With home values on the rise in Dallas, Texas, many homeowners are now remodeling the essential spaces in their homes such as bathrooms and kitchens. This estimate for a 2017 Small Bathroom Remodel is derived from the unit cost method summarized in the American Institute of Architects Detailed Cost Estimating – Best Practices This approach is used by professional designers, contractors, engineers and estimators and uses current wages, material costs, worker productivity benchmarks, supervisory overhead and markup rates.
An upscale remodel includes expanding the room an additional 8 square feet into existing space, adding a window, moving fixtures such as the toilet and replacing them with high-end models, a 4-X-6-foot tiled shower with a shower wall, a bidet, stone countertops in the vanity with two sinks, linen closet, tile floor, lighting, an exhaust fan and other amenities.
Small bathroom remodels costs are estimated on five-by-seven foot spaces where the following fixtures are replaced: a vanity with a counter and sink, a standard toilet, a thirty-by-sixty-inch bathtub/shower with tile, a recessed medicine cabinet and light, and ceramic tile flooring.
Fixtures and appliances: If you replace any of your current fixtures and appliances in the bathroom-countertops, bathtub, toilet, sink, etc.-this will increase the cost because the professionals will need to remove the originals and install the new ones.
If you are considering that kind of work, you’ll need architectural designs from a registered architect and you’ll need to plan for the cost of plumbing permits, high insurance coverage requirements, and more specialized services that require a licensed plumber overseeing the project.