Showing posts from January, 2017


Virginia Beach Patios of Virginia Beach Awarded Best Of Houzz 2017

Over 40 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in North America and Around the World
January 17th, 2017 – Virginia Beach Patios of Virginia Beach has won “Best Of Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The Virginia Beach based hardscape company was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.
The Best Of Houzz is awarded annually in three categories: Design, Customer Service and Photography. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the more than 40 million monthly users on Houzz. Customer Service honors are based on several factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2016. Architecture and interior design photographers whose i…

Fire Pit- Natural Gas or Wood-Burning?

The popularity of fire pits being included in an outdoor living space has greatly increased over the past few years. They are great for cool nights any season and allow you to take advantage of the outdoors all year long! Fire pits have become much more affordable and a definite must have for any home. There is something to consider, though, besides design and where to put your outdoor fire pit, that is natural gas or wood burning?
Wood-burning fire pits
Pros • Fires may be as BIG or as small as you desire  • Affordable upfront cost to install • Enhanced ambiance Cons • Smell of burning wood (not everyone loves!) • Starting a fire takes effort and sometimes can take time • An area is needed to store wood • The cost of constantly buying wood can add up Gas-powered fire pitsPros • Quick start-up and no worrying about burning embers • Adds relaxing ambiance with very little effort • No campfire odor on hands or clothes Cons • Much smaller fires • Installation cost upfront is considerably higher than woo…

Tuscan Feel In Virginia Beach

A beautiful job done by Virginia Beach Patios in the Bay Colony area of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Creative design put together by our designer and customer. Materials used were primarily Belgard. The vision was to create a Tuscan feel to add to the backyard.

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Low Maintenance Garden

Why DIY Projects Aren't Always Better

Do it yourself projects can be very fun, especially when you're able to include the whole family. Home improvement projects can be rewarding doing it yourself cost wise as well as the accompanying accomplishment feeling to follow. With a wide range of hardware stores offering everything you might need to complete such a project, the urge to do all your home improvement projects yourself can be very tempting. However, this may not be the best idea for some projects because of time, money, and quality.

Time is a big factor when considering wheather or not to complete a DIY project such installing a paver patio. A knowledgeable contractor with a skilled crew can complete a paver patio in as little as 2-3 days. Doing it by yourself can take months, wasting your springtime weekends doing hard labor.

Many handyman books and DIY websites can claim to have the secret to saving you hundreds of dollars on completing your outdoor project, but most cases this just isn't true.
A skil…

Online Estimate

If your just looking to get a general idea of the cost associated with your project we are happy to help. While a consultation and site visit are necessary to provide an exact quote we can provide a general range for you to consider. Please complete the entire form with as much information as you have available. We will respond in 1-24 hours with rough estimate for your project. If available please email any photos, designs, or additional information that may help with our estimate.

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Outdoor Living

Adding value to your home with outdoor amenities such as paver patios, fire pits, outdoor kitchens, and pergolas not only ensure a lucrative investment for the future but also allow you and your family to create amazing memories!

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"Hardscape refers to hard landscape materials in the built environment structures that are incorporated into a landscape.[1] This can include paved areas, driveways, retaining walls, sleeper walls, stairs, walkways, and any other landscaping made up of hard wearing materials such as wood, stone, concrete etc. as opposed to softscape, the horticultural elements of a landscape.[2]" 

Landscape Creativity

Check out this photo from Houzz
Creativity at its best!

Spring Ready

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Pizza Oven

Possibilities are only limited by your imagination! 🔥🍕

Winter Garden

Ideas for a January Garden

Interesting article from Houzz


per·go·la ˈpərɡələ/ noun noun: pergola; plural noun: pergolas an archway in a garden or park consisting of a framework covered with trained climbing or trailing plants. Why consider adding a pergola to your backyard? *Provided protection from inclamite weather *A pergola can also expand your outdoor living space *Provide shade on hot summer days *Extra storage for tools, provided base to hang outdoor lighting, add fan, hang plants, etc. *Adds to the visual beauty of your backyard and gives a room feeling to any outdoor space.