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$22,965
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$12,553 - $34,269
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$4,000
High End
$55,000

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Average Kitchen Remodel Cost

On average, a kitchen remodel costs $22,965 or $150 per square foot. Most homeowners spend between $12,553 and $34,269 or $75 to $250 per square foot. The total expense varies depending on the size of the space, the quality of materials, and whether you change the layout of the room.

A smaller project between $10,000 and $15,000 may include painting walls, refacing cabinets, upgrading the sink, and installing a tile backsplash. A $30,000+ renovation may include installing custom cabinets, hardwood floors, granite counters, and high-end appliances.

The kitchen serves as the heart and hearth of your home. It's where you prepare your meals and where all your parties gather. Is it any wonder that remodeling this space is so popular and has the largest payoff in terms of boosting a property's resale value? Of course, it’s also the most complicated and can be the most expensive.

See the cost breakdown by feature and labor below to get a better idea of the budget you’ll need or the renovations you can cut back on.

Kitchen Remodel Cost Estimator

Kitchen remodels cost $75 to $250 per square foot. The first step in determining your estimate is looking at the space. Before you get to the smaller questions, ask yourself the big questions:

  • What do you want from the space?
  • How do you want it to look and function?
  • Is the size and configuration right?

Also ask: What should you spend? The industry says spend 5% to 15% of the home’s value on this project. If your house is worth $300,000, you could spend $30,000 without negatively affecting its resale price.

Consider some of these alternative options if you want to save money:

Kitchen Renovation Budget Breakdown

Kitchen renovations cost $12,500 to $34,0000, with a typical spend of around $23,000. The rate divides into materials, installation, lighting and plumbing fixtures.

According to the National Kitchen & Bath Association, the expenses break down as follows:

Where Does My Money Go For a Full Kitchen Remodel
Element of ProjectPercent of BudgetBreakdown for Average Remodel

Design fees

4%

$920

Installation

17%

$3,910

Appliances and ventilation

14%

$3,220

Cabinetry and hardware

29%

$6,670

Countertops

10%

$2,300

Lighting

5%

$1,150

Flooring

7%

$1,610

Doors and windows

4%

$920

Walls and ceilings

5%

$1,150

Faucets and plumbing

4%

$920

Other

1%

$230

Kitchen Makeover Design Costs

Professional kitchen designers charge $100 to $200 per hour. Though the NKBA suggests four percent of your budget will go to design fees, this shoots up to closer to 10 percent when you hire a certified professional on-site. If you get advice or an in-home consultation from a materials and design store, it will certainly stay in the range of a $100 to $800 flat fee. However, homeowners report paying $3,500 to $18,500 for certified professionals and independent services. At this rate, you might expect such services as:

  • 3D renderings
  • Material and color selection
  • Coordination with contractors and suppliers
  • Start to finish support and management

Remodel Contractor Labor Rates


Expect to pay $3,500 to $6,000 for installation alone. Professional labor typically factors into the total in a range from 15 to 25 percent. The NKBA suggests 17 percent as the median. This percentage will vary depending on the size of the space and the features you install. Hiring a kitchen remodeling contractor is the best way to get the most out of your project and budget.

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Cost to Renovate a Kitchen by Size

It could cost as little as $5,000 to remodel a small kitchen and as much as $60,000+ to do a large renovation. The size of your space will play a significant role in how expensive your renovation gets. Below, see the typical spend for various sizes and the factors involved.

Size (Square Feet)Average Cost

Small (<70)

$5,000-$20,000

Medium (100-150)

$15,000-$40,000

Large (200+)

$30,000-$60,000+

Small Kitchen Remodel Costs and Condo Renovations

The rate to update a small kitchen is between $5,000 and $20,000, depending on what you install, repair or upgrade. For this room, small is defined as 70 square feet or smaller. You'll have limited options for a project of this size. It's important to set your budget and plan for some DIY work to save time and money. Here are some recommendations for keeping expenses low:

  • Green updates:
    • Under-cabinet and counter LED lighting
    • Environmentally-friendly faucets
    • Green appliances
    • Double-paned windows
    • Space-saving recessed lighting fixtures in the ceiling
  • Maximizing storage:
    • Lazy Susan’s
    • Roll-out trays
    • Double pull-out shelves
    • Tiered racks
  • Pull-out countertops: Have a countertop contractor install a counter extension that you can flip or pull out when you need it.
  • Smaller appliances: Replace large appliances to their smaller and greener alternatives.

