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Hardwood Floor Cupping

Hardwood Floor Cupping

A Logs End social media follower recently asked: What is hardwood floor cupping?  The following image from Wikipedia is a perfect illustration of cupping. Hardwood floor cupping (or a wood cup) is a warp across the face width of a plank, in which the edges are higher...

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Logs End Ottawa Showroom

Logs End Ottawa Showroom

Did you know Logs End boasts a showroom like no other?  Our home-style setting at 1520 Triole Street in Ottawa features 2500 square feet of products on display.  Our showroom is open to the public Monday to Friday, from 9:00am to 5:00pm, and on Saturday from 10:00am...

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Protecting Hardwood Floors from Christmas Trees

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, the Christmas tree is a sign of good spirit and hope for things to come. Every year, the team at Logs End is asked for tips on protecting hardwood and...

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Winter Salt Residue

Winter Salt Residue

Canadian winters are notoriously long and harsh.  To combat the elements, many cities, towns and home owners depend on sand and salt as traction aids for vehicular and pedestrian traffic.  Sadly, these two products wreak havoc with hardwood floors.  At Logs End, we...

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Humidity Levels and Hardwood Floors

Humidity Levels and Hardwood Floors

Houses and buildings were designed to provide shelter from outdoor elements. Over time, personal comfort became a driving factor. First, it was the fascination with heating. After World War II, air conditioning became the widespread interest. According to old...

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Logs End eZine

Logs End eZine

Did you miss out on the November 12th Logs End eZine communication?  Here is what we covered. 5 Reasons to Explore Engineered Hardwood Flooring With so many flooring choices available today, there are many options to consider when looking for new flooring. With the...

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GOHBA SAMMY Awards

GOHBA SAMMY Awards

On November 5th, during the annual luncheon, the Greater Ottawa Home Builder's Association handed out the 2014 GOHBA SAMMY Awards.  Logs End was floored to discover we had won two awards: Best Industry Partner Brochure and Best Industry Partner Showroom. On behalf of...

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Invest In Canadian Hardwood Flooring

Invest In Canadian Hardwood Flooring

In a market filled with vinyl flooring, bamboo flooring, ceramic flooring, and other variants, why should you invest in Canadian hardwood flooring? 1. Hardwood flooring solutions bearing a “Made in Canada” label are recognized as a top-quality product. In fact,...

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Logs End Promotions

Logs End Promotions

Logs End is Canada’s leading supplier of river-reclaimed, wide plank flooring. We pride ourselves on connecting the past with the present, and offer clients custom floors and millwork of unparalleled quality and beauty. During our recent exhibit at the Home &...

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Hardwood Flooring Direction

Hardwood Flooring Direction

Logs End staff is frequently asked what direction a hardwood floor should be laid. Hardwood flooring direction can play a big role in how your floor performs, in addition to the overall look. When it comes to laying hardwood floors, the planks are typically run...

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Logs End at The Home & Design Show in Ottawa

Logs End at The Home & Design Show in Ottawa

Looking for the latest inspiration in design trends?  Perhaps you are considering a whole home renovation or need advice to complete a specific project?  Be sure to check out The Home & Design Show in Ottawa, taking place at the EY Centre from Friday, September...

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Environmental Responsibility

Environmental Responsibility

Environmental responsibility.  Two humble words the team at Logs End does not take for granted.  From our river-reclaimed heritage collection, an engineered collection, and a certified green new-growth hardwood collection, we manufacturer our products with nature, and...

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Logs End Walnut Hardwood Flooring

Thanks to its eye-catching colours and rich patterns, Logs End walnut hardwood flooring has a unique ability to make a...

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...

Logs End Engineered Hardwood Flooring Surpasses Industry Standards

DID YOU KNOW... Formaldehyde is an ever-present, colourless gas that can give off a pickle-like smell. For years, it...

Studio 853 Presents Pebble Trail Way

We are delighted to receive these photos from Chantale Charette (Owner/Principal Designer and...

Logs End Reaffirm Commitment to Protecting the Environment

It's World Environment Day “World Environment Day is the day the planet celebrates our collective love of and reliance...