How Much Does a Kitchen or Bathroom Remodel Cost?

If you are ready to embark on a new renovation project, navigating the costs associated with remodeling a kitchen or bathroom can be daunting, particularly in a market as dynamic as Seattle. Luckily, in this blog post we will delve into the average costs of a kitchen and bathroom remodel, providing you with valuable insights to help guide your renovation journey and achieve the home of your dreams while staying within budget. As a homeowner, it is important for you to know the right styles and designs, which requires the help of professionals. CraftHaus Home Remodeling has the skills and experience to help you with every step of your remodeling process as well as help you make the right choices. CraftHaus will also give you the most accurate estimate for your upcoming remodeling project. Let's take a look at some average remodel costs for a kitchen or a bathroom and what other factors affect the price. 

National Remodel Bathroom Remodel Costs

According to, the average national cost for a bathroom remodel is between $6,624 and $16,904. The price can vary depending on materials, cost of labor, or layout. A smaller bathroom can cost anywhere from $2,500 to $15,000 and a master bathroom can cost anywhere from $10,000 to $30,000

Bathroom Remodel Costs in Seattle

For CraftHaus projects, the average cost of a bathroom remodel is estimated to be around $11,000, but expect anywhere from $6,000 to $17,000. 

National Kitchen Remodel Costs

Going back to, the national average cost of a kitchen remodel is between $14,612 and $41,352. In the same way as a bathroom remodel, price varies depending on materials, cost of labor, or layout. 

Extensive kitchen transformations can range from approximately $70,000 to well over $130,000 for the most luxurious upgrades. The overall cost fluctuates based on factors such as the kitchen's dimensions, the caliber of materials utilized, and the extent of layout alterations.

For a more modest investment in the range of $10,000 to $15,000, you can undertake a smaller-scale renovation including things like wall painting, cabinet refacing, sink upgrades, and the addition of a stylish tile backsplash. On the other hand, a more substantial budget of $30,000 or more allows for comprehensive enhancements, including the installation of custom cabinets, premium hardwood flooring, top-tier granite countertops, and the integration of high-end kitchen appliances.

Kitchen Remodel Costs in Seattle

For CraftHaus, the average cost of a kitchen remodel is $30,000, but can range between $20,000 and $45,000 depending on size, materials, labor, and other factors that will be discussed further. 

What affects the cost of a Bathroom or Kitchen Remodel?

For homeowners in Seattle, cost is a pivotal factor to bear in mind when contemplating home improvements. Given the potentially high expenses associated with remodeling, gaining insight into the cost determinants is crucial to establish reasonable expectations.

For bathroom remodeling, consider the following factors:

Material costs

The cost of remodeling your bathroom or kitchen in Seattle can fluctuate based on the chosen materials. Creating a lavishly expensive look in a bathroom or kitchen, requires expensive materials. High-end materials like marble, granite, or quartz for countertops, and natural stone or designer tiles for flooring or walls, tend to be more expensive compared to standard materials. Cabinets make up a lot of a kitchen's total material costs. The type of wood, style, finish, and hardware used for cabinets significantly impact the cost. Custom, high-quality cabinets tend to be more expensive compared to stock or semi-custom options. The quality and grade of the materials, such as the thickness of the countertop, grade of the wood for cabinets, or quality of fixtures, influence the cost. Higher quality grades often come at a premium. The size of the bathroom or kitchen directly correlates to the amount of material required. A larger bathroom or kitchen will generally require more materials, including cabinets, flooring, tiles, paint, and fixtures. Different brands have varying price points for similar materials, depending on the brand that the homeowner may prefer. Features like underfloor heating, built-in sound systems, or smart home integration may require specialized materials, contributing to higher costs. The quality, brand, and features of kitchen appliances like ovens, refrigerators, dishwashers, and microwaves affect the overall cost. High-end, professional-grade appliances are more expensive. The type and design of materials used for the backsplash, such as ceramic tiles, glass, or natural stone, as well as the extent of coverage, affect the cost. Any specialized storage solutions, like pull-out shelves, pantry organizers, or built-in storage units, will also add to the cost. Nevertheless, before committing to this budget, it's strongly advised to engage with a CraftHaus contractor for personalized project insights, ensuring your budget aligns realistically with your comfort level.

Average Total Material Costs - Bathroom:

Smaller bathroom - $4,000 to $10,000

Master bathroom - $7,000 to $15,000

Average Total Material Cost - Kitchen:

Regular Kitchen - $10,000 to $20,000

Large Kitchen - $15,000 to $30,000

Labor Costs

Often, homeowners can take on home renovation projects on their own, depending on how much skills and experience they have with the DIY project they have in mind. Other times, more complicated larger projects require more technical items like installing, repairing, and maintaining pipes, wiring, or installing conduits, which calls for a general contractor. A small sized bathroom remodel can cost around $8,000 with materials making up around $3,000. An average sized bathroom that can cost around $15,000, has materials making up around $7,000. A larger master bathroom that has a total cost of $25,000, has materials making up around $14,000. The rest of the total cost is time and work put in for labor. A similar estimate can be done for a kitchen remodel. For a better understanding of the cost and to get a the right estimate for your labor needs, contact CraftHaus!