Building Materials

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For contractors and builders in Zambia, choosing the right building materials is crucial for ensuring a successful construction project. With so many options available, it can be difficult to know where to start. In this article, we’ll take a look at the top 10 building materials available in Zambia and their prices.

  1. Cement – ZMW 70 to ZMW 100 per 50kg bag
  2. Bricks – ZMW 1.50 to ZMW 3.50 each
  3. Sand – ZMW 80 to ZMW 150 per cubic meter
  4. Steel Bars – ZMW 20 to ZMW 35 per kilogram
  5. Timber – ZMW 120 to ZMW 300 per cubic meter
  6. Roofing Sheets – ZMW 90 to ZMW 150 per square meter
  7. Windows and Doors – ZMW 1,500 to ZMW 10,000 each
  8. Paint – ZMW 200 to ZMW 500 per gallon
  9. Plumbing Pipes and Fittings – ZMW 200 to ZMW 1,000 per set
  10. Tiles – ZMW 80 to ZMW 500 per square meter

These prices are approximate and can vary depending on the quality, brand, and location of the building materials. It’s important to research and compare different options before making a purchase, to ensure that you’re getting the best value for your money.

In addition to cost, other factors to consider when choosing building materials in Zambia include durability, fire resistance, energy efficiency, and environmental impact. With so many options available, it’s important to make informed choices that will help ensure the success of your construction project.

In conclusion, building materials are an important factor in any construction project, and there are many options available in Zambia to suit different needs and budgets. From bricks and steel bars to roofing sheets and tiles, it’s important to research and compare different options to find the best value and quality for your project.