Calgary Landscape Techniques for Flood Prevention

The beginning of winter proper may seem an odd time discuss Calgary area flooding issues as such events happen in the spring and summer, but winter is the time for planning. If you are a Calgarian whose residential or commercial property abuts the Bow or Elbow Rivers, you will have seen some of the hundreds of millions…

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Keep Your Walk Shovelled to Deter Thieves and Avoid Fines

Keep Your Walk Shovelled to Deter Thieves and Avoid Fines

Whether you are a commercial or residential property owner in Calgary, when the snow flies, you have legal responsibility for clearing the stuff from your publicly accessible walks in a timely fashion. At Mirage Landscaping we have over three generations’ worth of experience helping our clients meet their snow removal obligations under Calgary’s Street Bylaw 20M88, Sec. 67. For…

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What is a Chinook? Calgary Weather and Snow Removal

‘Tis an ill wind that blows no good. The above English proverb dates back to before 1550. Clearly, whoever coined the saying had never encountered the Chinook wind, which is a relatively mixed bag as regards good or ill. Mirage Landscaping of Calgary is a full-service landscape design, construction, maintenance, and snow removal firm. We have had over three generations…

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Snow Removal Services

Do I Need to Warm Up My Car in the Winter?

When performing snow removal services for our commercial and private clients around the Calgary area, we are always out really early in the day. It can be hard to leave the confines of our warm trucks on a cold morning, but we lovers of nature we know that idling is harmful to the environment. Gas is…

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Quick Fixes for Poor Drainage

Quick Fixes for Poor Drainage: Mirage Landscaping of Calgary

Mirage Landscaping of Calgary is a full-service landscape design, maintenance, and construction firm. Over the years, we have been involved in a lot of concrete and paving stone jobs as we help people beautify their residential and commercial properties. During the winter, our constant cycles of Chinook-driven thaws followed by more snow and freezing makes low spots in…

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Snow Removal For Your Commercial Property in Calgary

Like Mirage Landscaping of Calgary, you’ll remember last winter as full of big snow days. There was so much snow at points that snow dumps nearest the city were nearly full and threatening to close. During these sorts of seasons, it’s where the quality of your commercial snow removal provider shows itself. No one, not…

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