What is the cost of roofing a 3-bedroom flat in Nigeria today?
Without a roof, a structure is incomplete. The top of a building is covered with a roof, which shields occupants from various weather elements like rain, snow, and sunlight.
Asbestos cement roofing sheets, corrugated roofing sheets, and aluminium roofing sheets are just a few examples of the many types of roofing materials available. Due to the poor state of the national economy, roofing a three-bedroom house in Nigeria can be quite expensive.
To avoid starting something that one cannot finish, it is crucial to understand the total amount needed throughout the construction process.
The Structure Of A 3-Bedroom Flat
A typical Nigerian three-bedroom apartment frequently has three bedrooms, one of which is the master bedroom and the other two are smaller rooms. Additionally, it has a living room, kitchen, bathroom, toilet, balcony, etc.
While the other two bedrooms may share a bathroom and toilet in order to keep construction costs down, the master bedroom typically has its own bathroom and toilet. In certain buildings, the sitting room contains a guest’s restroom while the bedrooms each have their own bathroom and toilet.
Roofing A 3-Bedroom Flat
The width and breadth of the building, the choice of roofing height design, and the type of roofing sheet to be used all play a significant role in the roofing of a three-bedroom apartment. This is not to say that the building’s construction isn’t important.
The price to be paid to roof a three-bedroom apartment will depend on these variables. The quantity and type of wood, nails and other materials used in the installation procedure can vary, as well as the number and type of roofing sheets used.
Cost of Roofing A 3-Bedroom Flat
The analysis below is for roofing a 3-bedroom flat with 0.45 mm thick aluminium roofing sheets:
- 25 length of the 1 x 12 x 12 wood would be used. It usually costs about 1,800 Naira each: 45,000 Naira
- 45 length of 2 x 6 x 12 wood would also be made use of. It ranges from about N1000 each. A total of 45,000 Naira
- 320 length of 2 x 3 x 12 wood would be bought. It costs about 700 Naira each making a total of 192,000 Naira
- ½ bag of 2-inch nails; about 4,000 Naira
- 1 and 1/2 bag of 3-inch nails; about 9,000 Naira
- ½ bag of 4-inch nails; about 6,500 Naira
- The aluminium roofing sheet of 0.45 mm thickness with transportation and labour is about 800,000 Naira.
According to the analysis above, the majority of the cost of putting a roof over a three-bedroom apartment is accounted for by the cost of roofing sheets and labour in Nigeria. This is due to a recent explosion in the price of aluminium roofing sheets in Nigeria.
The budget for the materials required to roof a three-bedroom apartment in Nigeria should be about 1,100,000 Naira, based on the analysis above.