# Cost & Price Of Tiles In Kenya

The cost of tiles in Kenya is 500 to 2,000 shillings per box on average depending on the type, size, and brand. The country of origin of tiles determines the price, for instance in Kenya, the price of tiles imported from south Africa is usually lower compared to the price of tiles imported from Italy and Spain.

Tiles are an easy and fast way to step up the floor of your house. Not only do they step up the look of your house but also make it easy to clean and durable. Tiles give you the freedom to choose the pattern of your floor. The question that remains is, how much do tiles Cost in Kenya?

The size of the tiles also determines the price. A larger tile costs more compared to a smaller size. The thickness and patterns also determine the cost of tiles. In case you are buying tikes in bulk, expect a better price per box compared to those buying little.

Type Of Tiles | Cost Of Tiles |

Ceramic Tiles | 900 – 2,100 shillings |

Granite Tiles | 1,600 per square meter |

Travertine Tiles | 3,400 per box |

Pebble and Stone Tiles | 2-3500 shillings per box |

Porcelain Tiles | 40 shillings per piece |

Slate Tiles | 900 to 4,500 per square meter |

Marble Tiles | 900 to 4,500 per square meter |

Onyx Tiles | 900 to 4,500 per square meter |

Quartzite | 900 to 4,500 per square meter |

## List Of Tile Sizes In Kenya

- 600×600 Mm – 2×2 Feet
- 600×1200 Mm – 2×4 Feet
- 800×800 Mm
- 800×1200 Mm
- 1000×1000 Mm
- 800×2400 Mm
- 1200×2400 Mm
- 250×375 Mm – 10×15 Inch
- 300×300 Mm
- 300×450 Mm – 12×18 Inch
- 300×600 Mm

## How much do tiles Cost in Kenya?

Given the above factors, the prices of tiles vary and generally range from 700-3,500 shillings per square meter. Below are the different sizes of tiles in Kenya.

- 200 by 300 mm
- 300 by 300 mm
- 350 by 350 mm
- 510 by 510 mm
- 300 by 600 mm
- 600 by 600 mm
- 450 by 900 mm
- 230 by 1200 mm

## What are the best tiles to choose

The best tiles to choose from shall depend on the purpose. For instance, tikes made for the floor are thicker compared to those meant for the wall. The heavy foot traffic expected on the floor need heavier ceramic floor tiles in Kenya and shall cost more.

Choose tiles with a regular shape in case you need easy and affordable installation. Choose tiles that are square or rectangular since they are cheaper and easier to install. Other shapes are complicated and hard to install and the fire ends up costing more. As for the patterns, go for plain colored tiles if you are using them on commercial houses such as rentals. In case you are using them in your own house, choose the pattern that best suits you.

## Here are the different types of tiles in Kenya

Tiles are grouped according to textures, sizes, finishes, and patterns. Before buying tikes, you need to decide the color and pattern beforehand. In case you are planning to use tiles for commercial buildings, it is good to avoid complicated designs and colors, go for plain colors. Below are the different types of tiles in Kenya.

## Wall tiles

Worried about an elegant finish that can stand the damp conditions in your kitchen and washroom? Wall tiles are what you need to make a durable and good-looking, easy-to-clean kitchen and washroom surface. Wall tiles come in plain and printed forms, they also come in different sizes to choose from.

## Glazed Ceramic tiles

Glazed ceramic tiles are those which come with a shiny finish that improves the appearance of your interior floor. These types of tiles are impermeable and after a long-lasting period due to the glazing coating.

## Polished porcelain tiles

These are the kind of tiles that are usually large with fine, smooth textured, and shiny surfaces. The big size and polished look make them best suited for offices, living rooms, and rental houses.

## Frequently Asked Questions About Tiles In Kenya

**What is the price of tiles in Kenya?**

The prices of floor tiles in Kenya are between Ksh 900 to Ksh 4,500 per square meter on average. The price of 1 piece of tile in Kenya is not certain since tiles are usually sold per pack of boxes in Kenya.

**How much does one box of tiles cost?**

One box of tile in Kenya costs 700 to 4,500 per box depending on the type and brand on average

**How many 12X12 tiles are in a box?**

A box of 12X12 contains 1 to 3 pieces of tiles per box. The number of tiles might vary depending on the brand you go for.

