Cost of Bathroom Renovation

How Much Does a Bathroom Renovation Cost in Australia in 2020?

If you’re ready to renovate your bathroom and want to be fully prepared and understand every cost you might come across, please keep reading below.

Bathroom Renovation Costs in Australia in 2020 can vary wildly depending on a number of major factors that will be listed and explained in this article. If you are renovating on a budget, you need to ensure you know how much you will be spending and where that money is going.

Fully understanding the costs of renovating and where money needs to be spent is the best way plan your ideal features and priorities and make sure you are satisfied with the end result.

How to keep bathroom Renovation Costs Down

We will work with you during planning to make help keep your bathroom renovations costs lows and not having any unnecessary expenses.

There are some main key factors that you can consider when planning and budgeting for your bathroom renovation.

1. Use existing plumbing fixtures where you can

While laying out the plans for your new bathroom, consider where all your current fixtures are and how they can be utilized in your new bathroom. Often new plumber fixtures will be needed, but using what you already have can save you some money.

2. Compare prices on materials

Spend a little extra time to shop around on materials if you have the opportunity. These discounts can soon add up.

At Rare Renovations we like to use local suppliers and can often get you materials at reduced prices due to our relationship with the suppliers.

3. Decide what features and functions are most important to you

If you’re working on a budget, you might not be able to go “all out” on a new bathroom renovation. That being said, that doesn’t mean you can’t pick what features and functions of your bathroom are the most important to you and make sure you allocate enough of your budget to the important things.

For example, you might decide to have floor-to-ceiling premium tiles, and get a medium range vanity. Deciding before you start your renovations where you want your spending to go can really help smooth out the process.

Our team are experts with planning and can answer any questions you might have about this process.

How Much Does a Small Bathroom renovation cost?


Accoring to Houzz’s Home Renovation Reports, the median bathroom renovation costs have been decreasing the past few years from 2017-2019. In 2020 it would be fair to expect this trend to continue.

The average cost of a small bathroom renovation in Australia in 2020 is $8,000 – $11,000.

This figure has been established from multiple sources, including the Houzz Report (PDF) and Housing Industry Australia’s (HIA) reports.

How Much Does A Large Bathroom Renovation Cost?

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Larger and master bathroom renovations will of course have a higher median cost. According to previous studies:

The average cost of a large bathroom renovation in Australia in 2020 is $18,000 – $21,000.

In Conclusion

So how much can you expect to pay for your bathroom renovation in 2020?

Noting the averages below, it’s important to note that costs can vary greatly from bathroom to bathroom. While you can expect an average bathroom renovation to cost around $15,500 in 2020, that doesn’t mean yours can’t be completed for much less.

The average cost of a small bathroom renovation in Australia in 2020 is $8,000 – $11,000.

The average cost of a large bathroom renovation in Australia in 2020 is $18,000 – $21,000.

The average cost of a full bathroom renovation in Australia in 2020 is $15,500.

Rare Renovations Contact

With proper planning, costs can be kept down and also laid out in simple terms so you know where money needs to be spend. Our expert team can walk you through this every step of the way any answer all the questions you might have.

You can find a Rare Renovations location near you to get the best Bathroom Renovation advice fast.

Contact us today for a free consultation.

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