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Platinum Decking Naperville takes great pride in being rated 5/5 stars on Yelp, Google, and Houzz as your top local deck builder near me in the Naperville area.
Margaret Thornley- 5 STAR HOUZZE REVIEW–What a fantastic job overall! I The company recommended maintenance-free materials (composite) which took only 2 days to order. The crew showed up on the delivery day to demolish old porch and installed the new one including railing in one day! They cleaned up all the debris and left the site spotless clean.
I could not be happier. Professional, reliable and honest company. I know I will enjoy my new porch for years to come and it is guaranteed maintenance free for 25 years. Love it.
Jim M- 5 STAR REVIEW ON YELP -Highly recommend! I received a flyer on the patio and contacted the company after seeing positive reviews. Competitive pricing, good communication, and quick work. When we hit a couple of snags along the way or my wife changed designs, the guys communicated well and were flexible. Work looks great and we are a happy customer!
Your local deck builder Naperville
Transforming your backyard into a beautiful outdoor living area
Life is best enjoyed when you are surrounded by your friends and family you enjoy most! With a new Trex deck from your local deck builder near me, that can be done by simply walking out your back door.
Memorial day, labor day, the 4th of July, a neighboorhood BBQ, or just a warm day in Illinois, a Trex composite deck allows you to enjoy more time outside with the ones you love without the annual maintenance of a normal wood deck.
A low maintenance Trex composite deck built by your Naperville local deck builder will not only be an investment to your home, but it will also reduce your annual home maintenance cost, and act as an extension to your already beautiful home.
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Why is Platinum Decking the number #1 Local Deck Builder in Naperville?
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Why is Platinum decking is different than the average local deck builder in the Naperville area?
Our goal as your local deck builder in Naperville is to help create an outdoor living area that you can enjoy with friends and family without having to spend thousands of dollars to maintain and upkeep.
There are three core principles that help Platinum decking achieve this.
The first being customer service. In the deck building and construction industries, customer satisfaction is generally low. With over 30 years of combined contracting experience, Platinum decking has seen this first hand. This is where you will soon notice a difference in working with Platinum Decking. We want to help you design and build a deck that fits your personal needs and dreams, not simply a cookie-cutter deck. Platinum decking will not leave your new Trex deck until the job is done and done right.
Second is building a Trex composite deck that makes economic and finical sense for our customers. A new Trex composite deck has a higher initial cost compared to a wood deck. With that being said, over time your new Trex deck will save you thousands on deck repair, deck painting, and deck staining. In addition to saving significant money over the life of your deck, a Trex composite deck holds its beauty where a standard wood deck fades, stains, cracks, and splinters. As your local Naperville deck builder, we want your deck to be an investment, NOT a liability that costs you money year over year.
Finally, we want to your deck to become an extension of your home and a living area you look forward to enjoying every evening. We will help give you new deck ideas and color suggestions to help you create the deck of your dreams that you will enjoy for decades to come. Check out some of our deck ideas here!
Platinum Decking Naperville builds superior Trex Decks
When considering a Trex composite deck from a local deck builder in Naperville, it is very important to know what goes into building a composite deck that will actually last 25+ years. There are a few keys that Platinum Decking Naperville focuses on that not only deliver you a beautiful deck on day one, but for many more days and years to come.
In addition to your “normal” deck installation, here are some examples of how Platinum Decking Naperville raises the bar to a Superior Deck.
- High-quality, pressure-treated wood is the first step in building your Trex composite deck. Pressure-treated lumber from Lowe’s, Home Depot, or Menard’s are good for household projects, but not for building a 25-year Trex composite deck. Oftentimes, the “big box store” wood is warped, causing your deck not to be square and can create a “wavy” or “twisted” look once the Trex deck boards are laid. As your local deck builder near me, Platinum Decking Naperville only uses the highest quality wood – purchased from high-end lumber yards. With that being said, all boards have some natural curvature to them, often referred to as a “crown.” This crown should always be facing up to reduce the “wave” when looking at your new Trex deck. This is one of many small, important details Platinum Decking Naperville takes pride in providing our clients.
