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Recent Decking reviews in Inner South Melbourne

Great work and fantastic communication skills. Very reliable. Would definitely use again.

Merbu decking to be repaired

$100

Very quick and reliable. Did a great job.

Re oil deck

$150

Kyriakos is friendly and efficient. He did a great job!

Oil Deck with two coats

$150

Awesome work from Mario in bringing our decking back to life. Great attention to detail and took his time to get it right.

Sand back decking

$375

Ok time and great work

Install decking lights

$50

Great job very friendly and courteous Mario turned up as promised and completed an excellent job Deck looks great Many thanks highly recommended

Deck sand and polish

$400

What's the average cost of a decking contractor in Inner South Melbourne

$250 - $797

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$250

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$470

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$797

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Average reviews for Decking Services in Inner South Melbourne

based on 284 reviews

4.94

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Best rated timber decking contractors near me

Recent Timber Decking reviews in Inner South Melbourne

Professionally done and in timely manner.

Washing timber deck (approximately 12 sq m)

$60

Sundeep was fantastic, did a great job of sealing and staining our deck. Highly recommend!

Sand and seal timber deck

$300

Excellent skills, work ethic and attention to detail. He did a great job & I'd be happy to recommend Jake to anyone

Unscrew, turn over and re-screw about 6 (max) timber deck planks

$500

Fidel is best in the business. I do recommend him.

Treated Pine Timber Decking

$2,000

Excellent tradesman. Punctual and does great work. I would highly recommend Anthony.

Manual Labour - Assist in removing timber deck.

$175

Kynan was friendly, punctual and did a perfect job. Thank you!

Pressure clean timber deck

$50

What's the average cost of a timber decking contractor in Inner South Melbourne

$162 - $665

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$162

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$483

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$665

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Average reviews for Timber Decking Services in Inner South Melbourne

based on 19 reviews

4.89

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The details of each task can vary depending on your needs and the Tasker you hire. The following list can serve as an overview of what you can expect from each kind of decking service.

Deck installation

Adding a deck to your house is one of the easiest ways to create more space, enjoy the sunshine and fresh air, and make the home more pleasant for you and your loved ones. Whether it's timber decking or composite decking, professionals know the ins and outs of deck installation. 

If you're installing a deck on your property for the first time, a deck installer in your area can help you plan it out - from choosing the best decking products that match your home's style to offering maintenance tips. They'll also prep the ground, lay out the support posts and boards, and attach the deck to your house.  You don't need to do everything on your own - just post a task and connect with local decking contractors around you!

Deck staining and sealing

Built a new deck but have yet to get it stained and sealed? Need to give your expansive deck its yearly coat of deck sealer? You can request a Tasker to do it for you!  

While some decks are low maintenance, regular staining and sealing are necessary to make them long-lasting against harsh weather conditions. When you request a deck staining service, you get a specialist who'll prep the surfaces, apply the stain, and give you tips on maintaining its condition. Meanwhile, a deck sealing job will involve lots of cleaning, power-washing, and sanding, followed by applying 1-2 coats of sealant. 

Want to stain your deck and do some repainting inside your house? You can also use Airtasker to find a home or construction painter near you.

Deck repair

Deck boards eventually crack and weather, so deck repair is all in a day's work for homeowners like you. Thankfully, repairing the cracks, splinters, and grayish hue of your deck doesn't have to be complicated. When you hire a Tasker to repair your deck, they'll check for rotting wood, and inspect the ledger (the part attached to your house), as well as the joists, beams, and railings, to make sure everything is in top condition. Repairing can be as quick as securing loose posts or as complex as preventing a collapsed deck. When in doubt about any part of the deck's condition, feel free to ask a specialist near you. 

Decking isn't the only thing a nearby Tasker can help you with. You can also use our platform to find skilled gardeners who can beautify your backyard and flooring specialists who can install and repair your home's floors.

Recent Decking tasks in Inner South Melbourne

40m2 Back Deck + 4 Steps - Deep Sand Back and clean + 2 x oil stain

$1,500

Bentleigh East VIC, Australia

20th May 2024

Merbau Deck approx 40m2 Deep Sand Back and clean Deep sanding and 2 x deck oil stain

Build Decking

$2,500

Edithvale VIC 3196, Australia

20th May 2024

Liscenced and experienced builder to construct small deck 3.5 x 3 metres in merbau.

Light sanding and re-oiling deck

$250

Highett VIC, Australia

19th May 2024

Deck is only 2 years old, was sanded and oiled last summer and due for another coat - just time poor with kids and family life, need someone to do this pretty simple task on our behalf. Roughly 42sqm - will provide oil and wash for deck. Person will need to bring their own tools and sander.

Repair timber decking on front porch

$1,000

Malvern VIC, Australia

16th May 2024

I have a timber porch with jarrah timber and tounge and groove When installed originally the carpenter used secret nails but these have not worked at all. It’s about 3m x 1.5m Unfortunately the boards have moved and I suspect this is because they are settling into the morning sun and also getting some water on the edges. Looking for an expert with some experience to lift them up and install it properly You must have done this before so I know they won’t lift again Pls can u let me know how you will fix it and what screw or nail technique you plan to use. I need someone who knows what to do so this doesn’t happen again.

