This is the third installment of Bob Vila’s Most Valuable Projects of 2022, a month-long series featuring high-ROI home improvements on kitchens, curb appeal, bathrooms, and more. Each week, we’re pulling from our vast library of informational content, vetted shopping guides, and connections to industry professionals to present primers on the top projects to take on this year.
A bathroom remodel not only makes a home more functional and aesthetically pleasing, it also boosts the value of the property. Whether you have plans to put your home on the market in the coming months or simply want to refresh your space, a bathroom renovation is a smart financial decision.
When undertaking any kind of home improvement, it’s important to consider whether the cost of the project will be recuperated if you decide to sell your home. Being mindful of the potential return on investment (ROI) before making a major financial commitment can help you prioritize projects that will pay off down the road in addition to improving your daily life now.
How much does a bathroom remodel cost? It depends on a variety of factors, most notably the project scope. For example, the average cost of a mid-range bathroom remodel is approximately $27,000, according to the Remodeling 2022 Cost vs. Value Report. And homeowners can expect to recoup nearly $16,000 of that cost at resale for an ROI of nearly 60 percent.
A small bathroom remodel or a powder room update will likely be even more affordable. Luckily, you don’t need to add luxury fixtures or high-end features to reap the benefits—in fact, higher-priced upscale bathroom remodels have a lower estimated ROI than modest refreshes.
Check out the following cost estimates, fixture comparisons, and expert-recommended shopping tips to help you nail down the scope of your
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