Deck Construction Duration Statistics

The average deck construction duration is highly variable, ranging from a few days to several weeks depending on factors such as project size, complexity, and materials used.

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"On average, a professional builder takes about 3–4 days per 100 sq ft of decking,"

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"Deck construction in high-demand seasons can extend timelines by 50%,"

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"If you build your deck yourself, you can save up to 50% on labor costs, however, it could take up to two weeks longer,"

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"The average homeowner spends about a week on a DIY decking project,"

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"For decks larger than 500 sq ft, professionals can take 7–14 days to complete the project,"

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"On multi-level decks, the extra stairs and railings can add 1–2 days to the total construction time,"

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"Concrete footings for deck posts can take an additional 1–3 days for digging, setting, and curing,"

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"Custom deck designs can take 1-2 weeks to plan and another 1-2 weeks to build,"

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"40% of homeowners find that obtaining building permits prolongs the deck construction process by 1–2 weeks,"

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"For most DIYers, the task of deck construction extends into 2-3 weekends,"

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"For composite decks, construction typically takes between 2 to 5 days fewer than wood decks,"

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"Pool deck construction can take up to two weeks due to additional site preparation needs,"

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"On average, building a deck around an above-ground pool takes 1–3 weeks,"

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"It takes 2 to 3 days for a two-person crew to install most pre-cut deck kits,"

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"About 25% of deck projects are delayed by weather, extending the average deck build time by 2-3 days on average,"

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