General Contracting Services in Island Lake, Illinois

If you are planning new construction, a remodeling project or have always dreamed of owning a custom deck or patio, contact Nelson Custom Builders. Our estimating staff will be more than happy to visit you by appointment, survey your building needs, and quote you a fair price at no obligation.

Nelson Custom Builders is fully licensed and equipped to offer you a complete range of carpentry, remodeling and general contracting services. For your convenience we are registered, insured, bonded, certified, locally & family owned and we also offer warranties, guarantees, seniors discounts and free estimates.

We guarantee on-time estimates, prompt service, clean job sites, quality materials, attention to detail and superior communication. Our goal is to complete your project quickly and exceed your expectations. We will design and build to your specifications and make your ideas a reality.

We are dedicated to providing you with the right solutions for all your contracting needs. Our skilled professionals strive to offer our customers the latest in our field. We are always learning more and educating ourselves on the latest technologies and practices. This ensures that anyone who calls Nelson Custom Builders will be 100% satisfied.

Here are some of the services we provide:

  • Additions
  • Architectural Design services
  • Basement Remodeling and General Contracting
  • Bathroom Remodel
  • Blueprinting
  • Brick work
  • Carpentry
  • Cleaning
  • Complete Kitchen Remodeling
  • Structural Work
  • Complete Renovations
  • Commercial Build-Outs
  • Consulting
  • Conversions
  • Custom Woodworking/Cabinetry
  • Customizing
  • Deck Construction
  • Design
  • Electrical
  • Erecting
  • Fabrication
  • Finishing
  • Guttering
  • Home Remodeling
  • Installation
  • Kitchen Remodeling
  • Landscaping
  • Low Voltage
  • Maintenance
  • New Construction
  • Painting
  • Plumbing
  • Refinishing
  • Remodeling
  • Removals
  • Renovations
  • Repairs
  • Roofing
  • Resurfacing
  • Room Additions
  • Sanding
  • Screen Porch Construction/Gazebos
  • Sealing
  • Staining
  • Siding
  • Stripping
  • Texturizing
  • Whole House Remodeling

Backyard living spaces

  • Custom Decks
  • Gazebos
  • Screened Porches
  • Pergolas
  • Arbors
  • Pool Cabanas
  • Outdoor Kitchens/Bars
  • Outdoor Fireplaces
  • Brick/Stone Patios
  • Retaining Walls

Kitchen Specialty:

  • Design Build
  • Countertop Replacements
  • New Kitchens From Demo to Completion
  • Sink & Faucet Replacement
  • Task Lighting (Under Cabinet Lighting)
  • Tile Backsplashes

Bathroom Specialty:

  • New Bathrooms From Demo to Completion
  • Shower Door Installation
  • Sink & Toilet Replacement

Basement Specialty:

  • Design Build
  • Complete Remodeling
  • Media Rooms
  • Custom Entertainment Walls
  • Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
  • Workout Rooms
  • Water Damage


  • All Finish Carpentry & Trim work
  • Cabinet Installation
  • Custom Built in Cabinets
  • Crown Moldings
  • Columns
  • Doors & Windows
  • Drywall Installation
  • Framework
  • Mantels
  • Tape and Finish Work

Stone Work:

  • Granite
  • Limestone
  • Marble

Tile Work:

  • Ceramic
  • Glass
  • Hardwood Flooring
  • Porcelain
  • Plumbing/Electrical
  • Stone

Custom Wood Furniture:

  • Build
  • Design
  • Repair
  • Refinish


  • Deck Finishing & Restoration
  • Exterior Home Paint/Stain
  • Faux Finishes
  • Interior Home Paint/Stain


  • Build
  • Repair
Enhance your home and lifestyle by calling us TODAY and get started on your next project!

For more information on our services or if you have any questions please feel free to Contact Us.