custom decks

Welcome to Midwest Universal carpentry, where expertise meets creativity to bring your dream outdoor space to life.

Our dedication to crafting exceptional decks that reflect your personal style and cater to your lifestyle sets us apart.

Illuminating Your Space with Ambiance

Enhance your deck's allure and safety with thoughtfully placed deck lighting. As the sun sets, deck lighting extends usability and instills a sense of security. Craft desired moods with strategically positioned lighting options. Low deck lighting imparts a soft, inviting glow to seating areas, while spotlights illuminate outdoor kitchens. Recessed lighting in walkways and doorways adds an extra layer of security. 

Enclosures: Screened Comfort in Gazebo Splendor

Escape the clutches of bugs with our screened rooms, transforming outdoor spaces into havens of comfort. These custom-designed enclosures offer versatility with skylights, storm doors, and removable panels. Elevate elegance with pine or cedar trim, interior finishes, and tongue and groove walls and ceilings. Complete the look with fans and lighting for a touch of perfection.

Railings & Stairs:
Elevating Aesthetics and Safety

Choose railings that complement your deck and home's style. With options ranging from composite to metal or a combination, you can achieve desired aesthetics while ensuring safety. The railings merge seamlessly with your new deck, enhancing its overall charm.

Benches and Planter Boxes: Infusing Functionality and Flair

Custom deck boxes and planters. They're built to last from sturdy wood or composite materials and come in all sorts of colors to match your deck's vibe. Adding seating spots make can make your backyard space even more inviting and flexible.

Transform your outdoor space with Trex, offering high-performance composite deck boards and railings that outshine wood with durability and minimal maintenance.  We exclusively utilize their premium product lines to create your outdoor retreat.

Explore Trex Transcend® and Trex Transcend® Lineage™ decking and Trex Signature® railings

: Your Outdoor Oasis Awaits

Trex® + Midwest Custom Decks
transform your outdoor dream into a tangible and lasting reality.

Seamless Installation

Enduring Elegance

Designed to withstand rot, warping, and splintering. Protected by Trex  Limited Warranty, your investment is safeguarded for years to come.

Embrace guilt-free decking, sustainably crafted in the U.S.A. using 95% recycled plastic film and reclaimed sawdust.
Trex not only cares for your space but also the environment.

Simplify your decking journey with grooved-edge boards combined with the Trex Hideaway® Hidden Fastening System. Bid farewell to screws and greet a harmonious premium finish.

Sustainable Craftsmanship

Indulge in a spectrum of on-trend colors, featuring refined wood grains that infuse beauty and luxury into every corner of your outdoor sanctuary. Trex ensures your space remains captivating over time.

High Performance

When choosing your decking material, consider your outdoor usage and wear and tear. If you have pets, anticipate foot traffic, or require specific areas like grill spaces, you'll want to factor that into your decision. 

What factors should I consider?

Trex decking, like many outdoor surfaces, can become slick when wet. It's advisable to exercise caution on rainy, icy, or snowy days. Applying rock salt or calcium chloride can help prevent ice or snow build-up. 

Is Trex decking slippery when wet?

The product warranty for the Transcend decking line is backed by a 50-year limited warranty, The Signature railing line has a 25-year limited warranty.

What are the warranty periods for Trex?

Trex has gained popularity due to its easy maintenance and luxurious appearance. Made from 95% recycled materials, it doesn't splinter, rot, or require sanding, staining, or painting. 

How does Trex decking compare to wood?

Similar to other outdoor surfaces, composite decking can become hot in direct sunlight. To prevent extended skin contact on hot days, it's recommended to choose lighter colors or Trex's Lineage deck boards. 

Does Trex decking get hot in the sun?

Trex decking comes in three distinctive collections: Enhance (Good), Select (Better), and Transcend (Best). These collections vary in terms of durability, scratch resistance, color options, profiles, and pricing. We exclusively use Transcend.

What are the different collections of Trex decking?


Yes, Trex offers a variety of decking options and railing configurations capable of being custom curved.

Can Trex decking be custom curved?

The TrexPro® Residential Labor Warranty encompasses the costs of labor required for the replacement of faulty products. As we hold the esteemed Pro Platinum status, this translates to a warranty duration of 5 years if either Trex decking or railing is installed (but not both), and 10 years if both Trex decking and railing are installed.


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