fax: 207-359-4456


Poole Construction, Inc.

Custom building, renovations/restoration, SIP’s installer, ICF block foundations

441 Varnumville Road
Brooksville, ME 04617

207-326-4361 Mobile: 207-479-3120

Cape Rosier

Clifford Contractors

Buiding for you since 1892. Construction & Caretaking.

155 Weir Cove Road
Cape Rosier, ME 04642

207-326-4948 Mobile: 207-460-2677

Deer Isle

Livingston Woodworking, Ashby Livingston


402 Sunset Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-348-5676 Mobile: 207-702-1132


Little Deer Isle

Lawson Builders

Todd Lawson - owner, Est. 1984. Fully insured, renovation, new construction, maintenance.

39 Weed Point Road
Little Deer Isle, ME 04650



Scott Ferden Custom Woodworking

Custom woodworking, cabinetry, custome furniture and design.architectural drafting service. Stair systems and mill work. Renovations.

965 Southern Bay Road
Penobscot, ME 04476

207-326-9563 Mobile: 207-266-4318


Jon D. Woodward & Sons, Inc.

Building and construction. New homes, renovations, additions.

38 High Street
Sedgwick, ME 04676



Peter S. Haskell

Building contractor, building new homes, remodeling homes, roofs, decks and more

368 Airport Road
Stonington, ME 04681


Service Businesses

David Schofield Carpentry

Quality design work, free estimates, guaranteed quality work. Lead certified.

P.O. Box 77
Blue Hill, ME 04614

207-374-5199 Mobile: 207-479-7455

F. L. Davis & Co.

Building and renovatinghomes in your area since 1980. No job too small!

P.O. Box 153
Orland, ME 04472


Kral Builders

New homes, renovations, restorations, CAD services, marine float construction.

P.O. Box 501
Sunset, ME 04683


Electrical, Plumbing & Heating
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Blue Hill

Michael W. Snow Electrical Contractor, Inc.

Residential and commercial wiring, rewiring, maintenance and repair, and generator sales and service

18 Field House Lane
Blue Hill, ME 04614

207-374-5185 Mobile: 207-266-5185
Fax: 207-374-2076


John H. Gray Electrical, Plumbing and Heating, Inc.

Electrical, plumbing & heating

P.O. Box 10
19 Breezemere Road
Brooksville, ME 04617


Robert L. Gray Co., Inc.

Plumbing & heating, LP gas, oil, kerosene, septic service

8 Wharf Road
Brooksville, ME 04617


Snow's Plumbing & Heating

Full-service professionals with over 50 years experience. 24 hour service

13 Bridge Street
Brooksville, ME 04617



Gary's Fuel Service

Your local dealer for heating oils (1&2), bulk & bottled gas. Heating equipment service and sales. 24-hour emergency service. Since 1956

1441 Castine Road
Castine, ME 04476

207-326-8808 800-339-8808

Deer Isle

Heanssler Oil Co., Inc.

Heating oil, gasoline, auto parts, diesel, K-1 kerosene

32 Church Street
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-348-2311 800-244-2311



Penobscot Solar Design

We have been installing quality solar systems in Maine and the Caribbean since 1988. Ask about the available rebates and tax credits!

615 Back Ridge Road
Penobscot, ME 04476



Wardwell Oil, LLC

Delivery of heating oil, diesel & kerosene. Celebrating 51 years of business.

419 Reach Road
Sargentville, ME 04673



Ray Weed Plumbing & Heating

Complete plumbing and heating service, installation and maintenance.

11 Abbie's Lane
Stonington, ME 04681


R.L. Greenlaw & Son

Gas, heating oil, diesel fuel. Proudly serving the Island for over 80 years.

P.O. Box 95
3 N. Main Street
Stonington, ME 04681


Home & Garden
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Blue Hill

Mainescape Garden Center

Perennials, annuals, houseplants, ornamental trees & shrubs. Pottery, furniture, oriental rugs. Wreaths, centerpieces, garlands - we ship!

P.O. Box 356
South Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614


The Peddler's Wagon

We grow our own favorite and unusual annuals and perennials in our chemical-free greenhouses. Making gardens special from for 30 years.

162 Ellsworth Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614




Coastal Interiors

Design showroom for interior finishes. Flooring, wall coverings, cabinets, counters, plumbing, lighting, hardware, window treatments.

21 Water Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605

207-667-7166 800-660-8994

Hours: Tues.-Fri, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.



Safe Arbor Tree Service

Felling, pruning, removal. Licensed, insured. Using the “Iron Horse” for winching and hauling in sensitive areas, shorefront and on trails.

173 Pierce's Pond Road
Penobscot, ME 04476




Service Businesses

A Helping Hand Gardener

Garden maintenance (weeding, transplanting), mulching, installation/design, clean up and ‘Toadly’ Green


DeBalsi Stoneworks, LLC

Native granite and fieldstone walls, walks, steps and landscape construction. When all that is left is the hard work. Insured.

P.O. Box 616
Blue Hill, ME 04614


Four Seasons Painting, Inc.

Doug Danico. Interior and exterior; pressure washing, spraying, drywall, floors. Free estimates. Fully insured.

207-667-8699 Mobile: 207-460-3696
Fax: 207-667-9926

Panache Interior Design

We provide design and remodeling solutions to create unique spaces for comfortable living.

P.O. Box 1337
Blue Hill, ME 04614

Blue Hill: 207-374-9977 617-723-9234
Fax: 207-374-9978

We Care...for your home, lawn and garden

Mowing, gardening, landscaping, trimming/pruning, weeding, mulching. Garden design & year-round housekeeping & caretaking. Claire Altenhofen

207-359-2470 207-460-2276

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Rings Paving

Commercial paving, driveways, roads & streets, tennis courts, parking lots, free estimates, fully insured

P.O. Box 218
417 US Route 1
Gouldsboro, ME 04607



Cameron Asphalt Paving, Inc.

Since 1983. Free estimates, parking lots, private roads, driveways, various materials, sidewalks, crack filling, seal coating, and much more

10 Sullivan Road
Jackson, ME 04921

207-667-0003 Mobile: 207-322-2231

Service Businesses

Skip Eaton Paving and Excavation

Commercial and residential paving, complete site work packages, excavation, septic systems, road construction, maintenance and grading.

P.O. Box 92
Deer Isle, ME 04627


Well Drilling
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Service Businesses

B.R.B. Excavation

General excavation and landscaping. FREE QUOTES! 5% off when you mention this ad.


Williams & Taplin

Water wells - service, installation, repair

P.O. Box 173
Blue Hill, ME 04614

Mark Taplin: 207-374-5447 Ken Taplin: 207-374-5359

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Blue Hill

Allen-Bowden, Inc. Professional Land Surveyors

Boundary surveys, Google Earth overlays, state-of-the-art GPS/conventional surveys. Property divs., deed descrips., boundary conflict res.

163 Ellsworth Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614

207-374-5412 207-374-3716
Fax: 207-374-2363

Deer Isle

Due North, LLC

Land surveying and mapping services

P.O. Box 211
15B Main Street
Deer Isle, ME 04627