You can remove walls and cabinetry if you have the space and the budget to do it. You can even combine this space with the dining room for one large, unified area, instead of having a bar or tall wall separate the two. If you live in a condo, check building codes to make sure you can knock out walls. Also, consult with a contractor, as they could recognize that the wall is connected to a supporting beam.

10x10 Kitchen Remodel Costs

A 100 square foot kitchen renovation costs $15,000 to $30,000. These dimensions qualify a space as “medium.”

Redo a 12x12 Space

Renovating a 12x12 kitchen runs between $20,000 and $40,000. This is close to the standard size, which is between 150 and 175 square feet.

Cost to Update a Large Kitchen

A large kitchen is defined as 200 feet or more and typically runs between $30,000 and $60,000. Upscale remodels can reach from $75,000 to $100,000 and beyond. With a large area like this, you may include features like:

  • Cooktop or seating island
  • Double oven
  • Built-in appliances
  • Commercial-style range
  • Coffee or drink station
  • Recycling station
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Price of Typical Kitchen Remodeling Elements

Here are some of the elements that go into an average kitchen remodel and their typical installation prices, based on small, mid-range or major options:

Kitchen Renovation Cost Calculator
FeatureSmall RemodelMid-RangeMajor Reno

Install an appliance

$100-$200 per appliance

$200-$400 per appliance

$400-$600+ per appliance

Install cabinets

$100-$200 per cabinet

$200-$300 per cabinet

$300-$500 per cabinet

Install countertops

$200-$500

$400-$1,000

$1,000-$2,500

Install a faucet

$125-$200 per faucet

$200-$300 per faucet

$300-$550+ per faucet

Install flooring

$600-$1,000

$1,000-$1,500

$1,500-$3,000

Install a sink

$100-$250

$250-$400

$400-$600

Backsplash installation

$150-$400

$400-$800

$800-$1,200

Painting/adding wallpaper

$100-$200

$200-$400

$400-$600

Cost of Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen cabinet installation costs an average of $2,000 to $8,000, with the products themselves ranging from $75 to $1,500 per linear foot.Kitchen cabinets prices vary depending on whether you opt for custom or stock products, and your project price will also depend on whether you update them rather than replace them. These features often make a room's first impression. If they are dated or damaged, potential buyers may walk away underwhelmed.

  • Stock: $75-$150 per linear foot
    • Pre-made
    • Readily available at home improvement stores
    • Affordable
    • Limited number of designs and sizes.
  • Semi-custom: $100-$1,000 per linear foot
    • Made in the same sizes as stock products
    • Can be detailed for an extra fee
    • Options include resizing drawers, door fronts and cabinet depth
  • Custom: $500-$1,500 per linear foot
    • Designed however you want them to look
    • Most expensive option
    • Require a skilled carpenter
  • Cost to Reface Cabinets: $4,000-$9,500
    • Fraction of the price of new
    • Brand-new look without total replacement
    • Steps of process:
      • Remove old doors, door fronts and hardware.
      • Select new elements and apply a wood veneer that matches the rest of the cabinetry.
  • Cost to Refinish Cabinets:$1,500-$4,000
    • Less expensive than refacing
    • Brand-new look without total replacement
    • Best to hire a professional for best results, especially if fronts are dinged up
    • Steps of process
      • Remove drawer fronts or drawers
      • Sand
      • Stain
      • Reinstall

New Kitchen Appliances Cost

Installing kitchen appliances costs $100 to $300 per appliance on average. Investing in higher quality stoves, dishwashers or refrigerators will certainly drive up your total price. However, if you want to improve your home’s value, it will pay to install higher quality products. There are various options to choose from, including EnergyStar-certified, custom built-in, high-end store bought and budget outlet products. If longevity is important to you, look for products with longer life expectancies.

