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Complete Bathroom Remodeling Services in Connecticut

Our Connecticut bathroom remodeling services can enhance your family’s quality of life while adding value to your home.

Better Built Bathrooms can transform your outdated bathroom into a fully functional, stylish, relaxing sanctuary where you can forget the stresses of everyday life.

A bathroom remodeling not only enhances your home’s aesthetics but also offers a solid return on investment, with homeowners typically recovering about 70% of the costs when they sell.

Your One-Stop Bathroom Renovation Resource

We provide complete bathroom remodeling solutions from smart design to a quality finish. Our Connecticut bathroom remodeling contractors are specialists with a wealth of experience across all aspects of bathroom upgrades, including:

  • Initial consultation – to enable us to tailor your bathroom refit to your specific requirements.
  • Demolition – if you need to open up more space for your bathroom makeover, that’s no problem.
  • Framing – to ensure the structural integrity of your bathroom refit.
  • Drywall installation – for perfect walls and ceilings.
  • Electrical works – including mood-enhancing lighting.
  • Plumbing – for bath, showers, and basins.
  • Doors and windows – with a variety of trims to choose from.
  • Painting – for a flawless finish to your bathroom remodel.

Whether you need a small-scale bathroom makeover or a full bathroom refit, Better Built Bathrooms can guarantee results that will take your home to the next level.

As well as transforming main bathrooms and en suites, we also specialize in creating practical, classy guest bathrooms and half bathrooms.

Our Connecticut Guest Bathroom Installation Services

Better Built Kitchen & Bathrooms guest bathroom design and installation services in Connecticut can make your home more efficient and inviting.

Our guest bathroom designers are experts in identifying what may not be an immediately obvious location for an extra bathroom, and out guest bathroom fitters are adept at making the best use of small spaces.

Besides creating a facility that will be appreciated by the weekend or longer-stay guests, an extra bathroom provides added convenience for your family.

We’re often called on to install guest bathrooms as part of basement renovations – one of our guest bathroom specialties.

We also install guest bathrooms in areas such as hallways, and by:

  • Converting large-walk-in closets into guest bathrooms.
  • Borrowing space from a large main bathroom to fit in a guest bathroom.

Our Connecticut Half Bathroom Installation Services

A half bath with just a sink and toilet is seen as essential by many families with only one full bathroom.

Also known as a powder room or small guest bathroom, a half bath is often installed near a home’s entrance or areas where you entertain, to provide extra convenience for your visitors as well as your family.

Our Connecticut half bathroom fitting services bring the same attention to detail to these smaller spaces as our main bathroom remodels and full guest bathroom installations.

And we’re adept at making every inch count in limited spaces. We can also incorporate design ideas in your half bath installation such as layered lighting to enhance the ambience and a compact but functional and stylish under-sink vanity.

Why Homeowners Choose our Connecticut Main Bathroom, Guest Bathroom, and Half Bathroom Contractors

We’ve been remodeling main bathrooms and installing guest bathrooms and half baths throughout Connecticut since 2008.

Our bathroom contractors have a high level of experience and expertise, which enables them to work quickly without compromising quality craftsmanship. For the main bathroom remodels, this means the length of time your bathroom will be out of action is kept to a minimum.

Our ability to work fast and efficiently also keeps your bathroom remodeling or installation costs as low as possible by reducing labor charges.

As a value-added service, we give our clients access to an online system where you can see precisely what works will be carried out and at what time on any given day.

Other reasons householders choose our Connecticut bathroom services include:

  • Free no-obligation onsite evaluation and written quotation.
  • Innovative bathroom design.
  • Honest, friendly, and helpful professional bathroom contractors.
  • Quality materials and workmanship.
  • Full licensing and insurance and we obtain all necessary permits.
  • Work finished on time and within your budget.
  • Complete financing available to those who qualify.

How to start a successful bathroom renovation project

Contact us today to find out more about how our comprehensive Connecticut bathroom remodeling services can add value to your home with superior bathrooms that your family and guests will enjoy for years to come.

Common Bathroom Remodel Materials

The materials you select for your bathroom remodel influence both the aesthetic appeal and the functionality of the room. Let’s dive into some widely used materials in bathroom remodeling and dissect their pros and cons.

Shower & Tub Materials

Considering the various materials available for showers and tubs makes sure you’ll find the perfect fit for your bathroom remodel in terms of both aesthetics and functionality.


