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Further increases in price of materials | BUILDING MAGAZINE

Further increases in price of materials

As we enter into 2023 warnings of even more price increases abound.

According to builders merchant chain Jewson prices of key building materials will rise by as much as 20% this month.

Building products are increasing in price due to the continuing rising cost of fuel, gas and energy which impacts on both raw materials and manufacturing.

Bricks appear to be increasing in price by 20% the same with drainage pipes. Block paving is increasing in price by up to 19.5% while aerated blocks, plaster and roofing materials are increasing by up to 18%, plasterboard and specialist board by up to 17%.

There will also be price increases for aggregates, PIR insulation and heating and plumbing materials.

All price inceases will be subject of course to local area variations.