Monthly Archives: April 2017

Providing Shade for Northern Virginia Summer Outdoor Living

Northern Virginia’s beautiful climate allows for outdoor living and recreation throughout the summer months. During the day, however, overexposure to the sun can make uncovered outdoor spaces like decks and patios uncomfortably hot and bright, putting you and your guests at risk for sunburn, eye strain, and skin damage. Thankfully, various options for covered patio and deck construction can keep your outdoor living spaces comfortable all day long.

Pavilions and Other Types of Covered Patios

Pavilion as a shade structure on a deckFor outdoor spaces not attached to the home, pavilions provide excellent shelter from the sun and rain, allowing the space to feel open and connected to the rest of the yard. Pavilions usually provide Continue reading

Three Key Benefits of Trex® Composite Decking

Trex Transcend Deck in Tree House and Vintage Lantern

Installing a deck at your home is a wonderful way to create a space for entertaining guests and enjoying long summer evenings. However, deciding what material to use can be a challenge. While there are advantages and disadvantages with any material, Trex® composite decking is a great choice for homeowners in Fairfax, VA. The following benefits highlight some of the advantages of choosing Trex® composite decking.

1: Fade Resistant

Trex® high-performance composites utilize protective shell technology to resist Continue reading