Contractor John's DIY House Medic

Bathroom Remodel;The Process

July 13, 2020 Contractor John Season 1 Episode 10
Contractor John's DIY House Medic
Bathroom Remodel;The Process
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Contractor John's DIY House Medic
Bathroom Remodel;The Process
Jul 13, 2020 Season 1 Episode 10
Contractor John

Season:  1

Episode:  10

 Episode Title:  Bathroom Remodel; The Planning Process

  Episode Summary:

Contractor John walks you through the planning process of a successful bathroom remodel. Many of the steps involved in planning your bathroom remodel can be used in any remodel project you are planning. 

Print out a list of steps for your project. As a bonus I have included a printable list of the most forgotten materials and tools in a bathroom remodel.

  Resources mentioned in this episode:

Roy Worley Voice Overs

Cost vs Value Report 2020

 Ask questions, post comments at the Contractor John/DIY House Medic Facebook Page 

 Visit the Contractor John website and receive a free monthly Home Maintenance Checklist for following Contractor John

 Visit the Contractor John YouTube Channel and please Subscribe to my channel.

  

Bathroom Remodel Planning Steps

1.    Pre-Budget

a.    Cost vs Value report

2.    Pre- planning

a.    Design style

b.    Needs and wants

c.     Pre-schedule

3.    Adjust budget

a.    Cost list

b.    Material cost 

        i.      Good idea to look at the existing room making a list of the parts currently in use

c.     Subcontractors

d.    Tool rental

e.    Dumpster

f.      Portable Toilet

4.    Adjust all planning details

5.    Final Budget (Plus 10% contingency)

6.    Order all materials (do not start until everything is at the site)

7.    Final schedule

8.    D-Day (demo day)

 

 Most Often Forgotten Material and Tools

 Material

·        Plumbers putty (for sink drain)

·        Teflon tape (for all threads, including sink tailpiece)

·        A couple small tubes of construction adhesive (Liquid Nails)

·        Misc. length drywall screws (1 5/8” and 2” and 3”)

·        Bundle of cedar shims

·        Paintable kitchen and bath silicone caulk

·        Yellow and red wire nuts (a few of each)

·        Roll of electrical tape

·        Pigtail light socket (temporary light) or portable light

·        Very large garbage bags for debris and put bottom of toilet in one so it doesn’t drip when you carry it out

·        Floor protection from bathroom to outside

Tools

·        Basin wrench

·        Cheap box fan (drying drywall compound)

·        Crescent wrench (small)

·        2 putty knives, 1” and 3”

·        Portable light

·        Pry bar (medium flat bar)

·        Safety glasses

·        Dust masks

Show Notes

Season:  1

Episode:  10

 Episode Title:  Bathroom Remodel; The Planning Process

  Episode Summary:

Contractor John walks you through the planning process of a successful bathroom remodel. Many of the steps involved in planning your bathroom remodel can be used in any remodel project you are planning. 

Print out a list of steps for your project. As a bonus I have included a printable list of the most forgotten materials and tools in a bathroom remodel.

  Resources mentioned in this episode:

Roy Worley Voice Overs

Cost vs Value Report 2020

 Ask questions, post comments at the Contractor John/DIY House Medic Facebook Page 

 Visit the Contractor John website and receive a free monthly Home Maintenance Checklist for following Contractor John

 Visit the Contractor John YouTube Channel and please Subscribe to my channel.

  

Bathroom Remodel Planning Steps

1.    Pre-Budget

a.    Cost vs Value report

2.    Pre- planning

a.    Design style

b.    Needs and wants

c.     Pre-schedule

3.    Adjust budget

a.    Cost list

b.    Material cost 

        i.      Good idea to look at the existing room making a list of the parts currently in use

c.     Subcontractors

d.    Tool rental

e.    Dumpster

f.      Portable Toilet

4.    Adjust all planning details

5.    Final Budget (Plus 10% contingency)

6.    Order all materials (do not start until everything is at the site)

7.    Final schedule

8.    D-Day (demo day)

 

 Most Often Forgotten Material and Tools

 Material

·        Plumbers putty (for sink drain)

·        Teflon tape (for all threads, including sink tailpiece)

·        A couple small tubes of construction adhesive (Liquid Nails)

·        Misc. length drywall screws (1 5/8” and 2” and 3”)

·        Bundle of cedar shims

·        Paintable kitchen and bath silicone caulk

·        Yellow and red wire nuts (a few of each)

·        Roll of electrical tape

·        Pigtail light socket (temporary light) or portable light

·        Very large garbage bags for debris and put bottom of toilet in one so it doesn’t drip when you carry it out

·        Floor protection from bathroom to outside

Tools

·        Basin wrench

·        Cheap box fan (drying drywall compound)

·        Crescent wrench (small)

·        2 putty knives, 1” and 3”

·        Portable light

·        Pry bar (medium flat bar)

·        Safety glasses

·        Dust masks