The cost of finished products—flooring, cabinets, countertops, and other manufactured materials—outweighs labor and installation costs for a kitchen remodel, in some cases by more than 2-to-1. Because each kitchen remodeling project is unique and involves a range of variables, it is often challenging for us to offer a general estimate on how much a kitchen remodel will cost. Anschel notes a few kitchens that went above $90,000, but that cost was driven by unique carpentry or were part of a serious reconfiguration of interior space.
Therefore, helpful articles written about remodeling costs in other areas are woefully misleading regarding the true costs of remodeling here in the East Bay. Every square foot of the kitchen is potential work or storage area, so adequate cabinet space is a huge plus.
Alternatively, installing a backsplash may be a fun DIY project ; you can create something unique and save money along the way. Removing a wall and relocating the kitchen and dining room created a huge open space. Each remodeling project is different, but if you use these guidelines when talking to kitchen remodelers you should be on the same page as the contractor when discussing price.
More than any other renovation, the very thought of a kitchen remodel will allow you to see the noticeable impact that it will have on you and your family, your daily routine and the enjoyment that you have when being at home. Most companies make between 8 to 10 percent profit, and the cost of running the business — aka overhead — can be 12 to 18 percent.
Unless specified in Project Options list, this kitchen remodel estimate does NOT include costs for relocating, repairing, modifying or enhancing existing structural, HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems. There are a million and one ways to remodel a kitchen on a budget, especially if you are a new homeowner who hasn’t really developed your own personal style.