If you’re building a new deck, it’s likely that your most pressing question is “how much does it cost to build a deck?” While there are no easy answers to the question, there are still a few variables you can solve. Although the costs for labor and installation can vary from contractor to contractor, you can get a rough estimate for the amount of materials you’ll need to build your new deck.
Costs for materials for a deck range according to a number of factors, including:
For instance, let’s look at average costs for a 10’ x 10’ deck:
If you were to go a bit bigger and build a 20’ x 18’ deck:
Please keep in mind that these costs can vary according to a number of the factors we’ve talked about before. However, you can use the calculator below to get the best possible estimate for materials for your new deck.
Simply enter the desired width and depth for your deck below. Your results will show you the estimated cost for materials, allow you to compare pricing based on your preferred species of wood or composite, and give you options to download our free design plans that you can use to build your own deck. Let’s get started!