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Craig was great. On time, efficient, easy to talk to and fixed my deck perfectly. Would highly recommend.

Fix deck paling


Awesome service! Prompt and did a great job!

Basketball ring taken down from decking over hanging pool


Michael built a deck in under a day. He was very professional, answered all of my questions and knew his stuff. Highly recommended. Thanks Michael!

Help building a small modular deck


Ryan was fantastic! Great attention to detail and very tidy. Our 3 x decks look great.

Sealing of decks


Great job guys, professional and well done. Appreciate your help with this task, you worked very hard to completion.

Supply and Install Decking to Porch


Fine young man! Efficient comms and workmanship Came out at the agreed time, updated me on progress throughout. I certainly recommend Luke!

I need my decks stained


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Recent Composite Decking reviews

Excellent job, great communication hard working and very attentive I will definitely use again and highly recommend

Handyman to complete clean on composite deck


Dan completed the job in a timely manner and worked around our schedule and requirements without issue. His work was excellent and he left the site clean and tidy. Top bloke who is always willing to please. Will be using him again and can recommend to others unreservedly.

Composite decking installation


Siaosi is good and flexible with the work. If you give him your idea he will give you options to fit your budget.

Build composite deck & pergola, Fix ceiling, etc.


Ewen was professional, reliable and hard working. He communicated well and we would definitely recommend.

Assistance with laying composite decking


I was very happy with Curtis and Connors work. Curtis was more than happy to do extra little bits and pieces and had a lovely calm manner. We ran out of the specific fixings we needed towards the end of the job so the boys will come back to complete the deck and also to do some other jobs that I’ve been happy to offer them. They were efficient and took care to clean up the area before they left, and Conner was very considerate and polite.

Lay 18 m2 of composite decking on existing joists


Very professional

Repair clip composite decking








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Recent Timber Decking reviews

Nick was great and highly recommend him

Simple pergola over existing timber deck


Leo did a great job on repainting my deck. He is hard working and easy to communicate. Leo also gave me great advice on the colors. I love his attention to details. I definitely highly recommend him and would love to engage him for more work soon!

Reviving timber deck


Great quality of work. Thanks Brendan

Complete timber decking


Lawrie was prompt, polite and worked with me to make sure that the task was completed to my satisfaction. I would recommend Lawrie if you have anything that needs doing around d the house.

Carpenter/Handyman required to trim a timber deck


Very considerate fitting in with our busy schedules and clearly interested in finishing a quality job for us and great attention to detail...much appreciated! thanks so much Luke!

Timber deck sanding preparation


Legend Thanks Ryan

Recoat timber decking, stairs, and pergola


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$200 - $750







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Why book a local decking service through Airtasker?

Building a deck is a great way to improve your home's look and enjoy the outdoors a bit more. And like any other home upgrade, it's crucial to get the best value possible. Whether it's timber decking, composite decking, or garden decking, you can do this easily by hiring a rated and reviewed deck builder in your area through Airtasker!

When you book a decking specialist through our platform, you get to choose several offers from decking contractors nearby within a budget you will specify. You also get to read through dozens of reviews and ratings all on one platform - much more convenient than asking friends and neighbours for recommendations!

To start looking for deck builders near you, select the "Post a task" button. Fill out the task form, then hit "Get quotes." You'll then receive offers from decking contractors around you. Pick the offer you like best, then confirm your appointment. And that's it! You're now one step closer to beautifying your home with a proper deck.

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Top Decking related questions

Decking can cost $3,600 to $11,500, depending on the size, materials, and complexity of the project. The costs of composite decking can range from $100 to $300 per square metre. Costs for garden decking can range from $3,400 to $6,500. Set a budget for your decking project and get the best quote from decking builders in your area. 

First, cover the ground with weed control fabric. Then, add 40 to 50 mm of gravel on top. This prevents your deck from absorbing moisture. One other option is to place concrete pads on the ground, then have the deck sit on top of them. If you don't have the time or ability to do this yourself, feel free to include it in your task post and have a decking builder do it for you.

It is not advisable to caulk a deck because 1) the caulk won't stain to match the rest of your deck, and 2) caulk is not stable. Eventually, the caulk will break out and worsen the situation. Instead, it's best to sand around any cracks or voids, turn the boards over, or replace them entirely. When in doubt, consult a deck specialist or find a handyperson near you

In general, deck builders recommend using screws - particularly deck screws - when joining decking boards. Screws are better at holding things together - they don't rust as easily and don't pop up eventually. Nails that rise or pop up are dangerous, so it's best to avoid using them. If you'd like to DIY your decking project, we suggest consulting with a decking contractor near you beforehand. They'll help you pick the best building materials or even build the deck for you and your family!

Injecting waterproof resin glue and using clamps can help fix up cracks in your deck. Deck builders may also recommend applying a sealer once a year to protect all the surfaces of your deck better. And while most builders don't advise using caulk to fill in gaps on your decking board, some may be fine with applying coloured caulk. To better weigh the options when it comes to repairing a cracked deck, consult a decking specialist near you.

It's not advisable to lay decking straight onto the soil as the wooden boards will absorb moisture. This can seriously damage your decking and ruin the vision you have for your home. Decking specialists recommend placing either concrete slabs or weed control fabric plus gravel on the area you want to build your deck. Only then can the contractor start laying down the decking boards.

