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“How’s That For History At Your Feet?”

“How’s That For History At Your Feet?”

Hard to believe it's been six years since Francie Healey ran a feature in Ottawa Renovates Magazine about Logs End recovered wood and the stories it can tell.  The article, From River to Floor, showcases the journey of logs once left at the bottom of the Ottawa River....

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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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Celebrating the Timber Trade at MosaïCanada 150

During the nineteenth century, the production of wood products was the major industry of the colonies of Lower Canada...

Logs End eZine

Did you miss out on the November 12th Logs End eZine communication?  Here is what we covered. 5 Reasons to Explore...

Almonte Renovation Features Logs End Hickory Flooring

We love when clients share photos of their newly installed Logs End flooring. Take this recent Almonte Renovation...

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,...

Takeaways from DOMOTEX 2019

The Logs End team is very excited, as Rob has just returned from a trip to DOMOTEX 2019. After spending...