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Try our Free Bathroom Remodeling Cost Calculator.  In seconds find out what it will cost for labor and materials to remodel your bathroom.  Our bathroom remodeling cost calculator uses your homes location. the size of your bathroom, information about who will do the work and your material preferences to give you an estimate of the cost to remodel your bathroom.   This estimate is a great way to set your initial remodeling budget and start your planning so you too  can remodel your bathroom with confidence.


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Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How does a Bathroom Remodel Cost Estimator work?

A: The bathroom remodel cost estimator uses a 4 key drivers of bathroom remodel costs to estimate the cost of your bathroom remodel. The 4 drivers are: Design, Materials, Who Does the Work and Where the Home is Located. Our cost calculator asks questions about your preferences for these items as well as several others and then based on database of millions of remodeling projects the calculator estimates what your bathroom remodel will costs as well as how much your home could appreciate because of the remodel.

Q: The Bathroom Renovation Calculator gave me a $11,000 estimate.

A:  Bathroom renovations can range in cost from a few hundred dollars to many tens of thousands of dollars.  An estimate of $11,000 from the bathroom renovation calculator is in the range of “typical”.  The bathroom renovation calculator uses your location, how much of the bathroom renovation you will do yourself, the size and a few other variables to estimate the cost of your bathroom renovation.  Do you thing the estimate from the bathroom renovation calculator was accurate?  Too high?  Too low?


Q: What are Average Bathroom Remodel Costs?

A: When looking at Average Bathroom Remodel Costs it is often easiest to consider the average cost for different types of bathrooms.  1/2 baths, 3/4 baths, full bathrooms and master bathrooms.  A 1/2 bath has a toilet and sink and is often called a powder room.  These 1/2 baths are common near the entrance to a home or a living space and are used by guests in more public areas of a home.  A 3/4 bath has sink, toilet and shower.  With the demise of tubs – 3/4 bathrooms are a majority of new and remodel bathrooms.  A full bathroom has a bathtub instead of or in combination with the shower.  Full bathrooms were the “standard” for decades for bathroom designs in the US.  Master bathrooms in larger homes have a separate bathtub from a shower.  The average cost to remodel a 1/2 bathroom is $3,000, the average cost to remodel a 3/4 bathroom is $6,000, the average cost to remodel a full bathroom is $8,000 and the average cost to remodel a master bathroom with a separate bathtub and shower is $14,000.



Q.  What are Typical Bathroom Remodel Costs

A: Bathroom remodel costs are some of the highest in a home based on cost per square foot.  Typically the flooring in a bathroom remodel will cost $10 to $30 a square foot including installation.  Typical vanities used in bathroom remodels cost $300 to $3000 including the countertop.  Faucets for the tub and sinks for bathroom remodels can range from $30 to $300 or more per faucet.  There is a big range of bathroom remodel costs so to get a better estimate of the costs for your project try the bathroom remodel cost calculator.  Ultimately you wont be able to get a full estimate until you decide on all the materials, finalize the design plans and decide who will do the work for the installation.



Q: How to Control Bathroom Renovation Costs?

A:  Bathroom renovations are famous for busting homeowners budgets and for good reasons.  Bathroom renovations have the highest cost per square foot of any room in a home and there are many seemingly small decisions that have a big impact on the bathroom renovation costs.  The best ways to control bathroom renovation costs is to; select every item you will use in your bathroom from the tile, to the faucet to the paint and specify them in your request for a quote to your builder; do not move the pipes, doors, windows, or electrical outlets from their current positions and finally don’t change your mind or make rash decisions after signing the contract and work has started on your bathroom renovation.  These 3 simple steps will help you control your bathroom renovation costs.


Q: Why do Bathroom Remodeling Costs go over budget so often?

A: Bathroom remodeling project costs are famous for going over budget and stretching on for weeks and months past their due date.  The best way to prevent your bathroom remodeling costs from exceeding your budget is to ensure you have an thorough budget to begin with and have a fixed bid agreement with the contractor who is doing the work.  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.

Q: What is the best bathroom remodel cost estimator?

A:  There are lots of different bathroom remodel cost estimators – some manual and some automated.  The best is the one here on since it uses the most important information for your bathroom remodel cost estimate: your homes location, the size of your bathroom, who will do the work, the value of your home and what type of materials you will use – economy, average or expensive.



Q. Where to get a Bathroom Remodel Cost Breakdown

A. You can get a bathroom remodel cost breakdown using the bathroom remodel cost calculator at    The bathroom remodel and addition cost calculators provide an estimate of the cost to remodel your bathroom  plus an estimate of the value your remodel may add to your home and finally a breakdown of where you money goes when you remodel your bathroom – for the cost of materials and for the cost of labor.

Q. What are typical Bathroom Remodeling Costs?

A. In Bathrooms remodeling costs are driven by the materials.  Along with the materials the labor also drives bathroom remodeling costs.  materials and labor are often tied together because some materials – like tile- can be very expensive to buy and very expensive to install depending on who does the work.  There are also materials like faucets and toilets which can vary $500 or more from the low cost to high cost units but take exactly the same amount of labor to install.