- Picture-framing your Trex deck is one of the many specialty skills brought to you by your local deck builder in Naperville. Your normal deck will have exposed deck board ends – aesthetically unpleasing. By picture-framing your deck, not only does it hide these exposed ends, but it also adds unique character to your new Trex composite deck. Please check out our different examples of picture-framing here.
- In some cases, the existing frame is in good enough shape and Platinum Decking Naperville is only resurfacing your project. As your local deck builder near me in the Naperville area, we want to take the extra step to ensure your Trex deck lasts. When resurfacing an existing frame, Platinum Decking Naperville can use joist tape on top of each joist. This helps protect the joists from water damage over the years extending the life of your deck. Protecting the deck frame is one of the most high-impact ways to extend the life of your deck.
- When looking through decks built by Platinum Decking, you will notice many with Trex deck lighting. This is a specialty for Platinum Decking Naperville. One of our goals is to build you a Trex composite deck that you can enjoy all times of the day. Trex deck lighting is Cree LED, add safety from dusk till dawn, and deliver a beautiful ambiance while enjoying your new Trex composite deck in the evening. Please see here for deck lighting ideas.
- Finally, Platinum Decking Naperville’s culture of “perfection” is one you will not find with your average deck builder in Naperville. Our crew chiefs and builders take an immense amount of pride in their work, and will not walk away from a job until it is up to their personal standards. Our crews at Platinum Decking Naperville are truly PROUD of every deck we do.
As your local deck builder, Those are just a few of the examples of how Platinum Decking Naperville will delivery you a Superior Deck.
Hear directly from our clients when they review your local deck builder near me. Platinum Decking has 5-star reviews on Google, Yelp, and Houzz. Earing the reputation of the best local deck builder in the Naperville is our goal!
Arthur G Houzz Review– Complete demo of our existing deck. Installation of new trex deck including railing lighting and stairs. Job was done on time and within budget. The lead installer was excellent as well as all the other workers. They did a beautiful job and would highly recommend them
Dave Rohwedder- Goole Review– I now have an awesome deck! I wanted a deck that would last for many years and Would look first-class and enhances the looks of my home! And guess what Platinum decking came through and I have a deck that I & my wife (Karen) are extremely proud of!
Jeff L Trex Pro Review– The guys at Platinum Decking were fantastic to work with. They helped us with design and product suggestions, and we are very happy with how our deck turned out. I would definitely recommend them to anyone looking for quality deck construction.
Taking Pride in being your Naperville Local Deck Builder
Platinum Decking Naperville is proudly located in the heart of Naperville
Your Naperville Deck builder near me: Located at 336 S Loomis, Naperville 60540
Platinum Decking Naperville is listed as a preferred deck contractor by Bairdwarner Naperville. As their preferred deck builder in Naperville, Platinum Decking is dedicated to building you your dream deck.
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Materials Pricing – When building a new Trex composite deck, quality building materials are critical. At Platinum Decking Naperville, we use some of the highest quality treated lumber in the Chicago land area and have negotiated deep discounts on Trex building supplies. This enables Platinum Decking Naperville to build higher quality Trex composite decks at an exceptional value.
Manufacturer Relationship – As a Trex Pro Gold Builder, Platinum Decking Naperville is able to get special benefits and assistance from Trex. This helps ensure that customer care and high-quality decks are the number one focus from your local deck builder in Naperville.
Milwaukee Tools – Milwaukee tool is hands down one of the top-ranked power tool companies in the world, Platinum Decking Naperville uses only the best tools. This enables us to focus on building your new Trex deck with attention to all the little details.
Insurance– Platinum decking Naperville wants to make sure you, your family, and new Trex composite deck are insured during the deck building process. Platinum decking Naperville has 4x the insurance required by the state of Illinois. This consists of a $1,000,000 liability insurance policy and full workers compensation insurance.
When completing the classic deck builders near me or deck builders in Naperville search, here are some of the FAQ’s we commonly receive
What is Composite decking?
One of the most frequently asked questions I get from homeowners who search “Palatine Deck Builder” or “deck builder near me” for the surrounding cities and areas is “What is composite wood?” “Composite wood. Tell me more.”
It’s astounding what I learn when I visit Port Barrington, Lake Barrington and more suburbs that have me come out and visit. Although composite wood has been around for more than 30 years, many homeowners have only dealt with wood decks, mostly because they grew up with one and bought a house with one already on the back.
