Bathroom Remodel

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by: doerf003 on 01/12/2008 Views 34420

Budget

$3000.00

Tools & Materials

  • Toilet
  • Tub $977
  • Sink $125
  • Window
  • Tub/shower faucet $109
  • Sink faucet
  • Paint (cabinet &walls)
  • Cabinet hardware including hinges
  • Mirrored medicine cabinet (optional)
  • Wall &counter tile ~$300
  • Vinyl flooring
  • Light fixture
  • Toilet paper holder
  • Misc for tile setting
  • Misc for walls (cement board screws etc)
  • Plumber help $325
  • Tile setter

Summary

My 1960's peach and chartreuse bathroom had seen better days. The tub was chipped the vinyl gone and there were leaks in the walls pipes - time to do something! 12/30/07 Demo took us about 5 hours and didn't include the toilet, tub, sink, cabinet or counter. I've had to chip away at that little by little this past week. My new tub arrived today a beautiful white Kohler soaking tub, nothing fancy just a little bit bigger than what was in there. I am having trouble getting the tub drain out hoping to have a strong guy give it a try tomorrow. Then on to repair the floor (dry rot from a formerly leaky toilet). Copper pipes need to be replaced (3x leaks last 12 mo.). This is a work in progress and the truth be told I don't have it 100% sorted out YET.

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