In the lastest installement of HomeStars U, Mark Ashton of Ashton Renovations takes us through the basics of what every homeowner should know before they do a bathroom reno.
1) Plan and design document
- Details the layout of bathroom, labour specifications, material specifications, and goes through the design
- Cost: $300 – $500
- Money well spent and eliminates change orders (work that is added to or deleted from the original contract) and misunderstandings.
- You own your plan! You can take it to another contractor to execute.
2) Have a budget before planning
- $15,000 is realistic number for a basic bathroom reno
- Set aside an additional $3,000-$4,000 in your budget in case structural, mechanical, electrical or plumbing issues come up during the renovation.
Bathroom Reno Cost
The following pricing information is based on data from reviews. An average for each of these jobs was calculated in order to determine cost.
Complete gut $9514
Reno on two bathrooms $9887
Bath tub refinishing: $463
New toilet $433
Shower install $4920