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Commerical and Industrial Hardwood Flooring Solutions

Commerical and Industrial Hardwood Flooring Solutions

From supplied materials to custom-crafted pieces, the team from Logs End is committed to helping commerical and industrial clients across North America reach their sustainable exterior and interior design goals. We regularly transform client ideas into reality. From...

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The Boreal Forest: What Trees Talk About

The Boreal Forest: What Trees Talk About

The team from Logs End recently watched a fascinating documentary on the Nature of Things. What Trees Talk About offers a new perspective about trees, going so far as to debunk myths that trees are inactive and solitary beings. Instead, ecologists are proving instead...

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Nod to History: The Soul of Canadian Trees

Nod to History: The Soul of Canadian Trees

Logs End has a long-standing tradition of connecting clients with our Canadian heritage. By salvaging logs lost in the historic log drives on the Ottawa River and its tributaries, we can offer hardwood flooring comprised of long planks and ultra-wide boards that...

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Ottawa At Home: “Designing a Dream”

Ottawa At Home: “Designing a Dream”

The following article appeared in Ottawa At Home on November 23, 2017. It should be noted that tickets for the 2017 Minto Dream Home are now SOLD OUT. However, you can still explore the "Red Maple" thanks to the online 3D Space Tour. Ottawa At Home Magazine  Chloe E....

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From the ashes comes beauty

From the ashes comes beauty

The emerald ash borer (EAB) is an invasive beetle. While many find the beetle beautiful (children especially love its shimmering metallic look), it is highly destructive and has led to the downfall of all species of ash trees. In Canada, and North America as a whole,...

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Logs End French Cut White Oak

Logs End French Cut White Oak

Rift & quarter sawn white oak is one of the most sought-after woods for flooring in design and architecture. Its unique medullary ray and flecking patterns are of unparalleled beauty and the specialized cut of the wood ensures superior stability as it will only...

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Township of McNab/Braeside Showcases Stamped Log Ends

Township of McNab/Braeside Showcases Stamped Log Ends

In early September, Heather Lang, Councillor for the Township of McNab/Braeside visited the Logs End mill in Bristol Mines.  Visited Logs End at Bristol Mines yesterday morning (Andy Kalnins came along) to meet Gord Black. Gord is donating a few stamped logs end for...

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Canadian Wood is Good!

Canadian Wood is Good!

As part of National Forest Week and the #ItTakesAForest campaign, we share an interesting look at how the past, present and future of structural wood in Canada is becoming known to observers from outside the construction industry. Journal of Commerce New and creative...

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Logs End River Reclaimed Pine in the CHEO Dream Home

Logs End River Reclaimed Pine in the CHEO Dream Home

Thank you for all your inquiries about the Logs End flooring that is found in the CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery, Minto Dream Home. We can confirm the wood is indeed our reclaimed pine. On the main level, the flooring is the Logs End 7" Engineered Pine, pre-oiled...

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2017 CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Home Features Logs End Flooring

2017 CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Home Features Logs End Flooring

Logs End is delighted to be a sponsor of the 2017 CHEO -- Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Dream of a Lifetime Lottery. This year’s Minto Dream Home, the Red Maple, is inspired by the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation and has been designed in a...

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Fun Facts About Hardwood Flooring

Canada has a long and rich timber trade history. Fuelled by demand from Europe, wood was the staple Canadian trade...

FAQs About Hardwood Flooring and Selling Your Home

You’ve probably heard the words ‘hardwood flooring’ on almost every homebuyer’s wish list. That’s because hardwood...

Logs End White Oak Flooring in Belgium Farmhouse

A classic standard in wide plank flooring, White Oak offers a warm patina to suit all spaces with a contemporary yet...

Kirchoffer – A Linebox Studio & The Lake Partnership Award-Winning Home

You may recall our posts on social media in recent months, about the 2018 Ottawa Citizen People's Choice...

Protecting Hardwood Floors from Christmas Trees

Nothing heralds the arrival of Christmas like a fresh cut tree.  From the fragrant scent to the soft downy needles,...