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Complete Your Backyard with a Fire Pit!

There is nothing better than gathering around a fire with family and friends on chilly nights. Enjoy your outdoor space even more with an aesthetically pleasing, built-in fire element. Distinctive Deck Designs works with homeowners in the Fairfax area to construct custom outdoor fireplaces andfire pits. We use only the best of the best materials and the latestinstallation techniques to create a structurally sound firepit that will completeyour beautiful backyard.

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5 Ways to Use Stone Veneer & Pavers in Backyard Designs

When you want to refresh your patio space on a budget, our Northern Virginia outdoor living contractors recommend wall stones or stone veneer. We have a masonry crew that can cut natural stone and pavers to create a beautiful backyard design that can be built quickly and is light on your wallet.

Before any outdoor living design or patio update can begin, you will first want to select your stone or paver materials with your contractor. There are pros and cons to both mediums. Continue reading

4 Ways to Expand Outdoor Living in Prince William County

Older Home Style in Prince William Country When you own a more established home, like many of those in Prince William County, tackling an interior renovation project can be costly. There is an easier solution that will still add value and square footage to your home: outdoor living spaces. By adding or expanding your outdoor spaces, construction is more affordable, creates space you can use all year long, and best of all, improves property values.

Located in Northern Virginia, Distinctive Deck Designs is very familiar with homes in Prince William County as well as city laws for outdoor construction. We have four unique ways to expand your outdoor living spaces for older homes in Virginia. Continue reading

What to Know before Adding a Fire Pit to Your Northern Virginia Patio

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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