cost of labor calculated as a fee per square foot to build standard one level deck with minimum 140 sq. ft. of deck area on a flat surface up to 5' above ground level . ipe is on the top of a list when it comes to exotic wood decking materials, but cost of cumaru and tiger wood was taken into price calculation as well.
if you'd prefer to hire someone to do it for you, expect to spend about $0.50 per square foot additional, or $250 per 500 square feet . "cost owl" states that building a composite deck, with the same characteristics as a basic wood deck, costs $15,620 or about $48.81 per square foot. although this price is .
sealing and waterproofing costs about $350 for every 250 sq. ft. if natural or pressure treated wood is used, it is often stained. this includes a light sanding and then spending about $2.50 per sq. ft. a red cedar deck or pre-finished composite deck doesn't need staining. then comes the part where the deck .
sq ft). $850. quoted price. deck material. wood. property type. home. age of building. less than 10 years old. deck or porch size. small (1 - 150 sq ft). $120. quoted price. deck material. wood. property type. home. age of building. 10 - 50 years old. deck or porch size. small (1 - 150 sq ft). $250.
i just paid $24 a square foot for a 10x15 pressure treated deck. i am not sure what it costs . pretty basic with a simple 2x2 baluster railing secured to the edge of the deck and two stairs down about 3 or 4 feet. that came to . price at $25 or $26. that is the going rate and the price of wood has gone sky high.
types of wood commonly used for decks. western red cedar: a durable, soft wood, resistant to decay but quick to weather. it ages to silvery gray, can last up to 30 years, and costs about $20 a square foot. redwood: a lightweight soft wood with different levels of decay resistance. it comes in several .