About Us

Deck and Outdoor Living Experts serving Commerce, MI and the Surrounding Areas


At Cedar Works, we have over 25 years of experience creating amazing outdoor spaces for our clients throughout Michigan.

Wood Deck Installation Commerce MI | Cedar Works - jamie_ruddy-237x300Owner, Jamie Ruddy, earned his degree in Building Construction Management from Michigan State University. Since then, he has gained over two decades of hands-on experience, training, and certifications. Over the years, his business and its reputation grew as a result of Cedar Works’ overwhelmingly positive references. To this day, Jamie personally oversees every project, from the initial consultation to the final clean up!

We’re honored to be TrexPro® Platinum contractors! 

Awarded by Trex® itself, TrexPro® Platinum is the highest level of praise awarded to independent contractors installing Trex® decking. These contractors are leaders in their markets, performing simple projects with Trex® to complex projects with their full line of products. Cedar Works is proud to have been awarded this high distinction of quality and craftsmanship!

Our crews of experienced professionals have extensive training in cedar, Trex®, composite, and Ipe materials.

Our specialties include building and wood design, composite and PVC decks, deck railings, deck replacement, and hot tub and pool decks, but we’re not limited to decks! We also have experience in all of the other things that are necessary to complete your custom outdoor project. These include trellises, gazebos, custom fences, pergolas, wheelchair access ramps, screened rooms, and sun rooms.

No matter what we do for you, the crew at Cedar Works strives to exceed your expectations.

We’re a fully-licensed and insured Michigan builder. We work year-round on hundreds of deck projects throughout Oakland, Wayne, Livingston, Macomb, and Washtenaw counties. Since we’re confident in our quality of work, all of our work carries a five-year guarantee. Cedar Works take great pride in our work and in our reputation, and it's all thanks to the large network of satisfied customers we’ve served over the years. After we perform a successful job, many clients refer our company to their families and friends.

Contact Cedar Works today to get started on your next deck or outdoor living project!