Before I answer, it’s important to clarify: “composite wood” is better described as “composite decking” or “composite material.” In truth, “composite wood” is either a mix of recycled plastic and recycled wood, or pure plastic.
The differences between composite materials and wood or cedar are incredible. To summarize, the biggest difference to homeowners in Barrington, Lake Zurich, Naperville and the rest of the state of Illinois, is that composite wood/materials are weatherproof. For instance, A protective shell on 3 of 4 sides on the composite board makes moisture a non-factor, unlike wood.
Furthermore, companies who manufacture composite, like Trex or Azek, provide a 25 year (or longer) warranty. The beautiful deck that goes under blankets of snow won’t emerge cracked and splintered, and every single year won’t be a maintenance hassle.
Think about that.
Composite wood also can look almost exactly like wood, down to the grain. Trex is an industry leader in this feature, with its top tier line Transcend. With different railing options and different colors, a composite deck can truly be looked at as an outdoor living space – instead of a square to store a grill and some toys on.
Platinum Decking specializes in composite decking. We are the best option for anyone who searches
In addition, we can resurface your existing wood deck! Small, medium, or large, we specialize in making your yearly-pain wood deck a wonderful new living space that is low to no maintenance. We can also create a new design, or building an entirely new deck!
Please call us at 224.634.4345 to schedule a free estimate.
I hope this answered any questions you had about “composite wood”.
Wood Vs Composite Cost
Wood vs Composite Cost
In this post, I’m going to break down the difference in cost between wood material and composite material. In addition to showing the actual numbers, I will go in depth on why there is a difference in the first place.
Firstly, let’s go over the average numbers for the initial installation of the two types of decks. Consider the chart below:
To sum it up, the labor of the initial installation of a deck will be the same cost. The difference in cost is materials. The average board made of composite material will be up to 3-4 times as much as regular lumber.
Composite materials are made up of a mixture of plastic and wood, or pure plastic. These materials are built to last year over year in very cold climates. In addition, composite manufacturers like, Trex and Azek, warranty materials for 25 to 30 years. Trex’s top tier decking material, Transcend, is designed to look exactly like wood. In conclusion, if you live in a climate with hot summers and snowy winters,
Based on a “$1200 every other year” budget, a wood deck will end up costing far more than a composite in the long run. Higher end wood material only makes the total investment higher. In addition, we haven’t considered the “enjoyment” factor during this period. Each year, a part of the wood deck looks worse. Each year, a new issue and a new headache.
Composite decking is built to last. The material Trex makes is made of a mix of wood and plastic. In addition, Trex coats its boards on 3 sides with a moisture-proof shell. This protects the board from snow and rain for decades. Any excess moisture is funneled to the remaining side.
Resale of wood vs composite deck has even more contrast. While a wood deck can get the same or higher return on investment than a composite deck, there is a catch. Like a new car, every day the deck will lose value
Other factors influence cost as well. Firstly, outdoor lighting can be added to stairs and flooring. Secondly, the total investment of resurfacing an existing wood deck is much less than building brand new framing and decking. Thirdly, different product lines have different features and different costs; Select and Transcend, for example. Fourthly, water irrigation and steel framing can both be addressed.
In conclusion, Platinum Decking is the only choice when considering the perfect custom outdoor living space. We are Barrington’s Trex Deck Experts. We service the Northwest suburbs of Chicago, as well as special requests in Illinois and Wisconsin. Please call for a free estimate: 224.634.4345
How Long Will Trex Decking Last?
How Long Will Trex Decking Last?
Early Trex Products
Trex was the industry originator in composite decking; they also have been the leader in design changes. Early on, you could go to Ace Hardware or Menard’s, buy a few boards and expect a composite deck to last anywhere from 5-10 years before the product started to fade and wear down.
A Breakthrough for Chicago Deck Builders
With the addition of the “cap” that covers three sides of each composite board, Trex was engineered to withstand the worst weather and the most use. Trex composite is now expected to last anywhere from 25-40 years without major wear and tear or fading. Trex warranties nearly every product with a 25-year warranty to back up the claim.
Does Trex Decking Get Hot?
Does Trex Decking Get Hot?
