Category Archives: Advice

Friends laughing and holding drinks and presents at an outdoor holiday party.

Tips for Holiday Hosting on Your Deck

Hosting during the holidays is a big undertaking, but so rewarding. If you are planning to throw a magical, outdoor party this season, Distinctive Deck Designs has everything you need to get your deck or patio ready. Make sure you set the scene with outdoor lighting, keep your guests warm and toasty with an outdoor fireplace and sheltered from the cold with an outdoor living area.

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Beautiful modern terrace lounge with pergola at sunset.

Get the Most Out of Your Deck – All Year Round

A common misconception amongst Northern Virginia homeowners is that the summer months are the only window of time to enjoy their deck. Believe it or not, there are certain design elements to add to an outdoor area that will extend the hours of enjoyment. Distinctive Deck Designs offers services that will make it possible to spend 365 days a year on your deck, comfortably.

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Our Favorite Tips for Staying Cool Outdoors This Summer

It’s no secret that Northern Virginia is gorgeous in the summer, but it can also be really hot! You look forward to summer all year long, the cookouts, parties and long sunny days on the patio. However, once the season rolls around you realize that without the proper outdoor living space, spending all that time outside can be brutal. At Distinctive Deck Designs, we are happy to provide our best tips for keeping it cool on your deck or patio. We have seen our custom designs keep customers comfortable throughout the warm Northern Virginia summers.

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