Vienna VA Wood Deck
Is your Vienna, VA wood deck in need of some TLC? If you’re not sure how long it’s been since your deck last had any maintenance work performed on it, then it’s probably long overdue. Where wooden decks are concerned, we recommend the following schedule:
- Have your Vienna, VA wood deck inspected annually.
- Have the deck power washed every 2-3 years to keep the mold at bay and keep your deck looking great and ready for entertaining, any time you are.
- Finally, have the deck sealed every 2-3 years. Since we recommend both washing and sealing at the same 2-3 year intervals, many of our clients ask us to bundle those services and do both at once, which we’re happy to do!
Note that the above applies only to Vienna, VA wood decks. If your deck is made of a composite material, we still recommend having it inspected annually, for the same reason described above, but you won’t need to have the deck sealed, and instead of power washing at regular intervals, you can simply let your eyes be your guide and give it a quick wash with soapy water when it looks like it needs it.
Even if you think your existing deck is a lost cause, we’d love to give you our assessment.
When we first started out in the business, we developed a knack for restoring old decks to their former glory for a fraction of what it would have cost their owners to have the old structure torn out and have something new built. In fact, we got so good at it that it earned us the nickname ‘The Deck Doctors,’ from our clients. A name we bear with pride to this very day.
If you don’t have a deck yet, but have always wanted one, as Vienna, VA’s top-rated wood deck builder, we can design and build exactly what you want. To do that, we’ll start by sitting down with you to map out and fully understand your vision.
If you know you want something custom, but you haven’t given your vision much thought, then before we sit down with you, be sure to spend some time looking at the photos section of our website. Not only will it give you tons of great ideas for your own Vienna, VA wood deck project, but it will also give you a chance to see the quality of the work we do, and the exquisite craftsmanship we’ll be bringing to your project.
When you’ve got a clear vision, we’ll start asking questions, including things like:
- How big is your dream deck?
- Do you see it as being all on one level, or, because of the lay of your land, do you envision a multi-level extravaganza that gradually steps down into your yard?
- What wood species would you like the deck made out of? Or, would you prefer a composite material, because we can do that too!
- Do you envision your deck as being one big, wide-open space, or do you want multiple, clearly defined areas, like a dedicated grilling space, room for a hot tub, a wet bar, etc.?
- Will you need steps? If so, what should they look like?
- Do you need safety rails? If so, what should those look like?
- What about built-in seating or one or more hidden storage compartments?
As soon as we’ve completely captured and understand your vision, we’ll use the details we’ve gathered to put together a detailed project plan, which will include a free, no-obligation estimate so you’ll know exactly what it will take to see the project to the finish line.
Then, assuming you’re comfortable with everything, we’ll send one of our veteran build crews to your property and start turning your dream into reality!
Did you know we do porches too? We do! If you have an existing porch that’s seen better days, we can apply our restoration skills to that project as well, returning it to like new condition for a fraction of the cost of having something new built.
If you don’t yet have a porch, but you’d like to add one, our process for doing custom porch work is functionally similar to the one we described above for custom decks, although the questions we’ll ask to capture your vision will understandably be somewhat different.
Depending on your preferences, we can even screen in your existing porch, or screen in your custom design. Screened porches have become increasingly popular in recent years, because they’re a fabulous way to enjoy the great outdoors without getting eaten alive by the area’s burgeoning insect population.
The bottom line is, whatever your needs are where your porches and decks are concerned, we’ve got you covered. That’s why so many of your friends and neighbors have relied on us for all their maintenance and custom construction needs.
Since the day we first opened our doors, we’ve built our reputation by exceeding the expectations of each and every client we work with, and we’d love the opportunity to impress you. When you’re ready to stop dreaming and start doing, we’re just a phone call away. Let’s get started!
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We have just had the pleasure of having Deck Doctor build and complete our deck. After interviewing many local contractors, we were impressed by Jesse's knowledge, his preparation for our meeting and his professionalism. We received so much misinformation and outright dishonesty from others, that our meeting with him was a sheer pleasure and frankly a breath of fresh air. He not only acquired the building permits but went to the extra trouble of pulling the plat for Fairfax County. They began building our deck the same day as the permit was granted, and finished in two days and clean up was spotless. We are delighted by the quality of the materials and workmanship. Many contractors could take a lesson in how Deck Doctor goes about doing business and we give the highest recommendations to Deck Doctor.
Mr. & Mrs. Peter J
Dealing with The Deck Doctor was a pleasure from our first contact with Jesse and his team to the final completion of our new deck. We initially selected The Deck Doctor because of their unique designs and their superior ability to discuss what they were going to do and how they were going to do it. Once we started the process with them, it could not have gone better. They made it the easiest home improvement project we have ever done. They took care of every detail, everything was completed exactly when they said it would be, and for exactly what they said it would cost. Everyone who worked on the project was extremely polite and took great care to minimize impact to the rest of our yard. The Deck Doctor put on our Trex Transcends deck in some very cold weather this February and despite the snow they still maintained their initial completion date.
Now that the deck is done it is beautiful. We love the workmanship and just being able to sit out in the back of our house with friends and grill out. This company truly has our gold star approval for professionalism and quality of work.
I recently had Deck Doctor replace a deck for me in Northern Virginia and was extremely pleased with the whole process. They provided me a number of options in the deck design and after reviewing the proposal I decide to go with a combination wood and composite deck.
This new deck was put on a property I own in Caroline County, VA and they were willing to drive the extra distance to complete this project at no extra cost. The Deck Doctor crew worked clean and made sure all debris was removed upon completion. They even added a "sunburst" pattern to the deck railing at the entrance to give it a more inviting look.
I would definitely recommend the Deck Doctor for all deck installation, refinishing and staining.
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