How Much Will It Cost To Do XYZ?

We hear this question multiple times a day from homeowners who have a home remodeling or renovation project to tackle. At Blue Ribbon Construction, no project is ever the same and all of our valued clients have various needs for their home renovations, in which we build customized solutions to match their vision. We follow a well thought out, tried and true process to come to an accurate, yet flexible, budget for every project large and small. That being said, we are happy to share several historical project ball park estimates based to help establish some real expectations for expert craftsmanship and efficient project management, start to finish. For any other questions, contact us anytime and use the form to submit your project goals and descriptions for our review and schedule a free initial estimate.


Review Our Rough Pricing Examples Below

100 sf Master Bath Full Renovation

Secure a municipal permit and all necessary inspections to fully renovate the existing 100 SF master bathroom.  Demo on the project will include removal of all fixtures, tub, counters, tile, partition between the bath & commode area, and soffits.  The new upfit will feature: new larger barrier free walk in tile shower with control / diverter / head / handheld, tile floor with tile baseboard, new comfort height commode, new pocket door to closet, patching of crown moldings, new standard stock his and hers vanity cabinets, new stone countertops with undermount sinks & faucets, pendant lighting with wall hung mirrors, and full finishes in the bathroom.

Price range for the above described project will be: $39,133 - $58,699 with the target budget during design of $48,916.  Selections of materials and difficulty of the project can push or pull the target upward or downward.  Anticipate additional cost of 7 1/2% of the target value for the entire design of this project up to but not including building permit.

100 sf Master Bath Cosmetic Make Over

Secure a municipal permit and all necessary inspections to fully renovate the existing 100 SF master bathroom.  Demo on the project will include removal of all fixtures, tub, counters, tile, partition between the bath & commode area, and soffits.  The new upfit will feature: new larger barrier free walk in tile shower with control / diverter / head / handheld, tile floor with tile baseboard, new comfort height commode, new pocket door to closet, patching of crown moldings, new standard stock his and hers vanity cabinets, new stone countertops with undermount sinks & faucets, pendant lighting with wall hung mirrors, and full finishes in the bathroom.

Price range for the above described project will be: $39,133 - $58,699 with the target budget during design of $48,916.  Selections of materials and difficulty of the project can push or pull the target upward or downward.  Anticipate additional cost of 7 1/2% of the target value for the entire design of this project up to but not including building permit.

160 sf Kitchen Full Renovation & Repainting the Dinette

Secure a municipal permit and all necessary inspections to fully renovate the existing 160 SF kitchen.  The project will include removal of: all cabinets, counters, and fixtures.  The re-design will include:  updated lighting using LED recessed & pendant over sink base,18 LF of new standard stock base cabinets, 15 LF of new standard stock base 42" upper cabinets, stone counters (level 1-2) with undermount sink / faucet, full painting of the dinette & kitchen walls, ceiling & trim.

Price range for the above described project will be: $47,452 - $71,179 with the target budget during design of $59,316.  Selections of materials and difficulty of the project can push or pull the target upward or downward.  Anticipate additional cost of 7 1/2% of the target value for the entire design of this project up to but not including building permit.

140 sf Kitchen Makeover

Secure a municipal permit and all necessary inspections to refinish the existing 140 SF kitchen with 18 LF of base and 18 LF of upper cabinets.  The kitchen project will feature: removal of all doors and drawer fronts, spray lacquer finish of the existing cabinet boxes, installation of four new recessed LED light fixtures (new locations use existing light circuit), installation of new under cabinet LED task lighting (transformers in upper cabinets), installation of new prefinished cabinet semi-custom doors and drawer fronts, installation of new stone countertops (level 1-2), removal of existing tile & installation of new tile backsplash, installation of new appliances, painting of the kitchen & dinette.

Price range for the above described project will be: $31,362 - $47,043 with the target budget during design of $39,203.  Selections of materials and difficulty of the project can push or pull the target upward or downward.  Anticipate additional cost of 7 1/2% of the target value for the entire design of this project up to but not including building permit.

