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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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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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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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Ontario Tree Atlas and Arbour Week

Arbor Week is celebrated each year in Ontario starting on the last Friday in April and ending on Mother’s Day. "The...

Carleton Place Homeowners Choose Logs End French Cut Oak

Visitors to the Logs End showroom are astounded when they see French Cut European Oak flooring for the...

Best Wood for Hardwood Floors

Visitors to the Logs End showroom in Ottawa often ask "What is the best wood for hardwood floors?" The reality is the...

Winter Log Drives in Canada

Did you know... In a location with snowy winters, the logging process began in the fall when a team of men hauled...

Environmental Responsibility

Environmental responsibility.  Two humble words the team at Logs End does not take for granted.  From our...