Cost of Roofing House in Nigeria (2023)

How Much Does It Cost To Roof Bungalow in Nigeria

Shelter is one of the basic needs of man. This why question concerning cost of building house in Nigeria won’t go way.

Roofing bungalow in Nigeria

The cost of roofing house in Nigeria is considered one of the most financial demanding stage in house construction.

In Nigeria, there is little or no government housing schemes for the citizens.

This leaves majority of Nigerian citizens to providing shelter for themselves.

This is why building a house in Nigeria or owning one is a big deal.

It is not cheap to build house in Nigeria especially Southern Nigeria.

Thus in a bid to ascertain financial preparedness to building house in Nigeria, people ask questions like what is cost of roofing a house in Nigeria, what is the cost of building duplex in Nigeria and how much does it cost to roof 3 bedrooms, 4 bedrooms and 2 bedroom bungalow in Nigeria.

It is not always a good sight to find a house under construction abandoned and exposed to harsh Nigerian weather conditions as a result of lack of funds.

Hence people wants to know how much they could use to build and complete their house in Nigeria like duplex and bungalow.

During house construction, roofing of building or putting roof on building is considered one of the most important and delicate stage in house construction.

Even when house construction project encounters shortage of funds, it is always advisable to roof the house to avoid exposing the building to unfavorable weather conditions.

This is why we considered it important to bring to our readers the cost of roofing house in Nigeria Currently.

So in this article, we will be discussing house roofing costs in Nigeria with special emphasis to cost of roofing 4 bedrooms bungalow, cost of roofing 3 bedrooms bungalow /apartments and what it costs to roof 2 bedroom bungalow.

Factors The Affect Cost of Roofing House in Nigeria

There are many factors that decides the cost of house roofing and construction in Nigeria.

Also, no two houses can cost same price for roofing even when they share same number of apartments.

So, below are some things that determines how expensive or how cheap roofing a house in Nigeria can be.

House Foundation

The type and size of house foundation will definitely determine what it could cost to roof the house.

House foundation is where the designs and apartments are cut out.

This decides the general and overall square meters that the house occupies.

Normally, house with smaller size or less square meters will definitely require less roofing sheets and materials for roofing unlike larger sized houses.

Design of Roofing

As years go by new trends and designs emerge not just in fashion world but also in house construction.

Roofing designs has evolved over time. We are now in era of high roofing, send down the rain etc.

The designs affects how much price of roofing a house in Nigeria could cost. That is also called roofing skeleton.

Type of Woods

The type and quality of woods used can also affect roofing house price in Nigeria.

Use of hard woods or steel is likely to differ in cost from use of soft and less quality woods.

Also these contributes to materials needed for house roofing in Nigeria and its costs.

Type & Quality of Roofing Sheets

Roofing sheets has evolved over time. We now have more sophisticated, safer and longer lasting roofing sheets in Nigeria.

Nevertheless, there are still less cheaper roofing sheets in Nigerian market.

As there are many different types of roofing sheets in Nigeria so also is their different prices.

The type chosen and the quality of the type chosen and its quantity determines how much cost of roofing a bungalow or house in Nigeria is or will be.


The labour used for roofing project is also a major determiner in the cost of roofing in Nigeria.

Roofing experts charges different and based on their expertise.

So, this also have its own fair share of the cost of roofing in Nigeria.

Cost of Roofing 4 Bedroom Bungalow

How Much it would cost to roof 4 bedrooms bungalow depends on factors raised above.

Importantly, the length, width and height of the roofing.

Based on consultation and interviews with over 8 building engineers, the cost of roofing 4 bedroom bungalow with stone coated roofing sheet is between N1.5 million to N2 million.

While cost of roofing 4 bedroom bungalow or apartment with aluminum zinc or roofing sheet is around N1.5 million.

Cost of Roofing 3 Bedrooms Bungalow

Modern 3 bedroom bungalow now cover more square meters as all rooms are masters.

When using stone coated roofing sheet, the cost of roofing 3 bedrooms bungalow should fall between N1.5 million to N1.8 million.

When using aluminum roofing sheet, the cost of roofing 3 bedrooms flat should fall around N1.3 million.

Cost of Roofing 2 Bedroom Bungalow

Roofing 2 bedroom bungalow costs is around N1.1 million when stone coated roofing sheets are used.

Also, the cost of roofing 2 bedroom flat with aluminum roofing sheet is around N750,000 to N800,000.

However, this could cost more if fancy and sophisticated roofing designs are employed and put in place.

Cost of Roofing Duplex in Nigeria

Roofing duplex, irrespective of its size cost highly. This is as a result of numerous designs usually employed while constructing duplex.

This ends up increasing its size and square meters of the building.

How much it costs to roof a duplex in Nigeria is also decided by the factors we raised earlier in the article.

According to trusted roofing experts, roofing a morden 3 or 4 bedroom duplex in Nigeria will cost average of N2 million to N3 million depending on the type of roofing sheet used.

It could exceed the above stated amount when stone coated roofing sheet of high quality is used.


The Author

Emmanuel Igwenagu

Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.


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  1. How much will it cost to roof a 1 room self contain

  2. How much will it cost to roof 6bedroom and parlour in ANAMBRA.

    Starting with the cheapest zinc

  3. Does this amount includes the woods

  4. How much to roof 8 rooms bungalow house in Nigeria.

    1. Couldn’t tell at this time,sorry

  5. Am really impressed for the time taken to analyse it.
    What is the disadvantages of using slates to aluminium sheet?

  6. Please I need idea how much will it cost me to roof a two room, no parlor

    1. Depending on your preferred roofing sheet however budgets little above 250k

  7. Please how much to roof 4bedroom bungalow in umuahia using longspan

  8. Thanks for your wonderful writeup sir.
    How much will it cost me to roof a room and parlour self con in lagos, this year.

  9. Please how much will it cost to root a two room self contained room, with about 360 by 220 inches

    1. Depending on the type of roofing sheet and style, budget 500k

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