As with many products that stay in the marketplace for a long time, composite materials has seen its fair share of upgrades. When you searched for “deck builders near me,” in the 90s and early 2000s, it was common for them to install composite decks that became extremely uncomfortable to stand on when in direct sunlight.
However, design changes have solved the problem. Trex composite decking, for example, ran a study comparing how cedar and wood boards compared to a Trex board when all were exposed to direct sunlight. In an interesting twist, the Trex board of similar color was actually cooler to the touch than the wood board.
In general, choosing boards that are lighter in color will yield a “cooler” deck than one with darker-toned boards. Composite boards have evolved to be equally as receptive to higher temperatures as wood or cedar materials.
Is TimberTech Better Than Trex?
Is TimberTech Better Than Trex?
Chicago Deck Builder’s Big Question – What Brand?
A deck made of composite materials is the smarter investment if you live in the Midwest, or in a region with consistent and persistent rain or snow. The better question, then, is what brand of composite is best. The two major brands, Trex and TimberTech, both have advantages and disadvantages when comparing side by side.
Chicago Trex Decks – Scratch Away!
If scratch resistance is your biggest concern, there is no match for Trex Transcend. Transcend is Trex’s top tier decking material, and is covered by a 25-year scratch, fade and installation warranty. Trex’s lower lines, and all of TimberTech’s lines, are comparable in scratch resistance. TimberTech’s products are generally more expensive than Trex as well.
Great Looking Composite Decks In Chicago
The deck’s visuals are also different when dealing with the two lines. TimberTech’s products are 100% PVC, so while the deck is weather-proof, it will have a completely plastic look. Trex’s products, specifically Transcend, is the most life-like, matching wood down to the grain.
Does Composite Decking Scratch Easily?
Does Composite Decking Scratch Easily?
Trex is considered the founder of the composite decking industry. Trex began its company in the ‘90s with a product that could finally compete with pressure-treated lumber or cedar. The new product was not perfect, however. It was still susceptible to moisture, board color faded easily, it was very hot to the touch in direct sunlight, and it scratched easily.
New Designs, No Maintenance for Chicagoland Decks
With the addition of “cap” technology in the 2010s, a sealing layer covers three sides of the composite board, Trex boards are impervious to moisture and are backed by a 25-year warranty. The cap and warranty protect against fading as well. Trex boards now no longer get hot in the sun. Most importantly, each Trex line is scratch resistant, with Transcend being the nearly 100% scratch-proof.
Local Naperville Home Improvement Stores
With a Superior Trex deck installed by your local deck builder near me, you may be inspired to tackle some new back yard projects. Below area list of local home improvement stores to help make these projects a bit easier.
Home Depots in the Naperville area
- 2920 Audrey Ave Naperville, IL 60540
- Main Number:(630) 637-9200
- Tool & Truck Rental Number:(630) 637-6422
- 105 N Weber Rd Bolingbrook, IL 60490
- Main:(630) 771-1109
- Pro Desk:(630) 771-2404
- Tool & Truck Rental:(630) 771-2410
- 7200 Woodward Ave Woodridge, IL 60517
- Main:(630) 795-1950
- Pro Desk:(630) 795-4404
Menards In the Naperville area
- 715 FORT HILL DRIVE NAPERVILLE, IL 60540047
- Ph: 630-778-6710
Our team at Platinum Decking Naperville would like to thank you for the opportunity to earn your business. We look forward to building your new Trex low maintenance composite deck.
Local deck builder Naperville- Trex Deck
Platinum Decking Naperville also services many areas outside of just Naperville. Your local deck builder services All the Western and Northern suburbs.
At Platinum Decking Naperville we have a people FIRST mindset. We are always looking for motivated individuals with deck-building experience to help us deliver the best composite deck possible. We are hiring employees in the greater Naperville area.
Platinum Decking Naperville is your local deck for the Chicago suburbs!
Below are a list of general areas Platinum Decking Naperville services
- St. Charles
- West Chicago
- Downers Grove
- Barrington, Lake Barrington, Barrington Hills, Port Barrington, North Barrington, South Barrington
- Lake Zurich
- Fox River Grove
- Arlington Heights
- Hawthorn Woods
- Long Grove
- Buffalo Grove
- Hoffman Estates