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Written By Max Peterson|Last Updated: April 18, 2024

Remodeling a bathroom is a big project, and Independence homeowners want to ensure they're investing wisely. A successful remodel starts with hiring the right contractor.

See our top picks for bathroom contractors in metro Independence and surrounding areas.

Top Bathroom Remodeling Services in Independence, MO

Karin Ross Designs Logo

Karin Ross Designs

Based on 66 customer reviews.

Services Offered

CountertopsDesign ServicesCabinetsGeneral RemodelingBathroomsKitchens


  • Prompt service delivery
  • Clear pricing policy
  • Free quote
1260 Nw Sloan, Lee's Summit, MO 816-425-2815 karinrossdesigns.com
Pristine Contractors Logo

Pristine Contractors

Based on 18 customer reviews.

Services Offered

DecksExterior RenovationsBathroomsKitchensGeneral Remodeling


  • Clear pricing policy
  • Accessible customer support team
  • Free quote
29500 Se County Rd Aa, Blue Springs, MO 816-863-4790 pristinecontractorsllc.com
Rise Up Renovations - Kitchen & Bathroom Remodeling Logo

Rise Up Renovations - Kitchen & Bathroom Remodeling

Based on 28 customer reviews.

Services Offered

CountertopsLiving RoomsPatiosHome GymsGeneral RemodelingBasementsKitchensBathroomsCabinetsDesign Services


  • Free quote
  • Accessible customer support team
  • Clear pricing policy
210 Sw Market St Ste 160, Lee's Summit, MO 816-200-7741 riseuprenovations.com
Remodel Moore, LLC Logo

Remodel Moore

Based on 31 customer reviews.

Services Offered

Design ServicesBathroomsGeneral RemodelingExterior RenovationsDecksBasementsPatiosKitchens


  • Clear pricing policy
  • Prompt service delivery
  • Free quote
3115 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 816-721-2529 remodelmoore.com

More Local Bathroom Remodelers

Portfolio Kitchen & Home

User Reviews: 4.5/5 

215 W Pershing Rd
Kansas City, MO 64108

OKM Construction Pros

User Reviews: 4.4/5 

684 SE Bayberry Ln STE 101
Lee's Summit, MO 64063

Choice Cabinet KC

User Reviews: 4.5/5 

1520 Clay St
North Kansas City, MO 64116

Gercken Construction Services

User Reviews: 4.3/5 

137 N Stewart Rd
Liberty, MO 64068

Stumpff HomeWorks, LLC

User Reviews: 4.7/5 

735 Southwest Blvd Suite C-101
Kansas City, KS 66103

Ovation Home Design

User Reviews: 4.6/5 

7100 Wornall Rd
Kansas City, MO 64114

Wellspring Remodeling LLC

User Reviews: 4.7/5 

4406 E 113th St
Kansas City, MO 64137

Schloegel Design Remodel

User Reviews: 4.6/5 

311 W 80th St
Kansas City, MO 64114

Scovell Remodeling

User Reviews: 4.6/5 

8035 Ward Parkway Plaza
Kansas City, MO 64114

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Facts about Independence
Median Age:40.0 years
# of Construction Companies:621
Cost to Eat at Every Restaurant:$4,368
Average Wage for Remodelers:$25/hr
Average Plumbing Cost:$103 - $344
Average Water Bill:$70

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Factors to Consider When Choosing a Bathroom Remodeling Contractor

To weed out businesses that aren't ethical or don't have positive community feedback, it's important to keep a strong pre-hiring process. By using the steps in this section, you'll be on the right track to choosing the best company for you.

Industry Credentials

Determine how many years a bathroom remodeling company has been in business and how many projects it's completed. Also ask about any accreditations and certifications it holds. Membership in the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) or similar organizations can show the company's devotion to its services.

Licensure and Insurance

In Missouri, remodeling contractors don't need a state license. However, companies must still register with the Secretary of State for tax purposes. Local licenses might also be required, so we encourage you to contact the Independence city government for more information.


Ask for a copy of the bathroom company's portfolio, which includes pictures from past remodels it's completed for homeowners. This is primarily so you can examine the quality of a team's work. However, it could also provide design ideas for your own bathroom renovation or raise questions about what the team can accomplish for your project.

Consultation and Estimate

You should always seek a written and itemized estimate for your project costs. The estimate should be based on an in-person consultation with the contractor's team. This way, the team can inspect your bathroom and get a sense of your goals, vision, and expectations. Services and pricing will differ from contractor to contractor, so we recommend getting three different itemized estimates for the most effective comparison.

Customer Reviews

Before signing any contracts, always research a bathroom remodeling company's reputation using Google, Trustpilot, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) website. While reading about customers' positive and negative experiences, pay attention to how a company responds to complaints. It's a green flag if the team continually seeks out an amicable and satisfactory resolution.

How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost?

See average remodel costs for different projects in the table below: Some more complex projects, like installing tankless water heaters or rewiring electrical systems, require subcontracting in many jurisdictions and will increase your overall cost.

Type of Bathroom RemodelAverage CostAverage Time
Half-bath remodel$2,000-$5,0005–7 days
Full bath remodel$6,000-$15,00010–14 days
Primary bath remodel$10,000-$30,00015–25 days
Wet room installation$11,000-$18,00010–30 days
Luxury bath remodel$50,000+15–30 days

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Frequently Asked Questions About Bathroom Remodeling in Independence

How is a bathroom remodel different from a bathroom renovation?

A bathroom remodel is more labor-intensive than a renovation. A remodel involves removing, adding, or replacing aspects of the bathroom, whereas a renovation involves making cosmetic tweaks to existing fixtures. For example, installing a new shower is considered a remodel. Restoring a floor is considered a renovation.

How long does a bathroom remodel take?

It can take a few days to a month to redo a bathroom, depending on the size and complexity of the project. Before work begins, ask your remodeling company for a timeline estimate in writing.

What is the most expensive part of a bathroom remodel?

The most expensive part of a bathroom remodel is altering the floorplan. Demolishing fixtures, adding/removing walls, and disposing of old materials all have above-average labor costs.

Do remodeling companies offer preset packages for smaller-scale jobs?

Yes. If all you need is a new vanity, tub, shower, or another fixture, your bathroom company might suggest a preset package for less cost. Some contractors can even retrofit new fixtures above your old ones, saving time and maximizing value.

If I have a small bathroom, how can I maximize my space and make it feel larger?

If you have a small bathroom, consider using vertical wall cabinets or tall, narrow shelves for storage. Other ways to maximize space or make your bathroom feel larger include:
  • corner showers instead of tubs
  • small-scale tile patterns
  • a large mirror above the sink/vanity
  • pedestal sinks or wall-mounted faucets
  • and glass shower doors

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