If you are interested in building a deck in your backyard in Northern Virginia or Washington DC, you have come to the right spot. Phoenix Home Services is a class A contractor licensed in Virginia with a BLD classification on their license. Phoenix also holds a license with Washington DC DCRA and can also pull deck permits in DC. Phoenix is proud of its A+ ratting with the local Better Business Bureau and A rating on Angie's List, which speaks volumes of the company's ability to complete deck projects. Adding a deck, screen room, or sunroom to your home is a simple way to expand your home size and value. As a master general contractor, we are professional company that can handle the simplest to most complex deck remodeling project you may desire. We offer a five year guarantee on all our deck screen room, and pergolas we build. If you are looking for a free estimate on an upcoming deck, our design build team is unmatched in the Northern Virginia and Washington DC area. Phoenix Home services will handle your entire deck Project from start to finish. From the initial design consolation, preparing a concise contract, rendering all drawings, pulling all building permits, passing all County inspection, and a final walk through with the customer. For most deck projects the contractor needs to get a footing, framing, and final inspection by the county. The final inspection will be proof that the deck, screen room, or 3 season room is a legal structure. One of the best features of Phoenix Home Services as your contractor is we are also mater masons. What that means to you is we can both build a deck and install a brick, flagstone, or concrete patio below your new deck. Being this type of contractor lets you deal with one group that does it all, no split responsibility between two different contractors.
Phoenix Home Services starts by meeting with the homeowner and going over the ideas they may have for their new deck. Phoenix employs some of the best deck designers in the area. They can take your ideas for your new deck and produce outstanding CAD drawings for your new deck. Each of our deck designs will address the architecture and landscape of your home, your budget, and lifestyle. If Phoenix uses your design, or creates an original one of a kind deck design from scratch we will make sure you are happy before we proceed to the next step. But there is one thing you can be sure of is the overall design and quality of workmanship will be unmatched. Often times your deck may be multi leveled, need additional supports for a future screen room, or a hot tub. Phoenix then may be required to bring in a licensed civil engineer to make more comprehensive drawings and designs to get the County or City building permits for your deck. Most often times we use the Loudoun, Fairfax, Prince William, Arlington, or Alexandria deck detail for most deck permits. The best way to find out more details is to get a Phoenix Home Services professional to come to your home for a free estimate and deck design.
Phoenix builds all of their deck projects with number #1 graded pressure treated deck boards, for sub structures .If you decide to build your deck using pressure treated (PT) deck boards we use # 1 pressure treated lubber that is hand selected by our trained carpenters. We use only the finest pressure treated wood deck jobs in the Northern Virginia and Washington DC areas. You may ask is pressure treated deck boards safe, and the answer is yes. Today, and this is reacquired by local building codes, all pressure treated deck boards use amine copper quat not Arsenic. Phoenix also uses all the newest composite decking materials on the market today. Composite decking products are deck materials manufactured using a mix of plastic and wood fibers. Trex Composite decking was the pioneer in the composite decking market. Today Trek deck boards come in a wide range of grades, and colors. Trex Transcend is engineered to outlast many deck boards on the market. Trex Transcend comes in 5 color choices and 2 tropical hardwood styles. EverGrain Composite decking has a deep grain that looks like real wood. EverGrain, Composite decking comes in the classic collection that includes Redwood, Cedar, Cape Cop Grey, Golden Oak, Weathered Wood, Thunderstorm Grey, and Cherry Wood. Fiberon is still another manufacture of composite decking. Timber Tech Composite decking is a great choice and it comes in 16 different color types in their primary deck line, and 7 colors in Timbertec Plank XLM deck boards. Azek PVC decking may be your best choice. AZEK Building Products produces a very good stain resistant PVC deck boards. Azek deck boards come in a wide range of colors and are the top of the line when it comes to choosing your decking for your deck project. Other decking choices include exotic hardwoods such as IPE, Cedar, and Redwood decking boards.
If you are not looking for the removal of your existing deck, but just want to replace the deck boards, Phoenix can help. Sometimes our customers just want to re plank their existing deck boards and install new wood or composite decking, and a deck railing to give your old deck a new look. Your existing deck may be 10-30 years old and might just net a facelift because you are getting splinters in your feet, and your deck in general looks worn out. Out dated building codes allowed the use of chromated copper arsenate (CCA), an extremely toxic chemical that was used to make pressure treated lumber. It might be a good idea to remove this toxic wood with modern non toxic (PT) lumber or a composite decking. There are many changes to deck railing codes that need to be addressed. The deck rails need to meet the requirements of the UBC Code. The most basic deck rail regulations are that all guardrails must be at least 36" in height, all deck stairs need hand rails and lighting, and that the deck handrail must be placed between 34" and 38" above the nose of the stair deck tread. Some structural changes will be needed because of code changes over the years in Northern Virginia and Washington DC to bring your deck up to current building codes.