  • EnergyStar: $300-$3,000 
    • Certified by the U.S. Department of Energy as energy-efficient and beneficial to the environment and consumer.
    • More expensive up front than their noncertified counterparts.
    • Have longer lifespans than noncertified options.
    • Lower utility bills.
    • Product options: Refrigerators, dishwashers, light bulbs, freezers and more.
  • Custom built-in: $1,000-$10,000+ 
    • Higher upfront price.
    • May require structural changes and added labor costs.
    • Take up less floor space.
    • Product options: Dishwashers, ovens, ranges, stoves, microwaves and even refrigerators.
  • High-end store bought: $1,000-$5,000+ 
    • Less expensive than custom built-in appliances.
    • As expensive, if not more so, than EnergyStar appliances.
    • Near-equivalent lifespan to EnergyStar appliances.
    • Have features like sensors, Bluetooth capabilities and hot water dispensers in the fridge.
  • Budget outlet: $200-$1,000 
    • Might not last as long as their high-end counterparts
    • Lack the added features/technology of expensive models.
    • They do the job and work in most layouts.

Cost to Build Kitchen Countertops

Installing countertops costs$2,000 to $4,000, though this price will fluctuate depending on the material and measurements. Countertops play a major role in the look and usability of your space. Choose the materials based on what looks and functions best.

Within each category of materials, price depends on quality. Seamless materials, such as Corian and granite, tend to be more durable, but are generally more expensive. Formica and concrete tend to be cheaper but add less value. Tile can be pretty, but you can expect quite a bit of maintenance down the road and regular grout cleaning. Countertop materials include:

  • Bamboo Costs: $2,000-$3,000
    • Eco-friendly
    • Easy to clean
    • Susceptible to scratches and burns
  • Concrete Costs: $2,000-$4,000
    • Durable
    • Heat-resistant
    • Stain-resistant
    • Requires regular maintenance
  • Laminate Costs: $800-$1,600
    • Heat-resistant
    • Stain-resistant
    • Scratch-resistant
    • Easy to clean
    • Inexpensive
    • Susceptible to damage from knives and hot pans
  • Paper Composite Costs: $2,500-$6,000
    • Durable
    • Easy to clean
    • Susceptible to scratches and stains
  • Metal Costs: $3,000-$6,000
    • Durable
    • Heat-resistant
    • Stain-resistant
    • Susceptible to scratches
  • Recycled Glass Costs: $2,000-$4,000
    • Durable
    • Heat-resistant
    • Stain-resistant
    • Easy to clean
    • Susceptible to chipping and scratching
  • Solid Surface Costs: $2,000-$4,500
    • Examples: Formica, Corian, Wilsonart, Avonite
    • Renewable
    • Nonporous
    • Various choices
    • Scratch-resistant
    • Susceptible to heat and staining
  • Corian Costs: $2,200-$5,000
    • Durable
    • Many color and style options
    • Stain-resistant
    • Easy to maintain and clean
    • Not as heat-resistant as stone
  • Stone Costs: $2,000-$5,000
    • Examples:Quartz, marble, soapstone, granite
    • Durable
    • Heat-resistant
    • Requires regular maintenance
    • Susceptible to chipping
  • Granite Costs: $2,000-$5,000
    • Durable
    • Scratch-resistant
    • Heat-resistant
    • Porous and requires sealing
  • Soapstone Costs: $2,000-$5,000
    • Stain-resistant
    • Heat-resistant
    • Extremely susceptible to scratching and etching
    • Light scratches are easy to sand away
  • Marble Costs: $2,000-$7,000
    • Durable
    • Long-lasting when properly maintained
    • Heat-resistant
    • Susceptible to staining and scratching
  • Quartz Costs: $1,500-$4,000
    • Many color and style options
    • Stain-resistant
    • Doesn’t chip or scratch easily
    • Easy to clean
    • Less heat resistant than natural stones
  • Tile Costs: $800-$2,000
    • Inexpensive
    • Can be a DIY project
    • Susceptible to chipping and scratching
  • Wood Costs: $1,000-$5,000
    • Durable
    • Natural material
    • Long lifespan
    • Expands and contracts like flooring
    • Withstands burns and scratches

Kitchen Floor Remodel

Flooring installation costs $1,500 to $4,500, depending on various factors. The largest factors include the square footage and material you choose. Vinyl and linoleum flooring tend to be the most affordable but add little or nothing to the value of your house. Tile, granite and wood are more expensive and will help to increase value. The more expensive flooring sometimes proves to be the more difficult ones to maintain.

