Outdoor Living Contractor

Charlottesville's Premiere Outdoor Living Contractor

Our team of experts will breathe life into your outdoor area with custom-designed hardscapes, fire pits, pool houses, outdoor kitchens, pools and more!

Maximize Your Home Value with a Pool, Outdoor Kitchen or Custom Hardscape

Our customized solutions, ranging from sophisticated pergolas to inviting fire pits, luxurious pool houses, and chic outdoor bars, redefine outdoor spaces to match your desires and lifestyle. Choose us to transform your backyard into a haven of comfort, elegance, and endless entertainment.

Pool Installations

Commonwealth is experienced installing multiple pool types with custom hardscapes and amenities.

  • Infinity Pools: Experience the seamless edge with breathtaking views, merging your pool horizon with the surrounding landscape.
  • Lap Pools: Cater to fitness enthusiasts with these elongated, narrow pools, perfect for regular exercise.
  • Natural Pools: Immerse yourself in a chemical-free, eco-friendly oasis, designed to blend in with the natural environment.
  • Plunge Pools: Ideal for smaller spaces, these provide a refreshing dip without the need for extensive yard space.
  • Features & Add-ons: Elevate your pool experience with waterfalls, integrated hot tubs, LED lights, and more for a luxurious touch.
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Hardscapes and Masonry

Our patios are more than just an addition to your home; they are a destination for relaxation, entertainment, and quality time.

  • Pathways: Weave elegance throughout your property with bespoke pathways, tailored in design and material to guide every step.
  • Driveways: Command attention from the curb with durable and stylish driveways that make an entrance.
  • Patios: Extend your living space outdoors, crafted with materials that harmonize with your home's aesthetic.
  • Retaining Walls: Skillfully built for both function and form, our walls control erosion while enhancing landscaping contours.
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Outdoor Kitchens & Pool Houses

Celebrate life's moments with our stylishly constructed outdoor bars and social hubs.

  • Cooking and Dining: Craft gourmet meals in the open air with built in kitchens with weather-proof appliances and delightful dining areas.
  • Pool Houses: Create your ideal pool house, from a simple shade structure to a luxurious haven with all the amenities.
  • Outdoor Entertainment: Complete your outdoor living space with personalized entertainment areas that compliment you home.
  • Lighting & Heating: Extend your outdoor evenings with integrated lighting and heating solutions, creating a cozy and inviting ambiance.
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ADU & Garage Additions

  • Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs): Optimize your property with fully functional, detached or attached living spaces, tailored to accommodate guests or generate additional income.
  • Garage Additions: Expand your storage and secure your vehicles with personalized, durable garage additions, enhancing your home’s functionality and value.
  • Garage Conversions: Transform your garage into a workshop, entertainment area, art studio or gym.
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Our Process

The Commonwealth Contractors Building Process

Consultation & Visioning

Building Ideas Together

  • Initial Consultation: Understanding client needs, desires, and budget constraints.
  • Outdoor Space Analysis: Evaluating existing outdoor areas and potential improvements.
  • Concept Sketching: Collaboratively visualizing the desired outdoor living space.
  • Preliminary Budget Estimate: Providing an initial cost overview for the proposed plan.
Design & Planning

Designing Your Outdoor Escape

  • Customized Design Development: Creating detailed plans for patios, decks, outdoor kitchens, etc.
  • Material Selection Assistance: Advising on the best materials for aesthetics and durability.
  • Permit Handling: Securing necessary building permits and ensuring code compliance.
  • Final Proposal & Agreement: Outlining complete costs, timelines, and project specifics.
Construction Preparation

Laying the Groundwork

  • Demolition and Site Prep: Safely removing old structures and preparing the area for construction.
  • Scheduling & Coordination: Developing a clear timeline that minimizes disruption to daily life.
  • Staging Materials: Organizing all required materials on-site for a smooth construction process.
  • Communication Strategy: Establishing regular updates and communication channels with the client.
Building & Completion

Crafting Your Outdoor Haven

  • Skilled Construction: Implementing the design with precision, using quality craftsmanship.
  • On-Site Supervision: Ensuring construction adherence to plans and high-quality standards.
  • Landscaping Integration: Blending the renovated space seamlessly with existing outdoor features.
Trex Custom Deck Builder

Design Your Composite Deck

Incredible team, passionate about what they do and very talented. Luke is detail oriented and great at bringing ideas to life. Highly Recommend for projects of any size.

Tyler Dillehay

Bathroom Remodeling


February 2022

I have always had great experiences working with Luke and his team. They are consistently on time, courteous and pleasant to work with. In my experience, I have no qualms recommending him to friends and family alike.

Jonathan Shelton

Custom Build


May 2021

Luke from Commonwealth Contractors was very professional and responsive. We would definitely recommend using Commonwealth when thinking of your future home projects.

Todd Whitaker

Bathroom Remodeling


July 2022

Luke from Commonwealth Contractors was very professional and responsive. We would definitely recommend using Commonwealth when thinking of your future home projects.

Amanda Montini

Custom Build


August 2022

Commonwealth does great work. Have had a few jobs done by them and am very pleased with the results. Professional and courteous, willing to listen to their client and work together to get the project done to satisfaction.

MJ Natali

Custom Build


December 2022

We were very happy with the work Luke and his team did on our Trex deck repair. We highly recommend Commonwealth Contractors for any job - big or small. Great guys to work with!

Joyce Paszly

Custom Deck


August 2021

Luke was very responsive and professional. He was very helpful in every steps of the building progress. We asked them to build a rear deck and the work is fantastic. They are very dedicated, considerate and even go above and beyond.

Vy Do

Custom Deck


September 2022

“We hired Commonwealth for a complete tear-down and rebuild of our deck and added a screened in porch in the process. Their quality of work and attention to detail are second to none and they were up front and honest about all pricing.

Ryan Liverman

Custom Deck


May 2022

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