Bathroom Remodeling Costs

Find Out How Much a Bathroom Remodel Costs in the South Denver Metro Area

Bathroom remodeling is an enjoyable process that can enhance the value of a home or make life more enjoyable. Of course, taking on such a project can lead to some trepidation. A homeowner has to figure out aspects like budget, design, and timeframe, along with having to look for the right contractor. The usual course of action is to solicit bids from a number of contractors. It can be hard to figure out what goes into computing a bathroom remodeling cost, which in turn makes it hard to determine what to expect from a reasonable bid.

All About Bathrooms and More is an experienced custom bathroom remodeling company. We serve in the South Denver Metro Area, along with the cities of:

  • Aurora
  • Centennial
  • Lone Tree
  • Littleton
  • Parker
  • Highlands Ranch
  • Castle Pines
  • Cherry Hills

We can help you understand the costs associated with remodeling a bathroom. With our advice, you’ll be able to make an informed decision.

Bathroom Remodeling Cost Considerations


Aside from their fee, your contractor will have a percentage dedicated to covering minor mistakes or mishaps that may occur. A pipe may be cut wrong or some tiles may be broken. A good contractor will factor these costs into their estimate, which is usually done by adding an additional 10% to material costs.

Back End Incidentals

Back end incidentals are costs that a business has to pay in order to stay open. Such costs include items like

  • Legal services
  • Secretaries
  • Advertising
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Insurance
  • Licensing
  •  Office Supplies
  • Rent
  • Utilities

The average consumer might not give much consideration to these costs, but they play a factor in computing the cost of a bathroom remodeling.


The bulk of a bathroom remodeling budget comes from the cost of labor and materials. The average salary for a worker is $30 an hour. 

A typical job may involve three employees working for 40 hours a week for three weeks. This means that you’ll end up with 240 hours of normal pay for $10,800. With payroll taxes and worker’s compensation, the grand total for labor reaches around $13,500 for a bathroom remodeling project.


Moderately-priced materials can be around $8,000 to $10,000. This total can change depending on how upscale you’d like the bathroom remodeling project to be. 

A mid-range bathroom remodeling project can average at approximately $25,000 to $30,000. If a contractor charges considerably more or less than that price, it is important to discuss how they came to that figure. Knowing the facts behind how estimates are made should give you a clear idea of how to wisely choose a contractor. 

For materials and fixtures, please visit our Recommended Products page to peruse our inventory of fixtures. These include bathtubs, fans, faucets, lighting, sinks, and toilets. 

We’ve provided detailed information for each product to make the process of choosing materials easier.

Home Value

The final factor in setting up your bathroom remodeling budget is your home’s value. It is common for a homeowner to spend anywhere from 5 to 10 percent of their property’s value on a bathroom remodeling project. For example, if one owns a home valued at $200,000, they should expect to spend anywhere from $10,000 to $20,000. 

Homes with higher value tend to have higher costs associated with a bathroom remodeling project. This is because bathrooms are usually larger, with more luxurious fittings. If a homeowner’s property is valued at $1.5 million, they can reasonably expect a cost of $75,000 for a bathroom remodeling project.

Overall, if one scrimps on a bathroom remodeling project, costly repairs will be needed in the future.

Sample Bathroom Remodel Cost Estimates

To give you some real world examples of typical bathroom remodeling budgets, we have compiled estimates for mid-range and upscale bathroom remodels. Please keep in mind that each home is unique. To ensure that we give you the right bathroom remodeling cost, we can provide free in-home estimates. You may attach your bathroom’s photos to our contact form. From these images, we can quote you initial costs over the phone to confirm that we are in the price range for your bathroom remodel budget. 

If we are, we can then schedule an on-site visit that takes approximately 1.5 to 2 hours to discuss the specifics of your dream bathroom.

All About Bathrooms and More Mid-Range Bathroom Remodel Costs

A mid-range remodel updates your existing bathroom that is approximately 5’x7’. A mid-range remodel can include replacing all fixtures to include a new bathtub, vanity, sinks, faucets, mirrors, and lights

Remodeling your mid-range bathroom may also include the installation of ceramic or porcelain tile in the shower, with poured shower(tiled) or fiberglass pan. A new single-level, temperature, and pressure-balanced shower control may also be added to the shower area. 

We can also include a new standard toilet and a ceramic or porcelain tile floor.

Mid-range bathroom remodels will give you the highest return on investment.

Construction costs: Approximately $18,000 to $25,000

Personal Choice Material: Approximately $5,000 to $8,000

Estimated total costs: Approximately $26,000 to $33,000

All About Bathrooms and More Upscale Bathroom Remodel Costs

Upscale bathroom remodels involve updating an existing bathroom that is 35 square feet or larger. This project may involve changing the current footprint of the bathroom by moving walls, doors. 

We can enlarge the shower or construct a walk-in shower with a trench drain. Additionally, we can install a freestanding tub, heated floors, towel rack, and natural stone tile on the floor. A shower pan may also be added to the area. For the shower walls, we can also create a focal wall and custom shower niche. An upgraded shower valve and head can improve your showering experience.

Custom cabinets, including tower and crown molding, can also be installed. New fixtures may also be added to your bathrooms, such as new sinks, faucets, mirrors, and lights. We can also repaint your bathroom’s walls.

An upscale bathroom remodel also allows for the installation of an upgraded toilet and other custom details.

Construction costs: Approximately $25,000 to $40,000

Personal Choice Material: Approximately $10,000 to $15,000

Estimated total costs: Approximately $35,000 to $55,000

All About Bathrooms and More is looking forward to meeting and working with you! Our team is dedicated to providing you with the highest quality service and craftsmanship. If you need guidance with the bathroom remodeling process or have questions, we are always available to answer. Contact us today to begin the process of turning your dream bathroom into a reality!

(720) 524-7546

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