deck or patio cheaper

It's about a 12x12 area, right along-side the house. We will eventually add a door from the kitchen to access it, but would like to have the patio/deck done sooner because we'll enjoy it now. So which is best: to pour concrete, lay down paver stones, or build a wooden deck? Which is cheapest, which is most 

Price to Install Patios & Decks. Despite popular opinion, patios are cheaper to install. Wood, in general, is less expensive than concrete or tile, but the time commitment and manpower needed to build a deck outweigh the cheaper costs 

Trying to decide what to do about your outdoor living situation? Here's everything you need to know when making a decision on whether to get a patio vs. deck.

Your deck floor or surface sits on that frame, with railings attached around the perimeter and stairs to grade (if applicable). Affordability - it may depend on the overall design, but you can expect to pay less for a wood deck when compared to a similar sized stone patio. Lumber is cheaper and most often takes less time to 

Deck or patio: which one is the better fit for your home? Weigh these pros and cons to help you decide.

On the higher end, the average cost of composite decking material is $35, and there are prices and woods that fall in between. For patios, the cheapest is usually concrete at about $5 per square foot. Natural stones can cost up to $30, with other materials (stacked concrete, brick, etc) closer to the cheaper end. In regards to 

When the weather warms up, we want to put either a brick paver patio or a wood deck on our house. (Not sure of the exact size, maybe 10'x20') I've.

Which is less expensive .poured concrete or a deck platform? The house is modest so no need to go crazy I love patios. For me wood decks become eyesores in no time. and the upkeep is murder. Before long they look cheap, although they are anything but cheap. While even an old concrete patio looks 

A 16 x 20-foot deck would cost between $6,720 and $22,720, with an average cost of $10,560. Patios require significantly less material and labor and can be relatively inexpensive, depending on the size. The average cost for a 16 x 12-foot concrete patio using heavy concrete pavers will be around $700 

In answer to your question cheaper to do a wood deck the price of concrete is tremendous right now, and that would be a lot of ground to cover. You would have to seal the deck with Thompson's, and preferably before it rains on the raw wood, but it won't cost as much as the amount of concrete you would need for the