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Friends having a Thanksgiving dinner outdoors.

How to Host a Thanksgiving Dinner on your Deck

A Thanksgiving dinner hosted outdoors seems more free and festive than an indoor holiday. With the right amount of planning, you can have a delightful meal on your Virginia patio. Fire up the grill to roast some veggies, potatoes, and turkey and break out your fall décor to host a beautiful Thanksgiving in the great outdoors. We’ve put together a guide on how to through a successful and comfortable holiday on your Fairfax deck.

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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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5 Must-Have Photos of Your For-Sale Home

Northern Virginia patio builders are not just good at building patios, but also know how to sell their designs to potential clients through photography. Taking an exceptional picture of your home and outdoor space, like a Northern Virginia deck, is important when selling it. Pictures really give you the chance to showcase a spot and pique a potential homebuyer’s interest in it.

When doing home photography, it important to use the Continue reading