How Much Does It Cost to Build a Deck on Long Island?

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Deck on Long Island?

Are you dreaming of next summer already? It’s a good time to start planning your new deck! Have you wondered about the cost of supplying and installing Trex decking and railing on Long Island, New York? Here's a summary of some considerations:

1. Trex Decking and Railing: Trex is a popular choice for decking and railing due to its composite material made from recycled wood fibers and durable plastic. It offers advantages like high durability, low maintenance, resistance to rot, splitting, fading, and a wide range of color and design options.

2. Cost Estimate: The cost to supply and install Trex decking and railing in Long Island, New York, typically ranges from $40 to $80 per square foot. For a 300 square foot deck with railings, this could translate to a cost of $12,000 to $24,000.

3. Cost Breakdown: The cost breakdown for a Trex deck includes four phases: foundation, framing, decking, and railing. The foundation typically consists of support structures like Sona tubes, framing is done with treated wood for exterior use, and there are different types of decking and railing materials to choose from.

4. Real Cost Example: Here’s an example of a recently installed Trex Deck that was 320 square feet with 40 feet of Trex railing. The total cost was about $21,100, or approximately $65.94 per square foot.

5. Factors Affecting Price: Several factors can affect the pricing of Trex decking and railing, including additional features like lighting or pergolas, the size and complexity of the deck, the choice of decking and railing materials (Trex offers various lines with different price points), the topography of the site (challenging topography can increase labor and material costs), and the timing of the project (building during winter or adverse weather conditions can affect the timeline and cost).

Please note that these costs can vary depending on factors such as location, labor rates, and any additional features or customizations for your deck project. It's essential to get a detailed quote from a contractor based on your specific project requirements.

For more information check out our You Tube Video: Budgeting for Trex Decking and Railing in 2023: The Ultimate Guide https://youtu.be/MKPdwrb0iJc?feature=shared

Send us an email (myboyslongisland@gmail.com) saying 'Trex Checklist' and we'll send you our Free Trex Decking & Railing Checklist, so you know what to look out for when installing your deck!

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