There’s been much talk lately about a possible worker shortage as Alberta gears up for another economic upturn. It’s also been noted that a large portion of the current workforce is on the higher end of the age scale, as boomers – one of the largest demographics – close in on retirement. A recent 3 […]
There’s still time to get in on the Mirage Summer Contest! It’s your chance to win a rebate of $1500, applicable on a purchase of 400 square feet or more of Mirage hardwood flooring. Ask one of our flooring experts for details, or visit the Mirage website for complete contest rules. But remember, only purchases […]
It’s great to see that more people are embracing ‘green’ living, both at home and in the workplace. While it might not be cost efficient to make a lot of large changes at a time, there are many little things we can all do that will make a big difference. For example, just changing out […]
“We are an idea in the process of being realized we are young we are cultures strung together then woven into a tapestry and the design is what makes us more than the sum total of our history we are an experiment going right for a change” Slam poet Shane Koyczan electrified the country with […]
We recently renovated a few areas in our showroom that feature the Meister wall systems, Leather, and our LARGO laminate. Visit our facebook page to check out the photos, or better yet stop by and visit us!
With so many flooring choices available, it’s easy to overlook some.So this month, we’d like to put the spotlight on Mirage’s awesome auburns – stunning reddish-brown toned wood flooring that exudes opulence and intensity. From the passionate and spicy Maple and Red Oak Bordeaux, to the sugary allure of Aged Maple Truffle and the copper-glinted […]
Mirage is celebrating summer in a BIG way! They’ll be awarding rebates of $1500.00 each to FIVE lucky ‘quick responders’. Entering is simple: just visit one of our showrooms (Edmonton or Calgary) between now and September 1, 2012. Locate the QR code on the contest poster and scan it using a Smartphone. Entrants will then […]
Pale or neutral-toned wood flooring isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. That’s why Mirage offers a full spectrum of hardwood flooring – from the lightest whites to the deepest darks. Their well-designed website makes it easy for you to find exactly what you’re looking for. Search by species, collection, floor type, board width, or color. For […]
What do a water home in Dubai, Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago, the Montana deluxe condo tower in Calgary, and Point-Virgule Resto & Bistro in Saint-Georges, Quebec have in common? They’re all sporting the world’s finest hardwood flooring. Yes, indeed, Mirage flooring is everywhere – and no wonder. It’s world-renowned for quality; comes […]
We’re pleased as punch to once again lend our support to a tremendously worthwhile cause – the Kids with Cancer Society’s 16th Annual Relay Walk & Pizza Lunch. This year’s event is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever, with a 5 x 5km Relay (4 categories), a 25km Individual Run, a 5km […]
We would be remiss if we didn’t send a shout-out to all the Dads on our mailing list. We hope you have a great day on June 10th, and that you enjoy this amusing little video we’re sending your way.
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 […]
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 […]