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Paul_H
Old 05-08-2007, 6:04 PM
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Hi,

I am looking at having decking done over my patio the area is 18ft by 25ft. Does anyone know how much this will cost for supply and installation?>

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Old 05-08-2007, 6:25 PM
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Hi,

I had my garden decked in April - roughly 22ftx24ft and it was £2000 all in, inc concreting posts in every 3ft, (was raised 18" off the very boggy ground) 2 sets of steps, balustrades and spindles. Well, I say £2000, but it should have been £2500 but he miscalculated at the end Oops! Did I tell him? Did I heck!

I think a lot of it depends of the area you live in, but definitely get at least 3 quotes to see what the ballpark figure is, then take it from there.

Good luck - it looks fab when it's down and is sooooo much easier than having grass!

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Old 05-08-2007, 7:10 PM
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I purchased decking and joist timbers to cover and area of 18 by 14 last week. I spent 230 and expect to spend about another 100 or so on fittings and blocks etc - I shall be doing it all myself

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I purchased decking and joist timbers to cover and area of 18 by 14 last week. I spent 230 and expect to spend about another 100 or so on fittings and blocks etc - I shall be doing it all myself

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Old 06-08-2007, 1:47 AM
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i would like to know where as well,the cheapest i can find decking and joists to cover 16'x12' is around 400 quid
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Old 06-08-2007, 8:54 AM
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I had a couple of quotes last week and one guy said to work on 50 per square metre installed.
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Old 06-08-2007, 12:34 PM
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I used a local "Reject Timber Yard" (In Ilkeston) Sixty Lengths of 5 3/4 by 8ft decking and nine lengths of 4 by 2 @ 18ft and 2 lengths @ 15 ft They also have newels @ 5 and spindles (various) @ 1 each. Handrails etc are all available.

He did want 3.20 for each length of decking but I got em for 3 and he has other sizes at 3.60 at the moment.

I'm sure that with a bit of combined shopping I could get him down in price even more

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I had a 5.2 x 4.27m hardwood deck installed as part of my garden revamp project.

Hardwood was about 600 for the deck, joist wood, post fix, weed matting, gravel to hold it down, deck screws, deck oil, came in at about 150 via my "man who does". He usues the local builders merchant but gets a good trade discount. I could have used softwood decking planks (much cheaper - more like 300) but I did not want them!

Labour to install - it was part of a much larger project, but I would imagine that just the deck would have been about 1.5 days work for 2 men. My "man who does" charges 15 per hour for himself, plus 10 for "the boy". Total for labour would have been about 300.

Total price would be somewhere in the region of 1000 for just the deck - but we have no spindles, rails, steps or anything else - just a simple square deck. If I had used softwood decking then it would be more like 700, fitted.

Hope this gives you some idea....

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Old 06-08-2007, 7:41 PM
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Cost to buy the joists and decking approx 20 per m2 so roughly 700 - 800 for your area , you can buy from any of these guys

http://www.nationalbuyinggroup.com/

Labour will depend on where you are but expect to pay a tradesman in region of 200 per day
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Where did you get your decking?
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I got banned from B&Q because of a misunderstanding over decking.

Walked in and there was a bloke in an orange apron who asked me if I wanted decking. So I hit him first.

Ba doom tish.
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I used a local "Reject Timber Yard" (In Ilkeston) Sixty Lengths of 5 3/4 by 8ft decking and nine lengths of 4 by 2 @ 18ft and 2 lengths @ 15 ft They also have newels @ 5 and spindles (various) @ 1 each. Handrails etc are all available.

He did want 3.20 for each length of decking but I got em for 3 and he has other sizes at 3.60 at the moment.

I'm sure that with a bit of combined shopping I could get him down in price even more

HTH
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I just did a 5m x 5m, butted to the fence in a corner, with posts and 40mm rope ballustrade, cost 636 for all the gear, and 250 labour, concrete, 4inch posts every 3ft, joists at 400 centres - softwood, took a day, and that included moving the shed for them, and all of its contents!, I am returning tomorrow to put in the led lights around the perimiter of the deck, inset, just 10, and then a step, as its raised 12" from the ground, so probably got half day left. A good tradesman will quote a cple of days for something this size, which equates to roughly 120 per day, which is pretty standard most areas, no labourer. i used a paslode to fix the boards, so its a quick easy job to do really, 50 a sq meter is probably a good benchmark.
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