Has your porch or decking seen better days? Whether it’s a screen porch repair, replacing deck boards or fixing cracks in the concrete, the job can be difficult and time-consuming. Hiring a professional ensures it’s carried out to the highest possible standard, leaving you with more free time to relax.
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Porch and deck repair costs
Costs for this job vary widely depending on the type of porch and the extent of the problem. A simple wood deck repair can start from around $100*, while complex repairs can cost $500* or more. Concrete porch repair tends to be more costly due to the skills and equipment required.
Missing or damaged boards
A common front porch repair is replacing missing or damaged planks and boards. The main expense will be buying materials, which can range from $15 to $25 per square foot for cedar and redwood or from $40 to $80 per square foot for a hardwood deck*.
Loose or damaged stairs can be a real safety risk, and it's always best to get them professionally fixed. This may involve adding new screws or metal brackets or replacing some of the stairs if they can’t be fixed. Stair repairs range from $150 to $300 on average*.
The cost of repairing railings will depend on whether they have come loose or whether they are beyond repair and need replacing. Replacements can cost from $400 for a small section to $5,000 or more for a full set of new railings*.
Frequently Asked Questions
*Cost estimates referenced are sourced from HomeAdvisor, Angie’s List and other national home improvement websites