Building Material Price in Pakistan

Building Material Price in Pakistan – Important Details That You Need to Know!

Building materials and inquiries about their prices in Pakistan is a debate that often comes up, whether you are revamping or remodeling a house. Whenever the structure is to be revamped, people are in dire need of building materials and construction materials.

Therefore learning about these things in detail so that you are able to get a grasp of the right information is highly important.

Here is a detailed guide on building material price in Pakistan and other details:

Popular Building Materials in Pakistan

  • Cement
  • Sand
  • Steel
  • Concrete
  • Glass
  • Wood
  • Bricks
  • Stone


Cement is one of the most commonly found building materials in Pakistan which is necessary to build any structure. It is essential for both the development of the structural integrity of the building and the maintenance of the structure in the long run.

Listed below are some of the commonly found types of cement in Pakistan that you need to know about:

  • Colored Cement
  • Natural Cement
  • Blast Furnace Cement
  • Rapid Hardening Cement
  • White Portland Cement
  • High Alumina Cement
  • Quick Setting Cement
  • Portland Cement


For any building to strive in the long run, sand is one of the essential building materials. Whatever the size of the building, sand is pertinent because it keeps the foundation solids and rigid.

Sand is also an important part of mortar alongside water and cement. It is considered to be the most important building material for concrete making.

Now in case you are thinking about the areas which provide the best quality sand in Pakistan. These areas are Ravi and Chenab, especially the upper Punjab regions.


Steel is an important building material because it provides the basic infrastructure and lays the framework of the building. There are various sorts of steel sub-materials such as steel reinforcement bars, and shortened rebars which are used to increase the shelf life of the whole structure.

Steel is used in the structural framework of buildings in the following capacity:

  • Pillar
  • Beam
  • Roof Construction

But steel can get rust and to prevent that from happening, there is a trend of using chromium content mixed with the cement.


Concrete is a fun mixture of gravel and lime as wella s water and cement. Concrete is being used in the construction industry because of the following characteristics:

  • Low Tensile Strength
  • Steel Rods
  • Steel Bars

Here are some of the commonly found types of concrete that people need to know about:

  • Plain Cement Concrete (PCC)
  • Reinforced Cement Concrete (RCC)
  • Reinforced Brick Concrete (RBC)
  • Prestressed Concrete
  • Fibre Reinforced Concrete (FRC)
  • Lime Concrete
  • Cement Concrete
  • Sulphur Infiltrated Concrete
  • High Early Strength Concrete
  • Polymer Concrete
  • Waterproof Concrete


Glass is a building material that is not used for construction but more for finishing the look purposes. This one is a subtle mix of brittle sand and silicate. The main purpose of glass is to enhance the overall look of the structure because it adds an aesthetically pleasing outlook of the whole dynamic.

There are many properties of glass. It can effectively, absorb, transit, and refract light. That is why its acceptance as one of the most important building materials is that effective.


There is no denying the importance of wood. It is easily one of the most important materials which is added to increase the overall appeal of the whole structure. It is mostly used for roofing, constructing the ceilings and walls of a house. Construction workers mostly used the following hardwood for these sorts of things:

  • Oak
  • Maple
  • Deodar
  • Mahogany

And in order to construct the indoors and outdoors of the house, the following are the types of softwoods that are used:

  • Hickory
  • Ash
  • Beech
  • Birch
  • Pine
  • Cedar

Here are some of the most common types of wood available in the house:

  • Ash Wood
  • Diyar Wood
  • Kail Wood
  • Kikar Wood
  • Mahogany Wood
  • Oud Wood
  • Teak Wood
  • Yellow pine Wood


Brick is a material that is made up of silica, alumina and magnesium, and iron in varying degrees. Bricks are easily considered the basic unit of construction. These building materials are used in making walls, and pavements, and setting the basic framework of the masonry part of the construction.

Not only this one is inorganic but it is known for absorbing humidity better than any other building material. In addition to all this, bricks are also known for reducing the risks of dust mites and mildew in the building.

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Structures tend to last long and ensure that stones play a vital role. These building materials add the right dose of color and zeal to the overall structure. The use of stones in the construction industry is a tale as old as time. The best possible example of the use of stone is in Giza and historic Roman landmarks.

Here are some of the most popular stones used in the construction industry of Pakistan:

  • Granite
  • Limestone
  • Marble

Building Material Price in Pakistan

Building Materials Rate in Pakistan
Type of Building MaterialRates in PKR (Min to Max)Price Unit
Bricks12 to 15 PKRPer Brick
Cement1,110 to 1,145 PKRPer Bag
Sand14,000 to 22,000 PKRCubic Feet/Trolley
Steel240 to 265 PKRPer KG
Tiles800 to 2,000 PKRPer Square Meter
Crush (Bajri)50 to 60 PKRPer Cubic Feet
Aluminum Windows700 to 860 PKRPer Square Feet
Marble40 to 120 PKRPer Square Feet
Doors350 to 758 PKRPer Square Feet
Main Iron Gate40,000 to 120,000 PKRTotal Weight in KG
Iron Chokhat for Doors300 to 420 PKRPer Square Feet
Labor Rate300 to 450 PKRCovered Area Per Square

The Bottom Line!

The aforementioned guide contains a detailed analysis of the building materials which are commonly used in the construction industry of Pakistan and the rates at which they are available. Therefore, make sure to keep the above information in mind and then do your analysis and market research.

Author: Masters
The Masters Real Estate is one of the Best Real Estate Investment Company in Pakistan. We are Official Sales Partner of Lahore Smart City and Capital Smart City.

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