What is the cost of construction per sq ft?
Construction of the house is one thing but finishing the house after grey structure is the main deal. Nowadays commodities price fluctuates each passing day, hence, leaving a challenging scenario for house owners and contractors to construct house within prearranged budget.
Apart from that, many expenditures occur on many occasions which may not be even planned out. For those who are preparing to construct a 10 Marla house in Pakistan must calculate the estimated prices for proper budgeting.
What is the finishing cost of 10 Marla house in Pakistan?
Pakistan’s emerging property portal ACCO’s presents a detailed cost analysis for finishing a 10 Marla house in 2021.
FINISHING COST OF A 10 MARLA HOUSE IN 2021
It is important to know what the covered area of a 10 Marla house is before we talk about any estimates.
The area occupied by a 10 Marla double-storey house is approximately 3,300 sq. ft.
The ground floor usually occupies 1650 sq. ft. area, while the upper floor occupies an area of approximately 1550 sq. ft.
A Step-by-Step Guide to the Home Finishing process:
Two main components are divided into the construction of a 10 Marla home.
- Building grey structure
- Finishing of the house
Please note the estimation is based on the double storey 10 Marla house which includes 5 bedrooms along with attach washrooms. One drawing/dining room, two kitchens, two living rooms (one in each floor) and a staircase leading towards mumtee.
GREY STRUCTURE COSTS OF A-CATEGORY 10 MARLA HOUSE IN 2021 (ESTIMATED)
In order to complete the grey structure of A-Category 10 Marla house in Pakistan then the total estimated price will be 4,533,500. A detailed analysis can be reviewed here.
FINISHING MATERIAL COST OF 10 MARLA HOUSE IN 2021
|Item||Type||Quantity||Rate (PKR)||Cost (PKR)|
|Tiles & Marble|
|Tiles Floor||Master||280||2,000/sq. mtr.||560,000|
|Bath Floor||Master||135||1,500/sq. mtr.||202,500|
|Kitchen Shelves Marble||Granite||30,000|
|Lights & Lamps||A+ China||165,000|
|Kitchen & Bath Accessories|
|Hood & Knob||Signature||2||50,000||100,000|
|Paint & Ceiling|
|Windows & Mirrors|
|Windows Aluminum + Glass||303,750|
The Cost of Finishing Material of 10 Marla House (Estimated)
Tiles rate for house construction
About 280 tiles are needed for the floor of the building. The terrace, washrooms and garage would be excluded. PKR 2,000 per sq. meter is the rate. PKR 560,000 will be the gross tiling expense for the floors.
For the terrace, 22 tiles costing about PKR 1,500 per sq. meter are needed. At the amount of PKR 1,500 per sq. mtr., 55 tiles will be needed for the garage. The cost of tiling both the terrace and the garage are roughly PKR 115,000. In addition, the labour cost will be approximately PKR 210,000.
Total marble expense (Estimated)
The marble would cost PKR 95,000 for the completion of staircase. PKR 30,000 will be required for kitchen counters and shelves.
Complete Marble Cost = PKR 125,000
Switch boards expense (Estimates)
There is a need for 25 OPAL switch boards and push buttons. The cost for one of them is PKR 850. The overall cost will be PKR 21,250 for the switchboards.
Power plugs stock price
Meanwhile, 23 power plugs and sockets will be needed and each item cost around PKR 475. Overall, the total cost for power plugs and sockets will be estimated around PKR 10,025.
Lights & Lamps
In order to décor your house for more attraction you need to install latest lamps and lights and for this the total estimated price is around PKR 165,000.
GFC Fans cost or Royal Fans cost
According to double storey house around 14 fans will be needed to install. On average the GFC Fan or Royal Fans price started from 5,000 but we choose the 5,500 range for a better experience. The total cost of fans will be PKR 77,000.
Exhaust Fans for double storey home
In double storey house, you need 7 exhaust fans. 5 exhaust fans to be installed in washrooms and 2 in kitchen. A standard exhaust fan is available to grab in 2,500 and total cost will be PKR 17,500.
In order to install each and every electrical equipment, the technician will charge around 25,000.
Kitchen and Bath accessories estimated cost for 10 Marla house
The finishing of kitchen and bath is the main component in finalizing house.
For both kitchens in a double storey 10 Marla building, kitchen accessories like kitchen hood and sink are required. Two kitchen hoods will each cost approximately PKR 50,000. Two sinks in the kitchen will each cost about PKR 15,000. It will cost about PKR 130,000 for the full kitchen accessories.
Bath hangings, commodes and bath sets will be included in the washroom accessories. Since 5 washrooms will be located in a 10 Marla house on a double floor, 5 bath hangings will be needed. It will cost around PKR 25,000, making each one up to PKR 5,000. A single commode would cost around PKR 15,000, which makes the overall cost of PKR 75,000 commodes.
Similarly, about PKR 9,000 costs a single vanity collection. The overall cost would be 45,000 for 5 vanity sets. You will also need 5 full bath sets that will each cost PKR 19,000. In addition, the cost of labor for installation would range from PKR 20,000 to PKR 30,000.
This will bring the overall cost up to PKR 390,000 for both bath and kitchen accessories.
Painting and Ceiling estimated cost
Without paint, no house is full. Painting provides the house with the final look. The next step is painting, once the switch board and light fixtures are installed. Applying a base coat is the first step in painting. More layers of paint are added after a base coat to produce a finished look. The painting costs not only include the prices of painting supplies, but also the skilled painter’s labor costs. About PKR 784,500 would be the labor cost for painting a 10 Marla double-storey home.
The painting costs not only include the prices of painting supplies, but also the skilled painter’s labor costs. About PKR 784,500 would be the labor cost for painting a 10 Marla double-storey home.
False ceilings are also very common. If we choose a standard design false ceiling, then the false ceiling rate is around PKR 65 per sq. ft. This will cost about PKR 188,500 for a 10 Marla unit.
The projected cost would be about PKR 728,500 for the whole painting and ceiling.
Windows and Mirrors estimated cost
It is mandatory to install windows glass and aluminum in the house, hence, it will cost around 335,000. In addition to this, the estimated cost for staircase railing completion will be PKR 65,000 if installed.
Woodwork uses in house construction
Quality woodwork will add worth to any home. In terms of practicality, it is not only visually appealing, but also highly functional. Although the house is still under renovation, it is desirable to have all the woodwork finished. The most significant point of concern is that you can make sure that quality timber is used. Together, built-in closets and kitchen cabinets comprise the house’s woodwork.
For woodwork in homes, semi-solid plywood is often used. The house’s wardrobe, various fitting and other woodwork would cost about PKR 855,000.
Complete finishing cost of 10 Marla double-storey house completion = PKR 3,916,925 lacs.
Here is the complete construction cost of 10 Marla House = PKR 4,533,500 (Grey Structure) + PKR 3,916,925 (Finishing Cost) = PKR 8,450,425.
So now you know the complete construction cost of a 10 marla house in Pakistan which will be PKR 8,450,425 approximately.