Ready to renew your outdoor concrete surface this summer? We have you “COVERED”!

Hardscapes offers a complete line of concrete treatments for for patios, porches, driveways, sidewalks, pool decks and more…

We are an authorized distributor for Elite Crete Systems, one of the top manufacturers for the decorative concrete industry. Elite’s product line includes concrete stains/dyes, decorative concrete overlays and epoxy coatings, to name a few.

Suitable for any outdoor concrete project, these versatile solutions will meet the specific needs of any exterior application. Concrete stain is one of the most popular and attractive forms of decorative concrete finishes. It creates a textured, natural wash of colour on concrete surfaces adding dimension and depth.

Whatever your concrete project for this summer season, now is the time to put your plan in place.

To learn more call 403-547-5597. Our team of professionals are ready to provide all the information you need to get your project underway.

Concrete Restoration Solutions

Modern concrete is designed to last 60 to 120 years, but lack of maintenance and environmental conditions can greatly reduce those numbers.

Many city practices like salting city streets in the winter can lead to pitted and stained concrete driveways. As snow plows push the snow from the streets onto sidewalks and driveways it also sends any vehicle waste like oils and engine fluids that have made their way to the street along with city particulates like salt and or grass control chemicals along with it.

Any or all of these waste products can have an effect on your sidewalks and driveways leaving them even more susceptible to the wear and tear of extreme weather and the fluctuations in temperature that cause cracking and flaking.

Hardscapes Inc. has solutions for every concrete restoration need and years of experience to make a repair that is beautiful and long-lasting. If your driveway is already stained and pitted from the harsh winter elements and you’re considering a driveway re-surfacing in the near future, give us a call to arrange an appointment for a free no-obligation quote or even just to meet for a chat to have all your questions and concerns addressed. We’re Continue reading

Concrete Discoloration

Even though concrete is a substance that can be easily mixed, you can really run into problems if it is not worked properly. These issues include scaling, discoloring and shrinkage to name a few.

Discoloration or discoloring is one of the most common.

If you are using the same materials, mix and batch your concrete should have a consistent color. Changes in concrete color can occur just by using two different cements or if a chemical from a job site gets added to the mix, even different water sources can change the color of the concrete.

Solving discoloration problems:

  1. Discuss your tolerances with the supplier
  2. Water must be completely evaporated before concrete can be finished
  3. Make sure the entire surface is uniformly cured
  4. Use a consistent form release agent

Hardscapes Inc. uses these methods and many more to create perfect concrete structure every time.