Cost to Top Quality Seal a Deck in Dayton for the Right Price

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Deck sealing in Dayton has been estimated to cost around $790 on average. Its cost can go as low as $250 and as high as $1,700 with the majority of homeowners spending between $500 and $1,100. Dayton deck sealing is quite different from deck staining. Staining is usually used to change the color of the wood and make it more aesthetically appealing. On the other hand, deck sealing in Dayton is primarily used to protect the wood from damages caused by sun exposure and water. The cost of sealing a deck depends on the size of the deck, the sealant to be used, and labor cost. An average sized deck may need two gallons of sealant which can cost around $50 to $80. There are two kinds of sealants that can be used in Dayton deck sealing; oil-based and water-based.

Estimated final cost for deck sealing

Item Quantity Fair Price
Deck Labor 6 Hours $263.93
Deck Job Materials and Supplies 200 Square Feet $33.32
Deck Equipment Allowance $57.28
Totals - Cost to Clean Decks - 215 Square Feet $354.52
Average Cost Per Square Foot $1.77

How often should I get deck sealing in Dayton?

It is recommended to get deck sealing once every 14 to 18 months. However, if your deck is not exposed to sun and rain a lot, you might need deck sealing every two years.

What should be done before deck sealing in Dayton?

Before sealing your deck, it is important that all previous sealants and stains must be removed thoroughly. The deck must be cleaned and should be dried for 48 hours.

ow soon can I use my deck after deck sealing in Dayton?

Light foot traffic will be fine after 24 hours. However, you need to wait for at least 48 hours before putting any heavy object like furniture pieces on a newly sealed deck.

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Oil-based sealants are a bit more expensive than water-based sealants. Oil-based can either be penetrating or coating. In most cases, they can be both. Water based sealants are considered to be coatings only. They can be cleaned easily but they are less resistant to wear and tear. There are several brands of sealants being used in Dayton deck sealing projects. They all come in varying prices. Some of the most common sealants are TWP which can cost around $30 to $40 per gallon, Behr which costs $20 to $35 per gallon, and Olympic which can cost $25 to $45 per gallon. All other products are estimated to cost around $14 to $40 per gallon. A professional usually charges $40 to $70 per hour for deck sealing in Dayton. This rate can change depending on the difficulty of the task and if there are any preparations needed before applying the sealant.

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    B & B Fence & Decks

    Rating: 86
    5963 Shull Rd. 
    DaytonOH  45400
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    American Pride Lawn & Landscaping

    Rating: 65
    10143 Sheehan Rd. 
    DaytonOH  45458
  • 3

    W E Bilbrey & Sons

    Rating: 76
    212 Brandt St. 
    DaytonOH  45400
  • 4

    A & L Contracting

    Rating: 62
    27 Grantwood Dr. 
    DaytonOH  45449
  • 5

    Affordable Fence Builders & Decks

    Rating: 87
    1003 Bellaire Ave.. 
    DaytonOH  45400
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    Any Way You Want IT

    Rating: 60
    7135 Evergreen Cir. 
    DaytonOH  45424