Category Archives: Advice

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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Safe Deck Upgrades for National Deck Safety Month

Summertime is a great time to enjoy your custom deck and patio from Distinctive Deck Designs. May is also National Deck Safety Month! At Distinctive Deck Designs, we are proud to serve Northern Virginia and always adhere to the most stringent safety requirements. We believe that you deserve to feel confident in the standards we use to construct your deck. We also encourage homeowners to continually check their decks for safety. Factors such as heavy use or inclement weather can cause invisible changes in your deck that might speed up your regular maintenance schedule or demand immediate action to keep your loved ones safe.

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Our Favorite Outdoor Living Design and Décor Tips

Family celebration or a garden party outside in the backyard.

At Distinctive Deck Designs, we want to partner with you to not only design your dream custom deck or covered patio in the Fairfax area, but also to offer some of our favorite tips and tricks to enjoy the space you have created. Now that it is finally starting to warm up and spring has sprung, it is time to prepare your outdoor space for barbeques, parties and even quiet nights with the family, eating dinner under the stars. Once you have your custom composite deck, covered patio and outdoor space completed, it is time to furnish your space for maximum enjoyment.

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