Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Costing: Current Price Of Building Materials In Nigeria

what is the current price of building materials in Nigeria


As a an I tending landlord or landlady, I know one of the most important questions you currently ask is "What is the current cost of Building Materials In Nigeria". Well, on this post, I'll break down the current cost of building materials in Nigeria in order to make it easy for you to calculate the cost of buying all necessary materials required to build your mansion

I'll list different building materials as well as mention their prices for you in order to make it easy for you to be able to have an advantage when you're getting your materials from market.

The reason for this post is to help our brothers in other parts of the world to be able to get current idea on the price of building materials back home.
Also, the aim of this post is to eliminate the arguments between clients and building contractors, intending landlords and their suppliers.

Do not forget I once made a post on this blog where I listed 13 building materials commonly used in Nigeria. 

Its alright, let's make a list of these building materials along with their current price.

Note: This is the current price of building materials in Nigeria. There may be a N50 difference when you go to the local market.

List Of Building Materials In Nigeria And The Price Quotes Price Quotes For Building Materials In Nigeria + Cost of Cement, interlocking block and Finishing. So what is the price of cement in Nigeria?

What Is The Current Price Of Cement In Nigeria?


50kg bag of dangote cement
50kg Bag Of Portland Cement

Before i explain this in details, i'll like to point out that in Nigeria, we have different brands of cement and these shall be discussed below

In Nigeria, cement price is usually dependent on the brand you're buying, but as we know, its the same cement, same quality too isn't it?

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Well, we have the following brands and prices are as listed below:

Dangote Cement which sells for N2,570 per 50kg bag
Cellular Concrete Cement which sells for N1,800 per 50kg bag
Elephant Cement which sells for N2,550 per 50kg bag
Ashaka Cement which sells for N2,550 per 50kg bag
Ibeto Cement which sells for N2,550 per 50kg bag

Lets talk about Blocks (Sandcrete Block)

What is the current Price Of Blocks In Nigeria?


block
6-inch hollow block


The price of blocks in Nigeria usually depends on the area where you find yourself, while there may be a N10 - N20 difference in price, below are price of blocks in Nigeria:

Also Read: How Many Blocks Are There In 1 Square meter?

Price Of 9-inch Block in Nigeria ranges from N120 - N150
Price Of 6-inch Block in Nigeria ranges from N120 - N130
Price Of 5-inch Block in Nigeria ranges from N100 - N120

Ensure you Buy the number of blocks as calculated and specified by your Engineer

What is The Price Of Reinforcement Rods In Nigeria?


price of reinforcement rods
Reinforcement Rods

The price of reinforcement rods usually depends on the diameter of the bar you're buying. In order to know the required diameter to buy, i suggest you consult the engineer or the contract documents since everything is usually specified in the contract drawings.

Price of 1 whole length of 25mm reinforcement rod is ₦4,550 
Price of 1 tonne (42pcs/tonne) of 25mm reinforcement rod is ₦180,500 
Price of 1 whole length of 20mm reinforcement rod is ₦2,650 
Price of 1 tonne (74pcs/tonne) of 20mm reinforcement rod is ₦180,500 
Price of 1 whole length of 16mm Reinforcement Rod is ₦1,550 
Price of 1 tonne (120pcs/tonne) of 16mm Reinforcement Rod is ₦170,500 
Price of 1 whole length of 12mm Reinforcement Rod is ₦1,150 
Price of 1 tonne (176pcs/tonne) of 12mm Reinforcement Rod is ₦165,050 
Price of 1 whole length of 10mm Reinforcement Rod is ₦1,050 
Price of 1 tonne (185pcs/tonne) of 10mm Reinforcement Rod is ₦165,500 
Price of 1 whole length of 8mm Reinforcement Rod is ₦750 
Cost of 1 tonne (282pcs/tonne) of 8mm Reinforcement Rod is ₦165.000 

Cost of 1 roll of BRC Mesh 3.5mm — 20m is ₦14,000 
Cost of 1 roll of BRC Mesh 4.0mm — 20m is ₦17,000 
Cost of 1 roll of BRC Mesh 4.0mm — 25m is ₦25,000 

What is the Current Price Of Long Span Aluminium Roofing Sheets In Nigeria?

A Sheet Of 0.45 long span aluminium roofing sheet in Nigeria costs from ₦1,650 - ₦1,750
A Sheet Of 0.70 long span aluminium roofing sheet in Nigeria costs from ₦2,450 - ₦2,550
A Sheet Of 0.90 long span aluminium roofing sheet in Nigeria costs from ₦2,650 - ₦3,150
A Sheet Of 0.55 long span aluminium roofing sheet in Nigeria costs from ₦1,900 - ₦2,250

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What is the Current Price of Binding Wire In Nigeria?


binding wire
Binding Wire


Binding Wire is usually sold in rolls. But this is when you go to the wholesalers. In a situation where you meet retailers, you'll find smaller quantities foe ₦200, ₦500, etc.

