Bathroom Remodeling: Do-It-Yourself vs. Professional

Posted on: December 29,2014

With home renovation television shows filling up your DVR, it can be tempting to consider yourself a home improvement expert…but sometimes that job is still left to the professionals. Before you rip down that floral wall paper and pick out your drawer pulls online, read through our comparison of professional vs. DIY bathroom remodeling—especially when it comes to the cost, time, warranties, and results associated with each.

COST

DIY Remodeling

You might think that doing a bathroom remodel yourself will save you money, but purchasing items individually can add up quickly. Not to mention the tools and equipment you will need to purchase in order to install all of parts and materials.

Professional Remodeling

We offer professional grade products you won’t find in big box stores like Home Depot or Lowes, and when we provide you with an estimate, all labor and materials are included. You pick out the colors and styles you like and we take care of ordering and installing everything for you!

TIME

DIY Remodeling

Remodeling your bathroom while working full time and dealing with kids’ sports practices and school work can cause a project to drag on for weeks, leaving your home a mess and your bathroom out of commission for longer than expected.

Professional Remodeling

We can typically complete a full bath remodel in a week’s time and a shower or bath remodel in just two days. We only work on one project until that project is complete (and once we have all your new parts and fixtures ready to install) so you can get back into your bathroom and regular routine as soon as possible.

WARRANTIES

DIY Remodeling

You’ll have to shop around for products that have the best warranties and it’s difficult to find lifetime warranties on showers or baths from big chain stores that only offer fiberglass or acrylic units.

Professional Remodeling

At Re-Bath & More, we offer lifetime warranties on all of our DuraBath® SSP bathtubs and showers. Our warranties also include service for the first year. We have longstanding relationships with all of our suppliers and use only products and materials that have the longest warranties available.

RESULTS

DIY Remodeling

You may have some experience with DIY home improvement, but you probably aren’t certified to inspect plumbing or electrical work. Things might look nice on the outside, but in a space that’s used each day, are you sure your workmanship will survive the test of time?

Professional Remodeling

We specialize in bathrooms so you can rest assured our products, materials, and workmanship are top-notch. It’s not out of the ordinary for us to move walls, reposition bathtubs and showers, or rework plumbing and electric to create the new bathroom you’ve always wanted. Plus, when you hire a professional contractor, we’ll work until you’re 100% satisfied with the job.

THE VERDICT

When thinking about remodeling your bathroom, consider the time, cost, and hassle it might take to achieve your desired end result. It just might pay off to contact a professional! At Re-Bath & More, we only remodel bathrooms—giving us the expertise to offer a stress-free experience that will create a beautiful and functional new bathroom in your home.  Call us today to start a conversation with one of our design specialists!