There are two main ways to go about remodeling your kitchen, and you can even combine them if you want the best of both worlds. The first way to go about it is to hire a kitchen remodeling contractor. They can get quite expensive, but if you shop around and haggle aggressively then you should be able to find someone good. You can also just do the work yourself instead of hiring a kitchen remodeling contractor. This can take more time, but can save you money. If you are skilled, though, you might get it done just as fast as a kitchen remodeling contractor. Finally, you can do some combination of the two, with you doing some of the work yourself, and the kitchen remodeling contractor doing the rest.