Decking Cost Comparison

Wondering how Ekodeck compares to timber? Our handy cost comparison tool makes it easy to see the real decking costs over time.

Comparison Calculator

Feel free to adjust the costs yourself to discover the long term savings of your investment.

Deck specifications

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Initial costs

Ekodeck Timber
Type of board
Board width
Cost (lineal metre)
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inc. GST
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inc. GST
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Savings Summary

Total cost breakdown: initial costs

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The above excludes:
Using chemicals to draw out tannins from new timber, or waiting 4-6 weeks weathering process required for new timber.
Restoring back to bare timber using paint stripper or sanding for previously painted or varnished timber.
Sanding back to fresh for weathered or grey timber.

Total cost breakdown: annual costs

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