A4ARCHITECT.COM CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS PRICE INDEX,KENYA,RWANDA

A4ARCHITECT.COM CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL PRICE INDEX SEPTEMBER 2011

         
  SEPTEMBER 2011 PRICES KES     % INCREASE
  KENYA PRICE  [Nairobi] RWANDA PRICE[Kigali]  DIFFERENCE  
         
LABOUR        
         
Foreman

1100

1200

100

9.09091

Builder-Fundi

700

700

0

0

Builder’s Assistant-Mtu wa Mikono

350

350

0

0

         
Anti Termite 1 ltr [Mlolongo A&B Hardware]

2200

     
         
Polyethene roll. [Mlolongo A&B Hardware]

4500

     
         
Masonry stone-rough[Kasarani junction traders]

40

     
Masonry Stone-machine-cut[Kasarani junction traders]

60

     
Walling Brick per m2

1000

2000

1000

100

Walling cncrete block per m2

1300

3000

1700

130.769

         
Cement-50kg bag.

750

1500

750

100

         
SAND per tonne

1700

2300

600

35.2941

         
BALLAST per tonne

1500

2300

800

53.3333

         
Steel Reinforcement bars.        
         
Y10

690

     
Y12

970

1000

30

3.09278

Y16

1750

2000

250

14.2857

         
ROOF        
         
Timber 6×2 cypress [per LM]

240

145

   
Hardwood 250mm by 10mm per LM  

1300

1300

 
         
Clay roof tile per m2[Ruliba Clays, Kigali]

500

900

400

80

Concrete Roof tile per m2[Mareba]

650

     
         
Iron sheet-Gauge 30 per m2[Kiserian Hardware shop next to KCB]

280

     
Gauge 32-per m2

250

     
         
Stone-coated steel roofing tiles

2100

     
         
WINDOWS        
         
Alluminium window frame 1 m2[FITC Hardware, Baricho road]

5500

     
         
Steel casement window frame 1m2

5000

     
         
Louvre window system 2 LM[FITC Hardware, Baricho road]

900

     
         
GLASS per  1M2[Kikuyu Glass mart,Waithaka]        
         
3mm clear

500

     
4mm clear

700

     
Obscure

700

     
         
DOORS        
         
TnG batten door

1900

     
Flush Door

2600

     
MDF board

2750

     
         
         
PLUMBING[Kerai Hardware, Parklands]        
         
STAINLESS STEEL – KITCHEN SINK        
One drain/ one bowl

1700

     
Two drain/ one bowl

4700

     
         
SANITARY AND ACCESSORIES        
Ceramic WC Pan + cistern + seat + flush pipe – India

7500

     
WC – Asian – & High Level PLASTIC cistern + flush pipe – India

3500

     
Shower Cocks – ½” concealed with shower pipe and 3″ rose – UK

6500

     
Push Taps – PILLER type – UK

2560

     
Wall Type Tap – UK

1200

     
 

     
ELECTRICAL[Kerai Hardware, Parklands]

     
         
FLUORESCENT

PRICE @ Kshs

     
POLAROID TUBES – GERMANY      
2ft Tubes each

75

     
4ft Tubes each

85

     
ENERGY SAVINGS LAMPS

PRICE @ Kshs

     
POLAROID – GERMANY      
ENERGY SAVING BULBS 2U E27 & B22 11W OR 14W

151

     
ENERGY SAVING BULBS 3U E27 & B22 11W OR 14W

170

     
ENERGY SAVING BULBS SPIRAL B22 11W OR 14W

218

     
 

     
ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES

@Ksh

     
BLANK PLATE SINGLE (C&J)

46

     
BLANK PLATE TWIN (C&J)

59

     
PATRESS BOX SINGLE (C&J)

43

     
PATRESS BOX TWIN (C&J)

66

     
CEILING ROSE COMPLETE (BJ & TJ)

146

     
ANGLE BUTTEN HOLDER (BG & TJ)

72

     
STRIGHT BUTTON HOLDER (BG & TJ)

85

     
TOP PLUG 13AMPS (MK)

108

     
TOP PLUG 13AMPS NEON (BJ)

95

     
INSTANT SHOWER

1700

     
DING DONG BELL

550

     
         
         
         

 

Francis Gichuhi (692 Posts)

Architect Francis Gichuhi . B.Arch. University of Nairobi. Registered Architect, Kenya. Member, Architectural Association of Kenya. Contacts. email info@a4architect.com. Telephone +254721410684


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  2 comments for “A4ARCHITECT.COM CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS PRICE INDEX,KENYA,RWANDA

  1. George
    January 5, 2012 at 11:35 am

    which shops are recommended for doors & electricals

  2. January 5, 2012 at 11:39 am

    @komu. It depends on the quantity. For small quantities you can buy at the local hardware shop. For larger quantities, you can go to Kerai Hardware, Ngara.

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