One of these options is a lighting system for the deck rail posts, and your deck stairs. Many people how use Phoenix also contract for a deck with a patio under the deck. Many people elect to install a patio under their new deck remolding job. Phoenix can then install Dryspace or DrySnap under your deck to create a dry area if it starts to rain. One great design idea is to build custom benches, and planter for their new deck. Also a new the most popular trends are to install an outdoor kitchen complete with a new gas grill. We can incorporate a grill corner or grill extinction for your deck. To trim out your deck you may want to enclose the under carriage of your deck with wood or vinyl lattice. When your deck has been enclosing with lattice Phoenix can install a door, so this area can be used for storage. Many homeowners want to clean up the look of their new deck by adding fiber glass columns to cover their deck support posts. These fiberglass deck columns come in both round and fluted styles, and come with a life time guarantee. Our team of deck carpenter crews can take your deck framing and rap it in PVC AZEK to give your final deck a very classy look.
There are many methods for building deck guardrails, but most deck rails are built from wood. Phoenix Home Services offers rails made from PVC rails, composite deck rails, metal baluster rails, and powder coated aluminum or cable rails. To finish off your rail system, there are many decorative rail tops that can be installed at the top of rail posts to add a custom look Some composite rail systems even incorporate lighted post caps. Phoenix Home Services' deck builders bevel the tops of the rail posts to detail the corners and offer a great finish. Today you can choose from many pre-manufactured post caps made from wood, metal, composite, glass, and ceramics. Some are very detailed and add a custom look to your overall deck.
If you live in the Fairfax, Arlington, Loudoun, Prince William County ,Washington DC, or Alexandria area, then we are the contractor that can get your deck job over the finish line. We have built decks in Annandale, Ashburn, , Aldie, Burke, Broadlands, Brambleton , Bristow, Dulles, Newington , Countryside, Centerville, Chantilly, Haymarket, Herndon, Gainesville, Reston, Mount Vernon, Mclean, Lorton, Lansdowne, Middleburg, Leesburg, Purcellville, Potomac Falls, Herndon, , Tysons Corner, Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Manassas, Manassas Park, Dale City, Springfield, Sterling, Sterling Park, South Riding, Stone Ridge VA, Clifton, Fairfax, Reston, North Reston, Falls Church, Oakton, Fairfax City, Fairfax Station, Vienna, Oak Hill, Triangle, and Great Falls and Dulles VA. Stone Ridge, Lake Manassas , Manassas 20109, Middleburg 20118, Middleburg 20119 Catlett 20120 Centreville 20120 Sully Station 20121 Centreville 20122 Centreville 20124,Clifton 20128, Paeonian Springs 20130, Hillsboro 20132 Purcellville 20134 Hillsboro 20134 Purcellville 20136 Bristow 20137 Broad Run, 20138 Casanova 20140, Catharpin 20144 Ashburn 20147 Ashburn 20148 Arcola 20148 Ashburn 20148, Broadlands 20149 Ashburn 20151 Chantilly 20151 Fairfax 20152 Chantilly 20152 Fairfax 20152 South Riding 20153 Chantilly 20153 Fairfax 20155 20156 Gainesville 20158 Hamilton 20159 Hamilton 20160 Purcellville 20163 Dulles ,Potomac Falls 20165 Sterling 20166 Haymarket 20170 Herndon 20171 Herndon 20171 Oak Hill 20172 Herndon 20175 Leesburg 20176 Lansdowne 20176 Leesburg 20176 Lucketts 20177 Leesburg 20178 Leesburg 20180, Alexandria 20598 Arlington, District of Columbia includes neighborhoods such as Northwest DC, Northeast DC, Southeast DC, Southwest, Adams Morgan, Columbia Heights, Mount Pleasant, Downtown, Dupont Circle, Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, Logan Circle, West End, Cathedral Heights, Cleveland Park, Foxhall, Friendship Heights, Glover Park, Massachusetts Heights, Spring Valley, and Capitol Hill.