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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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Logs End Receives Best of Houzz 2015 Award

Logs End Receives Best of Houzz 2015 Award

Notice something different on the Logs End houzz profile? It's true!  Logs End received a "Best of Houzz 2015" award for overall Customer Satisfaction. Houzz, the leading platform for home remodelling and design services, awarded companies around the world in two...

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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...

Reclaimed Wood Picnic Table

Clearly upcycled and reclaimed wood is trending this spring, as the Logs End team has been fielding plenty of calls....

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"...

Canadian Contactor Magazine Explores Reclaimed Wood

In the May/June 2016 edition of Canadian Contractor, Treena Hein explores the popularity of reclaimed wood - be it...

Hardwood Flooring Wood Species

Looking to add character and depth to your home? Consider installing or updating hardwood floors. Each wood species...