These spaces can be volatile workstations. Damage from stains, grease, heat and moisture are common. If you can't keep up with the cleaning and maintenance, the more expensive flooring might not be the best for you. Options include:

Plumbing

Installing a faucet costs $150 to $350. If you don’t need to change the plumbing layout, installing a sink costs $200 to $550.

If you decide to do a major change and rearrange your appliances, you will have to relocate the pipes. This often involves getting new pipes – installing additional pipes costs about $1,100 – and connecting them to the main line. This also means spending more on labor and, in some cases, hiring a plumber. Plus, you might have to get a permit from the city. These building permits could cost up to $800 if your contractor gets it for you.

Electrical

The rate for electrical work is $50 to $100 per hour on average. It’s best to do electrical work during the tear-out process. However, many homeowners don’t factor in this expense until the work is underway.

Plan ahead and determine whether you need to upgrade your electrical board to accommodate a new refrigerator or oven -- which can be $1,000. You may also need to move outlets and fixtures to accommodate a new layout. Plus, you may have outdated outlets that need replacement -- adding $175 to your total. Have an electrician on hand to guide you through the process and be ready to spend about 5 percent of your total on electrical work. 

Gas Lines

Moving a gas line costs $250 to $800. Unless you're planning to move your oven and stove cooktop to an entirely differently place in the room, you should be able to avoid this expense. The process involves moving and running additional gas lines, upending flooring and knocking out walls. It also requires a permit for handling natural gas lines.

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Budgeting a Kitchen Remodel

Building a budget should be your number one concern when planning a kitchen remodel. It determines how much you can accomplish, the materials available, how much professional help you’ll need, and what the final product will look like, among other aspects. If you don't plan appropriately, there's a good chance that you will find yourself in debt by the end of the project or left with a half-finished space after the funds run out.

Homeowners should expect to spend the following:

  • Minor: $10,000 to $15,000
  • Mid-range: $15,000 to $30,000
  • Major: $30,000+

You should also set aside 15 to 20 percent of your budget for any unexpected problems during the remodel. These issues can include plumbing, electrical, structural, and pest or toxic material problems that could arise.

Basic Remodeling on a Tight Budget: $10,000 to $15,000

With $10,000 and $15,000, you'll need to do some work yourself and hire a professional for the specialty work. If possible, purchase some of the materials before calling in the professionals. While contractors can get some materials for wholesale prices, it’s customary for them to charge extra for the purchase and labor. Save time and money by getting materials in advance and then paying for installation.

These projects typically involved:

  • Upgrading your sink and faucet
  • Installing or replacing your countertops with inexpensive materials (laminate, vinyl, tile)
  • Adding a tile backsplash
  • Refacing or refinishing your cabinets
  • Installing stock cabinets
  • Upgrading your appliances
  • Painting your walls and ceilings
  • Installing energy-efficient lighting in the ceiling and under the cabinet

Mid-Range: $15,000 to $30,000

When you're working with $15,000 to $30,000, you can leave more work to the professionals instead of doing it yourself. This might include refinishing or refacing your cabinets, painting the walls and ceilings, installing new lighting and rewiring some electrical work. You can also focus on replacing your flooring, if it's particularly worn, and look at more high-grade countertop material like stone (granite, Corian, Formica). You might be able to invest in custom cabinets, move some plumbing, or have an island installed in this price range, but you might have to compromise on other upgrades in the process.

These remodels include:

  • Replacing your countertops with high-quality materials (stone, wood, metal)
  • Installing custom cabinets
  • Building an island
  • Installing high-end appliances
  • Adding recessed lighting and rewiring as necessary
  • Replacing your floor

High End Kitchen Upgrade Cost: $30,000+

When you spend $30,000 or more to remodel a kitchen, you'll have more leeway to pick and choose which improvements you want to make.

