The cost will vary by scope. The highly skilled work of installing water-resistant drywall and tile so that bathroom water stays where it belongs, while in the narrow confines of the smallest room in the house, makes remodeling a bathroom a job in which it is a good idea to ask for help. If a complete bathroom remodel by a professional is out of budget, you can always opt for a homemade bathroom renovation. A renovated bathroom or bathrooms tend to be one of the key features that add value to your home, and the average homeowner recovers about two-thirds of the cost of remodeling on resale.
Overall, two of the most expensive parts of bathroom remodeling are moving a waste line and replacing a vanity, says Douglas Huebner, CEO of home design and renovation company The Habitatilist and one of New Jersey's top real estate agents serving the Maplewood, Montclair and South Orange. Bathroom renovations fix or replace current amenities, while remodeling involves adding or upgrading fixtures, showers, tubs, tiles, and possibly designing a new design. Yes, you can usually stay in your house during the bathroom remodel, as long as your home has more than one bathroom. The table below shows the average prices in each city for a basic 35 square foot bathroom remodel to a high-end 120 square foot master bathroom.