Deck sanded and stained

$1,000

Caulfield South VIC, Australia

14th May 2024

Needing our deck sanded, nails punched (some are slightly raised) and 2-3 coats of seal/product. Deck is 46m2 merbau.

Deck repairs

$200

Carrum VIC, Australia

13th May 2024

Looking for someone to make some small repairs to the timber supports under this small deck. A few of the decking boards have sunk and I believe the timber supports underneath needs to be adjusted. The photo with the arrows shows the area needing fixing. Boards are ecoboards and snap-loc clips are uses.

Oil my 6 x 3.5 back deck area

$5

Caulfield East VIC, Australia

8th May 2024

As per pictures : back deck needs oiling.

Literally a life saver, was super easy to communicate with, prompt service & would recommend to anyone needing a handy man around the house.! Thanks again ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

Sanding and painting of the outside deck.

$1,000

Hampton VIC, Australia

6th May 2024

The area is 6.1 meters x 5.1 meters in area. It was originally built in 2010 in Kauri pine. After 8 years I started painting as staining wasn't effective. It was painted 3 years ago in acrylic paint (Merbau colour) and needs sanding and repainting. Some boards have been replaced.

Replace Decking Boards

$1,000

Ormond VIC, Australia

3rd May 2024

Removal of old decking board on first floor balcony and replace with Merbau pre-oiled decking. Deck size – 6.8m x 2.3m. Supply and labour of decking boards and material. Removal and disposal of old timber decking.

Need 12 Post holes dig up for deck work 350x800mm size each

$200

Carnegie VIC, Australia

2nd May 2024

Handyman to help to dig 12 post holes of 350x800 each size for the decking on normal soil

Deck repair

$500

Caulfield VIC, Australia

30th Apr 2024

Deck needs to repaired/ sanded back/ repainted.

Cut larger hole in deck for tree trunk

$500

Brighton VIC, Australia

29th Apr 2024

Hole in the deck for tree trunk; tree has grown and pushed decking up - need to cut larger hole in deck to give the tree room.

Deck Fixing

$200

Aspendale VIC, Australia

24th Apr 2024

We need to fix the spot with the hole with a cover that looks like in the 2nd image. Please quote for labor + wood and advise if you could source a wood that will look similar.

Luke is an absolute legend. Hire this man at ALL COST for all your carpentry (before he gets fully booked). Very clean and professional work. Highly recommending.

Floor sanding: 2 deck areas

$300

Sandringham VIC, Australia

14th Apr 2024

I have one verandah 11m x 1m and one deck 7m x 1.5m approx that need sanding so they can be coated with varnish. The verandah just needs an orbital maintainence sand, it’s in good condition. Maybe a bit of hand sanding around the edges. The deck needs a stronger effort but is less visible as it’s at the back of the house.

Super happy, can 100% recommend.

Granny flat painting and deck oiling

$5

Mentone VIC 3194, Australia

11th Mar 2024

Granny flat in mentone requires some maintenance. 1. Light sand and seal front and rear deck with slip resistant stain 2. Fill cracks and holes in pergola and paint in monument. You supply all materials and paint. I will have all the plants trimmed back from the deck prior to commencement.

Kynan is a great hard worker. Completed the task well. Thank you

Small Deck - Sand and Stain

$350

Chelsea VIC, Australia

9th Mar 2024

Small Deck - Sand and Stain Deck size approx 2.5m x 3m Hoping to get this done any days between 31/3-5/4 (weather permitting) Location Chelsea VIC

Fantastic service - Michael was extremely friendly, punctual and did a great job. He took the time to recommend products and provide all deck maintenance advice. Would highly recommend.

Deck repairs for loose boards

$150

Brighton VIC, Australia

1st Feb 2024

There are about four or five timber boards on my outdoor deck which have become loose and do not stick in place the wood below them has rot. The boards themselves are all fine, just the timber underneath on a couple is damaged. Not sure on what the best way to repair them is, so looking for some guidance on that. If you find there are other boards that also need repairing (I haven't inspected the entire deck) then I will pay you more on the day. - Due date: Flexible

Thanks for a great job repairing my deck Mim, much appreciated!

Sand and oil deck

$500

McKinnon VIC, Australia

3rd Jan 2024

Looking for someone to sand back and reoil our deck. Provider to supply decking oil. Dimensions of deck 2.9×4.2+6×2.1 (flat deck) +1.9+4.6 (vertical feature) plus two timber tables shown in images. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 5 January 2024

Brendan did an outstanding job, great attention to detail and communication. Recommend and will use again.

Draftsperson for a Deck

$10

Caulfield South VIC, Australia

4th Dec 2023

Needing a draftsperson to draw up a deck for a retrospective deck in murrumbeena. If you’re able to also to a performance solution for tuff block as a support of deck is also required if you can do so. Price just for quote. Picture of the deck - Due date: Flexible

Faisal was fantastic. Blew me away really with the speed and efficiency of the task. Was very happy

Sand and polish merbau decking

$5

Bentleigh East VIC, Australia

20th Nov 2023

Sand and repolish merbau decking. Approx 6m x 3m - Due date: Flexible

Work was done on time and efficiently. Perfect quality job. Would recommend