2020 Bath Renovation Costs in NYC

by Carol Wang

What you could spend on materials, labor, and permits for your bathroom remodel

NYC bathroom remodel costs

“After” photos by Kate Glicksberg for Sweeten

(Above) Katherine + Gus’ bathroom renovation

With a steady flow of inspiring Pinterest boards and design blogs, it’s easy to reimagine how your dream bathroom can become your sanctuary. To get you there, Sweeten offers a roadmap of the elements you could encounter in a New York City bathroom renovation. From building requirements to permits and design, this guide will help nail down your scope and better align real costs with a realistic budget.

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Take a look at the overall averages based on Sweeten renovations. Also included are Remodeling‘s Cost vs. Value Report for NYC remodels in 2019. These costs end up being higher for NYC than the national average*.

  • Minor, mid-range renovation: Starting at $18,000—$25,000
  • Mid-range renovation: Starting at $29,585
  • Upscale renovation: Starting at $50,000—$60,000

*National averages were $21,377 for a mid-range bathroom renovation and $67,106  for an upscale renovation.

Remodeling a bathroom all at once

虽然它是很有诱惑力的应用点菜价格工作的各个元素,一个完整的浴室装修是一个综合的过程,涉及设计,材料,安装和管道。如果你的浴室有关心的一个或两个领域,你可能决定换出一个单独的夹具或两个。可以更换一个马桶或洗手盆或采取一些有限的换瓦,仅供支付的新灯具的成本和安装工作的时间。

但它可以误导分手和价格的各工序:即使你只是重做夹具和瓷砖的工作,你会发现你需要更换的墙上,如旧阀门,古身后的墙壁和地址的问题石膏板排水管等肠道装修让您更广泛的计划,这样你就可以做更多的事,以正确的顺序,以及更具成本效益。

Low to high-end costs for bathroom materials and finishes

这是一个浴室装修的可见部分,大概方面你花得最多的时间去思考。看一看定价为各种固定装置,材料和下面的图表中结束的范围内。在低端市场,你会发现从大商店采购的像家得宝,沃尔玛,宜家或物品。价格增加,如果您选择使用其内部箱子,但升级或自定义功能或风格,如门面。在高端是高度定制,手工制作或进口件。

How much materials for a bathroom remodel cost

  •       Wall and floor tile: Low-end – $3 per square foot (psf), Mid-range – $15 psf, High-end – $35 psf
  •       Sink: Low-end – $50, Mid-range – $150, High-end – $500 and up
  •       Vanity: Low-end – $250, Mid-range –  $1,000, High-end – $2,000 and up
  •       Sink and shower fixtures: Low-end – $40/fixture, Mid-range – $100/fixture, High-end – $350/fixture
  •       Bathtub: Low-end – $150, Mid-range – $600, High-end – $2,000 – $3,000
  •       Shower enclosure: Low-end – $350, Mid-range –  $1,000, High-end – $2,000
  •       Toilet: Low-end – $150, Mid-range – $400, High-end – $1,000 and up
  •       Medicine cabinet: Low-end – $50, Mid-range – $150, High-end – $500 and up
  •       Accessories (hooks, towel bar, paper towel holder): Low-end – $10/item, Mid-range – $50/item, High-end – $100  and up
  •       Lighting: Low-end – $25/fixture, Mid-range – $150/fixture, High-end – $300 and up
  •       Ceiling vent: Low-end – $50, Mid-range – $200, High-end – $500 and up
  •       Radiant floor heating: Low-end – $6 psf, Mid-range – $8 psf, High-end – $12 psf

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Budget for permits, design, and everything behind-the-scenes

In contrast to visible upgrades such as fixtures and finishes, there are some unavoidable behind-the-scenes investments to consider when creating an initial budget.

1.) Building requirements

对于那些在公寓,建设要求能起到支配的设计和预算需求显著的作用。这些要求的范围可以从保险最小值,这限制了你的工作能力与专业人士谁没有携带高价值的保单,一般 alteration agreements that require anyone doing any work in the building to have far-reaching coverage for problems they may never encounter, like asbestos removal or collapse scenarios.

