Cost to Build a House
What does it cost to build a House in South Africa?
Building Cost Critical Paths
The following indicates a step by step process of building a home from start to finish.
If there is sufficient interest on the information provided on this page; we may add others as well as estimated costs for each point.
Construction Project Management
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During Construction Site Visits
Work Completion Certificates
Testing and Reports
Plans Submission - Local District Council
Certificate of Occupation
Inspector Site Visit's: Pre and During Construction
Zoning or Rezoning
Boundary Walls or Security Fencing
Driveway Security Gate and Pedestrian Entrances
Council Connections :
Fibre to the Home:
Ground Floor Slabs
Electrical 1st and Final Fix
Fittings and fixtures: DB Board and switch gear; Electrical Conduits; Electrical wiring; wall boxes
Finishing's: Lighting and Switches
Plumbing 1st and Final Fix
Fittings: Copper Piping; Sundries (Gas and Solder); end fittings; Geysers or Heat Pumps.
Finishing's: Sanitary ware; shower doors; baths; taps; vanities.
Fenestration: Windows and Doors
Curtains or Blinds
Staircases: Custom on site or Pre-built staircases.
Balustrades and Handrails: Wood or Steel
1st Floor Slab: Prefab or Block and Lintol with Concrete
Roofing: Trusses; Main Beams; Roof tiles or sheeting; Waterproofing; Gutters and Downpipes
Kitchen: Main House or Kitchenette
Plans Drawn to include pool at later date or will have to re-apply after build is completed
Landscaping: Trees; grass; irrigation; booster pumps; timed or manual
Labor is minimum 40% of overall cost of entire project.