You might want to do everything on this list:

  • Installing high-end appliances with the EnergyStar rating
  • Adding granite countertops
  • Installing a new sink and faucet
  • Having custom cabinets built
  • Opting for additional overhead lighting
  • Adding hardwood flooring

If you decide to go with a major remodel and spend upwards of $50,000, you should consider consulting a kitchen designer. A professional designer has the experience, connections and examples to suggest what fits with your plan. He or she can also help you save where possible, so you don't spend needlessly while still getting the final product you want.

Make It a Cheap Kitchen Remodel

  • Pass on custom options: Cabinets take up almost 30 percent of the budget for these projects. Save with stock products rather than custom.
  • DIY where possible: See where you can do some of the installation and replacement yourself.
  • Remodel in stages: You can break up the projects and remodel in stages, so you only have to save for one thing at a time.
  • Only do necessary updates: You don't have to do everything. You can simply upgrade the materials and appliances that truly need updating.

Kitchen Renovation Cost Factors

When estimating the cost of a kitchen remodel, there are various factors to keep in mind. The most important include budget, longevity, and what other homeowners in the neighborhood are doing with their spaces. By planning around these factors, it's possible to come out with results that meet expectations, last for a long time and recoup most of their original cost in the resale.

Longevity

When planning for this project, ask yourself how long you plan to live in your house from the time of the remodel. If you plan to sell shortly after, you shouldn't spend too much money on it. The rule of thumb is that you should spend between 5 and 15 percent of your property's total value. This is the optimum range for homeowners to spend and expect to recoup.

If you plan to remain in your house for years, then you should consider splurging on items like new countertops, appliances, cabinets and flooring. The fact you'll be living in the house for years to come means that you could save money on repair or replacement because they last longer. It also means that you continue to find value in their repeated use. If you plan to live in your house for years or decades after the renovation, there's no point in spending money and only making small changes.

Neighborhood

While this applies more to sellers than to lifetime homeowners, the neighborhood you live in should reflect the kind of changes you make. Your kitchen should not be significantly more understated or overstated than others in the neighborhood. This could reflect poorly when potential buyers are perusing and comparing properties in the area.

Ideally, you want a renovation that brings out the best qualities of the room and complements your house. Avoid any colors, styles and other design qualities that will disrupt the overall scheme of your house.

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New Kitchen Costs

Adding a new kitchen will range in price from $25,000 to $50,000, or $100 to $300 per square foot. There are many additional factors in building an entirely new space with the proper structure, plumbing and electrical. High-end materials can bring your rate up to $100,000 and beyond.

How to Prepare for a Kitchen Remodel

Don't start a kitchen renovation without a plan or a clear idea of what to expect. Before you proceed, you should complete these steps:

  1. Find a professional. You need a kitchen remodeling contractor, especially if there are electrical or plumbing changes involved.
    • Interview three or four candidates.
    • HomeAdvisor pros undergo a rigorous screening and approval process. If you’re considering a contractor outside of the network, be sure to check their background and past work thoroughly.
    • Check HomeAdvisor reviews, as well as other sources.
    • Look for someone you can trust and work with easily.
  2. Set money aside for surprises. Set aside about 15 to 20 percent of your budget (or around $3,000 to $5,000) to cover unexpected expenses like broken pipes, mold and other problems.
  3. DIY small details. You might be able to do small things yourself to cut down on your spending. Talk with the contractor first to see what you can do safely and accurately.
  4. Discuss the floor plan and timeline. Before the contractor gets started, you should know the schedule and what the finished product will look like.
    • The contractor or designer will draw up a floor plan of the remodel for you to approve.
    • That plan goes to the local building permit office and onto the record for your home.
  5. Sign a contract. If you don't sign a contract with your contractor, he or she might not be held liable for mistakes or misunderstandings. You don’t want to be saddled with repairs after the fact, so make sure you get these details in writing:
    • Scope of work/full description
    • Contractor’s responsibilities
    • Homeowner’s responsibilities
    • Cost estimate
    • Timeline
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FAQs

How Much Is a Kitchen & Bathroom Renovation Cost?

