Tiling Works Materials Breakdown per Square Meter

Quantifying construction materials may be dreadful for most people and I believe most of you are relying to your engineer or foreman for these tasks. This easy cheat sheet is created so non-technical people can do DIY estimates on tiling works. All you have to do is multiply the factors below to your total area (in square meter) to get the total quantity of the tiling materials and its corresponding average prices.

Glazed Tile Materials Breakdown per Square Meter

DescriptionUnitQTYAmount / Unit (PhP)Total Amount (PhP)
200cm x 200cm Glazed Tilespc2616.00416.00
Portland CementBag0.33260.0085.8
Tile GroutBag0.1365.008.45
Tile Adhesive (25 Kg)Bag0.15405.0060.75
(per SQ.M.)

Amount for labor cost should be around Php 248.00 per square meter so, total cost per square meter of glazed tiling work with labor cost is around Php 853.00.

Unglazed Tile Materials Breakdown per Square Meter

DescriptionUnitQTYAmount / Unit (PhP)Total Amount (PhP)
600mm x 600mm Granite Tile pcs2.921,500.004,375.00
Portland Cementbag0.33260.0085.80
Tile Groutbag0.1365.008.45
(per SQ.M.)

For the unglazed tiling works, 60cm x 60cm granite tile is used. Just multiply your total area in square meter to the factors above and you should get a conservative materials estimate for your tiling works. The factor for the labor cost is around 30% – 45% of the total materials cost. Since granite tile is more labor sensitive as it needs buffing, trimming and polishing, its labor cost is also way steeper compared to glazed tile sample above.

The average labor cost for granite tiling per square meter is around Php 1,652.00. Thus, getting a total cost of Php 6,166.00 per square meter.

Furthermore, unglazed tiles are best used in wet areas suck us bathroom because it is more slip resistant. Also, unglazed tiles are preferred to outdoor gardening and tiling works because it is not apparent when the tile is chipped.

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