Job Costs for Deck Building

Find the cost of building a deck made of different materials and compare the cost of doing it yourself with hiring a contractor. Consider adding an awning, pergola, railing and underdeck ceiling to expand its use.

Job Costs for Deck Building

Find the cost of building a deck made of different materials and compare the cost of doing it yourself with hiring a contractor. Consider adding an awning, pergola, railing and underdeck ceiling to expand its use.

By Gene and Katie Hamilton

Job Costs for Deck Building

Is your house decked out? Building a deck on the side or back of a house extends the living space to embrace the outdoors. It's an ideal area for little kids to play and big kids to relax. Check out accessories for a deck like an awning, pergola or railing. Consider using the space below a two-story deck with an underdeck ceiling.

Follow the links below to different decking materials and accessories and find out how much it costs and what's involved. Enter your ZIP Code to acost of djust the cost to where you live.

Use the MoistureShield® DeckLife design tool and print a material list http://www.moistureshield.com/deck-design-tools/design-a-deck/