Kitchen Remodeling and Renovation CostsPosted on: July 15, 2013
Posted by: Sebring Home Improvement
Expect nearly a third of your budget to go for cabinets and hardware; 14 percent for appliances.
The key to not blowing your kitchen remodeling budget is careful planning.
This reading will help you develop a clear plan on where you should spend your money, depending on your priorities and reasons for remodeling.
As you work on a budget with a builder, ask the firm to supply a breakdown. There are many variables depending on the existing kitchen, the scope of the project (complete remodel or update-refresh?) and the local economy.
The Kitchen & Bath Association (KBA) breaks down bathroom remodeling costs like this:
Design fees: 4%
Appliances and ventilation: 14%
Cabinetry and hardware: 29%
Lighting and ventilation: 5%
Doors and windows: 4%
Walls and ceilings: 5%
Faucets and plumbing: 4%
In the end, your budget breakdown will depend on what your liifestyle is and how much you want to spend.
Questions to Ask Yourself:Do I need permits?
Can I do the project myself?
Does my kitchen have the proper ventilation?
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