HOUZZ SLIDE SHOW :: Bathrooms by the Numbers
If you’re considering upgrading your home’s bathroom one of the first questions to ask yourself is does this make a smart investment.
Other than the kitchen, the bathroom is the most renovated room in the home. In terms of value you’ll recoup, on average, about $6.50 of ever $10.00 you’ll spend.
The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) estimates the average bath remodel will run about $16,000. Here’s how the cost breaks down.
Labor: 20 percent
Cabinetry and hardware: 16 percent
Fixtures: 15 percent
Faucets and plumbing: 14 percent
Countertop: 7 percent
Floor: 9 percent
Doors and windows: 4 percent
Walls and ceiling: 5 percent
Lighting and ventilation: 5 percent
Design fees: 4 percent
Other: 1 percent
I’ve listed each up-gradable (affordable) item from low to high in terms of cost. Take your pick and start creating your budget. I’ve also included an interactive form VISIT THIS LINK that should help you get a rough estimate of costs. Refine the costs to fit your local area and bath layout/design. When done, hit Ctrl+P and print your work!