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Sami R

Castelnau England

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"Simply brilliant. Thank you Sami. "

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Kordian G

St. Margaret's England

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"You are an absolute star! Thank you so much for all your help unloading and loading; nothing was too much trouble and you were amazingly flexible. Tha..."

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Goutham T

Central London England

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"Kind, hardworking and attention to detail. Would definitely hire again!"

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Vitalie P

Chalk Farm England

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"Excellent job. Fantastic fast service and would highly recommend."

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Wayne

Peckham Rye England

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"Really flexible and excellent friendly service "

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Adedamola O

The West End England

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"Job done properly"

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Zain P

Fulham England

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"Fantastic service at an even better price! Did job same day as it was assigned, we were completely satisfied and would use him again"

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Michael P

Acton England

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"Extremely knowledgable & outlined next steps clearly "

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Recent Decking reviews

"Friendly and efficient."

Paint stone walls and clean decking

£100

"Excellent! Very fast and very friendly. Found and fixed problem in no time "

Electrician to fix decking lights

£200

"Went above and beyond to understand my brief and needs for the job for a great outcome. "

Decking as indoor storage

£350

"Eddvinas did an expert and amazing job of clearing, cleaning and oiling the decking, so much so that it looks much better that it did when it was first laid. The terrace went to unusable to beautiful is just days. Edd came over three days working two to three hours on each day, first to clear and pressure wash the terrace, the next to paint the first coat and the last day to finish with the second coat, allowing good drying time in between coats. Edd works thoroughly and contientiously, I have no hesitation in recommending him and am looking forward to him coming back for future jobs. "

Paint Deck with Decking Oil

£50

"Very pleasant. Worked in extreme hot weather. Job completed to a reasonable standard. Task completed in full."

Decking step

£100

"Gary arrived promptly and was very professional and knowledgeable. Would definitely use again"

Decking survey

£40

What's the average cost of a Decking expert

£100 - £242

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£100

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£160

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£242

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Why book decking experts through Airtasker?

With months of beautiful sunshine to enjoy in Australia, making the most of your outdoor space is a must. For those with enough space, installing decking is an easy way to make an entertaining area in your backyard.

Unless you're an experienced carpenter, you'll need to hire a professional to install your new decking. Depending on what state you live in and the value of your project, hiring a licensed tradie may be a requirement.

Whether you're replacing old, worn-out decking or extending your outdoor space with timber or composite decking boards or concrete decking, find affordable local experts on Airtasker. Most of our decking specialists work independently from the big companies, which keeps costs down but doesn't mean sacrificing quality.

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Top Decking related questions

Do I need a permit for decking?

You should check local council regulations to find out if you need a permit for decking and if there are restrictions on the materials and size of the deck. For example, in New South Wales a permit is only needed if decking is larger than 25 square metres, but a permit is needed in Victoria if you're installing or replacing any size of deck.

Do decking contractors need to be licensed?

This depends on where you live and the cost of the decking. In New South Wales, decking over $1000 needs to be installed by a licensed builder, whereas in Victoria a registered building practitioner is required for jobs over $5000. In some states and territories, decking can be installed by a licensed carpenter.

What's the best material to use for decking?

There are pros and cons to all decking materials, depending on the look and feel you want and practical or safety considerations. Composite decking is a popular alternative to wood for pool areas, as it's easier to maintain, but some people prefer natural timber.

What decking is suitable for bushfire areas?

There are alternatives to wooden and composite decking if you live in an area at risk of fires. Fire-resistant options include aluminium, cement fibre and concrete decking. These can be designed to resemble traditional wooden decking if preferred.

How long does it take to install decking?

The time the project takes depends on its size and complexity, from a few days for a small project up to several weeks. As well as laying the decking boards, it may also include digging stump holes and installing a subfloor or concrete to support the deck.

How much does decking cost?

Decking cost varies according to the type of decking you choose, the size of the installation and other factors. Your contractor will give you an estimated quote that you can compare with other companies. The average cost of decking on Airtasker is between $150 – $500.

What do decking experts do?

Decking is installed by carpenters or other tradies who know how to lay decking boards evenly and to fix them in place to make sure they stand the test of time. They'll help you achieve the design you want in your outdoor area, while also making sure your decking is safe if it's installed around poolsides.


Decking installers may specialise in a single type of decking or all materials. These include:

Hardwood timber decking

If you love the natural look of timber, nothing beats hardwood decking. Decks made from Australian hardwoods such as Jarrah, Merbau and Spotted Gum can last for many years, but they require regular maintenance to avoid weathering. The downside is that these decks can take longer to install.

Pressure-treated pine decking

Not as strong or long-lasting as hardwood, treated pine is still a popular choice for Aussie gardens that's easier and cheaper to install. If you don't like the light pine look, it can be stained any colour you want. Pressure-treated pine is protected against rot, fungi and termites, but your deck will still need to be oiled once a year.

Composite decking

Composite decks combine wood fibres with recycled plastic to offer the natural look of timber decks without the maintenance. This strong decking is resistant to moisture and fading, doesn't overheat and is slip-resistant, making it ideal for poolsides. The catch is that it generally costs more than other types of decking.

Fibre cement decking

If you live in an area at risk of bushfires, timber or composite decking may be restricted. Concrete decking made from fibre cement is an alternative that can be designed with any appearance you want in your backyard. Like composite decking, it's low maintenance and resistant to heat, moisture and pests.

