Illegal logging isn’t just ‘over there’ – a world away. It happens right here at home too. MSNBC’s World News (Llanos, 2012) recently featured a story about an 800 year old red cedar that was poached from Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park in British Columbia. Over a considerable time frame, the perps power-sawed their way through […]
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We’ve all been there – gotten excited about a sales event only to read the ‘fine print’ and discover that quantities are limited, and certain styles or colours are excluded. Not so with the Mirage Spring 2013 Rebate Sale! It’s simple: till May 25th, purchase any Mirage floor in any quantity, and you’ll be eligible to receive […]
Mirage has tweaked its website – making it even more user-friendly. From the ‘Products’ tab, mouse down to ‘Our Floors’, and you’re able to quickly narrow down to any combination of collection, species, color, board width and floor type. We like it!
In the time it will take you to read this, more than 750,000 square feet of forest will have been illegally logged somewhere in the world
A new World Bank study on illegal logging raises new concerns and calls the problem a “global epidemic”. Considering that every two seconds a football field of forest is clear cut illegally – that may be an understatement. According to the World Bank, organized and very sophisticated criminal networks are operating with impunity, often bribing […]
Piece by piece! By now you’ve heard the news…the folks at ReidBuilt Homes have been moonlighting. And we mean that in the truest sense of the word! Over the past few months, ReidBuilt Homes assembled a skilled team of professionals who designed and constructed a model home inside Southgate Centre. The house is the focal […]
Antique Impressions by Creative At Home is our go-to supplier for everything-Alder. This collection of long-length, wide-plank flooring celebrates the workmanship of skilled craftsman and complements all design styles. The products are authentic, tasteful and wonderfully elegant with a rustic flair. There are eight unique collections, each one deliciously distinct. Choose from our three Estate […]
We’ve been surfing the web again! The quality of so many of the videos that have been uploaded on YouTube is amazing. One that we’d like to share with you is Andrea Gardner’s ‘The Power of Words’. This short video shows just how critical word choice is in effective communication.
TORLYS laminate floors are the perfect blend of trend and tradition – the latest species, colors and dimensions engineered for easy living. This is statement-making flooring, offering the appearance of hardwood but with the exceptionally hardwearing surface of laminate. Choose from TORLYS’ seven distinctive laminate collections, ranging from the rustic Hampton, the unique Vermont, the […]