Since the cost involved in bathroom remodeling is huge enough, there are some factors you need to look into to make it manageable, which are as follows: size, place status, kind of materials, and bathroom contractor. Expect to be quoted on a per square metre rate by bathroom tilers , which could range from $35 per square metre to $120 per square metre. You want to remodel your bathroom, but you don’t want to break the bank, and that’s a distinct possibility with any home renovation project. A typical 5×8 bathroom with tiles on floors walls, mid-range, would cost about $12000 without demolition. According to the National Kitchen and Bath Association ( NKBA ), you should expect to spend between 5 to 10 percent of your home’s value on a bathroom remodel.
This may include, resizing your bathroom by demolishing the bathroom walls, upgrading your plumbing by giving your entire pipework a makeover. If you look through the swing door opening you can see a white framed doorway…that’s where the original bathroom was. Custom carpentry and luxury materials such as marble and high-end plumbing fixtures will increase remodel costs substantially.
Though the new ones are environmentally friendlier, they have a reputation for clogging and thus many people choose to preserve their older toilets in a bathroom remodeling project. It is nearly impossible to tell what the cost of new countertops will be until the specific material is chosen and the size of the countertops is clearly stated. Replacement windows: If you plan to replace 10 windows and frames to save on your energy bill, the cost will range between $8,500 (vinyl) and $20,000 (wood).
We have remodeled our (1) kitchen, (2) great room-dining room (converted dining, living and den to an open concept of 1 great room with a dining room, and (3) 1 small bathroom. Altogether the contractor said it would cost between $175,000 & $200,000 for the rest of the home. Also, if there are already known preferred manufacturers for the various bathroom utilities then they should also be included on the sketches. You can find NKBA bathroom dealers in your local area by using the NKBA ProSearch tool.
In accumulation to painting the walls, reflect painting the bathroom vanity cabinet and even the tiles if they are an unfashionable color. According to Remodeling Magazine’s Cost vs. Value report , an average bathroom remodel costs around $10,500 while an upscale remodel is going to run you a hefty $26,000. I would say that all of California’s regulation and higher cost of living, inflates prices by 30%-40% in comparison to the mid-west. Slate and other natural stones are popular, but you must be sure to check the porosity when you use them in your bathroom remodel. For example, it might be a kids’ bathroom repurposed for adult use after the kids have left the house.