Prices of Plumbing Materials in Nigeria
Most things done in our daily lives at home are thanks to plumbing. We can eat, drink, and bathe, among other things. Plumbing products are created or produced from a wide range of raw materials.
In addition to quality, cost, and full quality time installation/application, you should also consider the environmental friendliness or eco-friendliness of any plumbing product.
Plumbing ensured that daily potentially hazardous chemicals and other types of hazardous components generated from the various operations we engage in daily were appropriately disposed of.
It may not be the most glamorous or well-paid job, but we cannot overlook its significance.
Suppose you’re planning to build a structure.
In that case, whether it’s a house, an office complex, or something else entirely, you’ll agree that your project isn’t truly finished until you’ve completed the plumbing work, which includes pipes, fittings, and other components for channeling water into your structure and ensuring proper drainage.
Given the importance of plumbing materials in building construction, we have prioritized offering you a comprehensive list of current plumbing materials in the Nigerian market, including various shapes and sizes of pipes and other things associated with it.
No building is ever complete without plumbing works, especially since water and drainage systems are essential parts of any building. So, you need to factor in the cost of plumbing materials and workmanship when creating your budget.
The plumbing works in a building involves the use of several different types and sizes of pipes and other materials, each coming at different prices. A list of the required plumbing materials for even a small building is usually a long one. And if you’re not careful, you can easily mix up these materials or their prices.
In this post, we’d be looking at the current prices of plumbing materials in Nigeria.
Current Prices of Plumbing Materials in Nigeria
PRODUCT // PRICE (N)
- 3/4″ PPR pipe === 1400 – 1900
- 1/2″ PPR pipe === 1100 – 1600
- 1″ PPR pipe === 2200 – 2600
- 1/2″ PPR elbow === 70 – 250
- 1/2″ tee === 90 – 280
- 1/2″ socket === 70 – 250
- 1/2″ thread plug === 100 – 250
- 3/4″ PPR elbow === 100 – 280
- 3/4″ PPR tee === 100 – 285
- 3/4″ PPR socket === 90 – 280
- 3/4″ control === 2200 – 2650
- 3/4″ double M/F ==== elbow 1500 – 1600
- 1/2″ M/F elbow === 250 – 750
- 3/4″ by 1/2″ tee === 100 – 235
- 3/4″ by 1/2″ elbow === 100 – 235
- 3/4″ by 1/2″ socket === 90 – 340
- 1″ PPR elbow == 110 – 300
- 1″ PPR socket === 110 – 300
- 1″ PPR union === 600 – 1050
- 1″ PPR adaptor ==== 700 – 1650
- 1*3/4″ PPR pipe === 3500 – 3700
- 1*3/4″ elbow === 300 – 535
- 1*3/4″ tee === 350 – 525
- 1 & 3/4″ by 3/4″ elbow == 300 -520
- 1 & 3/4″ by 3/4″ tee === 350 – 530
- 1 & 3/4″ by 3/4″ socket === 300 – 530
- 1 & 3/4″ elbow === 300 – 480
- 1 & 3/4″ clip === 380 – 450
- 1 & 3/4″ union PPR === 900 – 1450
- 1″ PPR air valve === 1800 – 2600
- 1″ PPR adaptor === 700 – 1700
- 2″ PVC pipe tick === 2300 – 3800
- 3″ PVC pipe tick === 4000 – 4700
- 4″ PVC pipe tick === 5500 – 7500
- 4″ elbow == 550 – 760
- 4″ 45-degree bend === 450 – 850
- 4″ tee === 800 – 1200
- 4″ socket ==== 550 – 1100
- 2″ PVC elbow ==== 250 – 750
- 2″ 45-degree bend ==== 200 – 700
- 2″ Y tee ==== 300 – 400
- 2″ socket ==== 250 – 700
- 2″ clip === 200 – 250
- 4″ clip === 300 – 350
- 4″ cap vent === 400 – 450
- Big Abro Gum === 4500 – 5500
- Thread tape === 300 – 380
- 1 & 3/4″ back nut ==== 500 – 750
- 1″ air valve === 400 – 2500
Looking at the table above, you’d have observed that the prices of each material aren’t given as a fixed figure, but in ranges.
That’s because the prices of each material vary on the market. And that’s due to differences in quality, differences in prices from a seller to another seller, and differences in the source location.
Cost of Plumbing Materials in Nigeria:
Tips for Getting Good Deals while purchasing;
As with other types of building materials, it’s easy to get swindled when trying to acquire plumbing materials for use in your building. To avoid this, here are some tips you should implement:
Get quotations from different sellers
This will help you figure the gaps in prices – the highest and the lowest. Note, however, that going for the cheapest options isn’t usually a good idea. So, you should dig deeper to understand why the expensive options command higher prices. If quality is the answer, then your best bet is to go for them instead of the cheaper fakes.
Buy from reputable dealers
The well-established plumbing material dealers tend to offer the best prices. This is usually because they have perfect systems in place for getting even top-quality products at good prices directly from the manufacturers. This cuts out middlemen in the deal, allowing them to offer the best prices.
Factors To Consider When Buying Plumbing materials in Nigeria
Just like in any other business sector, the plumbing industry is home to countless products and brands. And just like in every other type manufacturing industry, all these brands vary in quality and cost.
In the grand scheme of things, high quality plumbing products are expansive and vice versa
Listed below are the factors to consider before buying plumbing materials ;
In order to promote the full quality environmental conservation/preservation, you should do your best to curb resource wastage. This means that you should always go for plumbing top quality installations, fixtures and appliances that are energy and water efficient.
Energy efficient plumbing products prevent energy loss or wastage and you can easily pick them out by looking for the Energy Star certification mark of EPA. Same case with water efficient plumbing fixtures and appliances; they are all certified and marked by EPA.
In some cases, Eco-friendly plumbing materials are recycled or made from recycled compounds. You should adopt stringent green measures, such as an unwavering support preference for nonpolluting plumbing products to reduce your carbon footprint.
In addition to ensuring minimal resource loss in your plumbing system, eco-friendly systems are also supposed to protect you from any type of unprecedented system faults or breakages.
In other words, all your plumbing products must be of exemplary quality to ensure optimal performance. Low quality plumbing installations can malfunction any time leading to full mode unprecedented system faults.
Additionally, system defects like leaking pipes cause water loss and leaking sewer systems causing hazardous waste spills and pollution, thereby undermining your environmental conservation/preservation efforts.
Site Of Installation Vs. Construction/Composition
The functional suitability and overall longevity of a given type of plumbing component depends on its material or bodily full type makeup/constitution. The item’s physical type construction is also an integral factor in the computation of its price.
For instance, plumbing pipes are mainly produced from either metal, plastic polymers, or concrete. Polyvinyl Chloride or PVC (plastic) pipes are relatively cheap as even compared to the other two types. They are also quite strong, durable, and versatile in design and installation.
For outdoor plumbing needs, you should choose hardy fixtures, and materials that are not easily corroded and those that can withstand harsh weather and environmental conditions.
Specialized plumbing installations like water heaters should be outfitted with insulated pipes, which are capable of carrying very hot water without being damaged.
Cost Vs Quality
The cost of most plumbing installations and materials is very much dependent on their quality. As such, you should always consider and evaluate the quality of any item in relation to its cost.
The quality of most plumbing products is easily discernible from its warranty guarantee, its regulatory approval and certification, and particularly by mandated government mode top organizations like the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA), and the whole general brand reputation.