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Cost to Install Wood Decking

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install Wood Deckingzip code   square feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Wood Deck Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade wood deck. Quantity includes typical installation waste, fabrication overage, material for future repairs and delivery within 25 miles
214 square feet$854.00$891.36
Wood Deck Labor
Direct labor expenses to install wood decking.
5.4 hours$161.72$182.48
Wood Deck Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install wood decking including: corrosion resistant fasteners, flashing and exterior grade caulking, weather stripping and sealants.
200 square feet$40.54$43.90

Totals - Cost to Install Wood Decking
200 square feet$1,056.26$1,117.74
Average cost
per square foot

Cost to Install Wood Decking - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install Wood Decking averages $5.28 - $5.59 per square foot in 2014. This Wood Decking Installation cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor producitivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Wood Decking Installation project:

1. Set Project Location Enter the location is where labor is hired and materials purchased.

2. Specify Project Size Enter the number of "square feet" required for the project.

3. Re-calculate Click the "Update" button.

Wood Decking Installation - Average Cost Per Square Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $5.28 - $5.59 per square foot range for a licensed, bonded and insured contractor and for complex or rush projects. Hire carefully, only after verifying prior work quality.

For the best value on Wood Decking Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install Wood Decking - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install Wood Decking - References

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