Doors are seen in every building in Nigeria or any architectural structure, they are hinged barriers that allow entrance and exist into an enclosure they offer closure and security to the inhabitants. Likewise gates they offer entry points to spaces enclosed by walls. In Nigeria, doors are made and sold in the country same as gates. But one can also buy already made doors due to building specifications, some doors are imported due to their artistic nature or the extra security they can offer. There are different sizes of doors and they can also be double in a single structure or have artistic view to it as seen in the catholic church. There are many options to choose from the market some serving some more specific needs like the security doors. With more buildings springing up and renovations to old ones, doors and gates are essential to every structure.
These are doors that are primarily made of wood. They can be exterior to a space or interior doors in a building like doors to a toilet or inner doors in a church or office. Below are the prices of some front doors in Nigeria
local Mahogany door – ₦26,000
American panel door – ₦30,000 – ₦32,000
There are also other wooden designs like the pivot door costing ₦850,000
Watson doors have different models and the wooden models are incorporated with steel: TD – 001 to TD – 0087 with different designs. Prices ranges from 25,000 to 90,000.
Interior doors cost between ₦10,000 to ₦70,000, these doors can lead to toilet, rooms, kitchen and have different sizes depending on building specifications.
Plywood door cost between ₦16,000 – ₦90,000, the plywood doors might come in low or high density also high security doors.
Turkey doors cost between 70,000 t0 500,000, there are different models and different sizes 4ft and 3ft. The security doors are more expensive.
In Abuja a security or bullet proof armoured door would cost between ₦200,000 to ₦3,000,000. Other wooden doors would cost between ₦50,000 to ₦95,000.
There are different sizes (750mm,800mm,900mm,1.1M,1.2M,1.5M and 1.8M ) and depending how the doors open some open from inside out and others outside in. In Nairaland different vendors constantly upload the wooden doors they have, there are different price variations.
There are double sized security doors that are available and cost between ₦1,000,000 to ₦3,000,000.
These are doors primarily made of steel (an alloy made of iron and some percentage of carbon and chromium), stainless steel offers extra protection in that it doesn’t rust and offers additional strength. They are the most commonly used in Nigerian homes or office buildings, some of the steel doors available in the market are:
Depending on whether 3ft or 4ft Steel doors would likely cost between ₦20,000 to ₦70,000 for front doors.
Stainless steel doors on the other hand depending whether 3ft or 4ft cost between 120,000 to 400,000
Turkey doors also come in different types-
Pompom doors (3ft and 4ft) prices ranging between ₦110,000 to ₦150,000
Walnut doors (3ft and 4ft) prices ranging between ₦110,000 to ₦150,000
Armoured doors ( 3ft and 4ft) prices ranging between ₦400,000 to ₦500,000
Security doors (3ft and 4ft) price ranging from ₦120,000 to ₦250,000
Luxury doors ( 3ft and 4ft) price ranging from ₦600,000 to ₦1,000,000
Watson doors also come in stainless steel, High class special doors and Security doors prices ranging from ₦44,000 to ₦150,000.
China doors come also in 6ft aside the 3ft or 4ft in the market costing between ₦40,000 to ₦70,000
Security china doors cost between ₦80,000 to ₦200,000
Virony doors cost between ₦45,000 to ₦60,000.
Locally made iron doors (3ft or 4ft) cost between ₦35,000 to ₦150,000 price will defer also by design and specifications offered. Metallic design wrought iron doors cost between ₦75,000 to ₦85,000.
In Lagos prices of doors are slightly the same as other parts of the country with minor variations from German doors, and all the others listed above price of about ₦65,000 to ₦1,000,000.
Swiss door prices ranges from ₦110,000 to ₦200,000
Beautiful Rolling and Sliding Gates
Gates are made mostly of iron in Nigeria and can stand as tall as 14ft or lower depending on the specifications required by the structure or space it closes. there are different kinds of beautiful gates design, there are rolling and sliding gates. Beautiful gate designs can cost as high as ₦900,000 to 1 million naira. The current price of rolling and sliding gates in Nigeria is between ₦400,000 to ₦450,000
14ft iron gates cost between ₦95,000to ₦3,000,000.
This price covers security gates, sliding gates, normal and automatic swing or sliding gates, the gates come in different designs and specification provided by buyer or manufacturer. The standard gate size in nigeria is 15ft by 8ft
When building a house the cost of materials and type of material needed is essential for durability and sustainability. The doors come in can front doors, security doors, fire exit doors, toilet doors, kitchen doors, office doors and so on. Whichever door, it is important to get down to what the house needs and what can suit it. Gates provide not only security but beauty to the structure or space inside and many designs are all available in the market.