Our Services

Interiors and Exteriors

Patterson Homes and Construction understands that deciding to remodel your home or vacation rental is a big decision. You want to know that you will have a team of professionals that will build to your specifications and needs. If you are considering a kitchen makeover, a bedroom suite addition or any other kind of home improvement project, let us help you create the home of your dreams. Our team of dedicated professionals have years of expertise that will give you a truly stress-free remodeling experience. There is a good reason why for over 27 years discriminating homeowners and real estate companies in the Outer Banks region have turned to Patterson Homes and Construction (formerly Distinctive Construction) for everything from additions and kitchen/bathroom remodeling to complete home makeovers and home maintenance services. Our services include:

  • Exterior Paint
  • Flood Restoration
  • Rot & Wood Repair
  • Flooring Installation
  • Kitchen Remodeling
  • Custom Woodworking
  • Window Replacement
  • Media Room Additions
  • Bathroom Remodeling
  • Cabinet Installation
  • Interior Painting
  • Electrical Upgrades
  • Plumbing Upgrades
  • Carpet Installation
  • Home Redesign

Insurance Restoration

We provide full service commercial and residential restoration for damage as a result of fire, water, weather and vandalism.  Whether it is a broken water line or catastrophic damage from a fire, Patterson Homes and Construction is prepared to restore your home or business to its original condition in a timely and effective manner.With our office and company owners located in Corolla full time, Patterson Homes and Construction has an advantage over other companies whose locations are over an hour’s drive away.  We have the ability to be on site immediately to assess the damages and take action when you are away from your property.Patterson Homes and Construction is uniquely qualified to handle emergency disaster response for:

  • Water Damage Mitigation
  • Fire Damage Restoration
  • Contents Cleaning
  • Mold Remediation
  • Contaminated Site Remediation
  • Smoke Removal and Deodorization
  • HVAC Cleaning and Sanitation
  • Deflooding
  • Specialized Drying
  • Boardups and Reconstruction Tarping
  • Commercial and Residential

New Construction

 Patterson Homes and Construction is the perfect choice when deciding to build a new home on the Outer Banks.  With over 75 years of combined experience in construction, design and engineering, our team of skilled craftsmen will turn your dream home into a reality.

Patterson Homes and Construction is a full service company and holds an Unlimited Contractor's License in the State of North Carolina.  We are "committed to quality" and will lead you every step of the way!

Our Team

Rex Patterson, P.E. and Owner


A graduate from West Virginia University with a degree in Civil Engineering, Rex has over 30 years experience in the construction field, including surveying, civil engineering and land development.  In the past 25 years in business, Rex has completed over $10,000,000 in remodeling business, specifically sunrooms, windows, siding, and kitchen and bathroom remodeling and construction of new homes.

Brian Bean, Field Superintendent


Brian brings a wealth of experience to our team with over 20 years experience in all phases of carpentry including windows rot and siding replacement, interior trim, installation of doors, base boards and door casings.

Heather Brown, Production Coordinator


As our production coordinator, Heather is the glue that keeps the machine running smoothly.