 # 1500Sqft House Construction Cost – A to Z Structure + Finishing + Extra Cost

## 1500Sqft House Construction Cost in 2023

This is the complete estimate of a 1500sqft house construction that gives you an approximate idea about your house construction cost. If you want a pdf of this estimate, pls check the get pdf section of our site.

### 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.

### 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/-

### (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).

### 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 & Nitco, 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/-

### 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 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

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

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

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 50,000/-

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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