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Michigan's Premiere Backyard Builders™

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serving southeast michigan

Welcome to Midwest Universal Carpentry where craftsmanship and care come together to bring your outdoor visions to life.

We're not about flashy appearances; we're about delivering genuine quality. In a world of slick presentations and inflated prices, we stand apart as a team you can trust – your go-to professionals for personalized outdoor solutions.

With over two decades of experience and the esteemed TrexPro® Platinum Status, owner & founder, Neil Medlin leads our journey. 

What We Do

covered porches




TrexPro Platinum

home remodeling

new construction

curves & bends



3D design


Our latest work

Blending Sophistication, Practicality, and Long-lasting Quality


We are the deck experts and trex pro platinum status 

beyond decks

Pergolas, Enclosed porches, gazebos...oh my!

midwest universal carpentry

Picture this: your outdoor dreams brought to life by Midwest Custom Decks, led by the seasoned expert, Neil Medlin. 

With a commitment to delivering excellence, Neil began his journey in 2001, driven by the aspiration to stand out not as the biggest, but undeniably the best.

With over 25 years of experience, Neil's reputation precedes him. His passion for quality, matched only by his dedication to customer satisfaction, has solidified Midwest Custom Decks as the pinnacle of exceptional service. Each project is a testament to Neil's unwavering dedication, showcasing his distinctive touch in every detail.

Meet Neil Medlin 

FOUNDER & owner  Midwest universal carpentry

"Neil and the crew at Midwest Custom Decks are seriously amazing. Right from the start, you can tell Neil's all about making outdoor spaces awesome. Thank you for turning our backyard into a cherished space that we'll enjoy for years to come."

"Neil is a top-notch guy.
Straightforward and fair."

"Neil and the Midwest Custom Decks team totally rocked our project! They took our ideas and turned them into something even better than we imagined. Every BBQ, every sunset—it all feels better on our amazing deck. Thanks, guys!"

"The attention to detail and quality? A+ all the way!"

"Our old deck was basically a forgotten corner, but now it's become our favorite spot to hang out. From the first chat to the final nail, the process was smooth and the result? Well, let's just say our backyard is the place to be now."

"Working with Midwest was a breeze. Thank you!"


Custom, YET practical

We understand that custom shouldn't mean expensive – it should signify thoughtful, experienced work that speaks to your unique preferences.

From the first call to the final nail, we're here for you, combining the personal touch of a person you can call with the reliability of a person you can count on. Our dedication to quality runs deep, and our commitment to delivering the best doesn't waver.