Naturally every cabinetry project differs in scope and cost whether a new build construction or a renovation. It helps to create a break down of expenses in order to arrive at a number that you are comfortable with. Doing so also helps to prevent unwanted surprises as you proceed through your project. Here are some general guidelines when establishing your kitchen and bathroom renovation plans:
Homeowners often feel confused when establishing how much to spend on their project, and where the funds should be allocated. Keep in mind your kitchen and bathrooms are the most costly rooms in the house to outfit, when renovated, they significantly increase your home’s value.
The NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association) suggests allocating the following budget funds:
Cabinetry and Hardware 29% Installation 17% Appliances and Ventilation 14% Countertops 10% Flooring 7% Lighting 5% Walls and Ceilings 5% Doors and Windows 4% Sinks, Faucets, and Plumbing 4% Design Fees 4% Other 1%
At Merit Kitchens, we are proud to offer high end quality cabinetry for exceptional value. Our extensive offering of door styles, case material and finishes has something for every budget and style taste. One of Merit Kitchens Authorized Dealers can assist you with your new build or renovation needs and budget optimizing.