Choosing the Scope of Your Bathroom Remodel

Scope Of Your Bathroom Remodel:

The scope of your bathroom remodel concerns the type of jobs you want done in your bathroom, not the specific materials or design. The scope of your bathroom remodel lays out how much you want to remodel, redo, or replace. Having a clear remodeling scope in mind can help you build a budget for your bathroom remodel. Once you know the scope of the remodel, you can start to plan the details, such as the new features, the new floors, and the cabinets. Building your dream bathroom is now within reach!

Cost Of A Bathroom Remodel:

The cost of a bathroom remodel depends on the scope of your bathroom remodel and the type of bathroom that is being remodeled (master, vs guest, etc). You can decide the extent of the remodel together with a design specialist on contractor. Once you have determined which parts of the bathroom you want to remodel, you can build a budget and timeline from there. This article will give some averages of the costs of a bathroom remodel. For a full remodel, costing between $15,000 to $35,000, the highest costs items are:

1) Shower & tub (plumbing, tile, setting materials, glass and labor)
2) Cabinets & countertops (cabinets, countertops, sinks, plumbing, mirrors, lighting and labor)
3) Other (floors, painting, miscellaneous hardware and carpentry)

Shower Replacement:

The average cost of a shower replacement, is between $7,000 to $12,000. This includes a complete shower replacement/rebuild which includes a new shower pan, walls, plumbing, plumbing fixtures, glass, material and labor. In many cases, this price also includes enlarging the existing shower footprint if possible. This depends on the shape and size of your current bathroom. There are many options for you to choose from when it comes to shower replacement. This way you can customize the space to make your bathroom your own.

Bathtub Replacement:

The average cost of a bathtub replacement is $3000.00 to $6,000 per remodel (all labor and material). This price will vary with the size and type of bathtub you choose. Another deciding factor is the water lines in your existing bathroom space. Keeping the bathtub in the same place is always the most economical choice. Whether you are considering a bathroom remodel or a bathroom addition, a new bathtub is the finishing piece that is going to make your bathroom look like new whether you are undertaking a full or partial remodel. Ask a Design Specialist to help you choose the best bathtub for your new and updated space.

Cabinets Replacement:

A complete bathroom remodel will include new cabinets. Custom or semi custom cabinets will cost an average from $1.8 to $6k depending on the size, finish and features that you choose. In some cases pre-built cabinets are also an option and this will vary greatly in price. Discuss your plans for new cabinets with a Star Home Remodeling Specialist so that we can give you a more accurate estimate on the price as well as your options for installation.

Learn more about bathroom remodel costs in your area. For further 3rd party research information on costs associated with a bathroom remodels, please see: NKBA Market Research.