How Many Blocks to Fence One Acre of Land in Nigeria

Thursday, 4 June 2020

How Many Blocks to Fence One Acre of Land in Nigeria

How many blocks to fence one plot of land in Nigeria


After successfully buying a plot of land In Nigeria, another action that should follow is often geared towards ensuring the piece of land is secured from encroachments and unwanted access and this is why you would try as much as you can to have it fenced! On this article, we are going to help you answer the question how many blocks to fence one acre of land in Nigeria


Fencing a plot of land in Nigeria is a very important step, but truth remains a lot of owners still find it hard doing for so many reasons ranging from Not knowing the number of blocks to buy for fencing project, not having someone to trust, that assumption that it requires millions to fence a plot of land but today on this post, we are going to show you the exact number of blocks required to fence One Acre of land in Nigeria.

As an investor,  you would agree with me when i say there are so many things you have recently learnt from this blog ranging from topics relating to buying and securing a piece of land in Nigeria, fencing as well as how to calculate the Number of Plots in One Acre of land in Nigeria.

Before we estimate the number of blocks required to fence an Acre of land in Nigeria, it is important that we understand the system of land allocation and the total area of our plot which is dependent on the dimensions.

It could be recalled that Guardianconstructors has in the past published several articles that would help anyone estimate materials for fencing projects and with these estimates, we are going to be able to give an estimate of the total number of blocks required to fence an acre of land.

How Many Blocks to fence a plot of land In Nigeria?


In time past, we have estimated the number of blocks required to fence plots of land of different sizes, so an answer to this question would be based on the size of plot involved

This is because the number of blocks required to fence a 50 by 100 plot of land is totally different from that required for a 100 by 100  plot of land

Size of An Acre of Land


There are different sizes of acre in Nigeria and this is entirely based on the system of land allocation existing in the area from which you are buying your plot.

50 By 100 System Of Allocation


According to recent findings, we discovered that an Acre of land could actually have 8.7 Plots on it which means provision must be made for 3600 blocks depending on the height of fence as requested by the client!

Therefore, lets assume we bought an Acre of land in an area or community where the system of land acquisition specifies 50 by 100 as the standard for a plot of land.

Let us also assume your fence is required to be 12 Blocks high with each pillar standing 6 Blocks apart.

If your project meets the conditions above, then it means you would be needing about 3600 blocks for each plot and since there are 8.7 plots making an Acre in the 50 by 100 system of allocation, you would be needing some 3600 x 8.7 plots

Let's multiply to get a total number of blocks to fence one Acre of land in 50 by 100 system of allocation

3600 x 8.7 = 31,320 Blocks

Just in case you are willing to buy blocks, this is a guide on how to buy solid blocks for construction projects. There is another on how the several benefits of molding your own blocks and i am sure these tips would help you in this project any time any day

Therefore provision must be made for 31,320 blocks in order to completely fence an Acre of land to a height of 2.74 meters In Nigeria

How many bags of cement to Fence one Acre of Land?

After estimating the total number of blocks, the next stop is number of bags of cement required to accomplish this job!

Lets not forget that from site experience, a bag of cement is required to lay 60 - 70 blocks!

Lets peg it at 65 blocks per bag...

31,329/65 = 482 bags of cement

The Importance of this Article


This post is important because it relieves you the stress of calculating the number of blocks required to fence an Acre of land in Nigeria

I also have confidence that you could use this information to Estimate materials required for mortar (Cement Mortar is required for all fencing projects as it used to bind the blocks together to form a wall)

With this tutorial handy, no contractor would ever cheat you during the project

Conclusion


From proper analysis, we have been able to establish that a total of 31,320 blocks would be required to fence an Acre of land in Nigeria. We also based this calculation on the condition that the system of allocation of plots specifies 50 by 100 as plots of land. With the analysis, we estimated the total number of bags of cement required to be 482 bags!

Therefore, if you have been wondering how many blocks required to fence an Acre of land in  Nigeria, this analysis provides the answer you need!



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