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How much does it cost to remodel a bedroom in your zip code?

Accurately estimate your bedroom remodel cost using our real-time calculator. It is zip-code sensitive to labor costs and materials. You can also calculate the potential return on investment, as the project will add to your property. Help us determine the scope and estimated cost of your project by filling in the details below.
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What is the average cost to remodel a bedroom?

On average, your bedroom remodel cost can vary from $4,000 to $6,000 for a small bedroom with dimensions around 10′ x 10′. For a large, master bedroom, with dimensions around 18′ x 20′,your renovation cost can be around $13,000 to $16,000, depending on where you live and the cost of materials you choose. Note that expensive materials also increase the labor cost.

Keep in mind that this amount can vary widely depending on the scope of your project and bedroom remodeling ideas. You can ask yourself these questions:

What is the total room size of your bedroom suite? Do you simply wish to change the color scheme through painting and redecorate or you want to undergo a full overhaul? Will you be installing hardwood floors or laminate wood floors? Do you wish to change the walls, install new windows, or add new spaces? Do you want your master suite to feature extravaganza such as a walk-in closet?

How do bedroom remodel costs vary according to size and zip code?

Your complete cost considersseveral factors, such as the total square feet of space, the scope of renovation, your zip code, local labor costs and the finishing details – to name a few.

To get a general idea, check out the table below for an estimate of how the cost varies according to city and project size.

City Size of Project Average Estimated Cost (USD)
Birmingham, Alabama Small
Medium
Large
$4500
$7,500
$13,000
Des Moines, Iowa Small
Medium
Large
$5,000
$8,000
$14,500
San Francisco, California Small
Medium
Large
$5,400
$9,000
$16,000

Why should you estimate the cost of your bedroom?

Who doesn’t want to transform their outdated bedroom into a stylish sleeping paradise? A revamped home with a remodeled bedroom holds immense value in the market for potential home buyers.

Once you make the commitment to renovate a bedroom, you need to know how much of an investment you require for this home improvement.

A carefully planned remodeling project can greatly increase the value of your property in the home buyers’ market.

The ROI on your home sale can be up to 70% of your total investment, as long as you do the right groundwork, and use the right methods and materials.

Naturally, you should know the cost of these things in order to calculate what you can afford to spend. That’s also the best way to ensure that you don’t stumble across any unwelcome surprises during the execution of your project.

Acquiring a free estimate for your bedroom will help you create a realistic budget for your renovation.

However, you should remember that these costs are highly dependent on where you live and the types of products you choose. Moreover, each item will also come with its own labor and installation costs.

How does Kukun’s bedroom remodel cost estimator help you?

Getting an estimate through Kukun’s bedroom remodel cost estimator is easy. Just follow the steps below to get your custom, personalized total cost in minutes!

1. Enter type of remodeling and size of property

Select the type of remodeling you want from the three options:

Adition

Adding new square footage to the house. This option requires a new foundation. You can choose to add square feet to a single-story home OR to the second story.

Renovation

Remodeling the master bedroom without any change to the walls.

Expansion

Expanding the existing area by moving walls within or outside the perimeter of the house. This option might require the addition of a new foundation as well.

Enter the size of your space on the same page:

Small

10' x 10'

Medium

12' x 14'

Large

19' x 20'

Custom

Measurements according to your specifications

2. Enter property details

Enter your zip code and the year the property was built. (We do not share this information, but it helps us give you a better estimate because labor and material costs vary widely by geography.)

You can also calculate your return on investment (ROI). Select the box “Include the equity I could be building in my house calculations” and proceed by giving additional details.

The ROI is based on the real estate scenario and activity in your vicinity. Permit data and home sales history are used to calculate the built equity. (Please note that this is only applicable for an entire room with a “Down to the Studs” project finish level. You’ll see what this all means in the following step.)

3. Enter scope of renovation

Choose the scope of your remodeling from the three options below:

Ready To Sell

A 'Ready to Sell' bedroom remodel will give you the best return on investment possible without needing a permit. The renovation tasks will feature new flooring, light fixtures, paint, and hardware. This is perfect for those who are preparing to sell their home and tends to be cosmetic in nature so the home will present well.

Typical Renovation

This scope allows a complete bedroom renovation. Your brand-new space will feature new electrical, HVAC, insulation, drywall, texture, paint, flooring, trim work (baseboards, door casing, etc., new finishing fixtures, and hardware. A permit is required if you touch the plumbing, anything electrical or move walls.  

Down To The Studs

A 'Down to the Studs' bedroom remodeling includes everything from the 'Typical Renovation' level. It features some additional interior structural rearrangement, new doors and windows, custom materials and finishes, longer lead times, and stretched job timelines. Here, you require a permit. This is the level you need to strip all your walls.

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4. Uncheck what you want excluded

By default, the following categories of tasks are included in the project. You can customize your renovation by simply choosing the categories you wish to exclude:

 
  • Demolition, framing, roofing, and windows
  • Lighting, HVAC and electrical fixtures
  • Insulation and drywall
  • Paint
  • Flooring
  • Hardware
 

And there you go! An estimate for your bedroom remodel is ready!

With this estimate, you can analyze your finance options or hire a professional to get started on the work right away.

Our cost estimator also gives you the option to calculate your recoup cost. You just need to enter some simple details, including:

 
  • Zip code
  • Full address
  • Number of bedrooms and bathrooms in the house
  • Year of build
  • Property type
  • Current market value of your property
  • Does your house have a garage or swimming pool?
  • Size of your house and lot in square feet
 

The above information will be used to calculate the material and labor costs in your area so that you can arrive at the total recoup value of this project.

We are happy to offer you options for professional remodeling contractors who have worked in your neighborhood and who have been vetted by your neighbors and your city. You can explore the contractor's profile, check out their online reviews, view all their previous permits, and ask around your vicinity about whether you should hire them.

The best way to remodel a bedroom? Always plan ahead

The budget for any home remodeling project – no matter how foolproof the calculations are – should always include leeway for some surprise costs. Experts advise allocating 20% of your budget for such unexpected costs.

Maintain your budget and timeline in order to manage a home renovation project seamlessly. Plan ahead and don't keep anything pending after your project starts.

Get a written contract from your contractor. The document should detail the complete schedule, along with deadlines for milestones. This will help you to keep track and calculate the actual timeline of the project. Also, discuss and mutually agree on the payment schedule with your contractor. This needs to be documented in the contract as well.

Hiring a remodeling expert really is necessary. A professional will ensure that all permits and inspections are up to date. Bedrooms, especially master bedroom with master bathroom, are an important consideration for home buyers when deciding to buy a property. Displaying a professional finish can go a long way in helping you get the best price possible.

Keep in mind that your contractor should have expertise in all areas of a bedroom. Be clear about your expectations and convey them well. A final word of contract advice? Be sure to get a warranty or guarantee from your contractor.

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