A word of caution: I spent several hours on the internet studying the cost of kitchen remodelling and budgeting to collect data for this report. I bumped across a few websites that were pricing square footage for kitchen remodelling. Although I commiserate with their effort to find an easy way to figure out pricing for remodelling, this form of advice is not really focused. In general, remodelling jobs are so unique to the building conditions and preferences of the homeowner that no price for square footage can ever be reasonable. I also ran into several places that did not give you any real budget detail, but simply interpreted the Remodelling Cost vs. Value Study of Hanley Wood that is released every year. You are far better off visiting the online Cost vs. Benefit study and deciding the outcomes for yourself. Kitchen Remodeler in Newcastle is an excellent resource for this.
A kitchen remodel can cost more than you thought it would and the sky is the limit on what it will cost depending on your tastes, like everything else in this country. There are different aspects that go into deciding a budget for remodelling.
There are many online sites that you can go to help you set up a simple budget number to begin with. My personal recommendation is the Cost vs. Value Report of Remodelling Magazine, which is published each year by area and major city. The very nice thing about this study is that it includes a summary of the “normal” project so that you can measure whether the remodelling of your kitchen will fall above or below the benchmark. I also find their average pricing to be an accurate representation of our company’s pricing, so by advising customers to investigate this report before I even meet with them, they are more likely to create a reasonable budget that we can work within to give them a fantastic kitchen. Although the article from Remodelling Magazine is very helpful, it is also a very one-size approach to setting a budget. If you would like to try to hone your numbers a little, keep reading.