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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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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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Find Us at the Ottawa Home & Garden Show

Visit Us at the 2019 Ottawa Home & Garden ShowBe sure to come visit with the Logs End team at the 2019...

Baby Nursery Features Logs End Pre-Oiled French Cut Oak

This month, we take you on a tour of a stunning baby nursery. Homeowners @hodgee613 and @linds_h16 created a tranquil...

Bamboo versus Hardwood

We recently discussed the Janka Hardness Scale, and how it assists flooring shoppers determine the durability of their...

Cedar Winds Design Build Project Features Logs End Flooring

We are so impressed at how the team at Cedar Winds Design Build took different textures, tones, wood options to create...

Hardwood Flooring To Suit Your Lifestyle

Not sure how to pick your hardwood floor colour? Struggling to decide between solid hardwood or engineered...