## 1500Sqft House Construction Cost in 2023

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### Topic Covered in This Video……….

i). Included & excluded works.

ii). Planning – No. of rooms, no. of columns, footing size, reinforcement details, etc.

iii). Frame structure cost with labor charge.

iv). Finishing work costs with labor charge.

v). Extra & variable cost.

vi). Tips to reduce house construction costs.

### All works Covered in this post.

**Construction Cost Percentage**

Construction materials cost – 75%

Labor Cost – 25%

Suppose, the total construction cost – is Rs. 30lakh

So, Materials cost will be – 22.5 lakh (75%)

and, Labor cost will be – 7.5 lakh (25%)

**Types Of Construction**

Generally, there are three types of house construction

A class house construction

B-class house construction

C-class house construction

### Estimates of 1500Sqft House Construction Cost In 2023

Suppose,

The total built-up area – is 1500sqft

Today, B-class house construction rates – Rs.1900 to 2000/-sqft

Let’s consider a maximum rate – of 2000/-sqft

So, the total construction cost of a 1500 sqft house with finishing is – 1500 x 2000 = Approx Rs.36 lakh.

### Materials Required For 1500Sqft (3BHK) House Construction

(Structure Materials Qty. & Cost)

**Excavation**

Approx excavation quantity – 2500cft **(Footing Size – 5’x5’x5′)**

Rate – 10/-Cft

Total excavation cost – 2500 x 10 = Rs.25,000/-

**2). Soil/Murrum filling**

Approx soil/Murrum quantity – 3000

Soil filling rate approx – 15/-Cft

**Total soil filling cost – 3000 x 15 = Rs.45,000/-**

**3). Cement**

Approx Cement quantity – 700Bags

Rate – Rs.410/-bag

Total Cement cost – 700 x 410 = Rs.2,87,000/-

**4). Steel Reinforcement**

Approx Steel quantity – 5000kg (5 mt)

Steel Market Rate – Approx Rs.65 to 70/-Kg {Kamdhenu, Rathi, Theri Goldl} Brands.

Consider, the Maximum Rate – 70/-Kg

Total steel bar cost – 5000 x 70 = Rs.3,50,000/-

**5). Sand**

Approx Sand quantity – 3000Cft

Sand Market Rate – Approx Rs.55 to 60/-Cft

Consider the maximum rate – 60/-Cft

Total sand cost – 3000 x 60 = Rs.1,80,000/-

**6). Aggregates**

There are two types of aggregates primarily used in house

construction-

Neelam Rodi.

Gunawatta Rodi.

Approx Aggregate quantity – 2000 Cft

Aggregate Market Rate – Approx Rs.40 to 50/-

Brown aggregate rates – Rs.40/-Cft

Neelam aggregate rates – Rs.50/-Cft

Consider the maximum rate – 50/-Cft

Total Aggregate cost – 2000 x 50 = Rs.100,000/-

**7). Bricks**

### (For brick walls, parapets & foundation)

Approx Bricks quantity – 32000Nos.

First Class bricks Rate – Approx Rs.8 to 10/-Nos.

Consider, Maximum rate – 10/-Nos.

Total Brick cost – 32000 x 10 = Rs.3,20,000/-

**8). Structure Construction Labor Cost**

Labor rate for construction Approx – Rs.250 to 280/-sqft

Total built-up area – 1500sqft

Consider, the maximum labor rate – Rs.280/- sqft

So, Total labor cost – 1500 x 280 **= Rs.4,20,000/-**

**Total Civil Works Materials Cost – Excavation + Murrum + Cement + Steel + Sand + Aggregates + Bricks + Labor**

= 25000 + 45000 + 287000 + 350000 + 180000 + 100000 + 320000 + 420000=** Rs. 17,27000/-**

Per Square Feet Cost – 17,27,000/1500 = Rs.1151.33 or **Approx Rs.1150/-Sqft **

Contractor Rate with Materials- Rs.1250 to 1300/-Sqft. (With contractor 15 to 20% profits).

### Finishing Materials Cost & Quantity Required

**1. Flooring Tiles**

(Including floor area & skirting)

Approx Tiles quantity – 800Sqft (Vitrified Tiles)

Consider tile size – of 2′ x 2′

Average market Rate – Approx Rs.50/-Sqft **( Kajaria, Somany & N****itco, etc)**

Total flooring tiles cost – 800 x 50 = Rs.40,000/-

**(2). Washroom Tiles**

**(Consider 3 bathrooms in a 3 BHK house)**

No. of washrooms in 3 BHK – 3Nos.

