Get Rid Of That Old Deck

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Deck Removal Service in Portland Oregon

Time to remove that old Deck?

Old decks can be ugly but they can also be a safety hazard.  If you are thinking about removing the deck yourself consider the dumping fees, the tools you may have to buy, the capacity of your truck or trailer and the value of your time.

How much does Deck Removal Cost in Portland?

The goal of this section is to be able to give yourself a pretty good idea of how much it would cost to have your deck debris removed.  To do this all you have to do is find the correct price range that fits your situation and then look at the factors section to determine where you stand in the price range.

Vinyl and Wood Deck Removal Pricing


Deck Boards Without Frame

$1.75 to $3.75 per square ft

Whole Deck With Frame

$2.75 to $4.25 per square ft


Whole Deck w/Frame

$3.50 to $7.50 per square ft

Please note we only demolish decks that are not connected to the house


Composite Deck Removal Pricing


Deck Boards Without Frame

$3.00 to $5.50 per square ft

Whole Deck With Frame

$3.50 to $6.25 per square ft


Raised Whole Deck w/Frame

$4.00 to $8.00 per square ft

Please note we only demolish decks that are not connected to the house

pile of deck boards on curb



Large pile of deck debris to be removed



We demoed and Hauled off this old deck in about 3 hours.
Total cost to disassemble and haul off was $500.  However please note we not longer demolish decks that are attached to the house.

Factors that affect Deck Removal Cost:

Time of Year

  • It’s is not uncommon for us to give better deals during the winter months because we have a lot less work.

Wood Deck Factors

  • Old rotted deck wood is much lighter than new deck wood.
  • Wet deck wood can be significantly heavier than dry wood.
  • Treated deck wood is heavier than not treated.

Raised Deck Factors

  • If the deck is safe to walk on then the price for removal is less than when I have to take it down from a latter.
  • Elevated decks are heavily supported and can be significantly more expensive to demolish.
  • We do not do any decks more than 10 feet off the ground.

Getting the Deck Material to My Truck

  • Deck material that is lying on the curb can be significantly less expensive to haul than deck material at the bottom of a long hill.

The Size of the Deck

  • All things being equal a bigger deck will be less expensive per square foot than a smaller deck.

Common Deck Removal Questions

How do I get the Best Possible Price for My Deck Removal?

There are 3 things that can save you money on Deck Removal in Portland, Oregon.

  • Demolish the deck yourself.
  • If you do choose to demolish the deck yourself, put the deck junk at a place where it be easily loaded into a trailer.
  • If possible have the work done during the winter months.

How long does it take to remove a deck?

  • If the deck is demolished then we can usually haul up to about 1200 square feet of deck material in a day.
  • If the deck needs to be demolished and hauled then I can usually do up to about 700 square feet per day.

What do You do with Deck Junk and Can it be Recycled?

  • We take all of our deck junk to to Metro Transfer Station in Portland. If the material can be recycled then they recycle it.  However, almost all Deck material has some kind of chemical or paint on it and cannot be recycled.

How Do I get a Fast Deck Removal Quote?

For a Quote text the following to phone number (503) 702-4430

  • Size of the Deck
  • A picture or Two
  • What area you live in
  • Ease of getting the deck debris into my truck.  All I need is a general sense of the level of difficulty.  (You can just state level of difficulty is Low, Medium or high)

Ernie’s Wagon Offers Two Options for Deck Removal:

Option 1:
Appointment Pick up

  • Appointment pickup is just what you think it would be.  We schedule a day and time that works best for your schedule and we perform the service.  This is just like any other junk removal service.  The items do not have to be outside.

Option 2:
Curbside Pick up (Or Anywhere Outside)

How Does Curbside Pick up work?

Curbside pickup is very simple.  All you have to do is put the item/s anywhere outside where it is accessible and we will pick it up on the day of your choosing.  Please have the item/s outside by 9 am.  Curbside pick up does not come with an appointment.

When do I Pay for it?

On the Day of pick up, I will text you a picture of your item/s in my trailer and ask for payment.  Please make sure to make your payment by midnight that day.

How do I Pay for it?

We take Venmo, Paypal, Cash App

You can also pay with hidden cash.  With the hidden cash, simply find a good place to hide the cash (like under the door mat, under a flower pot etc) and inform us of its location.

How do I place a Pick up?

To start Curbside pick up all you have to do is text the following to phone number (503) 702-4430:

  • The Area you live in
  • What you want to get rid of (pictures are recommended)
  • The desired day of pick up

All arrangements and communication will be performed using this phone number.

About Ernie's Wagon Junk Removal

We're the friendliest local junk removal service in Portland, Oregon. We offer the most affordable prices in the PDX Metro. We specialize in junk removal hauling, construction debris removal, sofa & couch removal, furniture removal, mattress removal and shed removal. We’re affordable (you can call us a cheap junk removal service but we don’t offer junk removal for free!). And we’re a bonafide local junk removal company - we’re not a national chain - based locally here in Hillsboro, so in addition to being the best local junk removal service in Portland, we serve Beaverton, Tigard, Hillsboro, Forest Grove and Lake Oswego! Let us haul your junk to the dump for you!