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Hardwood Flooring in the Kitchen

Hardwood Flooring in the Kitchen

Classic and enduring, and considered the ultimate floor covering, hardwood never goes out of style. The warm, rich, natural charm of wood lends itself beautifully to kitchen installations. This week, the team at Logs End shares our thoughts on installing hardwood...

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Fort McMurray International Airport

Fort McMurray International Airport

  Canadian Interiors magazine recently reported Fort McMurray International Airport received two major design awards. Considered the gateway to northern Alberta, the Fort McMurray International Airport was designed and constructed with the local landscape in...

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Bamboo versus Hardwood

Bamboo versus Hardwood

We recently discussed the Janka Hardness Scale, and how it assists flooring shoppers determine the durability of their chosen wood species. With consumers trying to make eco-conscious decisions regarding their homes, we wanted to address the hardness ranking of bamboo...

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History-Rich Wide Plank Flooring

History-Rich Wide Plank Flooring

Looking for something unique to grace the floors in your home, condo or office? Consider installing history-rich wide plank flooring.  Regarded as the most popular flooring choice, wide plank flooring (also known as wideplank flooring) is manufactured from new-growth...

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Hardwood Flooring Wood Species

Hardwood Flooring Wood Species

Looking to add character and depth to your home? Consider installing or updating hardwood floors. Each wood species used in wood flooring has their own unique traits and qualities. When exploring the various types of hardwood offered by Logs End, here are some of the...

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Hardwood Flooring Types

Hardwood Flooring Types

The market demand for hardwood flooring has increased over the years. Many residential and commercial properties are enhanced by the countless options. From a lengthy list of wood species, to unique grain characteristics, even hardwood flooring type is no longer an...

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Reclaimed Birch Flooring

Reclaimed Birch Flooring

In 2013, Logs End worked with Voyo Tomic Construction to provide and install reclaimed birch flooring in a truly unique, custom home. Building on a lot only 21 feet wide, homeowners Nicolas Delahousse and Chantal Rioux proved the need for expansive interior space is...

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Logs End at Chicago Lake Home & Cabin Show

Logs End at Chicago Lake Home & Cabin Show

The team from Logs End will be travelling to the Chicago Lake Home & Cabin Show.  If you are in the Chicago area, we urge you to come meet the Logs End team. In light of this travel, our Ottawa showroom will be closing early on Friday, February 20, 2015 at 4:00pm....

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Janka Hardness Scale

Janka Hardness Scale

The Janka Hardness Scale is determined by a controlled test, performed to measure the force necessary to embed a .444 inch (11.28mm) steel ball to half its diameter in wood.  The resulting data is expressed in pounds-force, or lbf.  This industry standard assessment...

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Antique Impressions by Creative at Home Inc.

Antique Impressions by Creative at Home Inc.

Logs End is proud to be a dealer of Antique Impressions by Canadian owned and managed Creative at Home Inc. The Antique Impressions brand features exclusive hardwood flooring, manufactured using a fully sustainable production method. With a focus on small batch,...

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Shopping For Hardwood Flooring

Shopping For Hardwood Flooring

For many homeowners, hardwood floors are synonymous with richness, beauty and character. From classic to contemporary installations, wood floors are renowned for withstanding a lifetime of wear and tear. At Logs End, we believe shopping for hardwood flooring should be...

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Preventing Hardwood Floor Gaps

Preventing Hardwood Floor Gaps

Missed out on the recent Logs End eZine?  Here is a quick summary of our article, which detailed how to prevent hardwood floor gaps. With winter in full force, our homes are being heated twenty-four hours a day.  The air becomes dry, drawing out the moisture from your...

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Iron △ Ivory Crichton Project

The Crichton Project is proof that all the little things we collect and hold dear can be showcased in truly amazing...

Artium Design Build Profiles Logs End

Thank you to our long-time friends at Artium Design Build for digging deep with Rob. In this quick read,...

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...

West of Main ‘Westside Bungalow Project’ Features Logs End

From ceiling to floors, the Westside Bungalow Project designed by West of Main, featuring furniture and accessories...

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...