The Hardscaper Blog:

What’s The Best Snowmelt System for Concrete?

When the weather outside is frightful, a snowmelt system is so delightful!  Installing a Snowmelt System in concrete driveways and plazas is a convenient method for snow removal. It’s also a great way to keep your concrete looking nice in the long run compared to other snow removal methods. In this blog post, we will […]

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Decorative Concrete That Lasts

Stamped decorative concrete that lasts at the Radisson Hotel.

If you are looking for decorative concrete that lasts, it is important that you choose a contractor with a work record that still looks good decades later. At Colorado Hardscapes, we use only the highest quality materials and techniques to ensure that your project is not only beautiful but will stay that way. Continue reading […]

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How to Create Iconic Playgrounds with Concrete – Part 3: Colored Topical Treatments

Colored topical treatment called MicroTop used at Swansea Park.

Colored topical treatments are a great way to add design to any concrete surface, and a perfect option for adding unique elements to playgrounds. At Colorado Hardscapes, we provide a variety of options, from color hardener to MicroTop to stains. Have a smaller budget? Want something super durable? Continue reading to find the topical treatment […]

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Full-Depth Polished Floors VS Polished Overlays

Showcasing an example of Modena overlay Polished floors at Health Peak Offices completely furnished.

Most interior architects understand that full-depth polished floors are installed on new construction whereas polished overlays are installed on renovation projects, but is there more to consider while choosing a flooring option? What are the other, less-discussed differences, and what effects will they make on your final design?  The four main differences between full-depth polished […]

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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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