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Planning a Kitchen Remodel Budget for 2022

Do kitchen remodeling costs have you feeling a little stressed? Whether you are looking to replace your cabinets or just update the kitchen design, it’s important that you take a look at all of your kitchen remodeling options before finalizing a decision. There are many things that go into the kitchen remodel budget and kitchen design processes, such as kitchen cabinet colors, countertops, kitchen appliances, and more.


Planning kitchen remodeling can be a daunting task. It’s not just about the kitchen design, but also about the budget. How much will you spend? What are some ways to reduce kitchen remodeling costs? This blog post is all about kitchen remodeling budgets for 2022 and tips on how to save money when planning your kitchen renovation project.

How Much Does a Kitchen Remodel Cost?

Kitchen remodeling can be a very costly endeavor. Some homeowners spend tens of thousands of dollars on kitchen renovations, while others may only spend a few thousand. There are many factors that go into kitchen remodeling costs, such as the size of the kitchen, the materials used, the appliances selected, and the labor cost. A small kitchen upgrade ranges between $5,000 and $15,000, while the mid-range is $15,000 to $30,000. A large kitchen remodel can easily exceed $30,000.


The price of kitchen remodeling has increased in recent years, likely due to increased interest and spending on renovations as people spent more time at home during the coronavirus pandemic. There was a 20% increase just last year, and all of that will play a huge role in determining your budget.

Create a Kitchen Remodel Plan

According to the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), this is what your kitchen remodel costs should look like:



This is not an absolute, but a suggestion. You don’t always have to go all-in when it comes to your budget. You can compromise and remove one or two projects if you’re on a limited spending plan!


Ask yourself these questions to pinpoint your exact needs and priorities:


  • Are you planning to resell your home in a few years or is this your long-term home?
  • Are you doing a simple update and refresh, complete remodel, or upscale renovation?
  • What do you like and dislike about your current kitchen?
  • Will you be hiring any professionals, and what are their rates?
  • Will you need to obtain any permits?
  • What is the main function of your new kitchen?


Once you get a clear vision of your new kitchen, you can start counting the numbers. If you need help calculating the budget, you can use our free budget calculator!


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How to Reduce Kitchen Remodel Costs in 2022

Fortunately, there are some things you can do to reduce the costs of your dream kitchen remodel.

Create a Budget and Stick to It

Create a list of non-negotiable projects and then add on more if you can afford it! Make sure not to exceed your budget, but don’t be afraid to make compromises along the way.

Go For Minor Changes

When it comes to renovating your kitchen, experts recommend keeping the layout intact if you want a lower budget. Limiting yourself from undertaking any major changes and going for aesthetic updates can help keep costs down.


If you’re looking for a way to save money on your renovation project, then why not take advantage of some DIY skills? The more tasks that can be completed by yourself like painting or installing cabinets; it will lower the total cost.



Final Thoughts

Kitchens come in all shapes and sizes, which means that the renovation costs will vary depending on what you want to do with your kitchen. Fortunately, by following these tips you can reduce remodeling expenses without compromising quality! If you need more help on your next kitchen project, don’t hesitate to contact us!

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Evan Nelson is a skilled content writer with over 5 years of experience specializing in kitchen and bath design. His expertise in the field and ability to convey complex ideas in an accessible way have made his articles a valuable resource for homeowners and design enthusiasts alike. Evan's insights have been featured in top publications like Homes & Gardens, Family Handyman, and Real Homes. He focuses on providing practical advice, innovative ideas, and detailed guides to help readers make informed decisions about their kitchen spaces. With a passion for creating content that educates and inspires, Evan's writing helps transform kitchen dreams into reality.

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