  • Pros – Acrylic tubs and showers are lightweight, making installation a breeze. They come in a wide range of shapes and sizes, resist staining, and retain heat well, ensuring a warm bathing experience.
  • Cons – Though they’re durable, they can be prone to scratches. However, many scratches can be buffed out. Over time, cheaper acrylics might show wear and lose shine.


  • Pros – Fiberglass options are generally budget-friendly and also lightweight. They’re available in a variety of finishes and colors.
  • Cons – Fiberglass is less durable than other materials and might wear out faster. It’s also more susceptible to scratches and might not hold heat as well as some alternatives.

Porcelain-Enameled Steel

  • Pros – A classic choice, these tubs are made by coating steel with porcelain enamel. They’re resistant to most common chemicals, offer a glossy finish, and are fairly lightweight.
  • Cons – Though they’re durable, they can chip, revealing the steel beneath, which can then rust. They might not retain heat as well as acrylic or cast iron tubs.

Cast Iron

  • Pros – Cast iron tubs are built to last. They have a porcelain enamel finish, retain heat excellently, and provide a classic look that many homeowners appreciate.
  • Cons – Their significant weight means they might not be suitable for all homes, especially upper-floor bathrooms. They also come with a higher price tag.

Cultured Marble

  • Pros – Made by blending crushed limestone with a polyester resin and then finished with a gel coat. This material gives the appearance of genuine marble without the hefty price tag. It’s smooth, glossy, and can be crafted into various shapes and sizes.
  • Cons – The gel coat can get scratched or stained over time, but with proper care, cultured marble showers and tubs can last a long time.

Stone Resin

  • Pros – Stone resin tubs and showers are a blend of natural stone and resin, giving them a modern matte finish. They retain heat well and are highly durable.
  • Cons – They are quite heavy, which can make installation more challenging, and they tend to be pricier than some other options.

Countertop Materials


  • Pros – Marble countertops are renowned for their exquisite look, adding a touch of elegance and luxury to any bathroom. They’re heat-resistant and each slab boasts a unique veining pattern, adding character.
  • Cons – However, marble is porous and can be prone to staining, especially by acidic substances. Regular sealing is necessary to maintain its pristine appearance, and it can be relatively pricey.


  • Pros – Granite offers a wide variety of color patterns, is resistant to most wear and tear, and brings a natural aesthetic to bathrooms. It’s also quite durable against heat and most chemicals.
  • Cons – Like marble, it requires periodic sealing to keep its surface stain-resistant. Also, its heavyweight demands robust support structures.


  • Pros – Quartz offers a modern appearance and is non-porous, making it resistant to staining. It’s available in a plethora of designs and requires minimal maintenance.
  • Cons – While durable, it isn’t entirely heat-resistant. Extended exposure to high temperatures might damage its surface. Cost-wise, it tends to be on the higher side.

Flooring Options

Ceramic Tile

  • Pros – Ceramic tiles are waterproof, durable, and available in numerous designs. They’re also cost-effective and relatively easy to install.
  • Cons – They can be slippery, especially when wet, although textured options are available. Cold underfoot in winters, they might require radiant underfloor heating in chillier regions.

Porcelain Tile

  • Pros – Porcelain tiles are even more durable than ceramic and are excellent at repelling water. They come in both glazed and unglazed variants and can mimic the look of natural stone.
  • Cons – They can be a bit more expensive than ceramic tiles. Like ceramic, they can also be cold underfoot.


  • Pros – Vinyl flooring is waterproof, cost-effective, and offers comfort underfoot. It’s also available in a vast range of designs and is relatively easy to install.
  • Cons – While durable, it’s not as long-lasting as tile. It can also get dented by sharp objects.

Cabinet Materials

Solid Wood

  • Pros – Solid wood cabinets are robust and can withstand the humid environment of a bathroom. They offer a natural and timeless look.
  • Cons – They tend to be more expensive. Fluctuations in humidity can lead to warping over time, so regular maintenance is vital.


  • Pros – Plywood cabinets are resistant to moisture and provide a sturdy base for veneers, laminates, or paints. They’re also less prone to warping compared to solid wood.
  • Cons – The edges might need finishing or banding, and they might not offer the same aesthetic appeal as solid wood.


  • Pros – Particleboard is a cost-effective option. When sealed properly, it can resist moisture, making it suitable for bathroom cabinetry.
  • Cons – It can swell and deteriorate if exposed to water for extended periods. It might not provide the same longevity as other materials.

Remember, while this guide sheds light on various materials, collaborating closely with the specialist overseeing your bathroom remodel ensures choices that cater specifically to your requirements and preferences.