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How Long Does a Bathroom Remodel Take?

Posted on: February 5, 2024

The bathroom in your home should be a sanctuary where you can feel comfortable and relaxed while getting ready to start your day or unwind at

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night. If your bathroom is a little less than up-to-date, however, you might struggle with feeling completely happy with the space. If this is your situation, a bathroom remodel might be right for you.

Remodeling your bathroom might seem like a big project, and depending on the size and scope of the remodel, it might be. In general, bathroom remodels can take anywhere from three to eight weeks, depending on how large the bathroom is and how much work needs to be done. However, working with an experienced bathroom contracting company like Bud Matthews Services can make all the difference in ensuring the project goes smoothly.

Factors That Affect Bathroom Remodeling Duration

A bathroom upgrade is one of the best additions you can make to your home. While every homeowner wants their bathroom remodel to go smoothly, with any project of this size and scope, various factors affect the overall timeline. A few of these actors include:

  • Selecting the right materials and design
  • Waiting for the materials and equipment to arrive (certain expensive pieces can be delayed)
  • Red tape and permits with various contractors
  • Unexpected issues with the plumbing or structure

Working with a professional bathroom remodeling company like Bud Matthews Services helps ensure delays are kept to a minimum. We will work with you to establish a realistic timeline, all while helping you design a spa-like getaway that fulfills your wildest dreams. Bud Matthews Services can design and build a bathroom that not only improves the value of your home but also helps you feel more at ease and relaxed.

Bathroom Modeling Timeline Overview

In any bathroom remodel, there are a series of phases that fit into the timeline. The design, budget, and planning phase is generally the one that homeowners find most enjoyable, as it allows you to visualize what your perfect bathroom looks like. We will make sure to work with you to determine a budget that’s realistic for the bathroom you want.

After these steps are completed, you’ll move on to the scope finalization and contract agreement, followed by material selection. The delivery process alone can take several weeks, as your contractor ensures that all the necessary items arrive on time for your remodel. Project prep involves the demolition and removal of any existing bathroom components that you want removed. This can be the most stressful part for many homeowners, involving a bit of chaos and a lot of moving parts. The execution of the bathroom remodel usually takes one or two weeks, possibly longer, but it is the stage where everything comes together. Once the remodel is cleaned up and finished, you’ll be able to enjoy your beautiful new bathroom!

Why Trust Us for Your Bathroom Remodel

Bathroom remodel projects can be time-consuming and expensive. If you want to work with a home remodeling company you can trust, turn to Bud Matthews Services. We have decades of experience creating stunning bathrooms that increase home value and satisfy our customers’ wildest expectations. Our knowledge and experience ensure a successful project every time.

Bathroom Remodeling Services in Chapel Hill, NC

Bud Matthews Services is proud to be the one-call solution to home improvement in the Chapel Hill, NC, area. We’re a family-owned business, proudly providing premier service to all our customers. When you want a bathroom remodel that not only looks stunning but offers peak functionality, reach out to us. Browse our services and submit a service request today to get started on your project!


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