Custom Decks Designs in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

       Looking to hire a reliable local deck contractor? Design Builders, Inc. licensed, bonded and insured in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. Our designs are developed from scratch on a project-to-project basis, meaning no two builds are completely alike. The projects you see here were overseen entirely by our experienced professionals, from permit acquisitions and inspections to the designs and construction.

       We use a slew of decking manufacturers including Zuri, WOLF, Azek, Trex, Fiberon, and TimberTech, and are trained to install these products. More importantly, we provide our clients with a wealth of free resources and free eBooks so they can make educated, informed decisions about their homes.

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performance zuri deck for grilling and entertaining in bowie, maryland with a retractable screen room

Luxurious Zuri Deck and Retractable Screen Room in Upper Marlboro

Features:

  • Low-maintenance Zuri decking in pecan trim is the basis for this large high performance deck design in Maryland
  • Serves as a perfect example of how a high-end deck design can incorporate cooking and sitting areas with luxury add-ons

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Dual Zuri Deck Design with Stainless Steel Cable Handrails in Bethesda

Features:

  • Premium Zuri decking with room for sitting, entertaining, and grilling overlooking a pool and large backyard space
  • An indoor renovation featuring crisp, clean modern design and Therma-Tru entry and exit doors

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Zuri Deck Design with a Trex Low-Voltage Lighting Package in Potomac

Features:

  • Zuri low-maintenance decking for the large sun deck area, as well as a screen room with low-voltage lighting
  • Integrated custom deck flower boxes and curved Zuri stairs

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Low-Maintence Rooftop Tile Deck in Logan Circle, Washington, DC

Features:

  • Archatrak low-maintenance deck tiles on a pedestal system
  • Black handrails to match the photorealistic porcelain tiles and trim of the entry shed

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Trex Deck and Lighting Package with Outdoor Kitchen in Maple Lawn, MD

Features:

  • A Trex deck with curved stairs and grilling space, along with a custom stone outdoor kitchen with a copper roof pavilion

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Hardwood Rooftop Deck Design

Features:

  • Economical design for a confined area shows how new space can be created in neighborhoods like Chevy Chase
  • Hardwood deck boards and matching hand-built pressure-treated wood railings with black balusters

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Contemporary Covered Deck Design in Chevy Chase, MD

Features:

  • Pressure-treated wood decking
  • Tongue and groove wood ceiling
  • Unique steel cable handrails


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AZEK Deck and Flagstone Patio at Manor Country Club, Rockville, MD

Features:

  • AZEK decking with integrated hot tub overlooking a prestigious country club
  • Pennsylvania flagstone patio with multiple seating areas and a cedar pergola
  • Featured in Bethesda Magazine

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Curved WOLF Deck & Curved Patio in Bethesda, MD

Features:

  • Custom hot tub deck with a large area made using WOLF Rosewood decking (low-maintenance deck boards)
  • Curves of both the rounded, multi-level deck and flagstone patio are complementary of one another

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Flagstone Patio with Curved Retaining Wall in Bethesda

Features:

  • Stone patio expansion with custom curved sitting wall, rounded sitting area, and screened room
  • Infratech infrared heaters, a Sunbrite television, and two outdoor ceiling fans adorn the craftsman-style screen room

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Outdoor Overhaul with Retractable Screens & Outdoor Kitchen in Virginia

Features:

  • Curved flagstone walkways from a new, round front portico to the deck, outdoor kitchen & hot tub spaces out back
  • Custom stone fireplace, Infratech heaters, and designer ceiling fans in a Phantom retractable screened porch space

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Low-Maintenance Deck with Flagstone Backyard Kitchen in Fulton, Maryland

Features:

  • Low-maintenance deck with Trex outdoor lighting package installed, including post lights, inset deck lights, and more
  • Outdoor kitchen area and dining space on the downstairs patio with sweeping flagstone pathways. More on Houzz:

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AZEK decking in Howard County, MD custom Azek curved deck piano deck

Custom AZEK Piano Deck in Howard County, MD

Features:

  • AZEK deck with custom leaf inlay adorning Kona and Fawn colors
  • 600 ft2 of a grand piano-shaped footprint
  • Outfitted with a complete drainage system to keep the future patio area dry

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Curved Zuri Deck in Rockville, MD

Features:

  • Zuri decking
  • Pop-out with steps to large sitting area
  • Integrated water management properties


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Zuri Decking Pergola Deck and Screened Porch in Potomac, MD

Features:

  • Brazilia Zuri decking with custom decorative inlays
  • Stained cedar doors unique to this build
  • Painted cedar pergola and lighting decking inserts

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Low-Maintenance Deck and Screened-In Porch in Darnestown, MD

Features:

  • Dedicated SCREENEZE screening system
  • WOLF vinyl railing and Deckorators classic balusters with minimal view obstructions

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AZEK Brownstone PVC Deck in Gaithersburg, MD

Features:

  • AZEK low-maintenance PVC brownstone decking
  • Full double decking border and craft patio
  • Built-in deck bench flanked by two sets of stairs

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AZEK Deck, Patio, and Screen Porch in Columbia, MD

Features:

  • AZEK Brownstone and Sedona decking with black Deckorators balusters 
  • Delaware 'River Jack' stone to prevent weed growth

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Azek pool deck in Montgomery County, MD

Pressure-Treated Pool Deck in Silver Spring, MD

Features:

  • Pressure-treated decking, stairs, and built-in benches stained to look like redwood
  • Planter integrated into design between stone wall and decking
  • Low voltage riser lights

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Dominican Slate Patio in Silver Spring, MD

Features:

  • Classic-cut Dominican Slate as a base for this standard patio
  • Integrated flower beds and access stairs


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AZEK Rosewood Deck and Belgard Patio in Damascus, MD

Features:

  • Belgard paver patio with twin curved sitting walls
  • Long-cut AZEK Rosewood decking with sitting area
  • Matching natural Brazilian Rosewood in sun room

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Low-Maintenance Vinyl Deck in Poolesville, MD

Features:

  • 1000 ftwith three levels
  • AZEK 'Harvest Collection' decking with railings by Maryland Vinyl Products
  • Color-coordinated railings and PVC trim

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Elevated Composite Deck for a Silver Spring Home

Features:

  • Two levels of EverGrain 'Weathered Wood' composite decking
  • Hidden fasteners and matching trim boards
  • Deckorators classic balusters optimized for the wooded lot view

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Low-Maintenance Elevated Deck in Bethesda, MD

Features:

  • AZEK brownstone decking with ivory Shoreline railings
  • White vinyl latticework to hide deck supports
  • Low-maintenance privacy fence along a wide seating area


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IPE Brazilian Hardwood Hot Tub Deck Ellicott City

IPE Brazilian Hardwood Deck in Ellicott City

Features:

  • Brazilian hardwood IPE deck 
  • Hot tub with IPE privacy fence
  • Deckorators classic balusters integrated into railings

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Trex deck in Howard County

Trex Deck With Deckorators Balusters in Howard County

Features:

  • Slightly curved profile with Trex composite decking
  • Deckorators baroque balusters with cedar runners and posts

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Outdoor Kitchen with Cedar Pergola in Silver Spring, MD

Features:

  • Cedar pergola and personal stone barbecue station
  • Stone masonry and an outdoor brick oven

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Paver Patios with Curved Sitting Walls in Potomac and Columbia

Features:

  • Curved concrete slab patio with coordinated sitting wall
  • Delicately crafted masonry and beautiful landscaping

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