But it was great to finally look back and add up all of our expenses for this project. I'm kind of surprised that we didn't end up too much over our original budget! And hopefully this post will be useful to anyone thinking about renovating a bathroom themselves. It wasn't cheap, or easy to DIY it all, but I think we would have easily spent at least twice what we did if we'd hired professionals.
Budget Breakdown and Source Links: Post-Demolition Rebuilding
- Subfloor - standard 1/2 inch plywood to match the existing flooring we left and new 5/8th inch over the entire surface