Bathroom Remodel Cost Calculator
You want to make sure that you look into floating bathroom vanity solutions that overflow today. According to the 2011-2012 Cost vs. Value Report by Remodeling Magazine , updating a 5 foot by 7 foot bathroom to include a new tub with ceramic tile surround, a new shower control, toilet, solid-surface counter with sink, medicine cabinet, floor tile, and wallpaper costs around $16,500.
Since Contractors are in the business, they have the contacts to make such a strategic purchase (far below market value) and then the resources (contacts, parts sources, labor, skill, experience) to remodel it economically so that it looks great to a potential buyer.
The actual figure to do your bathroom may can of course be higher or lower depending on where you live, the size of your bathroom and what you plan to do. If you want high-end finishes, a custom vanity and cabinets, and you plan to relocate any plumbing and electrical, then you can expect the cost to balloon.
Bathroom remodeling costs are driven my materials and the cost to install these materials so to control costs select all the faucets and tile and vanities you will want to use in your bathroom well ahead of time and specify those in your agreement with the contractor.
A basic showerhead can cost as little as $15.00, and a higher-end model complete with bells and whistles can cost as much as $600.00. Installation costs will vary depending on the features of the showerhead (temperature memory, aromatherapy, etc.), but it’s safe to assume that you’ll pay the average plumbers’ rate of about $50.00 an hour.