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Top Factors That Determine The Deck Building Cost

Want to create your dream “outdoor living room”? Thinking of enhancing your backyard? Or just adding an extra relaxation space? Then building a deck at the backyard of your home is an excellent idea. Today an attractive and ingenious deck can contribute to the overall landscaping and look of your backyard. A deck will not only extend your living area but also add value to your home.

A deck will add functional and commercial value to your property. The first thing to be taken into account is the cost involved. When it comes to the cost of deck building, sky is the limit. The danger of unintentional spikes in the cost of building a deck is inevitable. It is essential to have a clear idea of what type of deck you need. This helps you in planning and in turn keeping the prices down. Before you go ahead and speak to the carpenter, it is important to know what are the various factors that would determine the deck building cost. At Marcelle’s Carpentry and Building, we understand that deck building can dig a hole in your pockets. Our carpenters assist you in determining the right price after discussing the various factors that determine the cost. Some of these factors are:

Size & Dimension

The price of building your deck would be proportionate with the size and dimension of the deck you have in mind. Even the slightest alteration in the dimensions of your deck can increase or decrease the cost substantially.


Another important factor is the material used. Many material options can be used for deck building, Right from cedar to mahogany and redwood, the options are endless. Another option is Pressure Treated Wood (PT). PT wood is one of the cheapest options available but it can cause problems in the future.


The number of floor levels, the flooring patterns, the benches and lattice and many other things add up the cost of your deck. Design amenities beautify your deck. It also enhances its usefulness along with appearance. A gate at the top of the stairs makes your deck safe. A separate area for a grill, decorative flooring patterns and pergolas can also be constructed. These things can raise the deck building cost extensively.

Your deck can be an outdoor-living room. It enhances the look of your home and also increases its value. The company you choose will also be a major factor in determining the deck building cost. Our carpenters, at Marcelle’s Carpentry and Building, provide you with the best decking solutions at a reasonable price. Don’t believe us? Why not, talk to us and see for yourself? Call us today.


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