Bathroom restoration is an enormously popular home improvement project. It improves your day-to-day lifestyle and it adds measurable value to your home. But how much does it really cost to restore a bathroom?
Affected bathroom materials due to water damage must be remove to assure a healthy environment and an attractive property. The presence of water leads to mold contamination and may cause health problem and must be treated accordingly.
An average bathroom restoration depends upon the extent of damage, how much source of moisture must be eliminated, the amount of affected material, the difficulty of removing and cleaning the materials, the labor rate and the construction details of the bathroom.
The table below shows the water damage restoration Labor Costs in Dallas, TX an able DIY person should expect to save by performing the corresponding tasks in restoring a bathroom of 80 sq.ft.; removing and disposing of all damaged drywall on ceiling and walls and strip vinyl floor to underlayment; replace sub-flooring, deluxe vinyl flooring, drywall, and paint.
|Unit Cost||Quantity||Line Cost|
|Remove ceiling, walls, flooring material, and fixtures: 360 sq.ft.; remove all damaged material for disposal and fixtures to re-use; prepare waste for dump transport.||$0.25||per sq.ft.||360||$91|
|Replace ceiling and walls: 280 sq.ft.; replace all with 1/2″ water resistant sheetrock ready for paint; including waste.||$1.03||per sq.ft.||322||$332|
|Paint: 280 sq.ft.; latex antimicrobial paint; primer coat and finish coat; including waste.||$0.22||per sq.ft.||322||$70|
|Replace flooring and fixtures: 80 sq.ft. plywood subfloor and vinyl tile flooring, re-install 1 toilet and 1 lavatory in cabinet.||$2.76||per sq.ft.||92||$254|
|Disposal: 3 cubic yards to the dump; transport and fees.||$45||per CY||3||$135|
|Fees and Material Cost||$11.03||per sq.ft.||80||$882|
|+ Labor Cost (removal and cleaning)||$28||per hour||8||$224|
|+ Labor Cost (sheetrock + flooring)||$32||per hour||18||$576|
|+ Labor Cost (painting)||$32||per hour||6||$192|
|Total Cost||$23.43||per sq.ft.||80||$1,874|
But there are things to consider in Do-It-Yourself restoration. The costs does not include any special measures regarding hazard containment, ventilation and disposal. Those items will increase cost accordingly. Another consideration is the moisture problem. It must be corrected to prevent recurrence. Prices may vary depending on the immediate service area of the provider. Work area must also be free of all objects including furniture, rugs, and etc. Taxes and permit fees are not included.
The DO-It-Yourself water damage restoration can help you save money but the quality of work done compared with professionals are not the same that’s we recommend Our professional water damage restoration team in Dallas, Texas to help you solve your water damaged bathroom.
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Water Damage Restoration Dallas – Premier Restoration USA
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Dallas, TX 75229
Author: Ramsay Danny
Danny Ramsay is a licensed professional premier restoration technician for fire and water damage, mold remediation services.