A kitchen remodel cost can greatly vary anywhere from a few thousand dollars to as much as fifty thousand dollars. The prices are going to greatly come down to your personal preference, the type of materials you purchase, and the contractors that you hire. To make things easier, listed below are the major components that are generally installed in a kitchen, along with their prices:
Experts are going to recommend that you replace all your appliances when remodeling your kitchen. A four-piece set that includes a stove, microwave, refrigerator and dishwasher can widely vary anywhere from $1,100 for a lower-end set to as much as $6,000 for a top-notch stainless steel set. Factor in extra costs if you want to have a counter top range, or a ventilation system installed.
For example, a Frigidaire four-piece stainless set that includes a 30″ range and over-the-range microwave can retail for $2,000 to $2,500 depending upon where you purchase it. A lower-end such as an unbranded white appliance set that includes all of the above mentioned can retail for $1,200 to $1,700.
When it comes to the kitchen remodel cost, cabinets can be one of the biggest items to budget for. Cabinets can come in many vary types such as a laminate, veneer, painted wood or even solid wood.
Basic cabinets that are in-stock can cost $3,500 to $5,000 for a basic 10×12 kitchen uninstalled. Cabinets that are semi-custom can be within the $7,000 to $11,000 price range. For custom cabinets, plan on budgeting at least $15,000 to $22,000 for a basic 10×12 kitchen. Popular brands that can take customer orders include Bertch, KraftMaid and Thomasville.
For those that want to save money on cabinets and save on the kitchen remodel cost, highly consider choosing in-stock cabinets at your local hardware store as this can easily save you up to 40% or more.
Counter tops can be made from a variety of materials such as a laminate, tile, solid wood or even a higher end material such as concrete and granite.
For a lower-end such as a laminate, budget for $5 to $25 per square foot. A tile counter top can range anywhere from $1 to as much as $125 per square foot. The reason for the wide price range is due to the fact that the type of tiles can widely vary. A solid wood counter top can retail for $25 to $75 per square foot. Higher-end counter tops such as a granite can cost $22 to as much as $55 per square foot. For those that want to save, highly consider going with a laminate that mimics a granite counter top.
When it comes down to a kitchen remodel cost, don’t forget that there are other prices to factor in such as the labor costs, permits, demolition and more. By taking in these estimates noted above, it should give you a rather good idea on what you’re going to have to set aside for your next project.