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New Bathroom Cost Guide

New Bathroom Cost Guide:

  1. Price Range – £2500-6500
  2. Average Cost – £4500
  3. Best/Cheapest Cost – £2500

If you’re planning on a home renovation or refurbishment but are unsure where to start, then why not look into installing a brand new bathroom suite? It might sound like a lot of work, but you can keep all the heavy, manual labour down to a minimum simply by hiring the right plumber or contractor to fit the suite for you. In the last few years bathroom costs have been consistently dropping to keep in line with demand, and even the cheapest bathroom still offers all the essential fittings and fixtures that you need for a comfortable suite.

Bathroom Prices UK

So getting down to business: exactly how much does a new bathroom cost? Well, final figures will always vary according to the type of suite you want and the quality of materials you choose, but generally a new bathroom cost will never exceed the £10,000 mark (not unless you’re really extravagant and have an especially large bathroom!) That said, you will still need to draw up a sensible budget so you know exactly how much you can afford. To help give you an idea of how much all the special features and extra touches to a new suite can set you back, we’ve outlined the cost of a new bathroom according to the different styles the market has to offer. As you can see, most home-owners are left to choose between either a discount bathroom model; or a luxury bathroom suite.

Budget Bathroom @ £2500, including:

budget bathroom

  • Linoleum flooring and basic, partial tiling (white ceramic) around sinks, bathtubs and basins.
  • Same layout as old bathroom (no structural changes).
  • Home-owner to provide own waste removal (including skip hire).
  • Basic ceiling lights and towel rails (often repaired if possible).
  • Old radiator(s) renovated but not replaced.
  • Basic wall plasterboard, left to paint or decorate by home-owner.
  • Cheapest fittings and fixtures (including taps, shower-head and temperature controls etc.)
  • Possible 1-3 year warranty for basic products and services.

Luxury Bathroom @ £6500, including:

bathroom 1

  • Ceiling spotlights for added ambience and luxury.
  • Underfloor heating and heated towel rails to trap heat and keep warm during the winter.
  • Re-shaped via structural renovation for maximum space.
  • High-quality extractor fan to reduce the risk of damp and mould.
  • Re-levelling of floor-boards for even surface, if necessary.
  • Porcelain floor and wall tiling, in a range of colour co-ordinated patterns and designs.
  • Colour-matched grout and silicon application.
  • Removal and replacement of all old, rusty pipework.
  • 5-10 year warranties on most new products and services.

*All prices sourced are accurate as of August 2013.

Remember, although these figures and bathroom summaries are here to help, they are just a couple of quotes based on a single online source. For more accurate information on new bathroom prices, you will need to get in touch with various bathroom specialists both locally and nationally. As long as you shop around for the best deal and avoid the expensive showrooms, you’re sure to find a bathroom renovation cost to suit you!

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