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  • Avesta Fosters New Partnerships

    PORTLAND, MAINE— Avesta Housing is a leading nonprofit affordable housing developer in Maine, with a history of building innovative projects.

  • Maine gets tough on homeless attacks

    Maine Gov. John E. Baldacci has toughened the penalty for those convicted of attacking homeless individuals.

  • Causes of Attic Mold

    Q. I've been a builder for more than 20 years and have come across my first serious mold problem ? in my own home in Maine. The house was for sale and under contract pending a building inspection. The inspection revealed mold growth on one entire underside of the roof sheathing (the other side was...

  • QuickBooks Pro vs. Contractor: Which Is Better?

    The answer, says a Maine business-systems consultant, depends on whether you like packaged reports or prefer to customize the program to match the way you do business.

  • Letters

    Radon outgassing, wiring between ceiling strapping, more on mold, materials markups, more

  • Letters

    Mold controversy, state contract law, router kit clarification, universal PEX fitting, more

  • Letters

    Preventing cracks in wide cedar shingles; full-scale wall layout suggestions; bathroom GFCI code; preventing sags in ceilings drywall; more

  • Notebook

    Drywall shortage is history; ASHRAE’s new ventilation standard meets resistance; rebates offered for affordable housing in Dallas; knee therapy holds promise for builders; precut stud lengths all over the map; more

  • Installing Direct-Vent Space Heaters

    Proper installation of these fan-assisted units can provide comfortable, energy-efficient heat in room additions and small dwellings.

  • Computer Solutions: Invoice vs. Statement in QuickBooks Pro

    Invoices vs. statements in QuickBooks Pro