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Ottawa’s Streetcar 696 Closer to Life

Ottawa’s Streetcar 696 Closer to Life

With less than 12 months until Ottawa's Streetcar 696 celebrates her 100th birthday, the restoration team remains hard at work. For those who have been eager for an updated status, the Ottawa Sun published a wonderful article on Sunday, July 17, 2016. View it here...

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Logs End Supports SeeHearSpeak Seeds of Change

Logs End Supports SeeHearSpeak Seeds of Change

If you follow Logs End on Facebook, you may have noticed we have been tagged in posts about the SeeHearSpeak campaign. Specifically, the SeeHearSpeak Seeds of Change fundraising event. Seeds of Change is an evening garden party to support the Schizophrenia Program...

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Logs End River Reclaimed Yellow Birch Flooring

Logs End River Reclaimed Yellow Birch Flooring

Our most popular hardwood flooring option is the Logs End River Reclaimed Yellow Birch. Renowned for its beauty and for its unique, swirling grain patterns... we know these logs are destined for a glorious future, underfoot. For...

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Canadian Contactor Magazine Explores Reclaimed Wood

Canadian Contactor Magazine Explores Reclaimed Wood

In the May/June 2016 edition of Canadian Contractor, Treena Hein explores the popularity of reclaimed wood - be it from rivers, barns or century homes. While Logs End may be featured in the article, it also highlights the environmental benefits and why so many...

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Logs End Supports An Evening With Bryan

Logs End Supports An Evening With Bryan

From hockey fans to big names in the NHL, everyone came together to support Bryan Murray and raise funds for cancer research and care at the Ottawa Hospital last Wednesday night. Seated on the ice surface at the Canadian Tire Centre, Logs End was just one of many...

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From Timber Rafts to Logs End Heritage Hardwood Flooring

From Timber Rafts to Logs End Heritage Hardwood Flooring

One of the amazing benefits of recovering submerged logs from the bottom of the Ottawa River and its surrounding lakes and streams is you end up holding a piece of history. Watching a sunken log come up from the deep and become planks of flooring, pieces of furniture...

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Cottage Guide 2016 from Ottawa Magazine

Cottage Guide 2016 from Ottawa Magazine

Did you hear the news? Ottawa Magazine is releasing their first guide to cottaging! The Cottage Guide 2016 is a comprehensive look at everything and anything related to cottage living. Expect plenty of advice and inspiration, along with information about time-shares...

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Ontario Tree Atlas and Arbour Week

Ontario Tree Atlas and Arbour Week

Arbor Week is celebrated each year in Ontario starting on the last Friday in April and ending on Mother’s Day. "The important role trees play in our lives was recognized as early as April 10, 1872. On that day, ecophilanthropist J. Sterling Morton founded Arbor Day as...

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Alternate Uses for Reclaimed and Repurposed Wood

Alternate Uses for Reclaimed and Repurposed Wood

The team at Logs End is truly fortunate to have amazing clients who share resources and ideas with us on a regular basis. We do our best to post some of these incredible shares on our social media channels, since many of the ideas are suited to bringing the "outdoors...

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#EarthDay at Logs End Hardwood Flooring

#EarthDay at Logs End Hardwood Flooring

At Logs End, we believe Earth Day should be every day. Since 1997, Logs End has been salvaging logs lost in the historic log drives on the Ottawa River and its tributaries. Instead of using an invasive dragging technique to salvage logs from from the bottom of the...

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RND Construction & Riverpark Green in Ottawa

RND Construction & Riverpark Green in Ottawa

Thanks to Ottawa's RND Construction for sharing this great photo on Twitter. Their flooring team was installing Logs End reclaimed birch floors in a Riverpark Green home. As an industry leader in the design and build of energy-efficient and environmentally friendly...

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Logs End Showcases Hardwood Flooring at Ottawa Home Show 2016

Logs End Showcases Hardwood Flooring at Ottawa Home Show 2016

What better way to spend the Easter long weekend than showcasing our Logs End heritage hardwood flooring at the Ottawa Home + Garden Show. Come on down to the EY Centre and check out the informative stage shows, meet hundreds of exhibitors and take a walk through a...

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Humidity Levels and Hardwood Floors

Houses and buildings were designed to provide shelter from outdoor elements. Over time, personal comfort became a...

Logs End 2017 Christmas Holiday Hours

Thinking of stopping by the Logs End showroom this holiday season? Please know we would love you to visit, but that we...

Hardwood Flooring Types

The market demand for hardwood flooring has increased over the years. Many residential and commercial properties are...

Canadian History – Lumberjack Scrimshaw Work

LUMBERJACKS | ALL IN A DAY'S WORK While a sailor might put a ship in a bottle, lumberjacks were not to be outdone in...

Environmental Responsibility

Environmental responsibility.  Two humble words the team at Logs End does not take for granted.  From our...