Kitchen remodel costs: Average spend, how to budget, and ways to save

Your kitchen is the heart of your home. But it’s hard to feel that heart beating with a dated design and worn-out fixtures. Whether it needs a complete overhaul or a simple facelift, bringing your kitchen remodeling ideas to life requires perfect planning to stay within budget for both time and money. 

According to Remodeling magazine’s 2021 cost vs. value report, a kitchen remodel costs between $26,214 for minor changes to $149,079 for a major renovation with luxury fixtures. Jason Bernier, owner of Bernier Building and Remodeling, Inc. in Milford, Connecticut, says that his kitchen remodels start in the $50,000 range.