The cost of 1 Roll of flexible binding wire in Nigeria starts from ₦5,600 - ₦6,000
The cost of 10kg roll of flexible binding wire in Nigeria starts from ₦45,000

For stiff binding wires, the price of 1 bondle is ₦6,650 (It Might be different depending on where you found it)

For stiff binding wires, the price of 10kg roll is ₦47,550 (It Might be different depending on where you found it)

What is The Price Of Nails And Concrete Nails In Nigeria?


nails image
4-inch nail


For concrete nails, the price usually depends on the length

The price of 1 packet of 2-inch Concrete Nail is ₦940
The price of 1 packet of 2-inch Concrete Nail is ₦1,500
The price of 1 packet of 2-inch Concrete Nail is ₦1,250

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The price of 1 bag of 1-inch nail in Nigeria is ₦6,200
The price of 1 bag of 2-inch nail in Nigeria is ₦5,800
The price of 1 bag of 21/2-inch nail in Nigeria is ₦6,500
The price of 1 bag of 3-inch nail in Nigeria is ₦6,400
The price of 1 bag of 4-inch nail in Nigeria is ₦6,700

What is the Current Price Of Cable Wires In Nigeria?


Cable wire

For Cable wires, the price also depends on the diameter of the wire as specified by the electrical engineer or electrician

The price of 1.5mm cable wire in Nigeria is ₦5,400
The price of 16mm cable wire in Nigeria is ₦37,050
The price of 6mm cable wire in Nigeria is ₦13,700
The price of 4mm cable wire in Nigeria is ₦9,700
The price of 2.5mm cable wire in Nigeria is ₦6,800

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What is The Current Price Of Fixing Window In Nigeria?

On This section, i am going to give the price for casement windows, sliding windows, louvre windows and fixed windows.


Casement window


What is The current Price Of Casement Windows In Nigeria?

600 x 600 mm Aluminium glazed costs ₦7,000 — 8,000 
600 x 600mm Bronze-plated costs ₦7,000 — 8,000 
600 x 750mm bronze plated costs ₦9,000 — 10,500 

What is The current price of Sliding Windows in Nigeria?

600 x 600 mm Aluminium glazed costs ₦4,500 
600 x 600mm Bronze-plated costs ₦7,500 
600 x 750mm bronze-plated costs ₦7,600

 Also Read: The Cost If Installing Louvre Windows In Nigeria

What is The Current Price Of Fixed windows in Nigeria

600 x 600mm Aluminium glazed window costs ₦3.700 
600 x 600mm Bronze Plated costs ₦6.600 
600 x 750 mm bronze plated costs ₦7.500 

What is The Current Price Of Louvre window In Nigeria 

750 x 750mm louvre window costs ₦1.900 
1500 x 1200mm louvre window costs ₦8,500 
1800 x 1200mm louvre window costs ₦10,500 

What is the Current Price Of Sand In Nigeria

Cost of 7 tonnes of Smooth/plaster sand (very smooth) is ₦25,500 
Cost of 7 tonnes of Smooth sand (fairly smooth) is ₦18,500 
Cost of 20 tonnes of Sharp sand (fairly silty) is ₦35,500 
Cost of 7 tonnes of Smooth sand (sticky/gum) is ₦25,500 
Cost of 20 tonnes of Sharp sand (Highly silty) is ₦42,500 
Cost of 20 tonnes of Sharp sand (Moderately silty) is ₦40,500 

What is the current Price Of Plywood In Nigeria? 

Price for 1 full sheet of Plywood (114 inch, Afara) is ₦2,600 
Price for 1 full sheet of Plywood (112 inch, Afara) is ₦3,400 
Price for 1 full sheet of Plywood (3/4 inch, Afara) is ₦5,300 
Price for 1 full sheet of Plywood (114 inch, Obeche) is ₦1,600 
Price for 1 full sheet of Plywood (112 inch, Obeche) is ₦3,100 
Price for 1 full sheet of Plywood (3/4 inch, Obeche) is ₦4,200 

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Price for 1 full sheet of Plywood (114 inch, Mgs) is ₦1.800 
Price for 1 full sheet of Plywood (3/4 inch, Marine) is ₦8,600 
Price for 1 full sheet of Plywood (114 inch, Resin coated) is ₦2,200 
Price for 1 full sheet of Plywood (112 inch, Resin coated) is ₦2,900 
Price for 1 full sheet of Plywood (3/4 inch, Resin coated) is ₦3,500 
Price for 1 full sheet of Plywood (114 inch, veneer) is ₦2,500 
Price for 1 full sheet of Plywood (112 inch, Veneer) is ₦2,900 
Price for 1 full sheet of Plywood (3/4 inch, Veneer) is ₦3,700 

Now that i have listed the current price of building materials in Nigeria, i hope you will appreciate these by sharing with others using any of the social media icons floating beside this page.








1 comment:

  1. GOOD DAY SIR, AND THANKS FOR BRINGING BUILDING COSTING MORE EASIER.
    BUT WEN LAST WAS THE ITEM PRICE UPDATED LAST?
    REGARDS. TUNDE JAMES.

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