Tiles required in 1 washroom Approx – 150Sqft (Ceramic Tiles)

Total tiles quantity required – 450Sqft

Consider tile size – of 1′ x 1.5′

Average market Rate Approx – Rs.40/-Sqft

Total Washroom tiles cost – 450 x 40 = Rs.18,000/-

**(3). Kitchen Tiles**

Tiles required in L – Shape kitchen Approx – 70Sqft

Average market Rate Approx – Rs.40/-Sqft

Total Kitchen tiles cost – 70 x 40 = Rs.2800/-

**4). Elevation Tiles**

Total area for elevation tiles – 200sqft

Elevation tile size – 1′ x 1.5′

Average market rate – Rs.70/-sqft

**Tiles cost – 200 x 70 = Rs.14,000/-**

**Total tiles cost – 40,000 + 18000 + 2800 + 14000 = Rs.74,800/-**

**(5). Labor Charges**

Total Tiles Quantity – Floor tiles qty. + Washroom tiles qty. + Kitchen tiles qty. + Elevation tiles qty.

Total tiles material Qty. – 800 + 450 + 70 + 200 = 1520Sqft.

Labor Rate – Rs.15 to 25/-Sqft.

Consider the Average market rate – Rs.20/-sqft

Total labor cost approx – 1520 x 20 = Rs.30,400/-

**Total Cost (M+L) approx – 74,800 + 30,400 = Rs.105,200/-**

**6). Granite**

Granite required for L-shaped kitchen – 75 feet

Average market Rate Approx – Rs.150/-Sqft

The total cost of granite for an L-shaped kitchen – 75 x 150 – Rs.11,250/

**Labor Charges**

Labor Rate – Rs.60 to 75/-Rft.

Consider, the maximum labor rate – Rs.75/- Rft

Total Labor Cost – 75 x 75 = Rs.5625/-

Total Granite Cost – 11250 (M) + 5625 (L) = Rs.16,875/-

**7). Marble**

Marble required in for (Porch + staircase) Approx – 675Sqft

Average market Rate Approx – Rs.80/-Sqft

Total Marble cost – 675 x 80 = Rs.54,000/-

**8). White Wash**

Thumb Rules,

5 times more than the total area

Total Area – 1500sqft x 5 = 7500sqft

Putty & POP labor rate approx – 5/-Sqft

So, Total labor cost – 7500 x 5 = Rs.37,500/-

Materials costs are also the same – Rs.37,500/-

**Total Labor + Materials Cost – Rs.75,000/-**

**(At this rate contractor applies 2 coats of putty/Pop)**

**9). Wall Paint**

According to thumb rules,

For 1500sqft Area…

Paint surface area – 3000Sqft

Paint labor rate approx – 7/-Sqft

So, Total Painter cost – 3000 x 7 = Rs.21,000/-

Paint materials cost approx – Rs.18 to 20/-sqft

**Consider the maximum rate of paint 20/-sqft**

Total Paint cost approx – 3000 x 20 =Rs.60,000/-

**Total Cost of paint (M+L) = 60,000 + 21,000 = Rs.81,000/-**

**10). Plumbing**

**Materials Cost……..**

Pvc Pipe cost for underground piping Approx – Rs.15,000/-

CPVC pipe costs approx – Rs.22,500/-

Cost of sanitary items – Rs.40,000/-

Total cost of plumbing materials –** 15,000 + 22,500 + 40,000 = Rs.77,500/-**

Labor cost for plumbing – Rs.20/-sqft

So, the total labor cost of plumbing for 1500sqft Approx – Rs.30,000/-

**So, the Total Cost of plumbing ((M+L) – 77,500 + 30,000 = Rs.107,500/-**

**11). Electrical Works**

Electrical materials Cost Approx – Rs.45,000/-

**(Electrical pipe, conduits, boxes & wires, etc).**

2nd cost for switches, lights, fans, MCB, led approx – Rs.65,000/-

Total materials cost for electrical works – 45,000 + 65,000 = Rs.110,000/-

Electrical works labor cost Approx – Rs.10 to 15/-sqft

Consider, the maximum labor rate – Rs.15/- sqft

So, total labor cost for 1000sqft – 1500 x 15 = Rs.22,500/-

**Total cost for 1000sqft electrical works (M+L) – 1,10,000 + 22,500 = Rs.1,32,500/-**

**12). Door Frame**

Door Frame quantity required – 8Nos.

Average rate approx – 2000/-frame

Total Cost – 2000 x 8 = Rs.16,000/-

**13). Flush Door**

Flush door quantity required – 4Nos.

Average rate approx – 3500/-frame

Total Cost – 3500 x 4 = Rs.14,000/-

**14). Wooden Door**

Flush door quantity required – 1Nos.

Average rate approx – 20,000/-frame

Total Cost – 20,000 x 1 = Rs.20,000/-

**15). FRP Door**

Flush door quantity required – 3Nos.

