Roofing sheets are one of the major components of buildings. Roofing sheets are sheets made up of iron, steel, plastic, aluminum, etc. that we use roofing sheets as the roof of the buildings. Today, in this article we have brought the top best roofing sheet types in Nepal for roofing.
Before we Begin…
Average Cost to Build a House Using Roofing Sheets
CGI roof sheets (Corrugated Galvanized) are one of the most used roof sheets in Nepal. These sheets are light and also durable. Because of these reasons, most people use this sheet to build a house.
The average cost required for building a 30X30ft temporary CGI sheet roofed house is NRs.15 lakhs. The average cost may change from place to place depending upon the price of house building materials.
In Nepal, many types of roofing sheets are in use. We can find bio-composite, iron, metal, aluminum, bamboo, stone plate, and concrete roofing etc. roof sheets in Nepal. Now let’s discuss various roof sheets types in Nepal.
Here are the Top Best Roofing Sheet Types in Nepal
UPVC Roofing Sheet
In the UPVC (Un-Plasticized Polyvinyl Chloride), there are no plasticizers added to the PVC material. These roofing sheets are rigid and have no flexibility. Moreover, it is one of the popular roofing sheets types in Nepal. The average price of the UPVC roofing sheet is NRS 100-130 per sq. ft.
GI Roofing Sheet
GI roofing sheets are zinc or zinc + aluminum galvanized sheets. It helps to make sheets anti-corrosive. They are available in plain and corrugated form. These sheets are one of the popular roofing sheet types in Nepal.
AC Roofing Sheet
AC Asbestos cement (AC) roofing sheets contain asbestos fiber as a reinforcement material. This fiber is mixed with cement in the manufacturing process. The average price of the AC roofing sheet is NRS 210 to 250 per sq. ft.
Plastic Roofing Sheet
Plastic roofing sheets comprise the materials such as Polyethylene Terephthalate, High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC – U), Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE), etc. Moreover, one of the best uses of plastic roofing sheets is that light can pass through it. So, it is best to use at dark places where natural light can pass through it.
They are lightweight and flexible. Also, they are waterproof and anticorrosive. The average price for a plastic roofing sheet may vary from NRS 100 to NRS 220 per sq. ft.
Aluminum Roofing Sheet
Another roofing sheet used in Nepal is aluminum roofing sheets. It comprises aluminum The aluminum roof sheet is light and strength full. Also, They are durable and have a shiny luster. Also, they are easy to install and also have a low maintenance cost.
Polycarbonate Roofing Sheet
Polycarbonate roofing sheets contain polycarbonate that is an amorphous thermoplastic with carbonate groups in its chemical structures. These sheets are high in cost, thus they are in limited use.
These roofing sheets are transparent and light. Because of its transparency, we can use it in greenhouses, warehouses, carports, etc., and other areas where sunlight is in need. The price may vary between NRS 150 to 300 per sq. ft.
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FRP Roofing Sheet
The next one on our list of top best roofing sheet types in Nepal is FRP roofing sheets. These sheets comprise Fiber-Reinforced Plastic (FRP). This is a material made up of thermosetting resin and fiberglass. Fiberglass works as a reinforcing material for rigidity and to hold on to the molded shape.
These roofing sheets are available in a flat or corrugated form. Also, they are anti-corrosive and they have a low maintenance cost. The average price for FRP roof sheets is NRS 100 to NRS 130 per sq. ft.
PVC Roofing Sheet
PolyvinylChloride (PVC) roofing sheets are also very popular in Nepal. PVC is a kind of thermoplastic polymer made by the polymerization of the vinyl chloride monomer. The PVC roofing sheets are weather and water-resistant, non-corrosive, and light. Thus, these sheets are popular among other roofing sheet types in Nepal.
PUF Roofing Sheet
Inserting PUF (polyurethane Foam) between the two sheets of similar material and size makes the PUF roof sheets. We can use these sheets for the reduction of heat transfer in the buildings. The average price of a PUF roofing sheet is NRS 160 to NRS 170 per sq. ft.
Bio-Composite Roofing Sheet
These roofing sheets comprise bio-composite materials. In fact, a bio-composite roofing sheet is a traditional sheet. People in rural areas mostly use bio-composite roofing sheet. Sisal fiber, jute fiber, coconut coir, etc. are some examples of bio-composite roofing sheets.
Galvalume and Color-Coated Roofing Sheet
It is one of the popular roofing sheet types in Nepal. It is usually made up of 55% aluminum, 43% zinc, and 1.5% silicon combined with the premium quality colors coat. Moreover, these sheets are anti-corrosive sheets and look good as well.
These are the top best roofing sheets types in Nepal.
IN THE END
Roofing sheets are one of the major components of the building. There are many types of steel, irons, aluminum, plastics, stone plates, and bamboo roof sheets available in Nepal. If you looking for other roofing options instead of concrete roofing, you can choose among these sheets. Nevertheless, these roofing sheets are durable, affordable, and light that attracts people to use roofing sheets.
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