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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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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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How to Enjoy Your Outdoor Living Space in Winter

Outdoor covered patio with stone fireplace and furniture.

There may even be snow on the ground, but with a covered deck design, your outdoor living space is no longer completely off limits for winter! This is especially true if you utilize top-quality composite decking like we do here at Distinctive Deck Designs. Read on for our suggestions about how to make use of your outdoor living space during the colder seasons. This is an investment that you want to be able to get use out of and most importantly have for your family and friends to enjoy all year long.

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How Outdoor Living Spaces Add Value to Your Home

Beautiful modern terrace lounge with pergola at sunset.Adding a custom outdoor deck or outdoor covered area to your home adds both monetary value as well as the intangible value of an improvement to your lifestyle. Installing a deck, paver project, gazebo or fire pit will allow you to enjoy your time at home. Imagine fun family barbeques in the summer and cozy winter nights by the fire with your nearest and dearest. Continue reading