**What is the price of 1 tile in Kenya?**

The price of 1 tile in Kenya is not certain. However, a box of tiles in Kenya costs 900 to 4,500 shillings on average

**How many 12×12 tiles do I need for 24 square feet?**

1 square foot shall take an average of 1 12×12 tiles. Therefore 24 square feet shall take 24 tiles on average.

**How many 12×12 tiles do I need for 100 square feet?**

One square foot takes 1 tile of 12×12, therefore 100 square feet shall take 100 12×12 tiles on average.

**What is the price for floor tile?**

The prices of floor tiles in Kenya are between Ksh 900 to Ksh 4,500 per square meter on average. The price of 1 piece of tile in Kenya is not certain since tiles are usually sold per pack of boxes in Kenya.

**How do I calculate how many tiles I need for my bathroom?**

To calculate the number of tiles your bedroom shall take, find the square footage of your bathroom by multiplying the length by the width of the floor and all surfaces you plan to tile. Add all of them to get the total square footage of your bathroom to be tiled. Now divide the total square footage of your bathroom by the square footage of 1 piece of tile that you plan to use.

**What are tile sizes?**

✓ 600×600 Mm – 2×2 Feet

✓ 600×1200 Mm – 2×4 Feet

✓ 800×800 Mm

✓ 800×1200 Mm

✓ 1000×1000 Mm

✓ 800×2400 Mm

✓ 1200×2400 Mm

✓ 250×375 Mm – 10×15 Inch

✓ 300×300 Mm

✓ 300×450 Mm – 12×18 Inch

✓ 300×600 Mm

**How many square feet is a 10×10 room?**

A 10×10 room is 100 square feet.

**How are square feet calculated?**

To calculate the square footage of your floor, multiply the length by the width of your floor.

**How many 4×4 tiles are there in case?**

A case of 4×4 tiles contains 5 to 6 pieces of tiles.

**How many square feet is 16×16?**

Square footage is calculated by multiplying the width by the length. So if a room is 16 feet wide by 16 feet long, 16 x 16 = 256 square feet.

**What is the actual size of a 12×12 tile?**

12″ x 12″ porcelain tile has a “true” measurement of 11-7/8″ x 11-7/8″.

**How long does it take to tile a 12×12 room?**

As per experts, it takes a beginner about 16 hours to lay tiles in a 12×12 room.

**How much does it cost to tile 1000 square Metres room?**

On average the prices of floor tiles in Kenya are between Ksh 900 to Ksh 4,500 per square meter i.e. 1 meter by 1-meter square, therefore, 1000 square meters shall cost 1000×900=900000 shillings.

**How many tiles does it take to tile a bathroom?**

To calculate the number of tiles your bathroom shall take, find the square footage of your bathroom by multiplying the length by the width of the floor and all surfaces you plan to tile. Add all of them to get the total square footage of your bathroom to be tiled. Now divide the total square footage of your bathroom by the square footage of 1 piece of tile that you plan to use.

**How many tiles are needed to tile a kitchen?**

To calculate the number of tiles your kitchen shall take, find the square footage of your kitchen by multiplying the length by the width of the floor and all surfaces you plan to tile. Add all of them to get the total square footage of your kitchen to be tiled. Now divide the total square footage of your kitchen by the square footage of 1 piece of tile that you plan to use.

**How many tiles does it take to tile a toilet?**

To calculate the number of tiles your toilet shall take, find the square footage of your toilet by multiplying the length by the width of the floor and all surfaces you plan to tile. Add all of them to get the total square footage of your toilet to be tiled. Now divide the total square footage of your toilet by the square footage of 1 piece of tile that you plan to use.

**What is costly between marble and tiles?**

Marbles are more expensive than tiles. is more expensive than tiles. This is because tiles are man-made while marble is a natural stone that has to be mined and extracted using expensive processes

**What are PVC tiles?**

PVC tiles are another name for vinyl tiles. Just like vinyl tiles, they are durable, practical, and have authentic beauty.

**What are the best tiles for a floor?**

Ceramic tiles are the ideal tiles to use for the floor of your house.

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