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From weekend barbecues to evening cocktail parties under the stars, a custom-designed outdoor space built by the most experienced deck builders in the Chicagoland area can tap into the potential of your backyard and add untold value to your home.
Erdmann Exteriors can transform your backyard into an outdoor living space that can bring the features and amenities of a kitchen, dining room or living room outside. An outdoor living room complete with outdoor lighting makes a perfect space for entertaining. An outdoor bar gives you a great place to gather with friends and family while taking advantage of the weather. A cabana allows you to enjoy your outdoor space without worrying about being bothered by insects or the occasional raindrop.
Erdmann Deck Construction Process
Our process begins with our free in-home consultation, during which we will talk to you about your desires and take measurements to help us make a recommendation that will meet your exact needs. If you have specific ideas for your new outdoor space inspired by something you saw in a magazine or on Pinterest, we’d love to see it.
After that initial meeting, our deck designers get to work creating a proposal that matches your expectations. We’ll show you product samples of building materials and help you determine exactly what will best meet your needs. Once we help you finalize the design, we will work closely with you through every aspect of the pre-construction and construction phases until we have a finished product that will make you completely happy. We’ll clean up the site to make sure nothing is left behind, and we’ll take you on a detailed walk-through and resolve any lingering issues within seven days.
TimberTech, A Brand We Trust
Through years of experience in the industry, we’ve learned what products and materials work best in our unforgiving Chicagoland weather. TimberTech offers a variety of products that we recommend for their durability, variety of colors/finishes, ability to moderate temperature, and “natural” wood-like appearance. Erdmann is proud to be a TimberTech Platinum contractor.
TimberTech AZEK PVC Decking
The AZEK line is the industry’s ultimate capped PVC decking product and available in a variety of plank widths, colors, and woodgrain finishes. From exotics, to mother natures tried and true color palette the AZEK line is also backed by a 50-Year Limited Fade & Stain Warranty.
TimberTech PRO Decking
The PRO line is a solid choice for home buyers who value performance and style. TimberTech’s PRO composite decking delivers moisture and mold resistance through a unique cap design. And with three collections of finishes, PRO composite decking also offers countless color and grain options.
More Than Just Decking
Railing, Lighting & Accessories
Railing Your Deck
Details matter, and when designing your new outdoor living space, don’t overlook the railing options. Deck railings provide both an important safety feature, as well as the finishing touch to any deck installation. TimberTech offers multiple railing profiles and styles to complement your PVC or composite decking selection. We will help you select the decking and railing that best fits your new outdoor living space and your pocket book.
Deck Lighting & Accessories
Illuminate your deck and railing by choosing from a variety of lighting options. Lighting can be subtle or dramatic and is a design element that adds safety as well as ambiance. TimberTech’s AZEK and Pro lines both offer accessories to add the finishing touches to your composite deck project. Some options to consider: accent lights, in-deck lighting, riser lights, under-rail lights, gates, and hidden fasteners.