How to Remodel Your Kitchen for Thousands Less

With these 14 tips, you can revamp your kitchen without overhauling your bank account.

Modern remodeled kitchen.

We always hear that remodeling a kitchen is one of the most expensive home improvements. And it can be.

The Remodeling 2014 Cost vs. Value Report listed the average cost of a major kitchen remodel at $54,909, and even a minor remodel came in at $18,856.

But kitchen remodeling doesn’t have to be that expensive. “If you take it piece by piece, you can do something good on a budget,” says Aimee Grove, a communications and marketing specialist in the San Francisco area. She and her husband have remodeled two kitchens on a budget. “I have my dream kitchen now,” she says. “I wouldn’t change a thing.”

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