How much does Rib and Block Slabs cost in South Africa? (updated 2021/22)

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We have put together a few scenarios, see which one fits you, this should give you an accurate budget on the concrete slab part of your home or building for the year 2021/22

Note: This is a guideline for your budget purposes and no means our price list, please send your plan via email or whatsapp for a quote.

When building a single-story new home?

SINGLE STOREY NEW 50 SQUARE METERS 100 SQUARE METERS 200 SQUARE METERS
Engineer Foundation R 2000 R 2500 R 4000
Foundation concrete 8m3     R11500 16m3  R23000 32m3  R46000
Ground floor slab concrete 5.5m3  R8000 11m3  R16000 22m3  R32000
  • To avoid manual pumping, you can hire a pump which costs an extra R5000
  • The Engineer will decide what steel needs to be bought for the foundation.
  • Labour costs are excluded and are worked out per quote with your contractor
  • The above prices are a general estimate. Contact royalconcreteslabs@gmail.com for an accurate discounted quote

When building a double-story new home?

DOUBLE STOREY NEW 50 SQUARE METERS 100 SQUARE METERS 200 SQUARE METERS
Engineer Foundation R 2000 R 2500 R 4000
Foundation concrete 8m3     R11500 16m3  R23000 32m3  R46000
Ground floor slab concrete 5.5m3  R8000 11m3  R16000 22m3  R32000
Engineer Slab R4000 R5000 R6000
Slab Material first floor * concrete block R22000 R43000 R80000
Slab Concrete With pump R17500 With Pump R31000 With pump R52000
  • To avoid manual pumping, you can hire a pump which costs an extra R5000 on the foundation and ground floor
  • The Engineer will decide what steel needs to be bought for the foundation.
  • Labour costs are excluded and are worked out per quote with your contractor
  • The above prices are a general estimate for 2020. Contact royalconcreteslabs@gmail.com for an accurate discounted quote
  • Visit royalconcreteslabs.co.za to see installation videos
  • See cheaper polystyrene block price below

More affordable Polystyrene block instead of concrete block

DOUBLE STOREY NEW 50 SQUARE METERS 100 SQUARE METERS 200 SQUARE METERS
Engineer Foundation R 2000 R 2500 R 4000
Foundation concrete 8m3     R11500 16m3  R23000 32m3  R46000
Ground floor slab concrete 5.5m3  R8000 11m3  R16000 22m3  R32000
Engineer Slab R4000 R5000 R6000
Slab Material first floor * polystyrene block R19000 R37000 R72000
Slab Concrete With pump R17500 With Pump R30000 With pump R50000
  • To avoid manual pumping, you can hire a pump which costs an extra R5000 on the foundation and ground floor
  • The Engineer will decide what steel needs to be bought for the foundation.
  • Labour costs are excluded and are worked out per quote with your contractor
  • The above prices are a general estimate for 2020. Contact royalconcreteslabs@gmail.com for an accurate discounted quote
  • Polystyrene block slabs are lightweight, faster and cheaper
  • Visit royalconcreteslabs.co.za to see installation videos

When my home is already a single story and I want to add another floor above?

DOUBLE STOREY exist 50 SQUARE METERS 100 SQUARE METERS 200 SQUARE METERS
Engineer Foundation R 2000 R 2500 R 4000
Engineer Slab R4000 R5000 R6000
Slab Material first floor * concrete block R22000 R43000 R80000
Slab Concrete With pump R17500 With Pump R31000 With pump R52000
  • Labour costs are excluded and are worked out per quote with your contractor
  • The above prices are a general estimate for 2020. Contact royalconcreteslabs@gmail.com for an accurate discounted quote
  • Engineers may require certain walls and foundations to be stiffened
  • Visit royalconcreteslabs.co.za to see installation videos

More affordable Polystyrene block instead of concrete block

DOUBLE STOREY exist 50 SQUARE METERS 100 SQUARE METERS 200 SQUARE METERS
Engineer Foundation R 2000 R 2500 R 4000
Engineer Slab R4000 R5000 R6000
Slab Material first floor * polystyrene block R19000 R37000 R72000
Slab Concrete With pump R17500 With Pump R31000 R52000
  • Labour costs are excluded and are worked out per quote with your contractor
  • The above prices are a general estimate for 2020. Contact royalconcreteslabs@gmail.com for an accurate discounted quote
  • Polystyrene block slabs are lightweight, faster and cheaper
  • Engineers may require certain walls and foundations to be stiffened
  • Visit royalconcreteslabs.co.za to see installation videos

Note: This is a general guideline, please contact the office directly for accurate quotes. All other material is not included in this estimate, such as bricks, contractors etc, this should be costed by a reputable hardware store.