List Of Building Materials In Uganda

List Of Building Materials In Uganda

Building material is material used for construction. Many naturally occurring substances, such as clay, rocks, sand, wood, and even twigs and leaves, have been used to construct buildings. Apart from naturally occurring materials, many man-made products are in use, some more and some less synthetic.

Here are the List Of Building Materials In Uganda

MaterialUnitPrice (UGX)
Steel Reinforcements (Roofings)
8mmPer pc17,600 (VAT inclusive)
10mmPer pc25,700 ((VAT inclusive)
12mmPer pc38,400 (VAT inclusive)
16mmPer pc66,300 (VAT inclusive)
20mmPer pc103,700 (VAT inclusive)
25mmper161,500 (VAT inclusive)
BRC A142 (5.5mm)Per roll801,000(VAT inclusive)
BRC A142 (6mm)Per roll966,400
Binding wire (25kgs)1 roll103,400 (VAT inclusive)
Nails (3’ and 422’) 50kgs1 bag168,300
Clay burnt brickseach350 (delivered to site)
Solid Concrete blocks (400mmx400x200mm)each3800
Blocks 400x200x150each3200
Hollow blocks Each 2800-3300
Facing bricksEach720 (VAT inclusive)
Maxpans (6’’)each3900(including VAT)
Iron sheets (Versatile IT4 G-26)Per meter20,800 (VAT inclusive

List 1

MaterialUnitPrice (UGX)
Cement bag27,000-31,000 
Lake Sand Forward truck280,000
Plaster sand Forward truck240,000
Machine crushed aggregatesForward truck350,000
HardcoreForward truck300,000
MurrumPer tonne20,000
PaversPer square meter35,000
Floor tiles (400X400) GoodwillPer square meter30,000
Wall tiles (250×400)Per square meter22,000
TerrazzoPer sqm70,000-85,000(include labor)
Timber solid doors (0.9×2.4m) including frameeach650,000 – 750,000
Aluminum windowsPer sqm370,000 (include fixing)
Steel windowsPer sqm180,000 – 250,000 (inducing fixing)
Toilet seat set (SAWA)pc250,000 – 350,000
Wash hand basin with pedestalpc120,000- 180,000

List 2

MaterialUnitPrice (UGX)
Pait (Weather guard)20L bucket240,000
Under coat paint 20L jerrycan45,000 – 50,000
Aquilla silk vinyl paint20L210,000
Bituminous paint140,000
Facing Stone slatesPer sqm40,000
Conduit pipes each4000 (excluding VAT)
PPR pipes PN16each8,000 (excluding VAT)
1000L water tankeach240,000

List 3

MaterialUnitPrice (UGX)
Timber (4×2) Kharituseach5000
Timber 6x2x10each7200
Timber 4x3x10fteach7200

What are the most commonly used foundation materials in Uganda?

  1. Concrete. Concrete is among the important construction materials used extensively in Uganda building and construction industry, concrete is used as a composite material comprising mainly of cement, water and aggregate (gravel, sand or rock).
  2. Cement.
  3. Glass.

How much is a roll of hoop iron in Uganda?

Hoop iron bars, these are used to strengthen the brick walls, and also used to fasten timber, and many other applications. They are sold in rolls or weights, but a roll is about Shs40,000 but the prices vary according to the sizes.

What are the 5 most common construction building materials?

Five Building Materials Commonly Used in Construction

  • Steel.
  • Concrete.
  • Wood.
  • Stone.
  • Brick/Masonry.