Pakistan is home to a wide range of construction materials. From traditional clay bricks to modern steel and cement, the country has a variety of resources to choose from when it comes to building. In this blog post, we will be looking at the top 5 construction materials in Pakistan and why they are so popular for construction projects. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at the top 5 construction materials in Pakistan!
The top 5 construction materials are as follows
Cement is the most commonly used construction material in Pakistan. There are different types of cement available in Pakistan some of which is as follows
- Natural Cement
- Portland Cement
- Colored Cement
- Sulphate Resisting Cement
- White Portland Cement
- Blast Furnace Cement
- High Alumina Cement etc
These types are used according to the region’s climatic conditions.
Latest Price of Cement: Starting at Rs 1075, per 50 KG Bag
Bricks are made from clay, which contains silica and alumina mixed with magnesia and iron in various amounts. Brick is purely inorganic and absorbs humidity better than others. That is why it is the most popular construction material
The latest Price of Bricks is Rs 14 per piece
Stones are used to give the structure more power and strength. Stones are more durable than any other construction material. Granite, Limestone, and marble are the most popular types of stones used in the building material in Pakistan.
The latest price for stones is Rs 40 – 100 per square foot
Steel is also one of the most common types of building material in Pakistan. Steel is used to make the structural framework of buildings.
The latest price for Steel is PKR 290 per KG
Glass is made from a mixture of silicate and brittle sand which is mainly used for finishing purposes. Glass is also used for making windows, partitions, and doors. Different types of glass are available through which light can transmit, absorb and refract.
The Latest price of Glass is Starting at PKR 480 per 12mm