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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 Construction highlights our Decorative Design Center

Concrete Construction highlights Colorado Hardscapes' Design Center

Concrete Construction highlights our Design Center in this insightful article they posted this month. To anyone wondering “Who is Colorado Hardscapes?”, give this article a read. The more you know, the more you’ll understand the full-service capabilities and unmatched quality we bring every time. Article Highlights: From utilitarian flatwork in the late 1940s to decorative […]

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Myths of Concrete! Understanding What You’re Standing On

Bi-colored, smooth Troweled MicroTop floors.

DEBUNKING THE MYTHS OF CONCRETE TO REVEAL THE TRUTH Frequently clients who want polished concrete floors tell us they want a durable, low maintenance material that lasts a lifetime. High-performance architectural concrete certainly checks all the boxes, but there are differences. We think understanding the wide variety of options in concrete flooring is important, otherwise, […]

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Going Up – Concrete Walls

This picture shows the team hard at work getting the shotcrete wall in place.

ARCHITECTURAL CONCRETE GOES VERTICAL WITH CONCRETE WALLS Innovation and a process of evolution guides the architectural concrete’s trends across all application types. Where overtime ideas are developed, tested, built, refined, improved, tested, and installed. Over time, Colorado Hardscapes has been at the forefront of innovation in decorative concrete. Combining experience, and innovation with careful research […]

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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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Earth Tones in Sedimentary Walls

Sedimentary planter walls create a unique layered look around these planter beds.

SEDIMENTARY WALLS ADD PRESENCE TO PLACE. Appreciation for nature’s rugged beauty and natural elements is the essence of almost any Colorado experience. The reference points get celebrated frequently in our architecture as well. Colorado Hardscapes is a licensed installer of Lithocrete® Sedimentary Walls. Which echo a long geological history through a layering of materials meant […]

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Sandblasted Concrete Shadows Make an Impression

Sandblasted Concrete look like tree shadows on form finished wall.

SIMPLE, CREATIVE IMPRESSIONS WITH SANDBLASTED CONCRETE ADD LIFE TO FORM-FINISHED SURFACES. While the design is approachable from many perspectives, simplicity always has its place. Big or small, difficult or easy, when clients need decorative concrete solutions, Colorado Hardscapes takes pride in being a “We will make-it-happen” service provider. This specific project was an affordable, multifamily […]

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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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