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Old 03-02-2012, 10:06 PM   #1
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What Does It Cost To Move A Toilet Over 3 Feet


I am buying a house built in 1800! Pier and beam and is in good shape.

The bathroom layout is hideous. There is a small wall in the center of the bathroom and on one side is the vanity and the other side of the wall is the toilet.

I want to take out this wall and move the toilet and the vanity over to the outer wall.

I am trying to put together my construction budget for the bank and am having a hard time getting a "ballpark" estimate for:
1) relocating the toilet 3 feet away
2) relocating the sink 3 feet away

I talked to a plumber that said you never know....

I really don't care about an exact number today but I do need to decide if my contingency funds for budget overruns will be an additional $2000 or an additional $5000.

Does anyone have any input on this?

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Old 03-02-2012, 10:12 PM   #2
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I'll take the $5000...

Miss Jones, in all seriousness, there are a variety of factors that would affect price, and it is generally frowned upon here talking pricing.

You are best off getting a couple of quotes locally describing what you wish to accomplish... Don't provide info like $2-$5K, but rather explain what you are looking to do, and get the pricing in writing...

Best of luck... 8^)

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Your a gc??
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Time to shut down, 5, 4, 3, 2....
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Thank you for posting on blah blah blah
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By code, you can only move a toilet 2 feet.
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You forgot that it will cost tree fiddy.
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You guys are brutal...
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Code? Hell...Angus is about to show up and show you code!
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I'm with them..Tree Fiddy and byeeeeeee.....
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What color is the toilet?
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I am a home purchaser.

I have been in new home construction for 5 years and I do budgets for that all the time.

I have done costing for fix ups on rental properties as well but have never had to "move a toilet".

It's always install everything from new or do tile work around toilets.

I will definitely get all the quotes in writing but it's hard to keep going back into a house that is listed with a Realtor for sale to get bids until I own the house.

That being said, can ya'll stop making fun of me

In case any of you would like to know: when you are submitting a construction budget to a bank for a construction loan, you don't want to just jack the #'s up sky high to be safe.
It could cost you the deal with your bank if you are unrealistic.

Ummm, wish I could say thanks but nobody has given me anything decent YET!

Next please.
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What color is the toilet?
What color is the wall?
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No. I am not a gc. I'm buying an old house.
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