First and foremost, when thinking about a bathroom remodel the number one priority should be functionality. But the design should also be a spa-like, calming area where you can shut out the rest of the world and exhale. To have that modern bathroom, you don't need to break the bank. Here in the United States, the average bathroom remodel costs between $6,063-$15,273. According to a recent HGTV article, the bath remodel is the best investment you can make in your home, often returning more than 100 percent of the cost upon resale. It's certainly money well spent considering the beauty and comfort it offers. But how do you put together your dream bathroom without having to eat Top Ramen for the next six months? By picking and choosing where to invest your money. Some aspects of the project should be left to getting a professional installation such as in the tub and shower area. But if you are handy you can save some money by turning portions of your bath remodel into DIY projects. But which ones?

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Below we have put together a list of what a bathroom remodel consists of with the associated costs. We also give you a starting point to which parts of the remodel you should hire a home improvement company for and which ones you could consider doing yourself to save some money.

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