Interlocking Blocks Price in Kenya

If you want to know interlocking blocks price in Kenya and everything related to the blocks, you’re in the right place.

This article is in the form of question-answer.

We sorted out all frequently asked questions on interlocking block building technology and answered them for you.

If you are new, interlocking blocks are enhanced conventional clay blocks that have undergone compression and stabilization to increase strength and structure.


What is the cost of building a house using soil interlocking blocks in Kenya?

The cost of building a house using interlocking blocks depends on the following factors:

  • Availability of soil for making interlocking blocks

If you already have sol suitable for block manufacture, then your costs are lower than somebody who has to purchase soil or quarry dust.

You may get red soil by digging a pit latrine, or when excavating the foundation of your house.

Any soil, other than clay soil and black cotton soil can be used in making soil stabilized interlocking blocks.

  • Size of your house hence number of blocks needed

As you already know, a larger house needs more blocks while a smaller house needs fewer blocks.


Can I get a quote on interlocking blocks price in Kenya?

Typical market prices for interlocking blocks range between Ksh 13 to Ksh 20 when you have all raw materials.

If you want your contractor to get water, soil, sand and cement for you, then you’ll pay a higher amount for every block produced.

What is the market price of interlocking blocks in Kenya?

At least Ksh 13

What is the cost of producing one interlocking block in Kenya?

Let one bag of cement be C

Amount of red soil needed for every bag of cement is Y

Amount of water used is W

Amount of power used is P

Time taken to create one block is T

Number of blocks produced is N

Cost per block  is (C+Y+W+P+T)/N

What are the benefits of using interlocking blocks to build a house?

Interlocking Blocks are stable

Walls made of interlocking blocks are stable. Since they lock into each other, they transmit the load uniformly increasing stability.

Houses made of interlocking blocks are more stable during earthquakes.

 Interlocking Blocks are Cheaper

Using interlocking blocks can reduce the cost of construction by as much as 35%

Houses look more attractive

Interlocking blocks give the house a beautiful stylish look that is better than any other building material.

the appearance can be enhanced by painting using different colors.


InterlockingBlocks Require Fewer skilled Labourers

Since the blocks interlock, they are easier to work with.

It is easy to build a house using unskilled or semi-skilled personnel guided by one or a few skilled workers.

Interlocking bricks can be salvaged

In case you decide to demolish your house, you can remove the blocks safely and re-use them without damage.

Interlocking blocks have high insulating properties

The house stays warm during cold conditions and relatively cold during hot temperatures regulating the temperature of your house.

What is the size of interlocking blocks in Kenya?

Many interlocking blocks are 200 mm x 100 mm x 60 mm with an average weight of 2.5 kg.

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These are the most commonly asked questions about building homes with stabilized soil interlocking blocks. I hope you learnt everything you needed.

If you have any inquiries, questions or comments, let’s meet in the comments section.

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