Author: Colorado Hardscapes

What Is Decorative Concrete?

Courtyard with white integral color on walkways showcasing decorative concrete.

When you picture concrete, you probably think of dull, gray surfaces — designs that are durable but not exactly imaginative. And while that might be true of some concrete structures, the material also offers tons of potential for art, design, and decorative concrete. With the right finishes and patterns, concrete can add interest and inspiration […]

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Concrete in Public Art

Public Artwork in Denver Some of Denver’s most popular art pieces include DIA’s “Blue Mustang” by Luis Jiménez, “I See What You Mean” (Blue Bear) by Lawrence Argent and the three-piece “Cloudscape” sculpture by Christopher Lavery. Unknown to many, Denver requires 1% of all Public Improvement Project budgets be toward public art. As of now, […]

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Specifications Causing You Headaches?

Specification Mock up for client approval

Double-check your concrete specifications (specs.) to save time, assure quality, and clarify intent. Case Study Do you enjoy writing specifications? Do you ever wonder what is truly needed or what is redundant information? Since specifications may range from being lengthy and detailed to very short and brief, it’s hard to determine when information is necessary. […]

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Sandscape® or Sand Finish?

Concrete walkway with dark Sandscape® banding

When determining your flatwork needs, always consider Sandscape ® vs sand finish. “Sand finish” concrete is exactly what it sounds like – A sand-textured decorative flatwork option. Sand finish concrete creates a non-slip surface, perfect for parks, entryways, plazas, etc…While being non-slip, soft, sand aggregates allow you to walk on its surface barefoot and comfortable, […]

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Making A Splash!

Bomanite imprinted pool deck at Vantage Point Apartments.

Colorado Hardscapes proudly announces a new pool construction division as an expansion of services in 2020.  Having earned a reputation for excellence in architectural flatwork, water features, and artisan rockwork over countless projects, we now proudly offer turn-key solutions for commercial pool construction. As you likely know, pools can be very expensive and extremely complicated. Moreover, […]

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Holiday Season

We are officially submerged in the holiday season! We wish you quality time with your loved ones this month and great things to come as a new decade approaches. Take a look at our job profile page to stay updated on completed projects through the new year. Holiday Hours: Mon 12/23 8AM–4:30PM Tues 12/24 8AM–4:30PM […]

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