One of the most common topics our clients ask us about when it comes to remodeling is the budget. After designing and ordering our IKEA kitchen, nearly 170 boxes were delivered that we assembled to create our new kitchen. Thermocast Manhattan Drop-In Acrylic 33 in. 2-Hole Single Bowl Kitchen Sink in White @ $193 ea. with Delta Foundations 2-Handle Standard Kitchen Faucet with Side Sprayer in Chrome @ $70 ea.
Spending upwards of $30,000 on a kitchen remodel will permit you to have a lot more wiggle room for high-end upgrades and custom design elements. And of course, we’ll still include any other decorative details throughout the kitchen to refresh the space and reflect your personal style.
As you can see in the before-and-after example above, a basic” kitchen remodel, ranging from $35,000 to $55,000, doesn’t have to be a boring one by any means! Typically homeowners choose to keep their fixtures in the same location in the kitchen to control costs and simplify the project.
The NKBA estimates that contractors mark up material costs by 10 to 20 percent, so buying your own materials can save you big bucks, including the cost of time and travel to source these materials. The cost to create an open floor plan kitchen will vary greatly depending on how many walls need to be removed, if there are any mechanicals inside the wall that need to be rerouted and whether or not any of those walls are load-bearing.
For example, the photo below from the TOC site shows a lot about a kitchen island. Sinks comes in all shapes, sizes and designs, and the cost can fluctuate wildly from model to model. Last but not least, you’ll also want to factor in the associated costs of moving or removing any walls to expand your existing kitchen space.