Mirage Hardwood Flooring Review (Read This Before You Buy...)


Mirage Hardwood Flooring Review


Boa-Franc, a North American manufacturer of hardwood flooring, maker of the Mirage Hardwood Flooring Brand, is located in Canada. They were founded in 1979, and have a mission to not only produce the highest quality of hardwood flooring, but to manufacturer their product in an environmentally safe manner.


Boa-Franc has several production facilities, to date, they have received 39 awards for quality, and they have over 2,000 dealers across North America.


The Mirage Hardwood Flooring Brand, distinguishes itself from many hardwood flooring companies by offering products that are entirely designed and manufactured in Canada. According to their website:

"As a result, we can ensure rigorous quality control of our products at every step of the manufacturing process, right up to final delivery. The fact that the industry recognizes us year after year as being the #1 brand proves how unique our people's know-how is..." - Luc Robitaille, Vice-President of Marketing at Boa-Franc, manufacturer of the Mirage brand.

Mirage Hardwood Flooring promotes itself as the #1 hardwood flooring brand in North America. At the time of this article, Mirage has 8 different product collections, in both engineered and solid colors and styles.


Product colors range from subtle earth tones, to products with knots, cracks and other natural characteristics, to all natural colors, to traditional brown.


The species of their hardwood products, again have a wide range of options. Customers can pick from white oak, hickory, walnut, maple and red oak.


Table of Contents

Mirage Hardwood Flooring Collections

Flair Collection Dreamville

Sweet Memories Escape

Imagine Admiration

Natural Herringbone

Product Warranty

FAQ About Mirage Hardwood Flooring

Conclusion

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Definition of Mirage Hardwood Flooring Types Of Products


TruBalance - Real wood over a quarter sawn core layer.

  • Glued down over concrete or a recommended wood subfloor Stapled or nailed down over a recommended wood subfloor Floated installation

  • Micro-V joint on all four sides of the board, prevents dust and dirt buildup

  • Hypoallergenic finish for a safe environment

  • Each box contains assorted lengths for great look and quick installation

  • Can be sanded three to five times for an even longer lasting floor

Engineered - Real wood over a hardwood plywood base.

  • Glued down over concrete or a recommended wood subfloor Stapled or nailed down over a recommended wood subfloor ​PerfectScore® technology on the back of boards for better glue adhesion and increased flexibility

  • Micro-V joint on all four sides of the board, prevents dust and dirt buildup

  • Hypoallergenic finish for a safe environment

  • Each box contains assorted lengths for great look and quick installation

  • Can be sanded three to five times for an even longer lasting floor

Classic - Real Hardwood Boards

  • Nailed or stapled over a wood subfloor Exceptional durability Classic and timeless beauty Boards interlock easily for simple installation

  • Micro-V joint on all four sides of the board, prevents dust and dirt buildup

  • Hypoallergenic finish for a safe environment

  • Each box contains random lengths for great looks and quick installation

  • Can be sanded three to five times for an even longer lasting floor

Lock - Real hardwood boards with a high density fiber core

  • Floor can be installed over concrete, wood subfloor or radiant heat system. Boards interlock with one quick movement thanks to RightLoc™ technology

  • Micro-V joint on all four sides of the board, prevents dust and dirt buildup

  • Hypoallergenic finish for a safe environment

  • Lengths from 14" to 69" for great looks and quick installation


Credit: Mirage Engineered vs Solid


Mirage Hardwood Flooring Collections


As we list the current EarthWerks products, please note this list changes on a regular basis. Products are dropped and added all of the time. It is always best to visit your local flooring store to get the latest up-to-date information.


