Cost Estimates

Deck Staining Cost | Deck Painting Cost

Deck staining cost is roughly $2.20 to $4.50 per square foot depending on your geographic location. Deck painting cost is roughly $770 to $1,750 for a 350-sf deck.

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The costs on this page represent a combination of 1) sample of costs provided to us by deck staining services around the country and 2) research done by our staff. To get a more precise estimate, we recommend that you request a quote from a local deck staining company near you.

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Deck Staining Cost

Deck staining cost is roughly $2.20 to $4.50 per square foot depending on your geographic location. Deck staining allows for the grain of the wood to be seen through the stain and is more ideal for uncovered decks.

Deck staining cost based on the square feet:

Deck Painting Cost

Deck painting cost is roughly $770 to $1,750 for a 350-sf deck. Deck painting is slightly more expensive than staining at $2.20 to $5.00 per square foot, and gives the deck a smoother finished look.

These estimates are rounded. These costs do not include additional time and material required for power washing, sanding, or replacing boards. The upper end of these ranges include expensive geographic locations.

Deck Staining Cost

Deck Staining Considerations

There are many things to consider when you are planning your deck staining project. Here are a few things to keep in mind:

Methods Used to Prepare Deck Painting Cost Estimates

Since deck painting projects are relatively straight forward, a per square foot approach to pricing is commonly used. The contractor will measure the length and width of your deck and multiply the result by the quoted cost per square foot. If your deck has boards that need to be repaired or even replaced before the painting can occur, the contractor will likely provide a separate quote for that work. If you are interested finding out how much it will cost to stain a deck in your area, Request a Price Quote.

Reasons for Deck Refinishing Cost Variances

Deck staining services use a combination of methods to evaluate and price projects. They take several factors into consideration that impact the cost of the project, including:

Questions to Ask Your Deck Staining Service

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