This article features a case study of a bathroom installation to give you an idea of how long it takes to fit a bathroom.

Before Bathroom Installation Sink Area

Before Bathroom Installation Shower Area

After Bathroom Installation Shower And Sink Area


Remove existing suite and tiles / blown render & removal of non load-bearing wall

Re-Boarding Of Walls And Ceiling And 1st Fix Electrics


Re-boarding of walls & ceiling and 1st fix electrics


Joinery work – adding a door frame in the intended new position + wall preparation

Bathroom Installation 1st Fix Plumbing


1st fix plumbing


Plastering ceiling + tank shower area prior to tiling

Bathroom Installation Wall Tiling And Plastering Walls


Plastering walls + wall tiling

Paint Walls And Ceiling, Fit Skirting Boards, Towel Radiator


Paint walls & ceiling + fit skirting boards + towel radiator

2nd Fix Plumbing And Gloss Skirting


2nd fix plumbing + gloss skirting


(allow gloss to dry)

2nd Fix Electrics And Joinery Door Hanging


2nd fix electrics + joinery (door hanging)

This bathroom installation started on a Monday and finished the next Thursday.

For ways to reduce this time, please see the below tips to reduce bathroom installation times.

Also, please see my article entitled Top 5 Hidden Bathroom Installation Costs to see examples of what additional work (that you may have not planned for) can occur.