Architectural Flatwork

Slip-Resistant Concrete: The Sandscape Method

Market Station concrete plaza with stained bands.

SO, YOU’RE LOOKING FOR THE BEST WAY TO MAKE CONCRETE SLIP-RESISTANT. Which method should you choose and why? We’re going to dive into the method we suggest for most projects to get our clients the look and function they want every time. 1. WHAT IS SLIP-RESISTANT CONCRETE, AND WHY DO YOU NEED IT FOR YOUR […]

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How to Create Iconic Playgrounds With Concrete – Part 2: Concrete Slides

Showing completed Concrete Slides at High Prairie Park

Concrete slides provide a customizable and architectural-looking option for those searching for innovative playscape features. No matter the theme or design, Colorado Hardscapes has the resources to take your playground vision and turn it into something concrete. Why Concrete Slides? High Customizability   The leading reason why architects choose to add concrete slides to their playground […]

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Sandscape Refined; Sand Finish Concrete 2.0

Sandscape® refined flatwork next to fire pit

Sandscape Refined is one of the most high-end decorative concrete products you can come by. It takes the grip and walkability we all love about Sandscape and enhances its aesthetic and ecological value.  Why Everyone Likes Sandscape Refined:  More Colors By excluding warm-colored, local sands and replacing them with neutral silica sand, pigments in color […]

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Colorado Hardscapes’ 2021 Year Review

USAFA Air Gardens overhead shot of memorial, pools, and flatwork done by Colorado Hardscapes 2021.

As we look back on 2021, we see many opportunities to be thankful. This year, we celebrated 75 years in our industry and made significant milestones in our pool division. We were named contractor of the year by ASLA, were granted a bronze AGC ACE award, and got to be a part of many, one-of-a-kind […]

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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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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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