How to Get the Most Out Of Your Kitchen Remodel

According to a recent survey conducted by Home Advisor, the average kitchen remodel cost homeowners $19,920, but when you are remodeling on a budget, it can be difficult to determine how to get the most out of your project without the hefty price tag.

Many homeowners are concerned with how they should spend their budget and ultimately what goes into the project itself. If you are considering a kitchen remodel, you may be wondering where to start and how to go about turning your vision into reality. We have been a part of many kitchen remodels and are here to share what goes into a kitchen remodel and the added benefit of having one.

Benefit of a kitchen remodel

DSC_1165First and foremost, most homeowners begin a kitchen renovation because it is time to update their space or they are tired of staring at their outdated room. The kitchen is one of the most trafficked rooms in your home, and therefore, one of the most valued rooms in your home. By dedicating funds to a quality remodel, you are increasing the value of your home a significant amount.

Increases home value

Many homeowners like to keep the value of their home in mind when remodeling their kitchen. It is important to not only keep your home in mind but also the homes around you. You do not what to put a great deal of money into to a kitchen if those around you are more understated; however, if you live in a high-end neighborhood, you will want to add value to your home that rivals those of your neighbors.

What goes into your remodeling project

When tackling any remodeling project, there are a lot of variables that you should take into consideration. What color scheme should you select, what flooring is best for your family, and in regards to kitchen remodels, what countertops and cabinets should you select. At first, this may seem daunting to tackle, but by understanding where most of your budget will be spent, you can better understand where to splurge and where to save.

Cabinets

The National Kitchen and Bath Association has noted that 29% of kitchen remodels is dedicated to cabinetry and hardware. Since this is a significant portion of your remodel project, this is often the place where homeowners look to trim down on cost.

At Superior Stone and Cabinet, we help homeowners save hundreds of dollars on their remodels by selling them USA made, quality materials and a fraction of the cost. On top of that, we come out to your home to provide a free estimate on your project, so you aren’t surprised by any of your costs.

Countertops  

customized-granite-countertops-azKitchen countertops account for 10% of your remodeling costs, and there are many debates as to what materials to select for your home. It used to me as simple as granite or laminate, but now there are so many options out there that it can be overwhelming to select one for your home. Over the past few years, we have seen quartz countertops grow in popularity due to their high-quality appearance and low price tag.

Appliances

High-quality appliances are typically the final place where homeowners tend to spend their remodel budget. Stainless steel refrigerators, stoves, dishwashers and other various appliances help bring your kitchen together. No matter what type of appliance you choose to purchase, you will want to invest in something that works well with your new remodel.

How to prepare for your remodel project

When preparing for a remodel project, it is crucial that you create a realistic budget and stick to it. Be sure to account for surprise costs that creep up during your remodel. Hiring a professional you can trust is one of the best things you can do as a homeowner. They are skilled at the task at hand and will have your best interest at heart. Keep to your timeline as best as you can and enjoy the process!

iStock_000026120340LargeIf you are ready to remodel your kitchen, our team of trained professionals can help turn your dream into a reality. We offer affordable countertop and cabinet options for your kitchen, so you never feel nickeled and dimed. We will walk you through every step of the planning process and install to ensure you feel comfortable with the progress of your kitchen.

We provide a free 3D design mock-up, so you can see what your kitchen remodel will look like before we even get started! Visit www.superiorstoneandcabinet.com to schedule your free inspection today.

 

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