Plastering Rates Per M2 In Kenya

What Is The Plastering Rates Per M2 In Kenya?

The rates for plastering per m2 in Kenya vary depending on several factors, including the type of plaster used, the location, and the level of expertise required. However, the average range is between KSH 300 to KSH 450 per m2.

It is always advisable to get quotations from different plastering contractors to compare and determine the best rate for your project.

How to Calculate Plastering Rates Per M2 In Kenya

The plaster thickness is 20mm, which means that the volume in a square meter is 0.02 m3.

To account for shrinkage, 0.33 is multiplied by 0.02, and the result (0.0066m3) is added to 0.02m3 to get 0.0266m3, which is rounded up to 0.03m3.

The ratio of cement to sand is 1:4. Using this ratio, 1/5 of 0.03m3 is divided by 0.035 to find that 0.171 bags of cement are required. The cost of this is 112 shillings.

Sand is calculated by multiplying 4/5 of 0.03 by 1.65, resulting in 0.0396m3, which is rounded up to 0.04 tonne. The cost of this is 80 shillings.

Water is calculated by multiplying 25 by 0.171 to get 4.25 litres, which is rounded up to 5 litres. The cost of this is 8 shillings.

The water-cement ratio slurry is 1×0.003, which is added to 0.003×0.33 to get 0.00399, which is rounded up to 0.004.

Water is calculated by multiplying 50 liters by 0.004, and dividing by 0.035 to get 5.7 litres, which is rounded up to 6 liters. The cost of this is 9 shillings.

Cement is calculated by multiplying 1/2 of 0.004 by 1/35 to get 0.0571 bags, which is rounded up to 1 bag. The cost of this is Ksh. 40.

The total cost of materials is Ksh. 249. Add the labour cost which is  Ksh.150 /square metre.

The total cost is Ksh. 399, which is rounded up to the rates for plastering per m2  at KES. 400.

Labour Rate For Plastering in Kenya

In general, the labor rate for plastering can range from KES 150 to KES 350 per square meter.  Assuming a fundi can plaster between 7-12 square meters a day, meaning you can pay them at an average daily rate of KSH. 2000/ (200/ X 10 SQM).

The labor rates for plastering can vary depending on several factors such as location, the complexity of the project, square footage, and the expertise of the contractor.

It is recommended that you obtain quotes from multiple contractors in your area to get an idea of the current market rates.

Factors such as the condition of the surface being plastered, the type of plaster used, and the level of preparation required can all affect the final cost. Additionally, some contractors may charge higher rates for their services based on their level of experience and skill.

It’s always a good idea to get multiple quotes from different contractors to compare prices and find the best deal. This can help ensure that you’re getting a fair price for the plastering project you need.

Plastering Cost For A 3-Bedroom House

The cost of plastering a 3-bedroom bungalow house with 350 square meters of wall (for plastering) in Kenya is around KES 140,000 (340 SQM X KES. 400) assuming one side is plastered.

This is based on the cost per square meter of KES 400 for cement plaster covering. However, this cost may vary depending on the type of walling used.

In summary, plastering rates per m2 in Kenya range from KES 350 to KES 400 depending on the type of walling used.

What Is The Average Cost Of Plastering Per M2 In Kenya?

According to the estate center, the cost of plastering cement for walls in Kenya is 400 shillings per square meter. Meanwhile, a4architect states that the cost of cement plaster covering to ensure a wall is weatherproof from rain and sun is around 600 shillings per square meter.

However, it’s important to note that these prices may vary depending on factors such as location and the type of building material used.

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