Archive for October, 2014

Creative spirit rises from simple cabin

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Somebody else’s unwanted marble counter now sits in her kitchen. Other finds included materials for the stair treads, the wood stove, cabinets. Bathroom cabinets are Ikea, from the sale room. A porthole window came from a used marine-products store.


Check Before You Burn program begins

Friday, October 31st, 2014

The Air District is offering free registration this year. For more information on the program and changes you can go to www.valleyair.org Remember to burn clean fuels, such as manufactured logs for your fireplace, chiminea, wood stove or firepit.


House of the Week: Fantastic use of 1,668 square feet

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Two more bedrooms (one with an impressive closet) share a full bath and desk nook upstairs. Don’t miss the cozy wood stove in the living room. To build this home, you can order a complete set of construction documents by calling toll-free 866-228-0193 or …


County calls for burn ban

Friday, October 31st, 2014

During a stage 1 burn ban all outdoor burning, including agricultural burning, is prohibited. The use of any fireplace, uncertified wood stove or uncertified fireplace insert is also prohibited unless it is the only adequate means of heating a home.


Willard cemetery effort draws attention of NY Times

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Mocha built a 10-by-10-foot shed, complete with a wood stove, which he stayed in while at the cemetery. “I remember he made a template out of 2-by-4s that he used to make sure the graves were perfectly square and the right depth,” Minges said.


Your fireplace, masonry and chimney needs met

Friday, October 31st, 2014

If you are looking for a wood stove, they feature in-home estimates and assessments to help you decide on the product that is best suited to your decorating and heating needs. In those times when you have to make an insurance claim, Chimney Top Restoration …


Bear on Highway

Friday, October 31st, 2014

For 20 years, my outdoorsy, anti-city husband has been teaching this urbanite the ways of country, backwoods life: how to build a fire in a finicky wood stove, how to contain my Yankee impatience, what scat indicates about wildlife nearby, how to do …


Trick or sweep: Chimney fires are no treat

Friday, October 31st, 2014

If that’s not scary we don’t know what is! Call Brad Williams with Maine Chimney LLC at 207-323-7755 to keep those chimneys free of build-up and clear the way for safe use of that wood stove this home heating season! We offer a Level 1 Inspection (with a …


Central City structure fire along Lynn Street – Daily American Online

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Daily American Online
Central City structure fire along Lynn Street
Daily American Online
Central City fire: Several fire departments responded to a structure fire Thursday morning at 681 Lynn St. in Central City. The fire, which was caused by a wood stove in the dining room, left severe damage to an interior and exterior wall of the residence.

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Custom elegance and so much more in Rowley

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

While the list is long, some other amenities of this home include an additional two-car garage, an outdoor pizza oven, a storage shed and a wood-stove hot-water heating system. Rounding off this spectacular house are four generous bedrooms, including the …