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Decking Materials Price Comparison


With so many decking material options to choose from, it's hard to know what's the best decking option for you. To help put decking material prices into perspective, here's a list of comparative deck pricing for you. With, you don’t have to make a decision blindly. We take pride in offering resources to educate and guide you toward the best decision. Our decking comparison is designed to help you get the most for your hard earned money. This decking materials price comparison includes nearly all the popular premium hardwood decking species as well as synthetic decking prices including:

Softwood Decking Material Cost

High density hardwood deck made with Ipe decking

  • Pressure treated decking pricing (Lowest price decking)
  • Knotty cedar decking pricing
  • Clear cedar decking pricing
  • Redwood decking pricing (One of the highest priced decking materials

Softwood decking material ranges from the lowest price decking material to the highest decking prices depending on the species and grade of the decking material.

Synthetic Decking Material Cost

  • Low end "composite" decking prices
  • "Choicedeck" composite decking prices
  • "Trex Accents" decking prices
  • "Trex Transcends" decking prices
  • "Trex Escapes" decking prices
  • Azek decking prices

Based on initial pricing only, synthetic decking materials can range from moderate to higher priced decking material options. Many all natural wood decking options are available at lower prices than Trex decking and other synthetic decking materials.

Medium Density Hardwood Decking Materials

Ipe hardwood decking is beautiful and long lasting

  •  "Mahogany" decking prices

High Density Hardwood Decking Materials

  • 1x4 Cumaru decking prices

  • 5/4x4 Cumaru decking prices

  • 5/4x6 Cumaru decking prices

  • 5/4x6 Garapa decking prices

  • 1x4 Ipe decking prices

  • 1x6 Ipe decking prices

  • 5/4x4 Ipe decking prices

  • 5/4x6 Ipe decking prices

  • Pre-grooved Ipe decking prices

High density hardwood decking species like Garapa, Cumaru, Machiche and Ipe decking can range from moderate priced decking to higher decking prices, depending on species, sizing and grade of material. Because these hardwood decking species last so long, they are considered the lowest price decking material over their lifetimes.  Many high density hardwood decking materials cost less than composite decking, beautifully and naturally.



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As you can see, there is a wide range of pricing options for your decking.  A few points you may wish to consider:

  • All the above decking prices are listed as square foot prices to help you compare decking material prices more easily.

  • When factoring all the costs in building a new deck, the decking boards themselves typically account for only about 25% of the total cost of a new deck.

  • After your deck is built, the decking boards will be the most visible part of your deck. Why not use a material that you can be proud of?

  • The initial price of your decking is only one consideration when choosing a decking material.  How long will your decking boards last?

  • Long lasting high density hardwood decking species like Cumaru decking and Garapa decking are affordably priced and last a very long time.

  • There are Ipe, Cumaru, Machiche and Garapa natural hardwood decking material options that are priced lower than synthetic decking material. High density hardwood decking looks better, naturally, perform better and last longer than synthetic composite decking.




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