Ashburn VA Patio

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Ashburn VA Patio

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4 Considerations For Your Outdoor Patio Design In Ashburn, VA

When you’re thinking about your dream outdoor patio design in Ashburn, VA, there are a few things to consider to create a space that looks great while acting functional. You not only need to think about what you like and looks good, but also the shape and size of your space. Get together with an outdoor contractor and discuss options and specifications to come up with the perfect design.

1. Consider Your Space

You will want to measure your outdoor space so that you can create an outdoor patio design that is proportional to your space. Making one too big or too small has its negatives, and works to make your yard appear both too small, and unfinished. Even though you may find a design that looks beautiful, if it doesn’t suit your space’s size, it won’t do your outdoor area any justice.

2. Take A Look At Shape

A contractor can create an outdoor patio design that fits any shape or desired shape. This step is important because the shape of your design will affect the overall look, and can make the difference between a simple design, and a more exciting space. The most common shapes are square, rectangular, and oval. A patio can be worked to make the most out of your outdoor living area.

3. Consider Drainage

Proper landscape drainage is vital to a healthy and beautiful yard. A drainage system will adequately move the water in your yard and distribute it throughout to prevent over-saturation and under-saturation. If you install a patio design without considering drainage, a future problem will be an expensive project to fix.

4. Surface Leveling

An outdoor patio design will need to be placed on a flat, level surface. If the area you’d like to place the patio is not flat, you will need to hire an excavation team to level out the area. By taking the necessary steps to ensure your patio is on a flat surface, the result will be a patio that is usable for a very long time.

Be sure to take these 4 points into consideration before deciding on an outdoor patio design in Ashburn, VA, to get a result that is beautiful, proportional, and functional.

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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.

- Sharon J.
Arlington, VA

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.

- Scott H.
Alexandria, VA

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.

- Mr. & Mrs. Peter J
Arlington, VA

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