Monthly Archives: February 2017

4 Ways to Accommodate Large Gatherings in Outdoor Spaces

For many social butterflies, having guests over is an exciting time. You love the hustle and bustle of entertaining, preparing food in large quantities, and spending quality time with all your favorite people simultaneously. Many homes in the Northern Virginia area have large yards, but no sense of organization to the outdoor spaces. That is where Distinctive Deck Designs can help. We are master carpenters of decks, patios, underdeck spaces, and other outdoor living elements.

If you find yourself pinched for space or feel like you can’t invite more than a handful of people over to your home, you might want to explore how to capitalize on your outdoor areas. Creating a great flow from the front door to the back of house can help your guests find a space that they are most comfortable in and prevent congestion within the home during gatherings. Here are four ways to accommodate large gatherings in outdoor spaces. Continue reading

Making the Best Trex® Deck Design in Fairfax, VA

people enjoying game of cornhole on Trex® deck

Distinctive Deck Designs in Northern Virginia builds decks exclusively with Trex® composite decking materials. We stand behind these products because they are made with high-quality components, come with an excellent limited lifetime warranty, and hold up extremely well in our climate.

Chances are, if you’ve already made the decision to call us for a free consultation, you’re well aware of our stance on composite decks.  During the free on-site quote, our master deck contractors will explain all the pros and cons of building with natural and composite wood. In most cases, they will recommend Trex® products over traditional wood construction. Here are some of the reasons why this is the superior product to help you make the best deck design in the Fairfax area. Continue reading