Yes, decking boards should have gaps that are ⅛ to ¼ inch wide. These gaps allow for the natural expansion and contraction of the wood. Without the proper spacing between boards, your deck may get damaged. You can get more tips on building a deck in this guide. If you'd like to make sure that your deck will have an adequate gap width, consider hiring a top-rated decking specialist near you. Tap the "Post a task" button to get started on your decking project.

High-quality decking boards come in different varieties: timber, composite, aluminium, and pressure-treated wood. For long-term performance and durability against weather conditions, composite decking is your best bet. If you want a more natural feel for your outdoors, timber decking is a great choice. Wood decking made of pressure-treated wood is also popular for being low maintenance and durable. Talk to your Tasker to determine which decking products are best as building materials for your decking needs.

What can you get from decking builders?

When you book any of the decking services on Airtasker, you get to work with nearby contractors, builders, designers, or repair specialists who can take care of your request. They may purchase the building materials on your behalf or help you pick out the best ones for your decking needs. They'll bring the tools for the job. And, they'll make sure that you're satisfied with your new space before they leave.

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

Deck railing


Tamborine Mountain QLD 4272, Australia

17th Aug 2023

We would like removal of our current iron railings around our deck and down some stairs, and have new cable ones with a wooden top sourced and installed please. There is approximately 14-15 linear metres to do, divided into 7 sections - the largest being just under 3.8m. Easy access. - Due date: Flexible

Build 2 Decks


Carbrook QLD, Australia

17th Aug 2023

Hi, I need 2 Decks built, 1 would be 6.5m x 3m and the other 8.5 x 3m. Will need to have roof, corrugated to match house. The 2 pictures are where they are going. 2 different tiny homes. - Due date: Flexible

Oil Outside Decks


Albany Creek QLD, Australia

17th Aug 2023

I’ve already gernied and scrubbed with the deck cleaner. Just need the oil applied to my 2 decks and set of stairs as I’ve run out of time to do it myself. I have the Cabot’s aqua deck oil ready to go and necessary equipment. Would like it done either today or Friday ideally. - Due date: Flexible

To build a Retaining wall and remove and replace decking


Altona North VIC 3025, Australia

17th Aug 2023

We need a retaining wall built and the current decking removed and a new one to replace and fill the garden area - Due date: Flexible

Deck reconditioning and pool fence quote


Wheeler Heights NSW, Australia

17th Aug 2023

I need a deck redo and new pool fencing option/installation. Existing structure. Need upgrade of decking and handrails about two days work for a carpenter. 2 x 10 m2 approximately. Job price discussed at quote. - Due date: Before Thursday, 24 August 2023

Looking for someone to supply and install a small timber deck


Como WA 6152, Australia

16th Aug 2023

Looking for someone to supply and install small timber deck as per attached picture - Due date: Flexible

Sanding and restrain timber deck


Oran Park NSW, Australia

16th Aug 2023

Timber decking under 20sqm required sanding and restraining - Due date: Flexible

Stripping all paint off deck posts


Bittern VIC, Australia

16th Aug 2023

I need all of the paint stripped off of the deck posts to natural timber state. There are 6 posts in total. - Due date: Before Friday, 18 August 2023

Paint beams under tall deck


Wynnum QLD, Australia

13th Aug 2023

I need the beams under my deck painted. I’ll supply the paint. You can use a ladder and brush or you can mask and spray. I’ve already started the job, but it is taking longer than I thought. I estimate about 8 hours work with a brush. I coat is fine if you go back and touch up. Looking for some to do a neat and tidy job. 8 hours at $50. - Due date: Flexible

Scott was very quick at completing the job! The work was fantastic and I would definitely recommend him for any other work!

Apply / Seal a timber Deck. About 4M x 4 m


Brighton VIC, Australia

13th Aug 2023

Apply/oil seal to a timber deck. Will need to Move a table also to do deck. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 15 August 2023

Brilliant to work with. Easy communication and on time and great eye for detail!

Pressure Wash the wooden deck


Ermington NSW, Australia

11th Aug 2023

We would like a pressure washing business with experience to clean our Merbau wooden deck. I’ve done the most grimey/slimey section (under the tree) but would like someone to come in and clean the entire decking space; preferably with a very high pressure machine as well as a round rotary cleaning head. Deck size is about 16m long but averages only 3-3.5m wide. Will pay cash.

Great work and a nice bloke too. Very easy to talk to and asked questions. Very thorough and did a fantastic job rejuvenating our wooden deck. Asked for his details to share with family & friends.

Pool deck/ board walk


Labrador QLD, Australia

10th Aug 2023

Small pool surround/ boardwalk deck to be completed - Due date: Flexible

West was very knowledgeable, and knew what he was doing! Would recommend to everyone

Replace door hinges on door and fix broken board on deck


Samford Valley QLD, Australia

10th Aug 2023

I need someone to replace the 3 hinges on my bathroom door (my son swung on it and I think the top hinge as actually bent). There is a lot of old paint on the hinges. I also need a section of decking board replaced. I have some left over pieces that can be used. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 11 August 2023

Mark is excellent! Great communication and knows what he is doing. Thanks Mark 🙂

Deck repair (urgent)