It costs an average of $33,000 to renovate both the kitchen and the bathroom. Bathroom remodels cost around $10,000 of the total. There are many additions and remodeling contractors who are licensed to perform both projects with the help of subcontractors, so you can often hire one contractor for all the work.


What’s the Average Cost to Gut a Kitchen?

Gutting a kitchen ranges from as little as $300 to as much as $3,000, depending on regulations in your area, the size of your space and what you need demolished or removed. Your city and county may have regulations surrounding proper disposal of waste and materials that require extra steps and labor.

There may also be requirements around getting an interior demolition permit in addition to your building permit. Plus, if you want to preserve some of the existing materials, you’ll pay more in labor for more careful removal.

How Much is a Mobile Home Kitchen Remodel?

Remodeling a mobile home kitchen could be as little as $3,000 and as much as $25,000, depending on the size of the kitchen, the quality of materials you use and the extent of the renovation.

Before you remodel a mobile home, it’s best to consult with a contractor who will ensure your changes are compliant with the Housing Urban Development (HUD) Code.

Kitchen Renovation Ideas and Inspiration

What's driving your remodel? Before you consider gutting the room, make sure you have ideas in mind for how the new space and layout will look. Without anything to go on, the contractor won't know how to design it to meet your needs.

You want the room to flow with the rest of your house for aesthetic appeal and potential resale value down the road. Here are some different ideas to inspire you, whether you decide to follow one style or mix and match to create your own look. Get inspired to renovate to your taste and budget: 


The average cost of a kitchen remodel in Aurora is approximately $10,500 to $30,000.

Stamford: $13,800 to $40,000.

Minneapolis: $15,500 to $40,000.

West Chester, PA: $14,000 to $33,000.

