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with Expert Old House Contractors

Preserving Your Building

What We Do

Les Fossel’s Restoration Resources is a general contracting company specializing in restoring and preserving 18th and early 19th-century buildings in Maine. We have the team, expertise, and experience to breathe new life into your home, barn, outbuilding, or historic structure, no matter the size of your project.

As a leading team of restoration experts, we are committed to improving, stabilizing, and preserving the unique qualities of your building. Our full range of general contracting and historic restoration services includes:


  • Exterior/Interior Restoration

  • Structural Repair

  • Fine Carpentry

  • Period Kitchens

  • Building Relocation Services

  • Antique Hardware/Architectural Components

  • Historic Home Inspections & Consultations

  • Cost Estimates for Projects

  • Research & Documentation

  • Classes & Lectures

  • And more!


We work with fellow craftspeople and carefully selected subcontractors to ensure the success of your project.




Restoration Resources in Maine


Our cabinet shop and general contracting services office are based in Alna, ME.  We have a diverse team that for 40+ years has served an area bounded by Portland to Lewiston, to Waterville to Belfast. We provide free phone consultation and fee-based on-site consultation throughout Maine.


If you want to schedule a consultation with our team, please get in touch with us today. We look forward to visiting your unique property.

Who We Are

Restoration Resources is a team of old house specialists and preservation experts from a full range of fields. With 48 years of experience, our founder Les Fossel is highly regarded in the field and has written numerous articles on restoring the architecture of Maine. Our crew includes talented craftworkers and professionals passionate about preserving the state’s architecture, communities, and cultural heritage.

Our general contracting services are designed to cover everything from a quick project around your family barn to a long-term multi-stage project for a significant renovation. We work with a variety of building types:

  • Historic Homes

  • Barns & Outbuildings

  • Timberframe Structures

  • Capes, Georgian, Federal

  • Greek Revival Styles

  • Victorian, Colonial Revivals

  • Custom Buildings, Cabinetry

  • Period Restoration

  • Camps & Cultural Sites

Like our founder, we love the sight of an expertly preserved building. These projects enrich our community and ignite the wonder of the Midcoast Maine region.

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Restoration Projects

K.P. - Wiscasset, ME

"The team did a fantastic job. Really, you’d be hard pressed to figure out what was new and what has been here for 200 years."

Ready to Transform Your Maine Home?

Are you looking to repair, restore, or revitalize, your historic Maine property? Contact our team today to learn more about how we can help you preserve the beauty and character of your structure.

Thank You For Choosing Restoration Resources!

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