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Cam W

Ellalong NSW


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"Great job, very efficient and friendly. Would definitely use Cam again"

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Hayes D

Hampton Park VIC


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"Never disappoints and punctual as always!"

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Jaime G

Regents Park QLD


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"Jaime was very polite and completed the work quickly with no issues. I would definitely recommend him."

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Daniel A

Gosnells WA


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"Great job ! Thanks Dan. Fast, efficient, friendly bloke. Highly recommend as Airtasker "

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Jesse W

Blakeview SA


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"On time and did a good job.... bathrooms are clean!"

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Michael M

Marsden Park NSW


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"Did a great job... Would definitely recommend..."

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Damon W

Fairfield NSW


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"Great work "

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Andrew N

Rockdale NSW


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"Andrew did a very good job. He is very friendly, good attention to detail, also he kept explaining what he was doing and what the options were. Highly..."

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"Quick service., honest, and a good bloke to boot. Highly recommended 👌🏾"

Head deck installed in a 2010 hilux


"Bratislav “Bata” is a fantastic handyman who is multi skilled, meticulous and very hard working. Bata was also always punctual and very professional. I would highly recommend him to anyone who looking for great handy man. "

Handyperson needed to install a deck (2.4m by 3m)


"Highly recommended, came out to see me on the day as promised despite 45 degrees temperature - that's commitment "

Deck installation


"He was very reliable and friendly. Amazing job done! "

Deck installation with supplies


"Amazing job. Really impressed and highly recommended. "

Deck installation Mount Barker


"Thank you Jackson. "

Assisting with deck installation


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Why book a deck installation service through Airtasker?

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Top Deck Installation related questions

What should I ask my deck contractor?

Some questions to ask your deck contractor include:

  1. What's your speciality?

  2. What's your warranty?

  3. How long have you been in business?

  4. Do you have a license and insurance?

  5. How do you handle it when something goes wrong?

You may want to indicate in your task post that you’d like to have a short interview with a potential Tasker before giving them the job. 

What should you not do when building a deck?

Many things could go wrong when building a deck! To avoid these, you should follow any local building codes and look out for these errors:

  • building inadequate deck post footers

  • using the wrong decking boards

  • not having enough (or too little) spacing between boards

  • laying a deck directly onto the soil

  • blocking access areas

  • not installing handrails

A local deck installer should know these guidelines and will make sure that your design follows them.

How do you prepare the ground under a deck?

To prepare the soil underneath your deck, start by putting a weed control fabric over the area. Then, put 30 to 40 mm of gravel on top. Or, you can place concrete slabs directly onto the soil, then start building your deck above them. These barriers will stop moisture from creeping into the wood of your deck. Moisture can seriously damage the wood of your deck, so it’s essential to keep it at bay.

Can I install a deck by myself?

As long as you have the right tools, materials, and know-how, you can certainly install a deck by yourself. Sure, it won’t be perfect, and it may take longer, but if a DIY deck is your goal, your willpower and elbow grease can sustain you. If, upon further research on how to install a deck, you’d rather leave it to an expert, simply use Airtasker to find deck installation experts near you.

How do I attach a deck to my house?

This depends on whether you're attaching a new deck or an existing one. The steps for each one are quite different, though you'll need a sledgehammer, circular saw, drill, impact wrench, hammer drill, and 1/2-inch masonry bit for both procedures. For a more secure and long-lasting attachment between the deck and your house, consult or contact a deck installer near you.

How long does it take to install a deck?

This depends on the manpower, your design, and the size of the deck. A 12x24 foot deck may take two people 1-3 weeks to finish. Usually, though, a deck installer service will give an estimate as to how long it will take to accomplish your design. Once your deck is done, you can also use Airtasker to find an after-builders cleaning service near you or get a local landscaping expert to beautify your backyard!

What do deck installation services include?

Deck installation services generally cover everything from preparing the ground underneath your deck to covering the decking edges. When you book a decking installation specialist via Airtasker, you may get an expert (or two) who will bring the necessary tools, help you pick the suitable materials, and help you get a new deck that becomes the envy of your neighbourhood!  


In general, here’s what you can expect to happen once your deck installers arrive:


Planning the layout

Deck installation starts with the Tasker checking your design and planning the layout. They may use spray paint, flags, string, or other markers to visualise the edges and midpoint of your deck. This step helps them plot where to place the eight support posts of the deck.


Covering the ground

Moisture is a deck’s greatest enemy, so the next step to building a deck that will last is to keep moisture away. A Tasker will do this by laying weed control fabric and gravel or placing concrete slabs on the area where you plan to put up your deck. Next, they’ll place a substructure made of steel, timber, or aluminium. Some installers may add extra moisture protection using materials like butyl tape. 


Putting up the support posts

Next, the deck installers use concrete to create the caissons or support posts for the deck. They’ll allow the concrete to cure for 48 hours before proceeding to the next step.


Cutting and laying out the boards

Next, the Tasker cuts the boards to fit each part of your design. Then, they’ll lay them out, starting with the perimeter and centre beam. The deck installers usually use steel bracket ties for support and an electric planer to keep the boards flush. 


After finishing this main frame of the deck, the main boards and decking material are installed. The deck installation specialists maintain ¼” gaps between the boards to allow the wood to expand and contract depending on the weather.


