You spend a lot of time in your bathroom, so you need one that is beautiful, functional, and makes getting ready for the day easy. When you're ready for your bathroom remodel in Ventura county, bathroom remodel pros is your team of trusted thousand oaks remodeling contractors. We specialize in bathroom remodeling and all types of home renovations in the ventura area. We love helping homeowners increase the value of their property and achieve the look they want with a custom bathroom renovation.
faq about your bathroom renovation
We cannot stress enough the importance of hiring a licensed contractor and someone that will help you from design, planning, permitting, and through the renovation process. Too many times over the years, we have been called upon to redo the work of the “contractors” that left homeowners with leaky roofs, cracked foundations and many other renovation mistakes. Aside from the obvious costs, these things can drastically reduce the long term investment of your home or rental property.
Hiring a licensed contractor will ensure the work is done in accordance with your city-specific building codes. No matter what type of bathroom remodel you plan to undertake, it is best to consult a bathroom remodeling expert.
Each renovation is different from the next. Prices vary depending on some important items. Structural changes can guarantee cost fluctuation due to architectural plans and city verification and permit fees. Wall removals can sometimes be expensive if you need to redo the electrical or plumbing installation. The biggest expenses associated with renovating a bathroom come from the countertop and cabinets typically. Of course, each offers a wide range of materials to choose from that can significantly increase or decrease your budget. Tile and flooring can turn out to be expensive items depending on your style choices. Ultimately, it all comes down to the choice of materials and scope of work. A partial remodel can go from 5 to 10k, while a full bathroom remodel can be 12k and up. With our 30 years of experience in the remodeling industry, we can help give you a very accurate quote from the beginning.
Typically, a bathroom remodel can take 2-3 weeks, depending on the extent of the job. Note that half of this time is hours spent on off-site cutting measurements for countertop materials, cabinet fabrication, etc. We typically beat this timeline because we use our own contractors so you never have to deal with unexpected delays. Structural changes can sometimes double this time, involving city approval of plans, submission of plan verifications, corrections, and obtaining appropriate permits. If your arrangement remains the same, we typically can complete your new bathroom in less than 2 weeks. Partial vs. Full – A complete bathroom renovation will always take longer than a partial remodel that can only include cabinets, flooring, and tile can be done in two weeks.
Before renovating your bathroom, there is a lot to think about. Our team of professionals will work with you to find the right plan for your bathroom remodel in Simi Valley, Malibu, Santa Barbara, or surrounding area. Some of the aspects of a bathroom remodel include:
- Bath and shower
- Storage cabinets
- Custom cabinets
- Countertops and sinks
- Tile and flooring
We will work with you to create a bathroom that you love. The team here can quickly provide you with a cost estimate for your bathroom renovation. Whether you want to do a small remodel or a large bathroom remodel project in Thousand Oaks, we can help.
There are many resources available, we always recommend getting at least three estimates from qualified and experienced contractors.
Here are four ideas to help with your search:
1. Ask with your friends and family, they are the best resource.
2. Connect with your neighbors, they will give you great feedback
3. Local building materials businesses – ask the general manager and ask who they would recommend.
4. Online – Do your research thoroughly and check reputations online.
Make sure there is an agreement, which details the scope of work. Make sure it indicates the total project, the description of the work to be performed, the type of material, and the certain model numbers or specific colors.
Make sure they provide you with information about the warranty and the payment schedule. Any renovation company that requires a 50% deposit, be careful and DO NOT PAY (plus, it’s illegal in many places).
Here is an example of a good payment schedule for a $ 10,000 renewal:
10% deposit upon signing
20% to purchase the materials and the demolition of the bathroom
20% at the end of electrical, plumbing and painting
Remaining balance at the end, final visit and final authorization from the city.