Author: Colorado Hardscapes

How To Create Iconic Playgrounds with Concrete – Part 1: Artisan Rocks

Using artisan rocks on the playground at Mehaffey Park Playground

By installing decorative concrete, more specifically, artisan rocks, to parks and playgrounds, Colorado Hardscapes supports the mission to create better futures for Colorado communities. Play structures can make or break the popularity of a community park/playground. Not only should these play structures be fun, but they should also help build social skills, fine and gross […]

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Celebrating Our 75th Anniversary

Celebrating our 75th Anniversary with a variety of decorative concrete projects we think are the most memorable.

We are celebrating our 75th anniversary this year, and with such a significant milestone, we have a lot to be thankful for. We would first like to acknowledge our valued clients, the design community, and developers. It’s been a pleasure working alongside you to create a more beautiful and memorable Colorado. There’s nothing like driving […]

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Concrete Samples – The Key to Success

Our concrete sample maker troweling a concrete sample for a client in our sample bay.

Our concrete samples have become a large part of our reputation at Colorado Hardscapes as we strive to establish expectations. Every concrete contractor has had the “This concrete looks wrong.” conversation before. Of course, that could be due to a careless contractor, but most times, that conversation occurs because of poor communication with the client. […]

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Benefits of Concrete as a Paver Alternative

Using a paver alternative Colorado Hardscapes creates a running bond pattern with colored bands.

Over the years we have been asked if we install pavers. We do not! Therefore, if you are set on adding pavers to your next project, we will not be the right subcontractor to work with. However, if you are looking for the aesthetics of pavers with the many material benefits of concrete, we can […]

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What Did 2020 Look Like at Colorado Hardscapes?

It goes without saying that 2020 has been a strange year to navigate. Despite the obstacles, we are thankful for everything that went well; some of which include, expanding into our new Swimming Pools Division, developing new Rammed Earth projects, and the tenacity of our employees.  We would also like to thank all of our […]

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Solving floor problems with Bomanite Modena; Cementitious Terrazzo

CSU Lory Polished interior floors with different sized colored and sized aggregates

Modena VS. Cementitious Terrazzo You might be wondering “What is the difference between Modena and Cementitious Terrazzo?” In short, Bomanite Modena is the high-end version of cementitious terrazzo. This premium interior overlay option gained its reputation just as the rest of the Bomanite products have; only the most qualified and trained installers are certified to […]

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