Sweeten contractor Thomas 解释说,“建筑正在成为他们的[保险]要求,这促使我们提高价格,以跟上这些需求不够灵活。”谁能够负担得起的工作在更广泛要求建筑正规澳门赌场平台往往有较高的操作成本,可以达到更高的保险要求,更严格的杂物清除预期,有限的噪声和小时的工作要求,并严格的停车规定。同时有没有这方面的确切的数字,你可能会看到此转化为更高的利率总体来说能够满足这些需求的团队。 

2.) City permits

  • Plumbing services: $2,000 – $3,500 and higher
  • Plumbing permits: up to $2,000 and as high as $5,000 per permit
  • Electrical permits: $900
  • Asbestos inspection: $500 to $1,000

Tackling a bathroom remodel means planning for plumbing services and permits. Any plumbing work that exceeds a minor repair or a direct swap of a similar fixture requires a permit from the City’s Department of Buildings, which can run up to $2,000 and as high as $5,000 per permit. Plumbing is a specialized trade that often comes with hourly rates; expect to budget between $2,000 and $3,500 (or higher) for a full bathroom renovation.

If you’re adding outlets or doing electrical work, an electrical permit may be needed, which can run close to $900. You may also need an asbestos inspection, depending on the building requirements and your plumbing plans, which cost $500 to $1,000.

3.) Design

In the design stage, plan to collaborate with the experts you hire to produce detailed drawings that account for all physical elements of the bathroom. A schematic drawing is usually presented to the building board as part of the approval process, which needs to outline the locations of the major fixtures as well as specifications for the vanity and tub/shower, and lighting. If you plan to rework the layout or convert a bathtub to a shower or vice versa, you are automatically looking at a baseline cost of $25,000。这是因为你需要聘请注册建筑师提交许可证申请认证,与适用的法规和法律计划的规定。建筑师或室内设计师通常会为他或她收取费用的项目建设成本的15%到20%。

4.) Demolition and site prep

在这个阶段,需要的劳动力,以确保您的浴室装修随着时间的推移保持其价值。旧材料和夹具需要拉出和处置,可以在繁忙的城市街道上的停车位有限而变得复杂。这一困难将反映在正规澳门赌场平台的速度。几乎无一例外,你的正规澳门赌场平台可能需要发生的任何安装前的墙壁和地板剥离到框架和水平。这幕后的一步是至关重要的,劳动密集型的,可以平均成本 $2,000

If your home is new or the sub-floor is concrete, leveling needs may be minimal, but otherwise, you probably need to account for floor leveling and new drywall or plastering before any surface work can get going.

在这个练级和取景步露出里面的墙壁在现有条件下也可以让你的正规澳门赌场平台地址管道或电气问题你钩了一个新的管道装置前。你可能会发现需要更换所有水平管道工作,该建筑的“堆栈”(主垂直线运行整个建筑),并运行新的接线头关闭管道和电气的问题,你可能已经在不知不觉中继承。 

You’ll want to factor in costs that support the success and longevity of the work, including prep work to protect floors and valuables (which can add $600 to $900) and waterproofing steps (which can add $1,000). This is critical for the project’s foundation alignment and infrastructure.

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5.) Installation

Installation is the final stage to incorporate all of the materials you’ve purchased. The craftsmanship involved in the installation of all the pieces varies in accordance with the size of your bathroom and the degree of customization you need to make all of the pieces fit.

As a rule of thumb, you can expect to spend 30 percent or less of your total project cost on visible materials, fixtures, and finishes, with the rest going to behind-the-scenes costs such as labor, permits, and fees.

6.) Overhead costs

总正规澳门赌场平台总是因素,在项目的百分比来支付开销成本,包括保险,行政支持和发展企业的必然成本。斯威特正规澳门赌场平台的范围从两男子船员更大的实体雇用数十名工作人员(包括设计师,项目经理,工厂工人和劳动者,簿记员和操作人员)。不管你的正规澳门赌场平台的业务规模,但是,你会吸收一些他们承担每年的成本增加,虽然不一定元对一元。

Sweeten contractor Aaron explained that in the last year, there have been specific increases of compliance, certificates and safety measures imposed on MEP subcontractors (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) by the Department of Buildings leading to higher costs. 而斯威特正规澳门赌场平台试图探索各种途径,以保持竞争力,它是由贸易影响的行业。你在任何特定时间所报价格可能是不一样的半年或一年后的今天。在劳动力和原材料价格的波动,这将在您的整体报价有所体现。 

你必须决定对浴室装修的材料方面所花费的选择相当数量。不太明显的是有工作的骨干和劳动整体,不管你所花费的材料成本。其涉及的实际成本的好手柄可以让你更好地调整你的预算,避免意外,并让你更接近于你的梦想浴室。

Find out how long a bathroom renovation takes—and what’s involved—in our step-by-step guide and process timeline.

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