Top 25 Kitchen Remodeling Ideas

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Below you’ll find some of the most popular kitchen remodeling ideas.


FAQ About Kitchen Remodeling Costs

The rates and costs below are based on the national average.

How Much Does It Cost To Replace The kitchen Cabinets?

A professional cabinet refacing for a typical 10-foot-by-12-foot kitchen starts at around $1,000 to $3,000 for laminate. Expect to pay $2,500to $6,000 for real wood veneer. Costs can rise to $7,000 to $9,000 or more for a large project with high-quality wood veneer.

How Much Does It Cost Per Square Foot To Remodel a Kitchen?

The above figures place the kitchen update at $101.6 per square foot. This pricing structure assumes that carpenters charge an average of $70 per hour, electricians between $65 to $85 per hour, painters between $20 and $35 per hour and plumbers between $45 and $65 per hour.

Outdated Kitchen

Having an outdated kitchen can make it difficult to enjoy it as much as you would if it fit your family’s style better.

Spend Wisely

spend your money wisely and invest in remodeling that will have an impact on the overall look of the kitchen.

Making The Most Out Of

The following guide walks you through costs, ideas and peace of mind.

Simple Upgrades

There are many people who think that in order to make a big impact in their kitchen they need to rip everything out of it and start from scratch.

Local Contractors

It’s highly suggested to compare at least 4 in-home estimates from local contractors.

Painting Not Replacing

Painting the cabinets, a bold color can make your kitchen look larger and give the cabinets a newer look.

Keeping It Clean

Be sure to remove the doors before you start painting the cabinets to ensure that you are able to paint all of the sides properly.

Countertop Solution

The countertops in your kitchen may need to be updated if they are cheap, builder-grade countertops.

Kitchen remodeling ideas

Marble Stone Top

You can choose to have the countertops replaced with marble, stone, or even butcher block. Butcher block is often great for kitchens where you plan to do a lot of cooking because the butcher block is easy to clean and does not require a lot of maintenance.

Stylish Backsplash

Using a stylish backsplash in a kitchen can be a great way to add character and show your unique style.

Comparing Samples

There are many different options available when it comes to backsplashes, so you may need to purchase a few samples and bring them home to see how they pair with the color of your walls, cabinets, countertops, and floors.

Matching Colors

You want to choose a backsplash that ties everything in together. 

Less Is More

Some projects are more expensive than others and considering your budget is essential. Taking down walls, replacing flooring, and replacing appliances will be more expensive than adding new countertops, painting the cabinets, or adding a backsplash.