Recent Decking tasks

Build deck

£200

Carshalton On The Hill, Greater London

20th Nov 2019

I need a 20sqm deck built. Viewing of area required.

Assemble metal shed and decking base

£100

Lake End, Buckinghamshire

27th Oct 2019

Posting YET AGAIN. Due to tasker not turning up and wasting my time!! RELIABLE TASKERS NEEDED! Assemble metal shed 3m x 3m and make a base/floor with decking boards. You will need to bring own drill/driver and saw/jigsaw to cut decking. Monday or Tuesday would be great (weather is good) but i can accommodate any days in week or weekend. Postcode is actually SL15PL

Build in wine deck and close the wardrobe

£100

West Kilburn, Greater London

2nd Oct 2019

We have small spot in our kitchen where it is empty and would like to build winedecks from wood. We want to close the missing part on the top of the wardrobe.

Plaster wall, jet clean decking and clean side

£200

Charing Cross, Greater London

22nd Sep 2019

Three things: 1. Plaster a small area of the wall where it is peeling off. 2. Jet clean the decking in our backyard 3. Clean up the side alley of our house.

Terrace clearance & cleaning/fix wood decking

£60

South Lambeth, Greater London, SW8

18th Sep 2019

Hi, we need someone to: 1. Help cleaning up our terrace and balcony from rubbish (e.g. taking down bamboo fencing, emptying out old pots, dissemble wood storage box) 2. Fix wooden floor on terrace 3. Assembly of small plastic shed/cupboard on terrace 4. Clean metal staircase and 2 windows 5. Jet-wash terrace Equipment required for the job: Pliers, electric drill + bit set, screwdriver

Sanding and coating decking

£250

The Borough, Greater London

12th Sep 2019

The main job requires an experienced person to sand and coat outdoor decking. Also need two small holes filled in inside and smoothed inside.

Michael was fantastic, extremely knowledgable and eager to make sure the job was done right. I'd recommend him to everyone, and I'll be coming back next time I need his expertise.

Deck repair - steps

£260

Childs Hill, Greater London

17th Jul 2019

Replace 7 deck stair treads - 1 has rotted away and I want to do them all in one go. Each step is a 70 x 22 x 5cm board supported by small wooden brackets screwed into stair frame. Both the treads and the brackets should be replaced but the stair frame is fine :)

Really nice job, only issue was he requested way more material than the job required and now we have a tonne of lumber lying around. But the job was done swiftly and effectively.

Hang pictures, clean decking, install kitchen kick

£75

Woodside Park, Greater London

15th Nov 2019

Various tasks in the house mostly carpentry and installing furniture

Build metal shed and base floor from decking

£100

Lake End, Buckinghamshire

23rd Oct 2019

Hi I have posted the job but cannot reply that way to you. How do I accept you to do the work ? Price of job £100

Move garden furniture and decking from flat roof

£100

Chelsea, Greater London

25th Sep 2019

We have identified a leak on an asphalt flat roof which is underneath some decking. We need the garden furniture removed to an adjacent area and the decking surface carefully removed to expose asphalt. Area is approx 5*5 metres

Arrived on time and carried out the job with total professionalism and enthusiasm. Will use again

Helping to make decking in the garden

£50

Hanworth, Greater London

19th Sep 2019

I got all the woods/decks/screws and tools and 5 support ready in the garden Just need someone helping me to cut and screw !

Fixing wall , painting deck with non slipper paint

£40

Feltham, Greater London

17th Sep 2019

Wall to be filled painted and curtain rail to be hanged.. Handy man job wooden decking needs to be painted will non slippery paint 3 meter by 2 meter area in the backyard.

Remove deck and replace with patio

£700

Port Edgar, City of Edinburgh

9th Sep 2019

Remove our small deck and replace with a patio and step.

Help installing a shelf (using a skateboard deck)

£15

King's Cross, Greater London, N1

2nd Dec 2019

I want to use a skateboard deck as a shelf in my bedroom. I need someone to help install it with wall brackets please! I do not have the equipment (ie I have no wall brackets, screws etc). I will of course be happy to pay for the cost of the required wall brackets in addition. Any questions let me know. Thanks!

Assembling a bunk bed (double decker bed)

£60

Easthampstead, Berkshire, RG12

13th Nov 2019

Putting together a bunk bed consisting of lower double bed and upper single bed as well as sliding drawers

Good job, fast but late in arrival

Decking installation

£450

Bow Common, Greater London

20th Oct 2019

Hi, Need professional to remove and dispose of old timber decking + timber frame and flowers beds on balcony and instal (exactly the same layout) composite decking + wpc frame. Composite decking and frame provided.

Take up wood decking from flat roof

£100

Chelsea, Greater London

25th Sep 2019

We have identified a leak through a flat roof that has decking on the Asphalt. We require someone to carefully remove the decking from the roof surface without causing further damage and place to the side so leak can be identified.

Cleaning outside area. The decking, table and chai

£100

Southborough, Greater London

19th Sep 2019

Cleaning the outside area, decking and table and chairs and windows

Pressure wash and varnish decking

£60

Fitzrovia, Greater London, W1T

12th Sep 2019

I live in a 3rd floor flat. I require the decking to be pressure washed and treated.

Painting - coating decking with protector

£40

Brentwood, Essex, CM15

8th Sep 2019

Applying a layer of protector paint to back garden decking measuring approx. 20 ft x 14 ft.

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