Flair Collection - Subtle Earth Tones In Harmony With A Matte Surface

Name Type

Hickory Sand Reef Character Brushed Trubalance

Hickory Desert Rose Character Brushed Trubalance

White Oak Stardust Character Brushed Trubalance, Classic, Lock

White Oak Sailing Stone Character Brushed Trubalance, Classic, Lock

White Oak Snowdrift Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple White Mist Character Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

White Oak White Mist Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

White Oak Lunar Eclipse Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock



Sweet Memories - Color Variations, Knots, Cracks And Other Natural Characteristics

Name Type

White Horse Rocking Horse character Brushed Trubalance, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Paddle Ball Character Brushed Trubalance, Classic, Lock

Hickory Clay Marbles Character Brushed Trubalance

White Oak Jump Rope Character Brushed Trubalance, Classic, Lock

White Oak Bubble Bath Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

White Oak Carousel Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Chelato Character Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Chateau Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

White Oak Hula Hoop Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Treasure Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Hopscotch Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

White Oak Sand Castle Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Peppermint Character Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Nougat Character Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

White Oak Roller Coaster Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Praline Character Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Tree House Character Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Gingerbread Character Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Black Jelly Bean Character Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock



Imagine - A Textured Floor Designed For Real Life

Name Type

Red Oak Driftwood Character Cork Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Driftwood Character Cork Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Papyrus Character Cork Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Papyrus Character Cork Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Sandstone Character Cork Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Sandstone Character Cork Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Rock Cliff Character Cork Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Rock Cliff Character Cork Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock



Natural - All The Natural Richness Of Wood

Name Type

Maple Character Smooth Trubalance, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Character Brushed Trubalance, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Exclusive Brushed Trubalance, Classic, Lock

Hickory Character Brushed Trubalance

White Oak REQ Exclusive Brushed Trubalance

White Oak REQ Character Brushed Trubalance

Walnut Character Brushed Trubalance

Maple Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Select And Better Smooth Engineered, Classic

Red Oak Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

White Oak Exclusive Brushed Trubalance, Engineered, Classic

White Oak Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Sapele Exclusive Smooth Engineered



Dreamville - A Collection That Evokes Towns Where You Can Go To Relax

Name Type

Oak Maui Character Brushed Engineered

Oak Aspen Character Brushed Engineered

Oak Morro Bay Character Brushed Engineered

Oak Florence Character Brushed Engineered

Oak Key Largo Character Brushed Engineered

Oak Hermosa Character Brushed Engineered


Escape - Escape From The Daily Routine With Earthy-Tone Colors

Name Type

Red Oak Laguna Character Brushed Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Park City Character Engraved Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Destin Character Engraved Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Carmel Character Brushed Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Mystic Island Character Engraved Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak New Haven Character Brushed Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Cold Springs Character Brushed Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Stillwater Character Engraved Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Providence Character Brushed Engineered, Classic, Lock



Admiration - Trendy Colors For A Unique Ambiance

Name Type

Red Oak Nordic Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Nordic Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Cape Cod Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Cape Cod Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

White Oak Isla Exclusive Brushed Trubalance, Engineered, Classic

Red Oak Golden Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Rio Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Rio Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Rio Exclusive Engraved Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Rio Exclusive Engraved Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Nevada Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Nevada Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Sierra Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Sierra Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Greystone exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Auburn Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Platinum Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Platinum Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Canyon Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Charcoal Exclusive Engraved Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Charcoal Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak charcoal Exclusive Brushed Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Charcoal Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Savanna Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Savanna Exclusive Brushed Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Savanna Exclusive Engraved Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Savanna Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Walnut Savanna Character Smooth Trubalance, Engineered

Maple Havana Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Havana Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Coffee Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Coffee Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Maple Graphite Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock

Red Oak Graphite Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered, Classic, Lock



Herringbone - Different Shapes That Create Unusual Patterns

Name Type

Hickory Sandy Reef Character Brushed Trubalance

Hickory Desert Rose Character Brushed Trubalance

Red Oak Exclusive Brushed Trubalance

Red Oak Character Brushed Trubalance

Maple Character Smooth Trubalance

Hickory Character Brushed Trubalance

White Oak REQ Character Brushed Trubalance

Walnut Character Brushed Trubalance

White Oak Stardust Character Brushed Trubalance

Red Oak Paddle Ball Character Brushed Trubalance

White Oak Sailing Stone Character Brushed Trubalance

Red Oak Nordic Exclusive Smooth Trubalance

Maple Nordic Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Red Oak Cape Cod Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Maple Cape Cod Exclusive Smooth Engineered