Average rate approx – 2500/-frame

Total Cost – 2500 x 3 = Rs.7500/-

**16). Main Gate**

A 300kg of the main gate is enough

Materials + making charge Approx – Rs.100/-kg

**Total cost of main gate – 300 x 100 = Rs.30,000/-**

Installation charges roughly – Rs.5000/-

**So, the Total cost of the main gate – 30000 + 5000 = Rs.35,000/-**

**17). Modular Kitchen**

Quantity required – 1Nos.

Average rate approx – 100000/-

Total Cost – 100000 x 1 = Rs.100,000/-

**18). Septic Tank**

A 9′ x 6 feet septic tank is enough for 6 family members

**Labor + materials cost Approx – Rs.55,000/-**

**19). Railing ( for stairs & balcony)**

For 1500 sqft house…

Railing quantity required Approx – 55 to 60 feet

Railing rate approx – 300 to 500/-feet

Consider the average rate – Rs.400/-feet

Total Materials cost – 60 x 400 = Rs.24,000/-

Labor rate – Rs. 100/- feet

Labor cost – 60 x 100 = Rs.6000/-

**Total Railing cost (M+L) – 24000 + 6000 = Rs.30,000/-**

**20). Aluminium Window**

Consider Size – 5′ x 4′

Quantity required – 7Nos.

Average rate approx – 6000/-

Total Cost – 6000 x 7 = Rs.42,000/-

**21). Window Grill**

Quantity required – 7Nos.

Average rate approx – 2500/-

Total Cost – 2500 x 7 = Rs.17,500/-

**Total Finishing Materials Cost – Tiles + Granite + Marble + Putty/POP + Paint + Plumbing + Electrical + kitchen + windows + Main Gate + Septik Tank + Railing**

= 105200 + 16875 + 54000 + 75000 + 81000 + 85000 + 107500 + 132500 + 47500 + 30000 + 100000 + 55000 + 30000 + 42000 + 17500 =** Rs.8,94,075/-**

### Total Cost for 1000sqft House – Structure + Finishing

(Total Structure Cost – 17,27,000/-) + (Finishing Cost – 8,94,075/-)

**= Rs.26,21,075/- **

### EXTRA & VARIABLE COST

**1). (a). 2d Plan & Elevation**

Average market Rate for 2d plan/ Naksha – Rs.5/-Sqft

Total Area – 1500sqft

Total Cost Approx – 1500 x 5 = Rs.7500/-

**(b). 3d Elevation**

Average market Rate for 3D elevation – Rs.10/-Sqft

Total Area – 1500 sqft

Total Cost Approx – 1500 x 10 = Rs.15,000/-

**Total Cost of 2d + 3d elevation – 7500 + 15000 = Rs.22,500/-**

**2). False Ceiling**

**2). False Ceiling**

Total false ceiling area – 750sqft

Market Rate – Rs. 80 to 100/-sqft

Let, ‘s consider an average rate – of Rs.90/-sqft

**Total False ceiling cost – 750 x 90 = Rs.67,500/-**

**3). Electricity Consumer Connection**

Charges depend on watts…..

Meter Connection cost – Rs.8000 to 10,000/-

**Rates vary from city to city.**

**4). Water Tank**

**4). Water Tank**

Total Capacity – 2000Ltr

Market Rate – Rs.5 to 6/-Ltr

Let, ‘s consider a Maximum rate – of Rs.6/-Ltr

**Total Water Tank cost – 2000 x 6 = Rs.12,000/-**

**5). Borewell**

**5). Borewell**

Total Depth – 200Feet

Market Rate (M+L)– Rs.375/-feet

**Rates vary from city to city.**

**Total Borewell cost – 200 x 375 = Rs.75,000/-**

**6). Watchman**

**6). Watchman**

Total months – 5Months

Salary per month – Rs.10,000/-

**Total cost – Rs.10,000 x 5 – Rs.50,000/-**

**7). Legal permissions & municipal permission**

**Price – Rs.40,000 to 5****0,000/-**

So, Total Extra Cost – 22,500 + 67,500 + 10,000 + 12,000 + 75,000 + 50,000 + 50,000 = Rs.2,87,000/-

Total Civil & Finishing works cost – Rs.26,21,075/-

Total extra cost – Rs.2,87,000/-

**The total construction cost of a 1500sqft house – 26,21,075 + 2,87,000 = Rs.29,08,075/-**

Per square feet cost – Total cost / Area

**= 29,08,075/1500 = Rs.1938/-Sqft or Approx. Rs.1950/-Sqft**

### Important Tips To Reduce House Construction Cost…..

i). Use Fly ash Bricks instead of Red Bricks. It will save your cost up to Rs.80,000/-

ii). Use Aluminium & UPVC Windows instead of Wooden Windows. It will save your cost up to Rs.40,000/- to Rs.45,000/-

iii). Use Proper cement for Every construction work such as using OPC cement for framed structure construction and PPC cement for flooring & plastering works. It will also save your approx. Rs.30 to 40,000/-

**These Tips Save up to Rs.1.75 Lakh.**

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