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Sample Day at Logs End – White Oak Hardwood Flooring

Sample Day at Logs End – White Oak Hardwood Flooring

It's sample day at Logs End and we find ourselves working with the Quercus Alba - otherwise known as White Oak. Regarded as the pre-eminent tree in eastern North America, everything about this magnificent tree is worthy of a second look. From the stunning light bark...

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Logs End at Ottawa Home and Garden Show 2016

Logs End at Ottawa Home and Garden Show 2016

The team at Logs End is gearing up to participate in one of the largest home shows in Ottawa - the Ottawa Home + Garden Show. Set to take place at the EY Centre over Easter Weekend, this showcase of everything home and garden will leave you eager to renew, refresh and...

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Budgeting for Wide Plank or Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Budgeting for Wide Plank or Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Wide plank hardwood flooring and quality engineered hardwood flooring have garnered a reputation for being "luxury" products.  In reality, depending on the product, width and finishing options, both hardwood flooring options can be very cost competitive. At Logs End,...

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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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Canada’s Trees

Did you know Canada's provinces and territories have official or provincial tree emblems?  During an Arbour Week tour,...

Invest In Canadian Hardwood Flooring

In a market filled with vinyl flooring, bamboo flooring, ceramic flooring, and other variants, why should you invest...

FAQs About Hardwood Flooring and Selling Your Home

You’ve probably heard the words ‘hardwood flooring’ on almost every homebuyer’s wish list. That’s because hardwood...

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...

Where are the greenest streets? Enter Treepedia

Have you ever wondered what cities have the greenest, tree-lined streets? MIT's Senseable City Lab is developing an...