White Oak Snowdrift Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered

White Oak Bubble Bath Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered

Maple White Mist Character Smooth Trubalance, Engineered

White Oak White Mist Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered

Maple Gelato Character Smooth Trubalance, Engineered

White Oak Hula Hoop Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered

Red Oak Golden Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Maple Rio Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Red Oak Rio Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Maple Rio Exclusive Engraved Engineered

Red Oak Rio Exclusive Brushed Engineered

Red Oak Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Maple Exclusive Smooth Trubalance, Engineered

White Oak Exclusive Brushed Trubalance, Engineered

White Oak Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered

White Oak REQ Character Brushed Trubalance

Red Oak Hopscotch Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered

White Oak Sand Castle Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered

Maple Peppermint Character Smooth Trubalance, Engineered

Red Oak Nevada Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Maple Nevada Exclusive Smooth Engineered

White Oak Roller Coaster Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered

Maple Sierra Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Red Oak Sierra Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Maple Greystone Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Maple Auburn Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Maple Platinum Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Red Oak Platinum Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Maple Canyon Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Maple Charcoal Exclusive Engraved Engineered

Maple Charcoal Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Red Oak Charcoal Exclusive Brushed Engineered

Red Oak Charcoal Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Maple Savanna Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Red Oak Savanna Exclusive Brushed Engineered

Maple Savanna Exclusive Engraved Engineered

Red Oak Savanna Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Walnut Savanna Character Smooth Engineered

White Oak Lunar Eclipse Character Brushed Trubalance, Engineered

Red Oak Havana Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Maple Havana Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Maple Coffee Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Red Oak Coffee Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Maple Graphite Exclusive Smooth Engineered

Red Oak Graphite Exclusive Smooth Engineered



Product Warranty - Mirage Hardwood Flooring Review


According to the Mirage Website...

"Mirage is renowned for its high standards and uncompromising product quality. Its lifetime limited structural warranty means your floor will stay beautiful for generations to come!" - Mirage Warranty

Along with the structural warranty, Mirage products come with a 35 year residential finish wear through warranty. to safeguard your warranty after purchase, you can register your purchase on the mirage website.


As with any flooring product, you will want to make sure you read the fine print of the product warranty. for all of the details, you can download the Mirage Warranty here:


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FAQ - About Mirage Hardwood Flooring


Are there coordinating moldings and accessory pieces for Mirage Hardwood Flooring? Yes! Mirage has accessory pieces for all of their standard products. You can view the pieces available on their website.


Do you need to let the Mirage products sit and adapt to the room ambient conditions before installing? Yes. Mirage recommends that you have the material in the room at least 24 hours before installation.


What type of Mirage products can be installed on concrete sub-floors? You can install both engineered and the lock flooring on concrete.


Can you install Mirage products over radiant heat? It depends on the product. The Mirage engineered and lock floors are designed to be installed over radiant heating.


Where can you buy Mirage Floors? Mirage has a dealer locator search option on their website. It is a great way to find an authorized retailer for this product.


What is the best way to repair dents and scratches? Mirage has a touch up kit that you can purchase from an authorized dealer.


Conclusion - Mirage Hardwood Flooring Review


We have given Mirage Hardwood a rating of 4 1/2 stars. We feel it is a great product, that has a wonderful selection of products, as well as products that will work over both concrete and wood sub floors.


As stated earlier in this article, Mirage has won numerous industry awards from its peers, and continues to produce a very quality product.


The only area that we feel they are lacking in, is for the base grade, budget minded customer. The Mirage product line is a middle to upper end product line that caters to customers that are not afraid to invest in their flooring project.


If you purchase a mirage product, you will be investing in a floor that should last for a very long time.


Credit: 2019 Inspiration Video


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