When you are remodeling a small bathroom, you need to make sure that your costs are always in the forefront of your mind. The materials for the average small bathroom remodel will cost between $8,000 and $10,000. Sleek and modern fixtures give a bathroom an updated look while classic styles offer warmth and comfort. When it comes time to go over the cost of your new bathroom remodel, you need to remember that the fancier the product or material, the more you will pay out of pocket.
Even if you have the skills to DIY your bathroom remodel, you may still need to pull permits. A 1.5 inch pipe is there so I can build another full bathroom in the future if I’m crazy. Keep in mind that although the average small bathroom remodel costs around $9,000, that your labor & materials costs will vary depending on location and quality of fixtures you choose.
After five months (three months LONGER than expected), the master bathroom finally passed plumbing, electrical, and final building inspection on June 30, 2015! We purchased a Rinnai water heater for about $1,200, bought a large oval deep bathtub and had a friend jet it, total cost about $700.
The size of your bathroom is going to be a major factor in the cost of your renovation, and since so much of a bathroom is tiled, you need to know what the boundaries of your budget are. Selecting a layout that is simple and works well with your current bathroom will help bring down costs significantly.
This data is aggregated from thousands of bathroom projects across the US, ranging from budget to high-end. Depending on the size, type of bathroom and your location, the numbers above will vary. Check on your city to determine how much you can get away with in a bathroom remodel without a permit to determine if you need it. Generally if you’re not taking off sheetrock you can avoid the cost of a permit.