Category Archives: Covered Porches and Living Areas

A two-story home with a screened, three-season sunroom.

Three Questions To Ask When Installing A Three-Season Sunroom

Imagine being able to enjoy the outdoors without being bothered by weather, bugs, and leaves. Sunrooms allow you and your family to enjoy peaceful mornings and evenings on your deck without having to step outside at all! Bring the outdoors inside while controlling your environment by creating a buffer to nature’s elements. That includes heat, cold, rain, wind, snow, and especially pesky, unwanted visitors. Sunrooms are the perfect solution to enjoying your view of the outdoors while experiencing the comfort of the inside.

Where is the best place for a three-season sunroom installation?

Depending on the existing style of your home, you can opt for a ground-level or two-story sunroom installation. A benefit of adding a sunroom to your home is the introduction of natural light. Consider where in your home you would like to brighten up and talk to our deck builders about possibly installing your sunroom in that area.

Creating a unique design for your three-season sunroom is also important. Let our team of expert deck designers install a sunroom that blends in perfectly with the style of your house. Whether you are looking to add pillars, a skylight, or a customized roof, Distinctive Deck Designs will take care of it!

What makes a three-season sunroom unique?

You may be wondering what the difference is between a sunroom and a living room? Sunrooms offer the comfort of a living room with the refreshing elements of the outdoors. Three-season sunrooms also greatly increase the value of your home. Having an extension of your home that allows you to enjoy nature indoors is a very attractive feature for homeowners.

Is a three-season sunroom useful all-year-round?

A three-season sunroom is designed to be used in the warmer months of spring, summer, and fall. However, Distinctive Deck Designs can add a fireplace to your sunroom to make it possible for your family to enjoy it in the colder months. This can heat up space as needed while keeping your heating costs low. Your holiday guests will love that they can see the beautiful North Virginia landscape without feeling the freezing temperatures.

Invest in a three-season sunroom and experience all the benefits of having a room that is both indoors and outdoors! Contact Distinctive Deck Designs today to receive a free consultation.

The inside of a sunroom with a table and chairs and a sky light.

Why Sunrooms are Perfect for Every Season

Nothing adds value to a home like a sunroom. Natural light and nature are brought in, space is added, and family quality time seems to follow. Designed for year-round living, our sunrooms provide the perfect place to host dinners, parties, or small family gatherings, no matter the weather. In the darker months, it’s hard to keep an air of cheeriness in your home. Get your daily dose of vitamin D without the windchill by installing a sunroom in your Fairfax home!

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Why You’ll Love a Screened-In Porch For Your Home

If you are thinking about remodeling, keep in mind that having a screen porch designed and installed is in excellent way to increase your home’s value! This can be a great way to show off your home and help it stand out if you’re thinking about selling in the future. In Fairfax, Distinctive Deck Designs can help design the perfect porch for your home whether it is screened-in or open air. Mark Shriner and his team are the experts when it comes to this climate and building outdoor spaces that will last for years to come.

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Add Value to Your Home with a Covered Outdoor Living Space

Warmer weather is finally here, which makes it a great time to get outside and enjoy a new gazebo, deck or outdoor living design! Covered outdoor living spaces are among our most popular installations – and with good reason. If you want shade as well as protection from bugs, wind and other elements while still being able to enjoy the great outdoors, then a screened gazebo or covered patio is probably right for you. Northern Virginia’s beautiful climate allows for comfortable outdoor living and recreation in the spring and summer months. Take advantage of it with custom shade options for your backyard space!

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