You may be planning for a major kitchen renovation, including new appliances, plumbing, countertops or cabinets. Instead, you may be aiming to spruce up the space with a smaller budget. A kitchen renovation is rarely cheap, but there are ways to save. Here’s what you need to know.
How Much Does a Kitchen Remodel Cost?
Based on online estimates, home improvement resource company HomeAdvisor’s reported national averages for renovation costs and expert insights, here’s how the cost of a major kitchen remodel breaks down:
- Labor: 15% to 25%
- Cabinets: 29%
- Appliances and ventilation: 14%
- Countertops: 10%
- Lighting: 5%
- Floors: 7%
- Fixtures and plumbing: 4%
- Additional finishes and budget cushion: 15% to 20%
According to HomeAdvisor, the national average for a kitchen renovation is $25,291, with a low-end remodel starting around $4,000 and a high-end project reaching $60,000 or more. The disparities between cost estimates are due to the range of