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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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Ontario Wood Products Export Association

Ontario Wood Products Export Association

Are you an international buyer seeking the best Ontario-based wood products for export?  If so, the team at Logs End strongly suggests exploring the Ontario Wood Products Export Association (OWPEA).  They work with strategic members who craft hardwood and softwood...

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Leftover Hardwood Flooring Projects

Leftover Hardwood Flooring Projects

The team at Logs End is always on the lookout for unique ways to use wood scraps.  This week, we wanted to share a few favourite leftover hardwood flooring projects. Tiny Bathroom Makeover Boasts a plank wall, and uses driftwood and scrap wood to create décor accents....

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Wood Scraps Turned Art

Wood Scraps Turned Art

If you follow Logs End on Facebook or Twitter, you likely saw our post about Thomas Dambo the Danish artist and designer.  Together with a team of creative souls, Thomas upcycles "trash" and leftover wood scraps to create larger-than-life art installations and...

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Family Cottage in Norway Bay

Family Cottage in Norway Bay

The team at Logs End is fortunate to share in projects of every scope.  From wee bathroom floors to commercial venues, we love having the opportunity to bring pieces of the past into buildings of the future. A recent article in Ottawa At Home showcased a family...

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Logs End Receives Grant

Logs End Receives Grant

On July 7, 2015, Logs End received a grant in the amount of $138, 350 from the Québec Ministry of Economy, Innovation and Exports.  Pontiac MNA André Fortin was on hand at our Bristol plant to announce this generous contribution.  These funds will aid in our major...

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Trees – Good For Your Health

Trees – Good For Your Health

In a scientific report published July 9, 2015, researchers presented a fascinating case for planting trees in urban neighbourhoods. Toronto, Ontario, Canada was the large urban centre studied during this comprehensive greenspace analysis.  By studying the tree data...

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Interior to Exterior Wood Floor Integration

Interior to Exterior Wood Floor Integration

With homeowners looking at unique ways to match interior and exterior décor, we are seeing an increase in flooring integration.  This week, we came upon a stunning example of this trend.  The interior wood floors of this Bangkok home were matched as closely as...

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50 Million Trees

50 Million Trees

Did you know Ontario has committed to planting 50 Million Trees by 2025? In an effort to meet this goal, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Trees Ontario have partnered to provide a subsidized tree planting program. Want to help improve Ontario's...

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Canada’s Trees

Canada’s Trees

Did you know Canada's provinces and territories have official or provincial tree emblems?  During an Arbour Week tour, many of the participants were shocked to discover our Arboreal Emblems.  As such, the team at Logs End thought a quick post of Canada's trees was in...

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Logs End and the Chance Foundation

Logs End and the Chance Foundation

What is the Chance Foundation? The Chance Foundation is a Canadian Registered Charity, dedicated to improving the lives and well-being of underprivileged children in Ottawa and abroad.  The foundation focuses on three key areas: education, health and recreation.  By...

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The forgotten forest on the river’s floor

When Logs End was founded in 1997, salvaging wood from the bottom of a river may have seemed far-fetched to many....

For the love of Oak Hardwood Flooring

Oak - a true classic in the world of wide plank hardwood flooring. Yet gone are the days of homeowners "just"...

Leftover Hardwood Flooring Projects

The team at Logs End is always on the lookout for unique ways to use wood scraps.  This week, we wanted to share a few...

Lauzon Designer Collection Available at Logs End in Ottawa

The team at Logs End is always on the lookout for best-in-class flooring solutions for our clients. With the ever...

COVID-19 | March 24, 2020 Update

March 25, 2020To our loyal clients,As the COVID-19 situation continues to rapidly evolve, all...