Monthly Archives: November 2017

Top 7 Ways to Customize Your Covered Patio Design

Covered patio design on a Northern Virginia deckCovered patios designs are popular throughout Northern Virginia – and for good reason, too! A covered structure over outdoor living areas allows you to enjoy all the benefits of the outdoors with shade and rain control. More often than not, the covered element is a column-supported roof structure, which means it is open from all four access points.

Before you build just any shade structure, think of ways to personalize it for your home. Distinctive Deck Designs in Northern Virginia has many ways for you to customize your design. There are many features you can request to make the design uniquely yours.
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What to Know before Adding a Fire Pit to Your Northern Virginia Patio

patio fire pit in valencia by techo-bloc

There’s something so inviting about a backyard patio that features a fire pit, especially when the temperatures cool down. As enticing as fire may appear, it’s important to design your fire pit with safety in mind. We have safely built many fire pits and outdoor fireplaces throughout Northern Virginia. If you are considering a fire pit for your outdoor space, then this information is for you! Here are some must-know considerations before adding a fire pit to your patio. Continue reading