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How Much Does a Whole Home Remodel Cost in Portland?

How much does a whole-home remodel cost in Portland, Oregon? To determine that, you’ll need to take into account many factors, including how much of the house you’re remaking, how much space you’re adding, and what finish level you want.

Assuming an upscale home remodel, you could spend from $250,000 to $500,000, and up past $1 million if the additions are extensive.

(The figures cited here are according to the Remodeling 2017 Cost vs. Value Report [www.costvsvalue.com] for the Portland, Oregon, area. © 2017 Hanley Wood Media Inc.)

The professionals at a design-build firm such as COOPER Design Builders in Portland can talk about a price range for your dream home makeover. A few minutes on COOPER’s website can give you a good idea of the transformations possible with a home remodel. Here are some examples of the different projects you could include in your whole-home remodel.

Master Bath Addition

Adding a new 100-square-foot master bathroom to an existing master bedroom has an average cost of $85,000. Such an addition would include a 42-by-42-inch neo-angle shower with ceramic tile walls and body-spray fixtures, freestanding soaker tub, separate toilet area, stone countertop with two sinks, custom cabinetry, and in-floor heating.

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Master Bath Remodel and Expansion

Enlarging an existing master bathroom to 100 square feet and replacing fixtures and adding features as described above has an average cost of $62,000.

Universal Design Features in a Bathroom

Incorporating universal design features in a bathroom, which would make the room accessible to people with disabilities, could add $17,000. Those features would include a widened doorway, lever door handles, reinforced walls to support grab bars, lower electrical outlets and light switches, zero-threshold shower, comfort-height toilet, cabinetry and sinks accessible to someone in a wheelchair, and similar components.

Composite Deck Addition

Adding a thoughtfully designed 16-by-20-foot deck of composite material could cost $41,000. That price estimate includes a 10-foot-diameter, six-sided platform at the corner of the main deck and one step down from it. The overall structure would feature lighting, a bench, and a built-in planter. The color and architecture of the deck would blend with the home’s style.

Major Kitchen Remodel

Updating a 200-square-foot kitchen with high-end features has an average cost of $127,000. Such a kitchen would include 30 linear feet of top-of-the-line custom cabinets, stone countertops, imported ceramic or glass-tile backsplashes, built-in refrigerator, commercial-grade cooktop, wall oven, built-in microwave, high-end sink with designer faucets, water filtration system, new lighting, and tile floor.

Master Bedroom Suite Addition

A 32-by-20-foot luxury master bedroom suite addition to your home has an average cost of $257,000. The bedroom area would have a sitting area, built-in bookcases and storage with fine finishes, gas fireplace with stone hearth and custom mantel, and large walk-in closet and dressing area. The bathroom would feature a walk-in dual shower, stone shower walls and floor, freestanding soaker tub, two vanities with sinks and stone countertops, and a separate toilet area. The suite would include a 5-foot-long “hospitality center” with bar sink, under-counter refrigerator, stone countertop, microwave, and custom lighting.

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