Roofing sheets are one of the most important materials required for a building project. Apart from the fact that they serve as a form of covering for the building, they also, in their own way, add elegance and beauty to the house.
The importance of picking the right roofing sheets cannot be underestimated. It is one thing to get roofing sheets, it is another to get the right roofing sheets that fit the type of building and does the work for you.
Roofing sheets are available in different types and sizes. They are made from different materials like Zinc, Aluminium, etc. These types of roofing sheets vary in durability, overall efficiency, quality and prices. Some roofing sheets last longer than the others.
Roofing sheets have one of the biggest markets when it comes to building materials in Nigeria. Since they are extremely essential to building projects, you will expect their demand to be very high, especially in a country where structures are being built daily.
This has attracted lots of mattress manufacturers all over the world and hence, the introduction of various types of roofing sheets to the market. Gone are the days when there are just few brands of roofing sheets in the country. Today, one can be overwhelmed with the various types and brands available.
In this post, we will take a look at the various types of roofing sheets in Nigeria and how much they cost in the market.
Prices of Roofing Sheets in Nigeria
Roofing sheets vary in sizes, designs, quality and prices. While there are lots of choices to pick from in the market today, it is important to pick the best for you based on the type of structure and of course, your taste.
Roofing sheets has a special way of beautifying a building and it only makes picking the right colour, design and type more important.
Here, we will take a look at the various types of roofing sheets available and how much they go for in the market. We will only consider roofing sheets available in Nigeria.
Stone-Coated Roofing Sheets: Types & Prices in Nigeria
Stone coated roofing sheet is popular in the big cities in Nigeria. This type of roof sheet combines durability with elegance. It is regarded as one of the most lasting roofing sheets in the country. They are available in different sizes and designs.
The roofing sheet is made from steel or similar metal sheets. They are coated with chips from stones fixed on the acrylic film to ensure strength, reliability and beauty. Unlike some other types of roofing sheets, stone-coated sheets don’t rust.
This type of roofing sheet is not cheap. In fact, stone-coated roofing sheet price starts from N2, 900, and that is for 0.5mm thick. This type of roofing sheet may be more expensive that some other types of sheets but the investment always pays off. They tend to last longer, are more reliable and withstand harsh temperatures better than most other type of roofing sheets. The maintenance is easy and most of the time, building owners don’t always need to replace the sheets. Here are prices of the various stone-coated roofing sheet designs available.
- Classic design – 0.55 mm thick – N2, 900 – N3, 200 per square meter
- Shingle design – 0.55 mm thick – N3,200 – N3, 500 per square meter
- Shake design – 0.55 mm thick – N3, 200 – N3, 500 per square meter
- Roman design – 0.55 mm thick – N3,200 – N3, 500 per square meter
Aluminium Roofing Sheets: Types & Prices in Nigeria
This is another popular roofing sheet in Nigeria. Although it is one of the most sought after, aluminium roofing sheets are not as strong as stone-coated roofing sheets as thy have a tendency of rusting after some while.
This doesn’t take away their quality though; they still remain one of the bestselling roofing sheets in the country. This roofing sheet offers great quality and is highly reliable. Most dealers every guarantee over 50 years usage of the roofing sheet irrespective of the change in weather or temperature.
One downside about aluminium roofing sheets is the noise it makes when rain falls. Here are the prices of some types of aluminium roofing sheets available in Nigeria.
- Long span sheet – 0.55 mm thick – N1,900 – N2, 200 per square meter
- 45 mm thick – ₦1,500 per square meter
- Step tile sheet – 0.55 mm thick – N2,100 – N2, 500 per square meter
- 45 mm thick – ₦1,600 per square meter
- Metcoppo sheet – 0.55 mm thick – N2,200 – N2, 500per square meter
- 45 mm thick – ₦1,700 per square meter
Fibre Britment Roofing Sheets: Types & Prices in Nigeria
There was a time this type of roofing sheet was on the rise. In fact, it ruled the market and was on everyone’s lip at that moment. Although it still maintains its quality and great ruggedness, it has gone down in terms of market value and customer choice.
This top quality roofing sheet is reliable, rugged and does the job for you in the finest of fashions. Here are the prices of some of the most common types of Fibre Britment roofing sheets available in Nigeria.
- Fibre britment roofing sheets cost 2,300 naira per square metre
- Fibre britment step-tile roofing sheets f cost 3,500 naira per square metre.
Swiss Roofing Sheets: Types & Prices in Nigeria
When it comes to beauty, class, elegance and durability, you can only mention a few roofing sheets in the class of Swiss Roofing sheets.
They are not the most popular roofing sheet type in Nigeria. This is largely due to how expensive they are. A standard Swiss Roofing sheet costs between N3, 000 – N4, 000 per square meter.
It should be noted that the variation in prices is as a result of some factors including the period and place of purchase, year of production of the sheets and when necessary, currency exchange rate and tariff charges.
Note that the prices of building materials vary and can change anytime. While we have gathered priced based on the current market, we don’t guarantee how long these prices will not change anytime soon.