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Bathroom Renovation Cost – How Much Our Master Bathroom Cost (real numbers!)

Are you wondering how much does it cost to remodel a bathroom? In this article, we’re sharing ALL the details of our recent master bathroom renovation cost and comparing it to the average bathroom renovation cost.

It’s been a couple months since we shared our master bathroom renovation reveal that we completed in just 6 weeks. Even if you haven’t asked yet (and I have gotten the question from a few of you), you’re probably wondering how much did your bathroom remodel cost?

modern looking bathroom with white marble tiles and glass window pane doors with black shower faucets and white walls with window in shower
Click here to see our modern bathroom reveal!

This bathroom renovation cost article also contains affiliate links, but nothing that I wouldn’t recommend wholeheartedly. Read my full disclosure here.

What is the average bathroom renovation cost?

According to Home Advisor, the typical range of a bathroom remodel is $5,966 to $14,895. The national average is $10,428. The average bathroom renovation cost can vary greatly due to size, geographic location, finishes and labor.

Modern looking bathroom showing toilet with green accent wall and shelves above it with white marble tile on the floor

Our Bathroom Renovation Cost

Because I knew that I wanted to get detailed and share our real numbers with you, I was sure to keep myself very organized when tracking our bathroom renovation expenses. I set up a Google Spreadsheet and tracked / categorized every single expense (down to the penny).

Now, let me take a quick minute and explain something here. Blogging about our renovations is our job, quite literally. We have the pleasure of teaming up with awesome brands for partnerships and sometimes part of that partnership involves the brand providing products for free. I’ve noted the gifted products we received below as a separate category, just to be up front and honest.

Hopefully this helps give you an accurate breakdown of the expenses that go into a bathroom renovation of this nature.

Bathroom remodel cost breakdown

Framing$185
Paint$105
Paint Supplies $55
Barn Door (see DIY tutorial for breakdown)$255
Subfloor$85
Shower Pan$70
Tile (not gifted)$328
Tile Supplies$1,264
Hardware$63
Miscellaneous$102
Electrical$120
Lighting$429
Drywall$75
Plumbing & drains$1,600
Decor$621
Insulation$115
Tools Required$769
Sink (replacement because we broke one during demo!)$98
Shower Door Fixed Panels$1,295
Quartz Countertop (plus install)$1,295
Hamper (DIY tutorial coming soon!)$183
TOTAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES$8,695
Tile (provided by Jeffrey Court)$1,438
Toilet (provided by Hausera)$261
Shower Faucets, Valves & Diverters (provided by Hausera)$1,809
Shower Niches (provided by Hausera)$114
Accessories – hooks, towel rings, etc. (provided by Hausera)$406
Sink Faucets & Drains (provided by Hausera)$388
Mirrors (provided by Hausera)$600
Cabinet Hardware (provided by Liberty Hardware)$57
TOTAL GIFTED PRODUCTS$5,074
TOTAL BATHROOM RENOVATION COST$13,769

Direct links to ALL of the sources in our bathroom can be found here.

How our bathroom budget compares to the average

At an average bathroom renovation cost ranging from roughly $6,000 to $15,000 (national average $10.5K), you can see that we came in above average in here.

But I would also argue that our bathroom result is also above-average! 🙂 Am I right or am I right?

This master bathroom remodel would definitely be considered as high-end and luxurious with the custom tile work, dual head his & her showers with rain shower heads and hand showers, and linear euro-style drains so we could have a curbless shower design. If you take one look at the bathroom, you can tell that we splurged on several items, like these fixed door panels that I’m obsessed with.

Not to mention, we COMPLETELY changed the layout of this bathroom and moved all the plumbing around – which can be the biggest impact on a bathroom remodeling cost – some estimates say that it costs about $5,000 each time you move plumbing fixtures.

Do you have any regrets? Did you still add value to your home?

No, we don’t have any regrets about spending the money to renovate our master bathroom! Yes, it was a lot of money. Yes, it was the largest project that we’ve ever taken on.

Now ask me if I ever want to try to do an entire bathroom renovation in just 6 weeks. You’ll get a different answer. No, no, no. 😉

Yes, we definitely added value to our home by doing this bathroom renovation. We wrote all about the super nerdy details of how much value we think we added and why in this article titled Can An Ensuite Bathroom Add Value To Your Home?

What if I want to save more money on our bathroom renovation?

Shelling out thousands of dollars on a high-end bathroom renovation isn’t for everyone and it doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. In next week’s post, I’m going to tell you several ways were we did save money on this bathroom renovation (yes, it could have been much more expensive) and give you tons of ideas for ways to save money on your next bathroom renovation!

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