About Us


About Us

East Coast Lumber is family-owned and operated right here in East Hampstead, NH. Other companies may offer similar services, but our services are the best, and come with a personal touch.
The Lewis Group of Companies
The Lewis Group of Companies is the umbrella to a family business started in 1958 by Ralph and Lillian Lewis, along with their son and former president of Lewis Builders, Inc., Peter Lewis. Since that time, the Lewis family has literally been building neighborhoods since 1958. Lewis Builders, Inc. has diversified over the years with several affiliated companies.

In the 1990's, one of their most ambitious undertakings in land development originated with the construction of the beautiful Atkinson Resort and Country Club. Currently, the land surrounding the resort is being designed for residential and commercial development that will keep with the Lewis standard of excellence.
The History of East Coast Lumber

East Coast Lumber Building Supply Company, Inc. was created in E. Hampstead, NH in 1976. Peter Lewis of The Lewis Group of Companies, started the business to service local communities with their building needs. In 1995, ownership was passed down to Christine Lewis Morse, now the sole proprietor. Christine has spent many years learning all aspects of the business.

In December 2000, Christine Lewis Morse opened the Equipment Center (originally named ECL Rentals), a tool and equipment repair shop with a small service and repair department. Over the years the store has grown to a full service sales, rental and repair shop fulfilling the need within the local communities.

East Coast Lumber's product lines include lumber, hardware, kitchen & bath, millwork, rentals, other seasonal products and much more... Making construction and home improvement projects easier than ever. East Coast Lumber strives to remain a fair competitor in the marketplace and focus on outstanding customer service, while also providing a casual but professional environment for both its customers and employees.
East Coast Lumber circa 1980
East Coast Lumber, circa 1980
Store Hours: Holiday Hours  
Mon - Fri 6:30am - 7pm
Saturday 7am - 5pm
Sunday 8am - 5pm
Easter Sunday CLOSED
Memorial Day* 8am-5pm
4th of July CLOSED
Labor Day* 8am-5pm
Thanksgiving CLOSED
Christmas Eve 6:30am-Noon
Christmas Day CLOSED
New Year's Eve 6:30am-Noon
New Year's Day CLOSED
  *Retail Store, Lumber Yard and Equipment Center ONLY. Administration, estimating, shipping, receiving, and service bays will be closed.
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