Typical Costs for a Bathroom Remodel

Updated February 21, 2017

Bathroom remodelling costs will vary depending on the extent of the project. Understanding the procedures of bathroom remodelling will give you a better understanding of the costs associated with the project when receiving estimates from prospective contractors.


Tear out and removal of debris is the first step of bathroom remodelling. Take into consideration costs of proper disposal of the project debris.


Depending on the extent of the bathroom remodel, the materials will vary. Typical materials will include drywall, ceramic tile, cabinets, plumbing fixtures, paint and flooring.

Plumbing Costs

Typical costs associated with plumbing include installing bathtubs, toilets, shower controls and faucets. Moving water supplies and drains are other aspects that will require the services of a plumbing contractor.

Electrical Costs

Typical costs associated with electrical are replacing or adding wiring, switches and receptacles, exhaust fans and light fixtures. Other aspects of the project associated with electrical contractors are circuits for jacuzzi tubs and additional lighting requirements.

Speciality Contractor Costs

Typical costs associated with speciality contractors are tile installation, drywall hanging, finishing and texturing, painting, cabinetry and flooring installation.

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Robert Ferguson has been a writer since 2000. His published work includes material for major companies in the home improvement, plumbing, HVAC and power tool industry. Ferguson is a self-employed, licensed building contractor in Florida with more than 30 years of hands on experience experience focusing primarily on residential remodeling, repair, renovation and construction.