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Bathroom Remodeling

Bathroom Remodeling with Home Love Construction

Deciding whether to remodel a bathroom can present quite a challenge. Statistics show that the average American remodels a bathroom less than three times over the course of their life. That means experiences are going to vary widely, as will the results. If you are like most people, the following descriptions will probably sound familiar if you are considering a bathroom remodel:

  • You are excited about starting from ground-zero to make the space exactly what would perfectly suit your lifestyle.
  • You are scared by the horror stories of bathroom remodels gone wrong that you’ve seen on Google and heard from friends/neighbors.
  • You are inspired by the Pinterest boards of interior designers, remodelers, and design junkies from around the world.
  • You are curious about the costs, timeline and specs of a bathroom remodel.

Fear not! Your concerns are addressed here. Our hope is to provide useful information gathered from the frontlines of 20+ successfully completed bathroom remodels each of the last 5 years. If you cannot answer the question: “Should I remodel my bathroom?” by the end of this page, please send us an email, and we will happily answer any additional questions you have.

Plumbing

The majority of homes built in Florida after 1970 have a minimum of two first-floor bathrooms. These bathrooms were constructed with drains and plumbing under the concrete slab. To move drains, pipes, supply, and sewer lines is a dirty job and incredibly labor-intensive. If old cast iron pipes were used when the home was built, they should be replaced to avoid rust and decay that can cause serious issues and endanger the contents of your home.

Additionally, bathroom showers have special considerations, based on their design and initial installation. Licensed plumbers are required to install new shower pans if they are necessary. However, shower pans are not necessary if your existing shower is recessed into the floor. Regardless of the type of shower you have or want, a reputable waterproofing agent will seal the sloped concrete floor before the tile is installed to prevent under-slab leaks.

 

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How Long Does A Bathroom Remodel Take In Tampa, FL? General Contractor Answers Remodeling Questions

 

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How Long Does A Bathroom Remodel Take In Tampa, FL? General Contractor Answers Remodeling Questions

 

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How Much Does a 5′ x 8′ Bathroom Remodel Cost?

To give you an idea of how much a standard-sized bathroom remodel will cost, we’re offering a few numbers for you to crunch.

A basic 5’ x 8’ hall bathroom with 8’ ceilings generally costs $8,000-$10,000, for the simple replacement of wall tile, tub, and vanity. These numbers increase if door and window replacements, soffit removals, light fixture installations, and tub/shower conversions are part of the project.

One customer received an award-winning bathroom remodel after spending $18,000, to replace a few doors, remove and replace portions of the ceiling, install new lighting, convert the tub to a shower and add a few unique finishes. The point is, costs vary based on your vision and budget.

 

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How Much Does a 5′ x 8′ Bathroom Remodel Cost?

To give you an idea of how much a standard-sized bathroom remodel will cost, we’re offering a few numbers for you to crunch.

A basic 5’ x 8’ hall bathroom with 8’ ceilings generally costs $8,000-$10,000, for the simple replacement of wall tile, tub and vanity. These numbers increase if door and window replacements, soffit removals, light fixture installations, and tub/shower conversions are part of the project.

One customer received an award-winning bathroom remodel after spending $18,000, to replace a few doors, remove and replace portions of the ceiling, install new lighting, convert the tub to a shower and add a few unique finishes. The point is, costs vary based on your vision and budget.

 

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How Much Does a Master Bathroom Remodel Cost?

A master bathroom is more challenging to give an accurate price. However, typical costs range from $20,000 to $35,000 The expenses can accelerate very quickly if the finishes chosen are high-end. Add-ons that cost more include:

Custom Cabinets

  • Full wood or stained cabinets
  • Custom mitered edge countertops
  • Large linen towers finished with cabinet crown molding

Unique Plumbing Fixtures

  • Pedestal or claw foot tubs​
  • Multiple showerheads or full-body showers
  • Bidets, heated toilets, etc

Glass​

  • Frameless glass shower surrounds​
  • Glass around water closet
  • Glass enclosure for tub

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