# What Is The Price Of Tiles In Kenya?

The price of tiles in Kenya is 900 to 4,500 shillings per square meter on average. The price of 1 piece of tile in Kenya is not specific since tiles are usually sold per pack of boxes in Kenya. 1 box of tiles contains 4 to 9 pieces depending on the type and size of the tiles. Smaller tiles usually have more pieces per carton. A box of small-sized floor tiles has 9 to 25 pieces of tiles. A box of tiles costs 800 shillings to 2500 shillings.

Floor tiles have become common in recent years in Kenya. Kenyans prefer floor tiles to other traditional floor types due to their advantages, such as resistance to stains, ease of cleaning, and their clean and shiny finish that improves the aesthetic look of a house’s interior and exterior.

When considering buying floor tiles, the common questions are the type, cost, the number of tiles to fit your floor, and sizes of tiles per piece in Kenya.

Below is a breakdown of the cost of tiles in Kenya, the different types, and the number of pieces or boxes you need to tile your house in Kenya. Also, view the price of cement in Kenya here.

## Tiles For Sale In Kenya

## Price Of Tiles In Kenya Per Size

Size Of Tile In Kenya | Price Of Tile In Kenya Per Square Feet |

600×600 Mm – 2×2 Feet tile | 2,000 – 3500 shillings per 1 box of tiles. |

600×1200 Mm – 2×4 Feet tile | 2,000 – 4500 shillings per 1 box of tiles. |

800×800 Mm tile | 2,000 – 4500 shillings per 1 box of tiles. |

800×1200 Mm tile | 2,000 – 4500 shillings per 1 box of tiles. |

1000×1000 Mm tile | 2,000 – 4500 shillings per 1 box of tiles. |

800×2400 Mm tile | 1,000 – 3500 shillings per 1 box of tiles. |

1200×2400 Mm tile | 1,000 – 3500 shillings per 1 box of tiles. |

250×375 Mm tile | 900 to 1,000 per square meter. One tile costs 45 shillings on average, and a carton of 17 tiles costs 765 shillings |

300×300 Mm tile | 900 to 1,000 per square meter. One tile costs 45 shillings on average, and a carton of 17 tiles costs 765 shillings |

300×450 Mm tile | 900 to 1,000 per square meter. One tile costs 45 shillings on average, and a carton of 17 tiles costs 765 shillings |

300×600 Mm tile | 900 to 1,000 per square meter. One tile costs 45 shillings on average and a carton of 17 tiles costs 765 shillings |

## Types And Prices Of Tiles In Kenya

### 1. Price Of Ceramic Tiles In Kenya

Ceramic tiles are standard and affordable in Kenya. They are made from clay and are strong to handle heavy floor traffic. Ceramic tiles in various colours, styles, and patterns can be found in your local hardware shop.

Ceramic tiles in Kenya cost between 900 to 2,100 shillings.

### 2. Granite Tiles Price In Kenya

Granite tiles are made from granite rock that results from the cooling of lava. Granite rock results in granite tiles that are heavy and dense yet polished and aesthetically appealing.

The heavy and dense nature of granite tiles makes them strong enough to be used for both floor and wall tiling of the interior and exterior of your house. Granite tiles in Kenya cost between 870 to 1,800 shillings per square meter.

### 3. Travertine Tiles Price In Kenya

Travertine tiles are the kind of tiles that are made from limestone found in hot springs. These tiles come in different patterns and earth colours, so none resembles the other. They stand out in their looks and aesthetic achievement in any space you want to tile. The only disadvantage of these tiles is that they are made from limestone, which is soft and porous. Out of these qualities, these types of tiles are the best for decorative spaces rather than floor areas expected to have much traffic.

These tiles easily bear scratches and need extra care on the surfaces they are used. Travertine Tiles in Kenya cost between 1,000 to 1,500 shillings per square meter in Kenya.

### 4. Price Of Porcelain Tiles

Porcelain tiles are types of tiles similar to ceramic tiles. They are made of high-quality clay, and unlike porcelain tiles, they are heated at a high temperature to achieve a better quality result.

By heating at high temperatures, porcelain tiles have no spaces and are stronger; hence 100% water resistant and robust to withstand heavy traffic. Porcelain tiles in Kenya are available in various textures, including glazed, non-glazed, polished, matte, and gloss.

Porcelain tiles price in Kenya ranges from 1,500 to 2,500 shillings per square meter.

### 5. Price Of Pebble and Stone Tiles

Pebble and stone tiles are ideal for a harmonized look of the interior and exterior of your house. These tiles come in different textures and finishes and are strong enough for high-traffic floors in and outside the house.

They have an excellent natural look and patterns. The price of pebble and Stone Tiles in Kenya range between 2,000 to 2,500 per square meter and up to 3,500 per box.

### 6. Price Of Faux wood tiles In Kenya

Faux wood tiles mimic the appearance of a wood floor and have the qualities and material of tiles. Faux wood tiles achieve a warm and beautiful finish resembling a wood floor.

