Bathroom Remodeling

Custom Bathroom Design & Renovations

Custom Bathroom Remodeling & Renovations in Chicagoland

We have spent more than 55 years, designing, building and remodeling bathrooms in the Chicagoland area. Whether your bathroom remodeling project is big or small, your budget large or limited, we can provide you with a solution that will have you feeling proud of your home…and proud of your choice to work with Reliable Home Improvement.

Whether you come to us with few ideas or an entire notebook of thoughts and sketches, we will guide you through the process of designing the bathroom of your dreams. We are well versed in the latest designs and construction, and can offer suggestions that help you get the most value for your investment and satisfy the needs of your lifestyle. With our product knowledge and craftsmanship, we understand how all elements work together to deliver the kind of environment and space you desire and have dreamed of.

At Reliable Home Improvement, we pride ourselves on our ability to complete projects quickly and efficiently. Our completion times have been documented at up to 33% faster than our competitors. When you work with Reliable Home Improvement, custom bathrooms can be designed with minimal disruption to your daily activities – eliminating the frustration of lengthy projects.

We offer a full-service customer experience like none other. Your ideas are the springboard for starting your bathroom renovation. Let’s discuss your needs and see how we can design and create the elegant bathroom or spa that you have always dreamed of.

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Creating Your Dream Bathroom through Our Inspired Process

No matter which project we undertake, our process is the same - Based on attentive, competitive and superb customer service.




First, we find out more about your project and provide a customized quote. You will find that we are competitive in the area. When you factor in our short turnaround time, our value is even more evident - Just ask for references to hear from our valued customers.




Use our 15,000 square-foot showroom to inspire your imagination and spark new ideas. Then, our in-house architectural and planning department will utilize the latest in computer technology, including 3D renderings and designs, to create your ideal project and let you see what it is like before construction starts.




Once your design is in place, we make sure that the disruption to your everyday life is minimal. We use a flow chart and scheduling system that is truly unique. The result is that your project is completed in a matter of weeks instead of months, with the quality you deserve.




See your project come to life! Once we begin renovations, our tradesmen are all scheduled to be there every day, barring bad weather. These seasoned professionals take great pride in their work and pay attention to the smallest detail. The result is efficient, high-quality services from a reliable company.

Learn More About our Custom Bathroom Design Services

At Reliable Home Improvement, we can help you realize what’s at the heart of your kitchen remodeling dreams. We have helped hundreds of customers in the Chicagoland area transform their existing bathrooms into personalized spaces that cater to their habits, needs, style and budget. We make custom bathrooms match the individual needs of each customer – from floor to ceiling, from wall to wall, from family to family.

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What is Considered a Luxury Bathroom?

A luxury bathroom is characterized by its high-end, premium, and often opulent features and materials. It goes beyond mere functionality and incorporates elements that provide a sense of extravagance, comfort, and style. While the definition of a luxury bathroom can vary from person to person, here are some common features and elements that are typically associated with luxury bathrooms:

  1. High-Quality Materials: Luxury bathrooms often feature top-tier materials such as marble, granite, onyx, or high-end natural stones for countertops, flooring, and wall coverings. Premium woods like mahogany or teak might be used for cabinetry or accent pieces.

  2. Expensive Fixtures: High-end fixtures and fittings, such as designer faucets, rainfall showerheads, and spa-like tubs, are commonly found in luxury bathrooms. These fixtures are often made from materials like brushed nickel, polished chrome, or even gold-plated finishes.

  3. Custom Cabinetry: Custom-built cabinetry with intricate detailing, premium hardware, and plenty of storage space is a hallmark of luxury bathrooms. Exquisite woodwork and craftsmanship are essential.

  4. Luxurious Bathtub: A focal point of many luxury bathrooms is a soaking tub or a freestanding tub that is not only functional but also aesthetically pleasing. Some luxury bathrooms may even include whirlpool or air jet tubs.

  5. Spa-like Features: Luxury bathrooms often incorporate spa-like features, such as steam showers, multiple showerheads, body jets, and built-in benches. Heated floors and towel warmers are also common.

  6. High-End Lighting: Well-designed and strategically placed lighting fixtures, including chandeliers, sconces, and ambient lighting, can create an elegant and inviting atmosphere.

  7. Smart Technology: Integration of smart technology, such as motion-activated faucets, smart mirrors with built-in lighting and defogging features, and programmable shower systems, can add convenience and sophistication.

  8. Custom Tile Work: Elaborate and custom-designed tile work, including mosaic patterns, intricate backsplashes, and decorative accents, can elevate the overall look of a luxury bathroom.

  9. Integrated Audio/Visual Systems: Some luxury bathrooms include built-in audio systems, flat-screen TVs, or even hidden TVs in mirrors, allowing for entertainment and relaxation while bathing.

  10. Art and Decor: High-end bathrooms may feature artwork, decorative mirrors, and carefully curated decor elements that contribute to the overall ambiance.

