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Bathroom Remodel

Project Plan – Phase 1

  • Remove old shower tile
  • Repair shower framing by replacing any studs with water damage
  • Complete any other carpentry (blocking, build shower niche) – in progress by T
  • Get quotes and select tiler
  • Get quotes and select plumber
  • Select new tile – in progress, have some samples and a pretty good idea of what we want
  • Select new shower fixtures
  • Have plumber do plumbing & remove toilet – scheduled for first week of November
  • Remove old flooring
  • Have tiler do tiling (shower & foor)
  • Put toilet back in place
  • Select shower glass company / installer
  • Have glass company install frameless glass door
  • Repair drywall
  • Paint over drywall repair in adjacent rooms
  • Hang new towel drying bar
  • Paint entire bathroom

Project Plan – Phase 2

  • Purchase new sink / sink cabinet
  • Purchase new medicine cabinet / mirror
  • Install sink, sink cabinet and medicine cabinet
  • Update bathroom accessories if needed

Budget / Spending

Tools & Supplies:

Many of these things will be used in future projects, but I’m “billing” them to this project.

  • Contractors bags, plastic sheeting , etc.: $20
  • Chisel, more buckets: $20
  • Sawzall: $151.63
  • Ladder: $184.23
  • Circular Saw: $148.30
  • Another chisel, shims: $30

Labor:

  • Demolition & Reframing:  DIY by T! Contractor quote was $2,700 for these steps, + overhead/fees for a total of about $3,500.
  • Plumber:  $1500 (estimate)
  • Tiler (tiling & new shower pan):  $8,300 (preliminary quote)
  • Haul away debris / dumpster fee:  $150 (estimate)

Material:

  • Lumber for framing repairs and plywood: $94.70
  • Shower plumbing & fixtures (rain shower head & hand shower): $1,277.41
  • Frameless glass shower door & panel (includes install):  $2000 (estimate)
  • Tile (floor and shower):  $1200 (estimate, $10/sq ft)
  • Paint:  $TBD

Cosmetic upgrades (phase 2)

  • Sink / sink cabinet:  $TBD
  • Sink plumbing & fixtures:  $TBD
  • Medicine cabinet:  $TBD

Before:  Water-damaged framing behind green tile

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During:  Framing repairs complete, ceiling height raised. Subfloor was still in good shape, thankfully!

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