Flatwork

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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Don’t Let Functionality Compromise Your Decorative Sawcuts

Sandscape flatwork Downtown East Louisville Decorative Sawcuts on Flatwork - Colorado Hardscapes

USE CRACK CONTROL JOINTS IN COLLABORATION WITH YOUR DECORATIVE SAWCUT DESIGNS. Architectural concrete comes in just about every tone, texture, and treatment imaginable. One aspect is decorative sawcuts. When balancing both design objectives and structural integrity, many factors need to be considered. Depending on the design, our concrete artisans may hand tool sawcuts while the […]

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Concrete in the Park Creates a Classic Colorado Play Space

Color hardener, Lithomosaics, Sandscape walls, stamped concrete, and artisan rocks were all included.

LET YOUR IMAGINATION RUN WILD WITH CONCRETE’S AMAZING CREATIVE CAPACITIES WHEN YOU PUT CONCRETE IN PARKS “Imagine the possibilities” has been Colorado Hardscapes’ tag line for years. The reason is being the amazing and unlimited ways concrete can be used. Whether it is shaped, sculpted, blasted, texturized, colorized, polished, stained, dyed … the list goes […]

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To Dye or Stain Concrete?

Stained and Dyed floors, matching the natural colors found in colorado

CREATIVE COLORATION IN FLOORS BUT WHICH IS BETTER TO DYE OR STAIN CONCRETE? Have you ever wondered if you should Dye or Stain your concrete? Is one better than the other? We are here to answer that question. Colorado Hardscapes takes pride in working with owners, designers, and builders to take the guesswork out of […]

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