TL Decks

Premium Deck Installation ​In The Crystal Lake, IL Area

Enjoy More Time Outdoors With The Luxury Of A Custom Deck

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Gather Outdoors With ​Loved Ones

There’s something special about having a deck in your backyard. It’s a cozy oasis away from the hustle and bustle of city life. A place to gather with friends and family, enjoy the fresh air and relax in peaceful seclusion.

You can make your deck even more inviting with just a few pieces of furniture and some lights. It’s the perfect place to host barbecues or spend quality time with loved ones. Your deck will bring joy for years to come!

Custom Deck Installation

Popular Upgrades For Deck Installation

Drink Rails

Make entertaining easy by adding a convenient place for drinks and snacks.

Cable Railings

Enclose your deck with a trendy and classy railing to complete the look of your space.


Upgrade your deck with a pergola to add style to your space and provide shade from the sun.

Custom Deck Installation

Enjoy The ​Benefits Of Nature

There’s nothing quite like lounging in the sun and soaking up the beauty of nature on your custom deck. You can create a unique outdoor space to suit your lifestyle, allowing you to spend more time outdoors and appreciate nature.

Take advantage of your outdoor living space and bask in the serenity of the open air. By spending a little extra time outdoors, you’ll enjoy the lasting benefits of relaxation.

Deck Installation Gallery

Look through our portfolio to see what your neighbors have done with their properties. Let's create the perfect design to bring your vision to life.

Committed To Creating
A Space You Love

Your outdoor space is our top priority when you team up with us. We appreciate the significance of your investment and how it impacts your home and family. So let's create a unique space for making memories!

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Industry-Leading 10 Year Warranty

Financing Available Through Hearth

Our Step-By-Step Process

Planning your outdoor project should be enjoyable. That's why we created a stress-free guide for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Decks typically take 1-2 weeks, depending on the project size.

The warranty depends on the material. For example, our treated wood framing has a 10-year structural warranty, but we do not offer a warranty on wood decking. Depending on the low-maintenance product choice, the manufacturer’s warranty can range from 20-50 years.

When building a new deck, choosing wood or composite for your new space is a significant factor. Then the follow-up question is how much more is composite to treated lumber. On average, wood decking will start at around $6 per square foot, whereas composite can run between $10-15 per square foot. It’s important to note that while wood decking upfront appears to be less expensive, it requires more care and maintenance over time. You must seal and stain wood decks every few years to protect against weathering and rotting. 

On the other hand, composite decking requires little to no maintenance due to its resistance to rot, splinters, and fading. In the long run, the cost may even out. Ultimately, the choice between wood and composite decking comes is the client’s preference and budget. It’s essential for the consumer to carefully weigh the cost and benefits when deciding since both materials come uniquely with their advantages and drawbacks.

Yes! Our team can work with you to create a custom deck design that meets your needs and fits your budget.

Yes, although there are many limitations in the winter due to the Midwest climate, we can still build even in harsh weather. We have adapted and found processes that still allow us to provide a quality product.

The need for a permit depends on the municipality and the project. You can check with the building department to see your local codes.

Short answer, yes. When exposed to direct sunlight, composite decking can reach high temperatures making it uncomfortable for you and your pet to walk on. 

To combat the heat that comes along with composite decking, you can:

  • Choose a lighter color composite decking that won’t absorb as much sunlight
  • Provide shade with a pergola, awning, or umbrella
  • Lay down outdoor rugs

The lifespan of your deck depends on several factors, such as the type of materials used and the level of maintenance. A properly maintained pressured treated wood deck typically lasts between 20 and 25 years, while composite decks can last up to 50 plus years with proper maintenance.

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