One of the major considerations when remodeling your kitchen is obviously the cost. It is difficult to detail cost figures for a kitchen remodel because of the vast differences in not only existing kitchen space, but in materials used. However, the following numbers are averages based on kitchen remodeling projects completed in the Austin area in the past year.
Figures based on a 200-square-foot kitchen remodel in the Austin, TX area
Minor Midrange Kitchen Remodel
Cabinet Door Front Replacement, New Cabinet Hardware, Laminate Countertops, Midrange Plumbing Fixtures, Midrange Flooring, Repaint trim and walls.
Job Cost $16,753 | Resale Value $17,112 | Cost Recouped 102.1%
Major Midrange Kitchen Remodel
Semi-custom Wood Cabinets, New Cabinet Hardware, Solid Surface Countertops Level 1-2 Standard Edge, Midrange Plumbing and Lighting Fixtures, Ceramic or Porcelain Tile Flooring, Decorative Tile Backsplash, Repaint trim and walls, Midrange Appliances.
Job Cost $49,090 | Resale Value $41,235 | Cost Recouped 84.0%
Major Upscale Kitchen Remodel
Custom Wood Cabinets, New Cabinet Hardware, Solid Surface Countertops Level 2+ Upgraded Edge, Upscale Plumbing and Lighting Fixtures, Custom Lighting Elements, Natural Stone or Wood Flooring, Decorative Tile Backsplash, Repaint trim and walls, Upscale Appliances.
Job Cost $100,563 | Resale Value $74,637 | Cost Recouped 74.2%
Averages based on Remodeling 2013 Cost vs Value Report