Studio City: $25,000 to $52,000.
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Bill Ockenden More than 1 year ago
I have been one of your contractors for 5 years WAO Builders (my company) does high end work for discerning clients. The last kitchen we did was over 80,000 the appliances alone were over 20,000 You should look at your estimated costs, if a client want built in appliances like Wolf or Sub Zero their going to spend close to or over 30K just on the appliances. Some of your photos have these items in the photos. But your high end projected kitchen cost is $45,000 the cabinets alone can run that before any labor. You might want to suggest a percentage of the homes value as a idea of what is expected so the quality of both the remodel and home are matched up. Thanks Bill Ockenden
James Lynch More than 1 year ago
I have been doing kitchen remodels for 20+ years. a reface will run between 13 and 20K. A mid-range change out kitchen 30-65K, and upscale from 75-150K. This is for professionally designed and expertly installed work including appliances with a licensed, bonded, and insured firm. The Cost Vs. Value report that the NAR commissions from Remodeling magazine is much more accurate than this report.
Kam Jannu More than 1 year ago
Vist http://www.advisorhunter.com for more pricing details.
Christina Ralston More than 1 year ago
This pricing is not realistic. I have worked with many contractors, and the description of costs for the 15K-30K category is terrible. Perhaps if you are acting as your own GC and you have price shopped 10 different subs for each specific trade, and want to play contractor roulette and hope that you get a good one for each category. Good luck with that when choosing the lowest bidder for each category. 20K-50K is average when you need all that is listed for a mid priced Kitchen project.
Julie Rossi More than 1 year ago
homeadvisor.com is simple to use (I'm not very computer savvy) and is the first site that doesn't require extra passwords, etc! thank you for straight-forward information.
roxanne bartlette More than 1 year ago
I have done my kitchen over in the year 2012 cost was 42,000. for total gut. I put in cherry wood cabinets build from a cabinet maker that's where most of the cost went along with electrician and plumber. I re-routed the plumbing and the gas lines. Put in corian counter tops I love them . It's all in what you what in your kitchen and remember to think outside the box.
James powell More than 1 year ago
This article gives me an average cost, for of my future plans and what is important to me! Most importantly is the value of the many types of product, because I plan to stay in my town house until whatever happens to me. Also I plan to keep this site of r future references. Tucson, AZ.
Cbris Ramseier More than 1 year ago
My husband & I have been contemplating remodeling our kitchen. I came across home advisor which was I gave to say VERY informative! It gave us an estimated cost of the type of remodel we are thinking of doing and it gave a few designers which we are happy to KNIW are available to help us make thus remodel kook awesome.
Kenneth Powell More than 1 year ago
Not sure about using home advisor since they only listed 1 contractor in my area.
JOHN FOAT More than 1 year ago
I am a contractor which receives HA leads,  most people do not even read the articals much less spend the time to find out the real project costs in our area  and are shocked to find out the real costs which are of  their possible investment ball parks.  you get what you pay for.
Dee Colgan More than 1 year ago
Wow....alot to think about and not sure how much I can afford, but very informational on styles, options on products and do-it-yourself cost cutting.
AHMED ALVI More than 1 year ago
no comments because you have not send me any cost of my project
pete busicchia More than 1 year ago
Don't know where you are getting your information regarding refaceing cabinets but the cheapist I can find in Austin Tx for a standard kitchen of 20 cabinets is around $19000.  I can replace all of them for less.
Brodie Hoffman More than 1 year ago
Your pricing info is absolute NON-SENSE!!! The idea that the average cost to remodel a kitchen in Warren, NJ is $25k is so RIDICULOUS!!!!! Just to buy reasonably priced, semi-custom Kraftmaid cabinets is going to be nearly that much!!! Home Advisor does nothing to help real contractors. Instead, the make up totally non-sense pricing, so customers will really think it is that cheap. If you want to know the REAL COST OF REMODELING JOBS--GO TO "REMODELING MAGAZINE"
John Britton More than 1 year ago
I've been considering giving you folks a try however, like many of the commenters I've just read, the "advice" you are giving to our potential customers is not remotely realistic.
While these low estimates might get them to call us, the time wasted on frustrated and disillusioned clients is not worth a reputable contractor's time and effort. 
Another point is asking me to submit CC info and SS numbers before revealing the fees associated with your service. This just is not right...and I'm left with serious doubts before any discussion with an actual person takes place.
There was a service similar to this around before Angie's came to be. The name escapes me but I joined and paid a fee per lead. Never got one decent lead and spent way too much time explaining to people that a bathroom remodel simply can't be done for  2k to 3k.  I'll pass on this.


Susan Kaplan More than 1 year ago
If you use these estimates  listed here, you will feel like you got ripped off. I had my kitchen done in 2015 by a reputable kitchen design company and paid in the 40K range and I consider it to be a mid-price range kitchen. I had a door moved and part of two walls removed, all new lighting, new ceramic tiled floor, new drywall, new sink and faucet and added extra cabinets, all semi-custom cherry, with first level granite counter tops and mid range appliances. Pulled permits for electrical and plumbing with licensed professionals. The cost of the labor, for one worker, which was half of the total cost, took 10 weeks.
Christine Livingston More than 1 year ago
Having gone through a major kitchen remodel five years ago in my very small house, your estimates seem very low. One change always leads to another unanticipated change and the costs mount up. I don't regret any of my choices, but I was very naive when it came to budgeting the project.
Marie Libbey More than 1 year ago
We are at the very beginning of pre-planning a kitchen re-do-- really just a step above dreaming. We have a small kitchen in a small house, but I know we can have more fun in a more open work-space - we both like to cook and our small galley kitchen does not provide a lot of elbow room. This article has laid out the kinds of questions I should ask about each separate part of the remodel. I am also happy that we can investigate the costs and design possibilities with local companies and craft people. While this project may be a small job to some companies, it will be a major expense for our family - and we will be living with the finished product for a long time. Thank you homeadvisor.com .
JOHN FOAT More than 1 year ago
Keep in mind HA costs are a selling gimmic.... mostly 15 to 25% low look at Cost and value report Via remodeling mag,,, 
Patricia Holiday More than 1 year ago
Very helpful info for preparing to plan for my kitchen remodel.

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