sandscape

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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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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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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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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