Beuatiful DIY Deck Done For Under $1000

The average price contractors give for decks are in the 5-10,000 dollar range, which seems bizarre. Imagine getting the job done yourself and saving a bunch of money as well. Just follow these steps, grab a few handy friends, and you will have yourself an amazing deck in no time!

  • 2 x 6 Pressure-treated beams
  • Concrete deck piers
  • 48 in. Level
  • Tape measure
  • Miter saw (You can rent a miter saw at any major home improvement store.)
  • Gravel
  • Weed barrier
  • 2 x 4 Douglas Fir wood
  • Wood planer (You can rent a wood planer at any major home improvement store.)
  • Paint roller and tray
  • Thompson’s Water Seal
  • Outdoor deck screws
  • Tile spacers
  • Impact driver
  • Jig saw (You can rent a jig saw at any major home improvement store.)
  • Weatherproofing Stain and Sealer
  • Paint edger

The Materials Needed To Get Your Project Started

Plan Before Doing Anything

Even the professional contractors need a drawn up plan of what’s going on before they start. Be sure to understand what you need and what to look out for when drawing these up.

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