Thinking Of Remodeling Your Kitchen? Check Out These Tips

kitchenThinking of renovating your kitchen? You’re not alone. The kitchen is one of the most popular rooms of the house to remodel. Whether you’re updating your kitchen with a fresh coat of paint and more storage or you’re in for a complete overhaul, here are three questions to ask before you get out the sledgehammer.

What Does Your Dream Kitchen Look Like?

Make a list of everything you want in your ideal kitchen, including the floors, countertops, appliances, fixtures, backsplash etc.  Flip through interior design magazines or look online for inspiration.

How Much Of Your Dream Kitchen Can You Afford?

A basic kitchen upgrade:

What’s included?  The kitchen footprint stays intact, but the space gets a basic, Do-It-Yourself (DIY) cosmetic makeover including new budget-friendly appliances, a lick of paint and new hardware and fixtures.

Cost on average: $5000 to $15000.

A midsized renovation:

What’s included?  It’s a step above a basic upgrade that may include new flooring, cabinets, countertops and appliances in addition to new paint and fixtures.

Cost on average:  $15,000 to $35,000

A major remodel:

What’s included?  This is a major overhaul that involves changing the current footprint of the room, such as tearing down walls or relocating appliances.  Everything in the space is new, from cabinets and appliances to hardware and fixtures.

Cost on average:  $35,000 to $75,000

Do You Have To Hire A Professional?

While most homeowners can do minor improvements themselves, it’s often best to leave the bigger jobs to the professionals.

49% of homeowners planning a kitchen remodel intend to gut their existing kitchen, and 42% plan to update the existing space.

Already tired of thinking about it and haven’t started yet?  What about leaving that kitchen behind and buying a new home with the kitchen already remodeled, or a brand new home where you can design the kitchen from scratch?  You can search new home communities on my home page by clicking the new developments button.  I have pictures and information on most of the new communities currently under construction in the Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero area.  We can visit them together and find out if your dream kitchen is waiting out there for you!

Call me now at 239-601-3174 and I can help you pick the communities that most match your lifestyle and budget or start your own search here and browse the beautiful homes that area available in our wonderful area.

Remember, it is always toasty in Naples and you deserve your piece of Naples sunshine and maybe a dream kitchen!






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