According to a Houzz report, bathrooms are the second most popular room to renovate behind kitchens, and in this video, a handyman estimates the cost of a bathroom remodel. Many homeowners want luxurious, relaxing bathrooms but don’t know the total bill for such a home improvement project. According to Home Advisor, the average bathroom remodel costs $11,206. Of this, 40% to 65 % will be spent on labor, depending on location. For example, the bathroom remodeling Flint average is $6,153 while that of Portland is $14,056.
Aside from labor costs, the materials chosen affect the cost as well. Mid-range appliances and finishes can range from $1,500 to $3,000, while luxury and custom materials can creep up expenses to many thousands of dollars.
Therefore, choose materials based on what you can afford. In general, the budget for the bathroom remodel should be between 5 percent and 10 percent of a home’s value. Keeping this in mind can help one plan within their budget though one should also use 20% of the budget to account for unexpected costs. On average, homeowners can expect to recoup between 57% to 64% of their bathroom remodeling costs.