A lot of people were asking how much is the average construction cost of a house and we see that the internet does not give exact answer to this concern. If you are one of the non-technical person who wants bulls eye answer, then you are reading the right article.
The sample floor plan below comes with its own simplified Bill of Quantity. Check this average construction cost of 2-story house too!
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|Description||% Total||Total Cost|
|Excavation & Embankment including Gravel Fill||6.93%||86,978.28|
|Structural Concrete (class A, 28 days)||19.93%||250,203.44|
|Formworks and Falseworks||6.49%||81,450.71|
|Cost of Ceiling – Fiber Cement Board||4.02%||50,506.60|
|Wooden Door (Flush and Solid Panel)||2.66%||33,436.31|
|Aluminum Glass Window (Awning and Fixed)||4.12%||51,751.60|
|Water Proofing, Cement Base||0.09%||1,138.37|
|Glazed Tiles and Trim||3.36%||42,187.80|
|Cement Plaster Finish||2.64%||33,189.70|
|Masonry Works (including reinforcing steel)||6.58%||82,577.76|
|Interior and Exterior Painting Works||5.75%||72,145.15|
|Structural Steel (for Truss Works)||5.79%||72,631.78|
|Roofing Works (Around 124 sq.m.)||7.25%||91,046.59|
|Sanitary and Plumbing Works|
|Sewer Line Works||1.09%||13,733.08|
|Cold Water Lines||0.66%||8,239.08|
|Storm Drainage and downspout||0.67%||8,451.14|
|Conduits,Boxes & Fittings||0.87%||10,868.08|
|Wires and Wiring Devices||1.85%||23,196.84|
|Panel Board with Main & Branch Breakers||0.50%||6,310.80|
|Lighting Fixtures and Lamps||1.70%||21,289.04|
|>>> Grand Total||100.00%||1,255,332.98|
The prices comes with its corresponding labor and equipment costs. The materials used are for medium-cost house construction. The average timeline for this type of house is around 4-6 months.
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If in doubt, it would still be advisable to hire a professional engineer or architect to look over your house construction.
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