Monthly Archives: April 2015

City Spotlight: Woodbridge Among Fastest-Growing Cities in Northern Virginia

Population Growth - ShutterstockNo matter whether you’re new to Northern Virginia or a seasoned resident, it’s easy to see that the largest population growth has been within Prince William County, more specifically in Woodbridge, VA. In fact according to latest U.S. Consensus data, there are more than 1.9 million residents within the tri-county area of Northern Virginia; Prince William County is home to more than 400,000 residents, just over 300,000 people live in Loudoun County, and Fairfax County remains the largest with more than one million residents.

At Distinctive Deck Designs, Mark Shriner and his Woodbridge deck construction team have helped many residents in one of Virgina’s fastest growing cities gain the deck or patio of them dreams. As many millennials move the area and seek outdoor living features as extensions of their homes, our deck design team continues to meet the growing needs of our neighbors. Continue reading

Catering to Millennials’ Desire for Outdoor Spaces

industry edge 2015 outdoor trends millennials outdoorsDistinctive Deck Designs is dedicated to providing you home and garden trends for your outdoor living spaces. That’s why when we saw that Industry Edge put out some infographics based on the 2015 report released by Garden Media Group, a gardening marketing and PR agency that releases annual garden trend reports, we knew that we needed to share these with you. These infographics caught our eyes because they highlight information from that report.

If you wonder why we highly publicize patios and elaborate decks, it’s not just because those are services we offer to you. It’s because of the growing market that’s interested in these spaces. In fact according to the aforementioned report’s statistics, over 60% of millennials are spending more time outdoors, including in outdoor living spaces. While both baby boomers and millennials alike favor decks, patios and porches, millennials now occupy a quarter of the entire population. Continue reading