Hardwood

July 23, 2015

Fab Fir

Technically, Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) isn’t really a fir at all, but rather a distinct genus that embodies the spirit of the Pacific Northwest. Named after Scottish botanist Davis Douglas, the wood of the Douglas fir is hard and heavy, and features a tight, wide grain and exceptional resilience. Our Antique Impressions line showcases this […]

Hardwood, Miscellaneous
June 23, 2015

Congratulations Mirage!

For the 8th time, Mirage has been named North America’s top hardwood flooring manufacturer by Floor Covering News magazine. This Award of Excellence is a reflection of the commitment to design, service, value, performance, quality, professionalism of sales force, management responsiveness, customer service, handing of claims, and ease of doing business that personifies Mirage. We […]

Events, Hardwood

Avoid the Void

This is a topic we keep revisiting. With proper maintenance, your wood flooring will look beautiful for many decades. However, the use of cleaning products not approved by the manufacturer may cause irreparable damage to the finish and void your warranty. We do not recommend steam mops, vinegar, or any of the do-it-yourself wood floor […]

DIY, Hardwood
May 22, 2015

Tough Nut

  There’s a reason US General Andrew Jackson garnered the nickname ‘Old Hickory’. Hickory is one of the hardest and hardiest of wood species and was once the go-to choice for axe handles, chairs, ladder rungs, wagon spokes, and a variety of sports equipment such as tennis rackets, hockey sticks, skis and fishing rods (Wood […]

Hardwood
April 21, 2015

Mirage: always on-trend

It was interesting to read the ‘State of the Industry 2015’ article in the latest edition of Hardwood Floors. Even though it’s an American publication and is meant to be be most reflective of the U.S. wood flooring industry, the article characterizes many of the same issues and challenges that the wider North American wood […]

Hardwood
March 21, 2015

Mirage has a Lock on style

Need hardwood flooring for a basement? Or for over a radiant heat system?  Mirage Lock hardwood flooring is a wonderful option for these applications. These are real hardwood boards that are manufactured to allow installation anywhere – above, on, and below grade – and with the exception of Hickory, this product can be installed on […]

Hardwood

Aged Appeal

In Medieval times, many of the finest homes in Europe sported hand hewn hardwood floors. Over the years, the flooring acquired character marks and a spectacular patina that added even more appeal. Our Castillo Plank Collection, one of the four unique product lines that make up Creative At Home’s Antique Impressions, was inspired by the […]

Hardwood
February 21, 2015

Magnificent Mahogany

Thinking exotic? The Mirage Exotic Collection features a quartet of African Mahogany products that can only be described as stunning. With shades ranging from the coppery-hued African Mahogany Brass to the raven beauty of African Mahogany Onyx, these are floors that command attention. Mirage’s African Mahogany floors are available in two styles – Engineered (3 5/16” […]

Hardwood
January 21, 2015

Introducing Sepia, Sandstone, and Fossil…

Three new brown-toned beauties from Mirage that will add charm and modern appeal to any space. The warm brown-hued Sepia is the newbie of the Alive collection. Sepia’s spot-on neutrality provides an elegant balance for an enduringly classic look. This product is available in White Oak, R & Q, Engineered technology, and a choice of […]

Hardwood

More about DuraMatt

We’re very exited about this new finish! With oiled-look hardwood flooring gaining in popularity, we’re thrilled that Mirage is once again leading the industry by introducing a finish that allows the look of a traditional oiled wood floor without the maintenance challenges such a floor would normally require. That means no regular oil applications! DuraMatt […]

Hardwood