  11. Large Windows or Skylights: Natural light is often a key component of luxury bathrooms. Large windows, skylights, or even glass walls that provide a view of nature or a well-manicured garden can enhance the sense of luxury.

  12. Privacy and Personalization: Luxury bathrooms often provide privacy and a sense of personal space. They may have separate toilet enclosures, bidet toilets, and even dressing rooms or walk-in closets adjacent to the bathroom.

  13. Space and Layout: A sense of spaciousness and a well-thought-out layout are crucial in luxury bathrooms. They may include ample room for a double vanity, seating areas, and storage.

It's important to note that the definition of luxury can vary greatly based on personal preferences and budget. What one person considers luxurious, another may see as extravagant. Luxury bathroom design is often a matter of personal taste and lifestyle.

How Much Does a Custom Bathroom Typically Cost?

The cost of a custom bathroom can vary widely based on several factors, including the size of the bathroom, the level of customization, the quality of materials and fixtures chosen, labor costs, and your location. Custom bathrooms can range from moderately priced to very high-end, depending on your preferences and budget. Here are some general cost ranges for custom bathrooms:

  1. Moderate Custom Bathroom: A moderately customized bathroom may include features such as custom cabinetry, mid-range fixtures, standard tile work, and relatively simple design modifications. The cost for such a bathroom can typically range from $15,000 to $30,000 or more.

  2. High-End Custom Bathroom: A high-end custom bathroom is characterized by premium materials, top-of-the-line fixtures, intricate tile work, custom lighting, and detailed design features. Costs for a high-end custom bathroom can range from $30,000 to $75,000 or more, depending on the extent of customization.

  3. Luxury Custom Bathroom: Luxury custom bathrooms feature the finest materials, designer fixtures, intricate and elaborate tile work, custom-built cabinetry, advanced technology, and a high level of craftsmanship. These bathrooms can cost well over $75,000 and can reach into six figures or more, depending on the specific features and finishes chosen.

  4. Size and Layout: The size and layout of the bathroom can significantly impact the cost. Larger bathrooms require more materials and labor, increasing the overall cost.

  5. Fixtures and Materials: The choice of fixtures, materials, and finishes plays a crucial role in the cost. High-quality natural stone, premium cabinetry, designer faucets, and luxurious fixtures will increase the cost.

  6. Labor Costs: Labor costs can vary based on the complexity of the design and the region where you live. Skilled labor for custom work may be more expensive.

  7. Customization: The extent of customization, including unique design features, built-in storage solutions, custom tile work, and special requests, will affect the final cost.

  8. Permits and Regulations: Depending on your location and the scope of the project, you may need permits, which can add to the cost.

  9. Plumbing and Electrical Work: If your custom bathroom involves relocating plumbing or electrical systems, the cost will increase due to the additional labor and materials required.

  10. Project Management: Hiring a professional designer or project manager may add to the overall cost but can ensure a smoother and more efficient process.

  11. Unforeseen Issues: It's essential to budget for unexpected issues that may arise during the renovation, such as plumbing or structural problems, which can add to the cost.

To get an accurate estimate for your specific custom bathroom project, it's advisable to consult with experienced contractors or bathroom design professionals in your area. They can provide detailed quotes based on your preferences and the unique aspects of your project. Be sure to communicate your budget and priorities clearly to help guide the design and selection process.

Can Bathroom Remodeling Projects be Tax Deductible?

Bathroom remodeling projects for personal residences are typically not tax-deductible as a direct expense. However, there are some situations where you may be able to indirectly benefit from bathroom renovations in terms of taxes:

  1. Home Office Deduction: If you have a home office that includes a bathroom, and you meet the IRS requirements for a home office deduction, you may be able to deduct a portion of the expenses associated with the bathroom renovation. The deduction would be based on the percentage of your home used exclusively for business purposes.

  2. Medical Expense Deduction: In certain cases, bathroom renovations may be considered a medical expense if they are specifically undertaken for medical necessity. For example, if you need to modify your bathroom to accommodate a disability or a medical condition, a portion of the renovation costs that exceeds the medical expense threshold (usually 7.5% of your adjusted gross income) may be deductible as a medical expense.

  3. Energy-Efficiency Credits: If your bathroom renovations include energy-efficient upgrades, such as installing energy-efficient toilets, faucets, or lighting fixtures that meet the requirements for federal energy-efficiency tax credits, you may be eligible for these credits. These credits can reduce your overall tax liability.

It's important to note that tax laws and regulations can change, and they may vary by location, so it's advisable to consult with a tax professional or accountant who can provide guidance tailored to your specific situation and the current tax laws in your area. Keep thorough documentation of your expenses related to the bathroom renovation to support any potential deductions or credits you may be eligible for.

Visit Our Luxury Design Gallery & Showroom

For your convenience, we have constructed one of the largest and most comprehensive kitchen and bath design showrooms in the western suburbs of Chicago, that is open to the public during. This is the place for hi-end kitchen and bath showroom ideas that will give you the opportunity to walk through numerous full size kitchen showroom displays and bath showroom displays.

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