Deering Lumber Services

What makes Deering Lumber the dealer that professional home builders, general contractors, architects and carpenters can depend upon? Great service, knowledgeable sales people, having the right product at the right time and providing variety of value added in-house services. The company has a large fleet of delivery vehicles including boom and on the job forklift services. The delivery fleet is on the go all day, making free deliveries within 50 miles of our 3 stores. Deering Lumber also has a team of salesmen on the road all day, visiting job sites and providing the expertise required to get jobs done in a quality fashion. The salesmen are backed by a broad inventory of all types of lumber and building materials, and a support staff who can provide additional service.Our staff of buyers are always searching the market for new or better products to continue supplying our professional customers with the highest quality building materials available.

Services listing

Account Security

There are two ways we can provide additional security on your account. First, we can flag your account so a purchase order number is required before any charge is made. The second type is where you give us a list of people who are authorized to charge on your account. Our clerks need to verify who is placing the order before any charge is made.

Blade Sharpening

We are a drop point for a reliable sharpening service. Turnaround is only a few days and prices are very reasonable.

Blueprint Copying

Blueprints can be copied at a nominal cost.

Boom and Forklift Delivery Trucks

We have truck mounted lifts that can unload lumber, plywood, shingles, block, cement, etc., onto the job site. There is no additional fee for this service, however it will need to be scheduled in advance.

Broad Consistent Inventory

Our stores stock a broad selection of products, to promote efficiency and convenience for our contractors. We select products to meet consistent high standards.

Builder Bonus

Qualified builders receive year end cash rebates to lower costs as volume of purchases increase. The more you buy the less you pay! We invite you to inquire for details.

Community Involvement

We are local. Our company and staff support and are involved with many activities and organizations, kids activities to community causes. We are proud to regularly receive Gold or Silver participation awards from United Way.

Convenient & Quick Pickup

We have organized our yard for speed and convenience of our customers when they need to pick up. We pride ourselves on our clean and neatly organized yards. All three stores are centrally and conveniently located in their communities.

Credit and Financing

We offer in house business credit services. Construction project financing is available to qualified customers, please contact our credit manager. Revolving charge accounts are available in house(can be financed like a credit card). To apply online or review information, click on the following links:
Contractor Credit Application
Contractor Credit Account Benefits
Construction Financing Package
Construction Financing Fact Sheet


Early Morning Hours

Our Biddeford, Kennebunk, and Springvale store hours are from 7am – 5pm M-F, and 7am-Noon on Saturday. Our deliveries are often on the road by 6am to give the builder an early start.


If you ever need an invoice, estimate, or a pending order faxed to you just give us a call and it will be on its way.

Free Delivery

If we are able to deliver on our regular schedule there is no delivery fee in York & Cumberland Counties. (Island deliveries are available for a fee) We have many trucks of various sizes to efficiently handle your material.

Home Drafting Services

Planning is essential to quality construction. We schedule plan drafting with a variety of independent draftsman to meet your schedule. We have negotiated favorable rates which we pass on to our customers. Costs for this service are rebated back to the material purchaser at a rate of 1% of materials toward the cost of plans. We retain the original plans in our files for your future use.

Job Accounting

Want to have a separate statement for a specific job? No problem, just give our bookkeeping office a call and they will establish a “sub account” for you. This can really save some valuable time when sorting the invoices and trying to bill your clients.

Manage your Account On-Line 24 hours a day

You can now view your account information 24/7 with Internet access through our website. This feature is called Accounts on Line. Call our office today to register.

Receive Invoices and Statements Via Email

You can now receive invoices via Email within minutes of each transaction. Also monthly statements can be Emailed to you immediately upon monthly account closing. Call our office to register today.

Jobsite Signs

Signs are available to identify you and your jobsite at a nominal fee.

Job Site Visits

We are glad to stop at your job site and have our knowledgeable contractor sales people assist in millwork openings, technical information, takeoff needs, etc.

Knowledgeable Capable People

We work hard at prompt attention, courteous service, and follow thru. We are very proud of our people! Our staff has over 500 years of combined industry experience. We believe you deserve knowledgeable capable people.

Lock Keying

Rekeying service is available for builders who need all the doors on a job keyed alike, or matched to a special key.

Material Takeoffs & Estimating

We are happy to review your list and provide costs of materials. Material takeoffs from your plans are also available. In some cases there is a nominal charge for takeoff services. If we are fortunate enough to be chosen to supply material for your new house or addition, then the cost of your takeoff will be credited back to you.

No Hassle Returns

Contractors who need to get materials off the job need only give us a call. The material must be in re-saleable condition. We look up your purchase price to give you accurate credit. Simple, clean, quick.

Paint Matching Service

The Biddeford, Kennebunk, and Springvale stores are equipped with state of the art paint color matching machines. We can match colors from any popular brand of paint in most finishes.

Quick Invoice Lookup

For contractors who need to duplicate an order from two years ago, or get an invoice copy from three years ago, no problem. Give us a call it’s stored at our fingertips.

Special Orders

We welcome special orders. A large part of our business is in the form of special orders. Most millwork items only take a couple days to bring in. For standard millwork items or even hard to find specialty items our trained staff will ask you the necessary questions to assure correct product ordering. Many contractors come to us for special orders because of the technical expertise required to get them right and because we work closely with manufactures to stand behind our products.

Tool Repairs

We offer in house repair service for most power tools in our Biddeford location. Turnaround can be quick depending on the problem. For other tools we use several authorized tool repair shops, depending on the tool and type of problem.

We Stand Behind Our Products

Simply put we plan on being here for the long term. How many others can say they have been at it since Abraham Lincoln became President!

Website Referrals

On this website Deering Lumber will set up qualified builders with indexed referral information for homeowners who are seeking services.