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7 Contractor

Now that you’ve chosen a contractor, the journey can begin!

To guarantee that the process goes smoothly, let’s go over the steps you’ll take in the process of working with a contractor.

Talk to Contractor

1. Get A Bid

We recommend getting at least three bids from different contractors to understand your options.

Make sure that both you and your contractor understand the bid.
Is your bid an estimate or the final cost?

Some contractors will give you the estimate, but they will end up charging you more once they realize how extensive the job is.

Talk with your contractor so you’re on the same page regarding price.

2. Establish Expectations

Establish expectations and make a plan to avoid misunderstandings in the future. Discuss:
  • Timeline
  • Material procurement
  • Home access
  • Waste management
  • And any other specific concerns you may have
Ask whether the contractor will be hiring subcontractors for any portion of the job and how they will be managed.
Establish Expectations
Document Everything

3. Document Everything

Take the time to document everything, from bid and timeline to design and feedback.
Detailed documentation is helpful when it comes to legal and financial processes.
When everything is documented, it’s easier to communicate with your contractor and to refer back to the original plans.

4. Check In Regularly

Throughout the process, make a point to have regular check-ins with your contractor.

When you stay in the loop, it’s much easier to head any issues off early and keep the project from getting out of your control.

Regular check-ins will prevent miscommunications, misunderstandings, mistakes, and frustrations that can come with bathroom remodels.

Check in Regularly

5. Give Feedback

As you continue to check in with your contractor, don’t hesitate to give feedback regularly.

Give feedback about their work and bathroom design, as well as the process and your concerns.

Contractors can’t read your mind. If you give clear feedback you’ll feel confident that your project will turn out the way you wanted.

What to Expect

Living Through A Remodel

Living through a bathroom remodel can be frustrating, slow, and painful. Especially if it’s taking a lot longer than you expected!

This is what makes realistic expectations at the outset so important.


The average bathroom remodel takes 23 working days.

Living Through A Remodel

  1. Planning
  2. Demolition
  3. Plumbing
  4. Shower/bathtub
  5. Toilet
  6. Vanity
  7. Tile installation
  8. Electrical and lighting
  9. Flooring
  10. Painting

Talk with your contractor to better understand their process. Will you be able to use your bathroom during the project? How long will it be out of commission (if at all)?

When you’re beginning to question if a bathroom remodel is even worth it, it’s important to know what to expect.

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Talk with your contractor to better understand their process:
  • Will you be able to use your bathroom during the project?
  • How long will it be out of commission?
  • What should you do to get prepared?
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The Five Star Bath Solutions Process

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“You should have seen my face when they told me it would take 1-2 days because I was expecting 2-3 weeks after my last bathroom remodel experience.”

Our process at Five Star Bath Solutions is different because we’ve worked hard to keep it simple and straightforward.

Our goal is to create a functional bathroom that you’ll love as quickly as possible.

In contrast to those 3-4 weeks, a Five Star Bath Solutions remodel is done in Just 1-2 days!

The first step is to meet with a Five Star Bath Solutions technician. The technician will come to your house for your a design consultation, moisture meter reading, and quote.

At this consultation, you’ll be able to see your bathroom with our 3D design software, so you know exactly what it will look like, from colors to materials.

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