Unseemly cracks in your basement floor?

This cracked up basement floor was beautifully restored by us here at Hardscapes Inc.

After grinding and patching, our client’s floor received an overlay of Elite Crete’s thin Finish. Once dry, it was stained for a gorgeous titanium mottling. Top coated with Elite Crete E100 PT1 epoxy and a satin polyurethane, this floor will stand up to the daily abuse of kids, toys, pets for years to come.

From straight line to circular patterns, we specialize in decorative engraving & staining and offer options to create a unique design to freshen up your flooring.

Hardscapes has solutions for high-end custom home builders, general contractors and residential homeowners, as well as, retail/commercial flooring, restaurants, and warehouse/industrial flooring.

Get in touch today at 403-547-5597 for a no-obligation quote. We look forward to working with you to make your ideas a reality!

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Housing inventories high, resulting in price & sales declines

Hardscapes Inc. concrete floor.If you were considering selling your home but think you’ll just wait until the market rebounds, it may be the perfect time to give it some TLC with a much needed and long overdue restoration or renovation.

Why not be proactive? When things turn around, and they will, you’ll be ahead of the game and ready to throw that For Sale sign on the front lawn knowing that your investment will pay off!

Hardscapes has been installing architectural concrete finishes and coatings since 1996 and specializes in residential decorative concrete overlays, engraved and stained concrete floors, epoxy coatings, and garage floor coatings.

With 20 years experience combined with our attention to detail and high level of customer service, we take pride in every project we undertake, no matter the size.

We’re here to answer all your questions and to discuss your ideas. Book a FREE personalized quote or call 403-547-5597 today!

Late Season Concrete Project

Even though summer’s in full swing, there’s still lots of time to take care of those concrete resurfacing and repair projects that have been on your outdoor to-do list. From driveway and walkway resurfacing, to outdoor patios, patio tables and benches, Hardscapes is here to help.

We have been installing architectural concrete finishes, including gorgeous concrete resurfacing/overlays, in and around Calgary for many years. With over 20 years experience, we pride ourselves on our high level of customer service and attention to detail and take pride in every project we undertake, no matter the size.

Transform the look & feel of your exterior by repairing the old or adding new attractive concrete features. Even though it’s late this season, you’ll be so glad you did when next season rolls around and you’re so far ahead of the game!

For more information or to schedule a consultation to discuss your ideas, call 403-547-5597. We will not only ensure your concrete project looks amazing, but that it will last a lifetime.

Considering a non-skid finish for your garage floor?

Check out the images below of one of the garage flooring projects Hardscapes recently completed. We used a polyaspartic coating with metallic pigments to give a long lasting, incredibly durable and easy-to-clean flooring system.

Introduced in the 1990s polyaspartic became a new class of coating. Because polyaspartics can be formulated with slower reaction rates, they can be roller-applied or spray-applied with conventional paint sprayers without the use of solvent. Polyaspartic coatings are 100% UV resistant and will not age or yellow, have a non-skid texture which ensures safety and provides years of easy maintenance.

Oh, and it looks amazing too!

There’s still time this summer to give your garage floor a facelift! Give Hardscapes a shout at 403-547-5597 for more information or to discuss your concrete project ideas.

Top 10 Hardscape Services

Hardscapes installs architectural concrete finishes specializing in decorative concrete overlays, engraved and stained concrete floors, and garage floor coatings for many high-end custom home builders and general contractors, as well as homeowners renovating or updating. We also offer solutions for restaurants, retail/commercial flooring, and even warehouse/industrial flooring is within the scope of our expertise.

Here’s a brief overview of our top 10 primary & complementary services. Feel free to give us a shout at 403-547-5597 to discuss how we can help you with your upcoming concrete project.

PRIMARY SERVICES

1. Resurfacing/Overlays – decorative concrete overlays/resurfacing for driveways, walkways, patios & more. Long-lasting, easy maintenance interior and exterior surfaces.

2. Engraving & Staining – from straight line to circular patterns, we specialize in decorative engraving & staining and offer options to create a unique design to freshen up your flooring.

3. Garage Floor Coatings – we’ll help your transform your garage with the perfect coating for optimum wear & tear, & that will improve safety and be exceptionally easy to clean and maintain.

4. Logos & Custom Floors – we can create unique custom floors by incorporating logos, decorative graphics & branding colours. Perfect for retail, hospitals, lobbies, schools, restaurants Continue reading

Concrete floors looking a little lacklustre?

Original floors that have become worn and faded from years of wear and tear and are in need of an update can be revitalized in a very short period of time. A new concrete floor restoration will only take a few weeks to bring to life. 

Prep work begins with clearing the original floor and levelling low spots in the existing area, as in the images below, and will ultimately resurrect these old and dated floors to a brand new beautiful finish.

Looking to restore your concrete floors?

Contact Hardscapes Inc. at 403-547-5597 today. We look forward to working with you.
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Basement floor need a little TLC?

This cracked up basement floor was beautifully restored by Hardscapes Inc – your Calgary concrete restoration specialists.

After grinding and patching, the floor received an overlay of Elite Crete’s thin Finish. Once dry, it was stained for a gorgeous titanium mottling. Top coated with Elite Crete E100 PT1 epoxy and a satin polyurethane, this floor will stand up to the daily abuse of kids, toys, pets etc.

If your basement floor needs a little TLC give us a call at 403-547-5597 for a free estimate today.

 

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Looking for a long lasting, durable, easy-to-clean flooring system?

Look no further!

Concrete SolutionsIntroduced in the 1990s polyaspartic became a new class of coating.

Because polyaspartics can be formulated with slower reaction rates, they can be roller-applied or spray-applied with conventional paint sprayers without the use of solvent. Polyaspartic coatings are also UV and light stable and will not age or yellow.

This format can also be applied with broadcast medias such as quartz and vinyl paint chips.

Hardscapes Inc. often uses these polyaspartics components as well as incorporating metallic pigments to give a long lasting, incredibly durable and easy-to-clean flooring system.

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How to Cure Concrete

Helpful Tips

Stopping freshly poured concrete from drying out too quickly is called curing. If left to dry on its own accord, concrete will not develop the full bond between all of its ingredients. It will be weaker and crack mill crack more. The surface might not be as hard as it should be.

+ The form work itself, if left in place, or on the underneath of a suspended slab, stops the concrete drying out too quickly, and can be a curing agent.

+ Spray water onto the formation. A simpler way is to just keep water sprayed onto the slab with garden sprinklers or hand held hose pipes.

+ Use a plastic shield, which basically is a plastic sheet laid on top of the slab to stop the evaporation process. This is one of the most efficient methods of curing concrete.

+ Use concrete curing oils or curing compounds. These compounds and oils now come in a variety of types.

Preparing concrete is harder than it looks. A professional in the field is always a good idea. Hardscapes Inc. has experts who will be happy to help you with all your concrete ideas. Just give us a call at 403-547-5597.