They have the advantage of easy cleaning, resistance to scratches, and long-lasting finishing and texture when you compare them to natural wood floors.

## How Many Tiles Are There In 1 Box?

As hinted earlier, one box of floor tiles in Kenya has between 4 to 25 pieces per box. Below is a table showing the sizes of tiles against the number of tiles per box in Kenya.

## Tile Sizes And Number Per Box

Size Of Tile In Kenya | Number Of Tiles Per Box In Kenya |

600×600 Mm – 2×2 Feet tile | 4 tiles |

600×1200 Mm – 2×4 Feet tile | 2 tiles per box |

800×800 Mm tile | 2 tiles per box |

800×1200 Mm tile | 2 tiles per box |

1000×1000 Mm tile | 2 tiles per box |

800×2400 Mm tile | 1 tile per box |

1200×2400 Mm tile | 1 tile per box |

250×375 Mm tile | 8 tiles per box |

300×300 Mm tile | 9 tiles per box |

300×450 Mm tile | 6 tiles per box |

300×600 Mm tile | 5 tiles per box |

## Number Of Tiles Needed To Build A House In Kenya

The number of tiles needed to complete a floor for your house depends on the tiles you choose and the size of your floor houses.

If you have small floor space, it is advisable to go for small-sized pieces of tiles. Small-sized tiles shall make your small floor space look more prominent, while large tiles shall make your already small floor space look even smaller. Also, see the cost of building a house in Kenya here.

## How To Calculate The Number Of Tiles You Need To Build Your House In Kenya

Time needed: 10 minutes.

To calculate the number of tiles you need to build your house, you need the following tools;

✓ Paper Pen or pencil

✓ Measuring tape

✓Calculator

After you’ve gathered the above materials, use the below guide to calculate the number of tiles you need to construct your house in Kenya.

**Measure the length of a room’s floor or wall**, the length of the house you’re constructing. In case it’s the wall, measure the size of your wall from top to bottom at the place you plan to tile.**Measure the width of your house floor or wall**; Now measure the width of your house or the shorter sides of your walls depending on the place you want to tile.**Find the total area of your floor or wall**; multiply the length by the width of your floor to find the total floor area you want to tile. (Length×width=total floor or wall area.**Find the area of a single piece of tile**; Now calculate the total area of the single piece of tile you want to choose.**Divide the total area of your floor by the total area of a single piece of tile.**To find the number of tiles you need to complete your building, multiply the area of the whole floor by the area of a single piece of tile.

This is the number of tiles you shall need to tile the whole floor of that specific room. To find the total number of tiles you need for tiling your whole house, repeat the process for the rest of the rooms and add the answer for all the rooms.

The answer shall be the total number of tiles you need to tile your floor.

### How To Calculate Floor Square Feet?

To start measuring the square footage of the floor of your house, gather the below materials;

- Paper
- Pencil
- Calculator
- Measuring tape

For a regular rectangle floor, measure the length and floor.

For instance, if your house has a regular rectangular floor of 40 feet long and 60 feet wide, your area shall be (40×60=2,400). Therefore, your floor shall be 2,400 square feet.

However, most house designs have complex-shaped floors. Follow the below steps to calculate the square footage of your complex floor.

- Make a rough sketch of your whole house. Include the hallways and vestibules as separate rooms.
- Now measure the length and width of each room of your house.
- Multiply the length by the width of each room to find a separate area for each room of your house. (L×W=Area)
- Now add the total square feet of each room together to find the total square feet of the floor of your house.

## Price Of Tiles In Kenya FAQs

**How much does 1 floor tile cost in Kenya?**

1 box of floor tiles in Kenya costs 900 shillings to 4,500 shillings, depending on the size. Tiles are packed and sold in a box in Kenya; there is no specific price for a single tile.

**How much does tile cost in Kenya?**

Tiles in Kenya cost an average of 1000 to 4500 shillings per square meter or more, depending on the design and type of tile.

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

A box of tile has 4 to 25 pieces on average. The number of floor tiles in a box depends on the size of the tiles.

**How much is a box of floor tiles?**

The price of a box of tiles in Kenya ranges between 800 and 2,500 shillings on average.

**Can you paint a tile?**

Yes, you can paint floor tiles in case they have faded. Painting your tiles is a cheaper option than replacing your tiles.

**Twyford tiles prices in Kenya per box**

Twyford tiles in Kenya cost 850 shillings to 1,500 shillings per box, depending on the size, design, and type of tiles that you need.

**How much is the wholesale price of tiles in Kenya?**

The average wholesale price of floor tiles in Kenya is: 30×30 tiles cost 870 Ksh with 17 tiles per box and cover 1.53 square meters 40×40 tiles cost 1,100 shillings with 12 pieces per box covering 1.92 meters square 50×50 tiles cost 1.300 shillings with 7 tiles per box covering 1.73 meters square 60×60 floor tiles cost 1,400 shillings with 4 pieces of tiles per box covering 1.44 meters square