HOUZZ SLIDE SHOW :: Bathrooms by the Numbers
Is this a smart investment? That’s the first question you should ask yourself when updating your home.
Coming in second place behind the kitchen remodel – the bathroom. It’s the most renovated room in the home. In terms of value look to recoup, on average, about $6.50 of ever $10.00 you’ll spend.
Based on national bathroom remodel averages, look to spend 5 to 10 percent of your home’s value on a bathroom remodeling project. That means for a $200,000 house you’ll spend $10,000 to $20,000.
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!