Rainwater collectors are very common in Nigeria because many Nigerians love collecting rainwater. So, they install rainwater collectors in their homes to collect rainwater. Some others install rainwater collectors to direct the rain falling on the roof of their homes.
Whichever reason you are buying the rainwater collector, the fact is that nearly every home in Nigeria uses rainwater collectors for either one of these two reasons. There are different types of pipes used for making rainwater collectors in Nigeria, and the prices of these pipes range.
Below is a price list of how much you’ll get from various rainwater collectors in Nigeria today.
Prices Of Rainwater Collectors In 2023
There are different types of rainwater collectors you’ll find in the building material market when you buy rainwater collectors. Below are some of them and the prices of various pipes for collecting rain, and the materials used to install them in a building.
|Rainwater Collector Types (White Color)||Current Prices in Nigeria|
|Gutter Pipe||4,000 Naira|
|Down Pipe||3,8000 Naira|
|Outside Corner||1,300 Naira|
|Inside Corner||1,300 Naira|
|Pipe Connector||950 Naira|
|Gutter Connector||950 Naira|
|65-Degree Elbow||900 Naira|
|90-Degree Elbow||900 Naira|
|Pipe Clip||450 Naira|
|Pipe Diverter||900 Naira|
|Pipe Hanger||450 Naira|
|End cap||900 Naira|
|Pipe Stopper||900 Naira|
|Rainwater Collector Types (Black & Brown Color)||Current Prices in Nigeria|
|Gutter Pipe||4,200 Naira|
|Down Pipe||4,200 Naira|
|Outside Corner||1,500 Naira|
|Inside Corner||1,500 Naira|
|Pipe Connector||1,150 Naira|
|Gutter Connector||1,150 Naira|
|65-Degree Elbow||1,100 Naira|
|90-Degree Elbow||1,100 Naira|
|Pipe Clip||650 Naira|
|Pipe Diverter||1,100 Naira|
|Pipe Hanger||650 Naira|
|End cap||1,100 Naira|
|Pipe Stopper||1,100 Naira|
Materials Used In Making Rainwater Collectors
Rainwater collectors are made with materials like aluminum, copper, steel, zinc, and PVC. All of these materials come with their pros and cons. Below is what you should know about materials made with either of these components before buying them.
- Aluminum-based Rainwater Collector
This one is widely used in many homes in Nigeria. They are lightweight and easy to maintain. They don’t easily get rust and can be repainted at any time. You’ll find them in different colors and thicknesses in the market. For homes, .032 to .027 thickness is recommended for homes.
- Steel-based Rainwater Collector
Steel-based rainwater collectors start to rust after 5-10 years of use. It is expensive and yet does not last long. However, it can be painted to avoid rust and is available in different colors.
- Zinc-based Rainwater Collector
Zinc-based rainwater collectors are durable and last long. Although not as heavy as steel, they are heavier than aluminum and are installed in luxury homes because they are expensive. Only experts can install zinc-based rainwater collectors.
- Copper-based Rainwater Collector
Copper-based rainwater collectors are also rust-resistant. You mainly find it in luxury homes in Nigeria, as they are quite expensive. It is the most expensive of all of them. They are also installed by highly-skilled workers.
- PVC-based Rainwater Collector
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) or plastic rainwater collectors are also popular in Nigeria. They are affordable, easy to install, and low maintenance. They cannot be painted but are available in different colors. So, you should install one that matches your house roofing.
These are the various types of rainwater collectors you’ll find in Nigeria and their prices. Before entering the market, use the above price list as a guide for purchasing any of the rainwater collectors you’re interested in.