Why Composite Decking is Superior to Real Wood

Custom composite deck surrounded by trees in Northern VA

The great debate for years has been about which deck material is best. Composite materials versus natural wood have stirred up a conversation that involves cost, upkeep, and style preference. While real wood is the traditional option, composite decks are becoming popular in Fairfax because they offer homeowners more freedom with design and maintenance. There are a few differences between the two materials.

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4 Benefits of Installing a Custom Covered Patio

Custom covered patio design by a pool in Northern Virginia

Don’t let the scorching summer sun get in the way of relaxing in your outdoor living space. A covered patio creates a temperature-regulated and stylish way to enjoy the great outdoors. A cover can protect you from the damaging effects of the sun’s rays as well as increase the lifespan of your patio furniture. We offer multiple structure options that bring homeowners many benefits.

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4th of July Home Safety Tips

Friends gathered around table to celebrate the 4th of July in Fairfax, VAThe 4th of July is the perfect holiday to bring friends and family together to connect for a day of summer fun. Between grilling your favorite barbecue food and watching fireworks, it’s a nostalgic holiday that brings back the happiest moments for a lot of people. In Fairfax, your composite decking can provide entertainment for almost every summer activity; however, there are some precautions to take during this unique holiday. To protect your home and family, Northern Virginia homeowners should practice these Independence Day safety tips.

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5 Composite Deck Updates to Do This Summer

Modern deck design with stairs leading to stone patioIt may be time to consider updating your deck to better suit you and your family, and the team at Distinctive Deck Designs in Northern Virginia can help. We create composite deck designs that can be modified to fit your needs, budget and available space. Here are the most common reasons why deck updates may be necessary:

  • The structure is getting old
  • You’re tired of maintaining real wood
  • Your outdoor living needs have changed

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