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How Much Does A Bathroom Remodel Cost?

What does it cost to remodel a bathroom in Baltimore Maryland?

On average, a bathroom remodel costs between $30,000 to $50,000.  

What are Bathroom Renovation Costs?

Very often a bathroom costs more to renovate than any other room in the house? Why? We need to bring in a lot of different tradespeople to work in a relatively small space:

  • Plumbers
  • Demo Contractors
  • HVAC specialist
  • Concrete Contractors
  • Electricians
  • Carpenters
  • Tile Specialists
  • Drywall
  • Painting

If you want to maximize a small space, there may be a lot of custom cabinet work. This includes custom vanities, wall niches, and cabinetry. For us, that work is done in-house by our carpenters in our mill shop. That is the best way to get a perfect fit.

Add on the costs of plans, renderings, and permits, and you can see how the numbers can climb quickly. The bathroom is effectively a micro-house within a house.

How to Save Money on Your Bathroom Remodel

Want to save some money on your bathroom renovation? We see two areas with the biggest variables in pricing:

  • Tile Selection
  • Fixtures

Paying attention with budget in mind to these two areas is the easiest way to bring down costs. Let’s face it, there is some truly gorgeous tile out there (hello TileBar, we see you).

What’s Included in a Small Bathroom Remodel

Let's start by explaining what is considered a "small bathroom remodel."  A small bathroom is about 5' by 7'.

Here's what's included in a standard small bathroom remodel:

  • Replace all fixtures
    • 30-by-60-inch Porcelain-on-Steel Tub with 4x4 Inch Ceramic Tile Surround
    • New Single-Lever Temperature and Pressure-Balanced Shower Control
    • Standard White Toilet
  • Solid-Surface Vanity Counter With Integral Sink
  • Recessed Medicine Cabinet With Light
  • Ceramic Tile Floor
  • Vinyl Wallpaper


What’s Included in an Upscale Bathroom Remodel

  • Expand an Existing 35 Square-Foot Bathroom to 100 Square Feet (within existing house footprint)
  • Relocate All Fixtures:
  • Shower
  • Include 42x42 Inch Neo-Angle Shower
  • Ceramic Tile Walls
  • Accent Strip
  • Recessed Shower Caddy
  • Body-Spray Fixtures
  • Frameless Glass Enclosure
  • Freestanding Soaker Tub with High End Faucets
  • Stone Countertop with Two Sinks
  • Two Mirrored Medicine Cabinets with Lighting
  • Compartmentalized Commode Area with One-Piece Toilet
  • Humidistat-Controlled Exhaust Fan
  • All Color Fixtures.
  • Larger Matching Ceramic Tiles on the Floor Laid on the Diagonal with Ceramic Tile Base Molding
  • General and Spot Lighting
  • Waterproof Shower Light Fixture
  • Cabinetry has Custom Drawer Base and Wall Cabinets.
  • Extend HVAC System
  • Electric In-Floor Heating

Final thoughts on Bathroom Renovation Costs

An expert bathroom renovation almost always costs more than expected. It’s best not to sugar coat this reality. The good news is few places in the house get as much wear-and-tear, so it tends to be an investment you can really appreciate.

Looking for inspiration for your bathroom remodel? Check out these examples.