Deck Refinishing Cost Calculator

Introduction: Refinishing your deck can breathe new life into your outdoor space, but it’s important to plan and budget accordingly. To help you with this, we’ve created a simple and efficient tool: the Deck Refinishing Cost Calculator.

Formula: The cost calculation is straightforward: We multiply the size of your deck (in square feet) by the cost per square foot of refinishing.

How to Use:

  1. Enter the total square footage of your deck in the “Deck Size” field.
  2. Specify the cost per square foot for refinishing in the “Cost per Square Foot” field.
  3. Click the “Calculate” button to obtain the estimated cost.

Example: Suppose you have a 200 square foot deck, and the cost of refinishing is $5 per square foot. Enter these values in the respective fields, click “Calculate,” and you’ll get the estimated cost: $1,000.


  1. Q: What factors affect the cost of deck refinishing? A: Factors include the size of the deck, the type of wood, labor costs, and any additional features like railings.
  2. Q: Is this calculator accurate for all deck types? A: This calculator provides a general estimate. Costs may vary based on specific conditions.
  3. Q: Should I include taxes in the cost per square foot? A: Yes, include all applicable costs in the “Cost per Square Foot” field.
  4. Q: Can I use this calculator for a composite deck? A: Yes, this calculator works for both wood and composite decks.
  5. Q: What’s the average cost of deck refinishing? A: Costs can range from $3 to $8 per square foot, depending on various factors.

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