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The Cost to Retile a Bathroom

Bathroom renovations: The cost to retile your bathroom

The bathroom in your home should feel like a soothing escape from everyday stressors where you can wash away the day’s problems. Your bathroom shouldn’t be a part of those stresses that consume you if it has an unsightly appearance. Luckily, a bathroom can be improved with different renovating techniques that will allow you to establish a space that will radiate comfort and personal aesthetic. One renovation that can be done to your bathroom that will completely touch up its appearance is retiling certain room areas. Tiling can be transformative for your bathroom renovations, but it will come at a contrasting cost.

Determine the different types of bathroom retiling prices that apply to your plans and the various factors involved in the project that will modify the overall price. 

General costs

According to Home Guide, the average cost to retile a bathroom is $7 to $25 per square foot. These costs will include retiling the shower, floor, and walls. To retile a walk-in shower, you can expect a price tag of between $800 to $3000 and the shower floor can cost upward of $500 to $1000. Retiling shower or bathroom floors are generally priced between $500 to $1700. And finally, pursuing bathroom flooring retiling can be particularly expensive as it costs anywhere between $800 to $4000. Of course, these are just the baseline prices of retiling without considering the material and labour tacked on. These dependencies will inevitably raise the price.


Tiling designs can be an essential element to implement when retiling a bathroom, but these designs and patterns will also have allotted pricetags. A diagonal design can cost you $2 to $4 more per square foot. Other, more colourful designs that come in a matte finish can be priced at $11 per square foot. These designs can be more complex and lengthy to install as well, so if you are hiring professionals, it will increase the total cost of the renovation. 

Someone retiling a bathroom wall

There are a number of different tiling materials you can choose from that will individually strengthen the appearance of a bathroom. Still, these materials have different prices that will add to the cost of your renovation. Materials like marble and herringbone tile will vastly increase the renovation price as they cost around $8 to $16 per square foot to install. Other, less expensive materials, like slate, limestone, and ceramic, can be priced anywhere between $3 to $7 per square foot. 


If you want retiling done correctly and precisely in an efficient time, hiring professional labour is the best option for you. Acquiring help from professionals will increase the overall cost of bathroom renovations, and retiling can ultimately be a complicated process. Professional retiling labour will cost you between $5 to $30 per square foot. Some contractors won’t go by the square foot and rather be paid hourly, which can be anywhere from $30 to $120 per hour. You must also remember that labour costs will be determined by the size of the project and how much you plan on retiling. For instance, you can expect a higher fee if your hire contractors to retile the bathroom floors, walls, and walk-in shower. 

Removal of old tiles

The intensity of labour of a retiling will increase if removing old tiles in the bathroom is necessary. Labour fees, in this instance, will depend on how many tiles need to be removed, the tile type and design, and the hourly rate of the contractor you hire. As you budget for your retiling project, you should always include the removal of old tiles as it will advance the total cost.  

Solid Solutions Renovations is committed to providing homeowners and developers in Calgary with all their renovations needs. From kitchen renovations to basement developments in Calgary, we’re your one-stop-shop for everything. Our team will work side-by-side with you to ensure that your vision comes to life. We’re open with our processes and communication, and will happily answer any questions or concerns you have. Every detail of our work is reviewed and analyzed to guarantee that you’re happy with the final result. We proudly serve Calgary and surrounding areas, including Airdrie, Chestermere, Cochrane, Okotoks and more. For home renovations in Calgary, contact Solid Solutions Renovations.

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