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Logs End at the Ottawa Home + Remodelling Show 2016

Logs End at the Ottawa Home + Remodelling Show 2016

Make 2016 the year you renew, refresh and restore your home.  Please note the Logs End showroom in Ottawa will be closed on January 22nd, 23rd and 24th, 2016.  However, we urge you to come visit the Ottawa Home + Remodelling Show at the EY Centre.  Meet with...

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Hand Hewn Mantle from Logs End

Hand Hewn Mantle from Logs End

At Logs End, we love hearing from clients.  So, imagine our delight when an email arrived from the Pirie-Coleman family with a photo of their newly installed Logs End hand hewn mantle all decked out for the holidays.  We absolutely love how the rich wall colour...

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Caring for Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Caring for Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Engineered wood flooring is composed of several layers, all bonded together.  And while the top layer on the Logs End Engineered Collection flooring can be refinished, it can not be done as many time as solid hardwood.  Therefore, to extend the life of your engineered...

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Restoration of Ottawa Streetcar 696

Restoration of Ottawa Streetcar 696

For the last fifteen years, a small group of rail enthusiasts have been volunteering their time and talents to the restoration of Ottawa Streetcar 696. As the last remaining 600-series streetcar to have serviced the Ottawa rails between 1915 and 1959, one can well...

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Best Wood for Hardwood Floors

Best Wood for Hardwood Floors

Visitors to the Logs End showroom in Ottawa often ask "What is the best wood for hardwood floors?" The reality is the best wood choice will vary from home to home.  This is due to colour, durability and grain.  When selecting the best wood for hardwood floors, it all...

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Harvest Tables and Reclaimed Barnboard

Harvest Tables and Reclaimed Barnboard

Logs End may be located in Ottawa, but we often assist clients in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Vancouver and other cities big and small.  In speaking with home-owners and artisans across the nation, it is clear the trend towards custom milled or live edge slab harvest...

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Ottawa Chance Foundation Christmas Bazaar

Ottawa Chance Foundation Christmas Bazaar

Logs End is proud to be a sponsor of the 2015 Chance Foundation Christmas Bazaar.  We are encouraging Ottawa and surrounding area crafters to "Be an Angel" and showcase their wares.  To secure a booth, please contact the Chance Foundation via their...

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Reclaimed Wide Plank Flooring

Reclaimed Wide Plank Flooring

If you are looking to add character to your home, office or cottage, why not consider installing river-reclaimed wide plank flooring. Logs End is proud to handcraft lumber, felled generations ago, into custom flooring and millwork.  Each piece of wood is rich in...

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The Ottawa River

The Ottawa River

The Globe & Mail has been running a series on the Rivers of Canada.  In the second instalment, Gord Black of Logs End notes he is still spotting "floaties" while he dives.  What does this mean? Read 'The Story of the Ottawa River: Priceless and precarious'

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Janka Hardness Scale

The Janka Hardness Scale is determined by a controlled test, performed to measure the force necessary to embed a .444...

Hand Hewn Mantle from Logs End

At Logs End, we love hearing from clients.  So, imagine our delight when an email arrived from the Pirie-Coleman...

Angela’s Fireplace Transformation

On the evening of May 24, 2018, we were scanning our social media feeds when up popped a notification. The Logs End...

Plant Stands for the Win

If you love lush house plants and hardwood floors like we do, then you know it's important to keep your plants...

Celebrate Canada’s History with Logs End River Reclaimed Hardwood Flooring

Thanks to innovative and eco-conscious practices, Logs End is Canada's leading reclaimed wood flooring company and the...