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How Much Does It Cost to Remodel a Bathroom in Auckland

Whether you have lived in the same house for several years or just purchased an older home you may be facing the need to renovate or remodel that old bathroom. As most Aucklanders know remodeling a bathroom can be one of the most expensive renovations that can be undertaken, so it is only natural that one of the first questions people have when considering remodeling their bathroom is What is the average cost of a new bathroom remodel?

However, that is also one of the most difficult questions to answer since remodeling a bathroom means different things to different people.

For example, a major bathroom remodel that involves changing the layout of bathroom, purchasing new bathroom appliances and fixtures, changing plumbing and electrical work then you may find yourself spending an average of $13,000 to $18,000 for a mid-range bathroom.

On the other hand if you are only planning on a new coat of paint and a few other small changes the average cost of a new bathroom remodel could only run a couple of thousand of dollars.

However, since most bathroom remodels falls somewhere in between the two extremes the average cost of a new bathroom remodels will fall somewhere between these two extremes.

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How to Figure Out Your Average Cost of a New Bathroom Remodel

While the average cost of a new bathroom remodel can change from job to job and situation to situation, what you are really interested in is what that bathroom remodel is going to cost you. We here at Superior Renovations we have some tips to help you determine the cost of your bathroom remodel.

  • Start by determining the purpose of your bathroom remodel. Do you need more space? Does your bathroom need to be modernized to fit with the décor of the rest of your home? Once you determine your purpose you will have a clearer idea of what you will need to accomplish your goal.
  • Make a list of everything you need to remodel such as fixtures, lighting, paint, tiles, cabinetry, flooring and more.
  • Figure in the cost of hiring people to do the remodeling

Keep in mind that you can do the bigger projects of your bathroom remodel first and then add in some of the smaller details to help you spread out the cost of that remodeling job.

Tips for Reducing the Average Cost of A New Bathroom Remodel

You also need to keep in mind that the average cost of A new bathroom remodel is just that an average. However, there are some ways to reduces the costs of your bathroom remodel including:

  • Your Bathroom Cabinets- Instead of replacing those bathroom cabinets consider restaining them or painting them in a new modern color. You can also refinish your bathtub and sink and give it a new bright look.
  • Go for New Faucets and Handles Instead of All New Bathroom Appliances- Many times simply changing your sink and bath tub handles and faucets is enough to give your bathroom a more modern look.
  • Go Lighter- You don’t have to actual enlarge your bathroom to give it a larger look, try doing your bathroom in a lighter color. This will make your bathroom look and feel larger without actually tearing out any walls.

Whether you want a complete bathroom remodel or just want to give your bathroom a new face lift then give us a call at 0800-199-888 between the hours of 9 and 5 and we will be happy to be of assistance.


How much does it cost to remodel a bathroom

Pricing guide

Type of Bathroom Renovation Average Cost
Standard Alterations

If you’d like to keep the cost of your bathroom remodeling on the low side or at least lower than the average cost, you have options. Instead of completely rearranging the bathroom, it’s less expensive to leave the sink, bathtub, shower and toilet where they are. Simply swap the older models for newer, updated versions.

$7,000 – $12,000
Mid Range Renovation

Remodeling a bathroom has several benefits for the homeowner, aside from making the room look better and improving its function. Adding another sink to a master bathroom, improving the lighting and making the shower function better are a few examples of bathroom updates that pay off in the long run.

$13,00 – $18,000
Custom Renovation

If you have a bit more to spend, you can upgrade your remodeling in a few ways. One option is to get higher-quality, custom countertops, such as quartz or custom-cut granite. Also, you may want to invest in higher-quality fixtures, such as faucets made of bronze or copper and solid wood, glazed cabinets.

$18,000 – $23,000


Need more information?

Take advantage of our FREE Complete Home Renovation Guide (48 pages), whether you’re already renovating or in the process of deciding to renovate, it’s not an easy process, this guide which includes a free 100+ point check list – will help you avoid costly mistakes.

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