When you start a new construction project, you’ll have to consider how much it’s going to cost. It’s important to know not only the cost of materials but also the time and effort that goes into building something. For example, if you want to build a backyard deck, you’ll need the following (example, costs are different for different project sizes): 

1) Materials: 2,200 CHF

2) Labor: 10,000-15,000 CHF

3) Building Permit Fees: 500 CHF

4) Insurance Fees: 500 CHF

Carpentry Cost in Switzerland

A custom backyard deck in Zug, Switzerland can cost from 2,200 to 30,000 CHF. This price varies depending on the type of construction you are doing, how big it is and how experienced the carpenter is. The labor involved in building a backyard deck can be anywhere from. This figure also depends on how much experience the carpenters have with constructing decks or doing other work with wood. 

The permit fees and insurance fees for any construction project vary depending on where you are building and what kind of construction materials you are using.


Despite the high price for a builder in Switzerland, you can still find a cost-effective option for your project.

Switzerland is one of the most expensive countries to live in. Along with that, it has some of the highest living costs in the world. For example, in Zurich it costs at least around 1,300 CHF a month to live comfortably. A carpenter would cost around 8,000 CHF. This means if you are looking to renovate your home and hire someone to help you, you may be able to find a cheaper option.

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