Finishing the deck

Finally, your Tasker bolts the wood planks to the caissons (support posts) using the anchor brackets. They’ll nail down the perimeter, check the entire deck, then let you take a look. And just like that, your deck is ready for you to furnish, decorate, and enjoy. 


Need help with other home maintenance tasks? You can use Airtasker to find a builder near you or hire a lawn care specialist for your garden. Now that you’ll be spending more time outdoors, it makes sense to beautify this part of your home.

Recent Deck Installation tasks

Install a decking on Alfresco


Tarneit VIC, Australia

26th Apr 2021

Want to do decking on my concrete alfresco - 1.67x3.64

Deck installation


Marsden Park NSW 2765, Australia

1st Feb 2021

I want my side yard deck installation please?

Deck installation


Heidelberg Heights VIC 3081, Australia

27th Jan 2021

Require a small deck to be built approximately 7.5 x 2 m .

Install a Deck


Ringwood VIC 3134, Australia

16th Dec 2020

Please quote for building a deck out from our dining room and along edge of house. Will need to be raised and have steps into the garden. I’ve uploaded a photo of the area to be decked - for reference I’d like the deck to go out to just past where the laundry steps are. ~measurements 3m x 8m Flexible with times

Modular deck installation


Greenvale VIC, Australia

21st Nov 2020

Am ordering modular deck material ,,,anyone knows how to install deck 3/5 size deck and planing to install light as well

Head deck installation


Ivanhoe VIC, Australia

16th Nov 2020

I have a 2010 Audi A3, want to install a phillips head deck. that I have. Will require a bit of fascia (which I don't have), and steering wheel connection (hopefully straightforward, its already connected). Head deck used to be in my old car. Can be done any weekday. See pics.

I need to install a deck umbrella


Pelican Waters QLD, Australia

5th Nov 2020

Just bought a new centre post umbrella and it needs to be lifted from the ground to upright position and bolted to the baseplate which is already installed. The umbrella is heavy at around 90kg and will take 3/4 strong individuals I would guess.

Car head deck installation


Milperra NSW 2214, Australia

11th Feb 2021

Axis carplay to be installed in 2012 toyota hilux Just want to know a rough estimate of how much and availability Old one has been removed Very straight forward

All i can say is.. Andrew is a god sent Not one issue he couldn’t solve. Went the extra mile to do the job and beyond to make sure i was more then happy Good price Excellent work Would use again and more then happy to recommend him For anyone looking for a work to be done

Deck installation (with steel base)


Narrabundah ACT, Australia

1st Feb 2021

We are seeking an experienced deck installer/carpenter to install a 50m2 deck with a galvanised steel base. This task involves installing two sets of small steps and a 50m long raised garden bed boundary (50cm). We will supply the materials however, the taskee should bring their own tools for installation. Approx duration for this task is 2-3 weeks.

Deck Installer - apprenticeship


Ringwood VIC 3134, Australia

25th Jan 2021

Looking for someone to start or continue a carpentry apprenticeship specialising in decks. Work all over - more work to the east Tools not required but transport is a must.

Supply and install a deck


Stanhope Gardens NSW, Australia

21st Nov 2020

12m(L) x 3.5m(W) decking with ecodeck or similar product. Approx 20cm from the ground. Ground is currently half paved and half grass.

Timber deck installation


Myuna Bay NSW 2264, Australia

21st Nov 2020

Timber deck about 7x2.9 height : about 87cm Please refer to the photos something similar to this

Deck install.


Yarrawarrah NSW 2233, Australia

12th Nov 2020

I have the composite decking and fixings and screws. I have removed the old decking. Need someone to deck around side of a kidney shaped pool. The structure underneath is not level, so someone will need to use existing material, or I will buy material/wood. Also a balcony needs to have decking installed and the front entrance walkway of house. The balcony and entrance only require you to lay the deck boards. Frame underneath is good. Start asap. Happy for you to come see. Only experienced deck people please. Thanks

Eco Deck Installation


Hampton Park VIC 3976, Australia

4th May 2021

After a quote to install eco decking out the front of our property. Please let me know if you're interested. Thanks

Deck installation backyard


Rose Bay NSW, Australia

4th Feb 2021

Backyard Deck installation 1. Install timber post and framing 2. Install decking 3. Frame the side panel Decking material: merbau or better. Supply and installation quote welcomed.

Fly screen door to back deck installation.


Mount Gravatt QLD, Australia

30th Jan 2021

Supply and fit fly screen door assembly to opening from lounge to back deck. Measurements are 163cm wide by 200cm high. Refer picture. Supply and fit.

Jaime was excellent. Highly recommend for a top quality job. Will certainly use again.

Deck installation


Schofields NSW 2762, Australia

13th Jan 2021

I need to install a deck at my house, the size would be around 2.5X4m

Install a deck


Taylors Lakes VIC, Australia

21st Nov 2020

Replace old decking with new timber.

Deck installation + remove in ground spa


Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

19th Nov 2020

Im looking for someone who can give me a quote for: 1. Remove the inground spa (2.3 x 2.3m) in a good condition to re sell 2. Install the new deck area ( 3.5 x 4m). Photos below Looking for quote for materials and Labour of this 2 jobs.

Deck install


Kingswood NSW 2747, Australia

7th Nov 2020

Need experienced decking handyman/carpenter to install Deck area 10*2.5m