250 sf Screened Porch On An Existing Deck

Secure a municipal permit and all necessary inspections to construct a 250 SF screened porch on the existing rehabilitated deck.  The deck boards will be removed, footings and structure of the deck to be examined confirming it is sufficient to support the weight of the new porch and roof.  (It is assumed for estimating purposes that the deck will support the new structure.)  Features of the new porch will include: all visible lumber to be pressure treated Kiln Dried After Treatment Southern Yellow Pine, tongue and groove pressure treated flooring, 6x6 pressure treated hollow porch posts (few as possible to preserve view), pressure treated girder around the perimeter, pressure treated step treads, gable roof, ceiling fan / light combination, switched convenience outlets on posts, beaded plywood cathedral ceiling, fascia and soffit to mimic the house, roofing to match the house, standard 2x4 & 2x2 wood railings, painting from the eaves up and large format screens (up to 10'x12') and custom high quality screened door to the existing steps. Special Note: The existing deck support and structure will need to be inspected thoroughly for footings & possible rotted posts.  Deficiencies will need to be addressed to meet current codes for an additional cost.

Price range for the above described project will be: $35,050 - $52,575 with the target budget during design of $43,813.  Selections of materials and difficulty of the project can push or pull the target upward or downward.  Anticipate additional cost of 7 1/2% of the target value for the entire design of this project up to but not including building permit.

570 sf Finish Existing Walk-up Attic or Basement

Secure a municipal permit and all necessary inspections to finish the existing 570 sf walk up attic with newly plumbed 3/4 bath.  The attic will feature: build knee walls as needed to close off eaves / wall off storage behind stairwell / partitions for closet / fir rafters for standard insulation (see option for spray foam) / install beam for front gable point load,  Install new HVAC system, wire for recessed can lights / two ceiling fan / lights, change stairwell half wall to balustrade system, hang & finish drywall, install interior trim to mimic the second floor, flooring to be some type of hard surface, fully paint all walls / ceiling & trim.  The 3/4 bath will include: new exhaust fan / light combo / vanity light, a tile shower / niche / shower enclosure, tile floor, vanity / sink / faucet, commode, install wall hung mirrors and fully paint walls / ceiling & trim.  Walls on the first and second that are opened for plumbing service runs to be patched and painted to the nearest corner.

Price range for the above described project will be: $60,918 - $91,378 with the target budget during design of $76,148.  Selections of materials and difficulty of the project can push or pull the target upward or downward.  Anticipate additional cost of 7 1/2% of the target value for the entire design of this project up to but not including building permit.

Convert 216 sf Screened Porch to Heated & Cooled Sunroom

Secure a municipal permit and all necessary inspections to convert the existing screened porch to a 216 SF heated and cooled sunroom. The project demo will include removal of all guard railings & existing screened door. The new enclosure will have: 18" knee walls around the perimeter with drywall on the inside and Hardie Plank siding on the exterior and have convenience outlets (2-3), a new through the wall heat pump will provide HVAC, in order to meet current code, the rear wall corners will be structural panels with drywall and Hardie the same as the knee wall, there will be 12 double hung windows installed along with a high quality full view French door. The floor will be Premium Vinyl Tiles (wood look) and the entire project will include painting. Special Note: The existing screened porch support and structure will need to be inspected thoroughly for footings & possible rotted posts. Deficiencies will need to be addressed to meet current codes for an additional cost.

Price range for the above described project will be: $17,296 - $25,944 with the target budget during design of $21,620.  Selections of materials and difficulty of the project can push or pull the target upward or downward.  Anticipate additional cost of 7 1/2% of the target value for the entire design of this project up to but not including building permit.

Home Addition to Expand Family Room by 264 sf

Secure a municipal permit and all necessary inspections to construct an 11' x 24' rear home addition as an expansion of the family room and dinette.  The exterior and interior architectural details will be mimicked on the new addition.  The entire rear wall (24') to be removed and supported by a steel girder with the intersecting steel beam at the family room / dinette to be fully supported by the new girder.  New windows and doors similar to the existing will be used in the new addition and the siding to be matched.  The interior will include: recessed can lighting throughout, dinette light fixture, ceiling fans, relocating the existing gas direct vent fireplace and mantle to a corner installation, carpet in new & existing family room and repainting all the common areas affected by the renovation.

Price range for the above described project will be: $58,672 - $88,008 with the target budget during design of $73,340.  Selections of materials and difficulty of the project can push or pull the target upward or downward.  Anticipate additional cost of 7 1/2% of the target value for the entire design of this project up to but not including building permit.