Tag Archives: patio building

Hardscaping: An Essential Design Element for Outdoor Living

At Distinctive Deck Designs, we only work with the best quality products when designing your custom paver patios and walkways in the Fairfax area. We are proud to work with Techo-Bloc, an industry leader in landscaping product supplies. Hardscaping is our specialty and with our in-house masonry team, you can rest assured that your project is in excellent hands from start to finish.

Continue reading

Easy Ways to Protect Stone Patios in Northern Virginia

Outdoor stairs made of stone pavers leading to patio in VirginiaAt Distinctive Deck Designs, we create custom patio installations and unique walkways using stone pavers. These landscape elements are truly impressive and can completely transform your outdoor living space. We want to ensure they keep their beautiful appearance for years to come, which is why we equip every client with tips and tricks to maintain your stone patio. Northern Virginia residents should set aside time in early spring each year to complete basic patio maintenance.

Continue reading

Which Materials Should I Use For My Stone Patio?

When deciding on the materials to use for a stone patio, there are few things to consider. Maintenance, style and budget will all factor into your decision. Distinctive Deck Designs uses quality materials from reputable manufacturers like Techo-Bloc and EP Henry to create beautiful patios that you and your family will enjoy for years to come. The following are the four most popular stones used in creating patios in the Fairfax area:

Continue reading

Questions to Ask before Beginning Patio Construction/Renovation

Before working with any contractor inside and outside the home, it’s important to protect yourself. Too often, consumers find themselves at risk of falling victim to rogue contractors who aren’t qualified or those who accept money and skip out on the job. Here are some ways to protect yourself and prevent these scenarios from happening to you. Continue reading