powered by
Design Dilemma
Photos
Products
Ideabooks
Discussions
Design Dilemma
Professionals
Users

Est. cost to reno this kitchen?

wildcat109February 25, 2013
Possibly looking to get more space here. Appliances are in good shape but looking to knock out a wall to get more counter space and update as well. All input is greatly appreciated!
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Dytecture
Even if we know which wall you are planning to knock out, it would be difficult to provide a dollar amount since they do vary from coast to coast, assuming you are in North America.
    Bookmark   February 25, 2013 at 12:56PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
wildcat109
Gotcha, Sorry- new here and no experience with this. Thinking the wall with the sink as it is actually the side of house. Seems like that would be easier than an inside wall? Not sure if that is correct or not. We are in Texas.
    Bookmark   February 25, 2013 at 1:01PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Norm Walters Construction Inc.
Wildcat, the best thing you could do is decide what your budget is and find a professional on Houzz, in your area, to do feasability study for you. There are many variables involved with a remodel, a professional can ask you the right questions as to what is important to you, and come up with a design that will work for you. Whether you have someone do the build, or you do it yourself, a good plan is essential.
1 Like    Bookmark   February 25, 2013 at 2:59PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
wildcat109
Sounds good, Thanks!
    Bookmark   February 25, 2013 at 3:04PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Louis Pardoe
$ 7500 tops
    Bookmark   February 25, 2013 at 3:14PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
LeMaster Architects
Louis Pardoe - if wildcat is planning on removing an exterior wall, I would hardly think his budget could stay under $7500. And even without removing walls, that seems like a very low number if they are going to be replacing cabinets.
2 Likes    Bookmark   February 25, 2013 at 3:17PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Judy M
Is there a room behind the sink wall or is that the exterior and you need to add the extra space?

Adding space is more costly than remodeling exisiting space. I would get three estimates from contractors.
    Bookmark   February 25, 2013 at 3:20PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
wildcat109
That is the exterior wall. We would try to salvage the existing cabinets but would need to add some additional storage as well. There is no existing pantry at this time for example.
    Bookmark   February 25, 2013 at 3:39PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Rosemarie
Norm Walters makes sense--follow his instructions. Remodels are not as easy or inexpensive as you may think.
    Bookmark   February 25, 2013 at 3:58PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Danielle B
I agree with Dytecture, get a few companies to provide estimates. Make a wishlist too: this will help you make decisions down the line. One word of advice: your most worthwhile investment is in quality plumbing and electrical.
1 Like    Bookmark   February 25, 2013 at 4:02PM
Sign Up to comment
Related Discussions
Coffee Bar Ideas for my Kitchen Reno
I am in the beginning/planning stages of renovating...
mrsmoose7
Need ideas for kitchen reno...on a budget!
Hi, We purchased a home built in the late 1970's...
darlynn678
how much did this reno cost
i have been quoted 35 grand to 90 grand . I like the...
niedermaierh
Kitchen Reno. Ideas?
Going to Reno the kitchen. Finally. Looking for ideas....
olavallee
More Discussions
Staircase help!
Please don't mind the mess...we are redoing our...
Sue MIchael
flooring advice
We are putting in tile 12x24 and hard wood Should we...
kkmeade
Siding colour
We live in a red brick century home and will be building...
boogsntonka
Porch help
Hello. We bought this house last spring. I am trying...
espiess1
Brick, stucco, siding or keep rocks. Need advice!
Hello! I urgently need some ideas on what to do with...
epicurious
People viewed this after searching for:
The content on this page is provided by Houzz and is subject to the Houzz terms of use, copyright and privacy policy.
Copyright claims: contact the Houzz designated agent.