How Much Does A New Bathroom Cost?

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Installing a new bathroom is one of the best investments a homeowner can make. It’ll increase the value of the property if you’re looking to flip it, or if you’re going to live in the house, a second bathroom is always a great idea!

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The costs can vary greatly. It all depends on the materials you choose, and of course whether you do it yourself or hire the services of a professional.

We suggest that you go with a professional if you have never attempted something like this before.

There are many aspects to consider, from electrics to plumbing, to painting and decorating. So, how much does a new bathroom cost? Let’s take a look at some estimates below:

  • Installing a basin with pedestal will cost you are £70-£120 and it’ll probably take the tradesmen 1-2 hours
  • Installing a toilet costs around £75-£140 depending on the company you choose but it shouldn’t take any longer than 3 hours.
  • Installing a bath costs around £200 excluding materials and will take about 5 hours
  • If you’re looking to change the basin and bath taps, labourers will usually charge anywhere between £50-£80 and it shouldn’t take longer than 2 hours
  • Now, this isn’t a necessity, but if you’re looking to install underfloor heating it can cost as much as £850 and could take up to 2 days.
  • If you choose to install an extractor fan, it could cost up to £250 and will take about 4 hours.
  • Laying down new tiles will depend on how big the space is and will cost anywhere between £400-£1300 and can take quite a while – up to 5 days.
  • If you’re just looking to reseal a bath, it is quite cheap and will cost you about £50. It also won’t take longer than 2 hours.
  • To remove an old bathroom suite, it will cost £150 and the time it takes varies depending on the suite.
  • Then, for standard rubble removals, it’ll usually cost you are £150 per tonne
  • Removing old tiles is about £12-£18 per square metre

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How to keep your bathroom installation costs to a minimal

There are several ways to ensure you’re getting value for money when it comes to new bathroom costs. It’s possible to buy the whole suite online and just employing a building company to install it.

If this is the case, you need to compare prices and look out for the many used bathrooms fixtures for sale online. That steampunk, vintage look is incredibly trendy at the moment and most people won’t even notice that they are used goods.

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Also, look out for ex-display bathroom suites! There are huge bargains online!

Then, when getting your bathroom suite delivered, make sure that there is an agreement in place between yourself and the store should there be any damaged caused during transit – you cannot be liable for this. Replacing a cracked bowl or basin will ramp up costs pretty quickly. Looking to install a bathroom in your loft? Everything you need to know is right here

If you’re looking for construction companies in and around London to install your new bathroom, get in touch with us at renov8experts.