Houses with sections of cantilevered floors aren't that uncommon and they can pose special challenges to deck builders when it comes to attaching decks. A cantilevered floor refers to a floor that has floor joists that spread out past the wall or foundation and suspend out into the air such
In the quest for the perfect outside oasis when building a new deck, many homeowners seek natural looking materials. There are several options for decking on the market today including composite and traditional wood decking that have that natural look appeal but how do they stack up against one another?

Can Decks Have Attachment Issues?

Posted on September 19, 2014
The mood of your deck party can be severely altered with a harsh gravitational experience, all because of deck attachment issues. What good are fasteners that don’t resist local weather conditions? Or nails too small or untreated to prevent rust and corrosion? Or materials that bend more than expected? This

2014 Best of Fairfax Award

Posted on August 22, 2014
Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Steadfast Construction Receives 2014 Best of Fairfax Award Fairfax Award Program Honors the Achievement FAIRFAX July 22, 2014 -- Steadfast Construction has been selected for the 2014 Best of Fairfax Award in the Patio & Deck Construction & Repair category by the Fairfax Award Program.
First becoming popular almost 2 centuries ago northern Virginia front porches gradually became almost necessity for medium and large houses to not seem bare. This was before air conditioning, when cooling off outdoors was a frequent necessity. It assisted people to make the daily transitions between their outdoor public world
Why is now the best time to get a great backyard deck? For many, it's freedom from stress. With so many technological diversions in life, its hard to relax. And going on a needed vacation can be more of a drainer than refreshing, and even having the time and money for
Among the owners of sunrooms Mclean VA  and in all northern Virginia, this homeowner wanted a wooden multi-level deck to surround their sunroom. They already have their barbecue grill, table and chairs ready for the pleasant warmer weather. We included some features for this deck to make it stand out. [gallery

Glass Sunrooms Arlington

Posted on March 11, 2014
When it comes to sunrooms Arlington homeowners love to make the most of their space. Nothing else lets the light in like glass sunrooms or sunporches. Invite the beauty of outdoors into the comfort of your home. Whether for indulge in conversation or a game of chess with loved ones
Your home doesn’t need to end at your doorstep. Surround your home with the a type of walkway that prepares the homeowner for a richer experience before walking in your home. Nothing says regal or rustic like a flagstone walkway or patio. In this lovely patio design Reston VA homeowners

Leaf Removal or Leaf Shredding?

Posted on November 6, 2013
When looking at your yard’s beautiful autumn view, do you prefer your leaves removed for neatness or shredded for natural lawn health? [caption id="attachment_781" align="alignright" width="720"] View of autumn leaves from a herringbone-style deck with rail built by Steadfast Construction in Great Falls, VA[/caption] Northern Virginia's cities and counties have