How Much Does A Small Kitchen Remodel Cost?

For those with a smaller size kitchen, if you are hoping to make some improvements then you get to look forward to doing some small kitchen remodeling. One of the first questions on your mind might be “How much does a small kitchen remodel cost?

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Luckily for you, the cost of a small kitchen remodel is lower than for a large kitchen, because you will be using less materials and construction will likely not take as long. Your small kitchen remodel cost is going to depend on a few different factors.

In order to help you go beyond just finding the average cost for a small kitchen remodel we have created this article with some different parts of small kitchen remodeling costs so that you can see which items you expect to include in your remodel and how much that will cost. In this article we will help you to find a good estimate of how much does it cost to remodel a small kitchen.

How Much To Redo Small Kitchen

The general average cost for a small kitchen remodel is about $9,500 to $14,250, according to Forbes. This average price range is for a kitchen between 60 to 120 square feet. It is nice to know this average amount for small kitchen remodeling, but we can go even further and get you a closer estimate of what your kitchen might end up costing.

Different Elements That Will Affect Small Kitchen Remodeling Cost

Each part of your kitchen remodel will have a different cost and depending on what sorts of changes you want to make during your small kitchen remodeling project you will pay a different price. Getting to know which parts of your kitchen you want to change and how much those parts will cost can help you to better estimate your overall small kitchen remodeling cost.

Kitchen Cabinets

Replacing your kitchen cabinets during your small kitchen remodel is going to be one of the most expensive parts of your project. Installing new cabinets usually takes up about twenty nine percent of the total kitchen remodeling budget.

You can expect to pay about $125 to $200 per linear foot to have new cabinets installed.  Linear feet is the total length of the kitchen cabinets, it does not take into account depth, height or width. 

If you are happy with the size of your cabinets, but you feel like upgrading to new cabinets you can just measure the length of your cabinets now and multiply that by the price per linear foot. If you want your cabinets to be bigger, you can add how many linear feet you want to increase your kitchen cabinets by. 

The total cost to replace cabinets in a small kitchen remodel is from $4,375 to $5,500. This price includes all of the materials and having the cabinets installed by your kitchen remodeling contractor

Kitchen Countertops

Your kitchen countertops are going to be one of the most visible, and therefore one of the most important parts of your small kitchen remodeling project. There are a range of materials available for kitchen countertops, with the least expensive being laminate, a middle price option being butcher block, and the most expensive being stone.

You can expect to pay between $45 to $200 per linear foot of kitchen countertop you would like to have installed. The overall average cost of having kitchen countertops installed is from $1,485 to $4,200.

Some of the most popular materials for kitchen countertops are quartz and granite. These stone materials look very elegant in a kitchen and they stand up to a lot of use.

Kitchen Flooring

Getting the flooring in your small kitchen replaced is a great idea because they can really be used a lot by people cooking and walking through the kitchen. You have a range of choices for your kitchen flooring, from tile, to laminate, to hardwood, you want a strong flooring that will tolerate the occasional spill from cooking accidents.

You could end up paying as little as $0.90 per square foot for a simple laminate floor installation. On the higher end for a material like tile or hardwood, you could end up paying as much as $12 per square foot.

The square feet of your kitchen floor can be found by measuring the length and width of your kitchen floor, then multiplying them. If your kitchen floor is ten feet by eight feet, then you calculate 8×10=80 square feet. 

Kitchen Backsplash

The cost to install a new backsplash in your kitchen will be between $2 and $20 per square foot. A backsplash is a nice accent piece that can be used to bring in a touch of color or it can blend in with the overall color scheme of your kitchen.

Most backsplashes are made from tile. You can also have a laminate backsplash or you may consider using some alternate material for your backsplash. The total cost of an average backsplash will end up being from $440 to $800.

Kitchen Lighting

Lighting your kitchen correctly is critical because you need to be able to see while you’re cooking and having a nice bright kitchen makes it more inviting and comfortable. Most homeowner’s end up paying between $400 to $2,100.

One thing that can really make the cost of redoing your lighting go up is if you want to change the location of your light fixtures. This requires the work of a highly skilled and highly paid electrician, so the cost of doing this can be pretty high.

Kitchen Sink

A new kitchen sink install can run you from $680 up to $1,800. This includes a new sink, a new faucet and the labor to install them in your kitchen.

If you want to change the location of your kitchen sink, you will have to have a plumber reroute the water and drain lines. This will make your small kitchen remodelling project a lot more expensive.

Kitchen Appliances

To have new appliances installed in your kitchen, including a dishwasher, refrigerator and cooking stove, you will most likely be paying between $1,300 and $20,300. This wide range reflects the different costs for different brands, with luxury brands being the most expensive. 

Be sure that if you are getting rid of your old but still working appliances that they go somewhere like a repair shop that can refurbish them and sell them to a new owner. This keeps those appliances out of landfills and helps someone who wants to find a cheaper option for appliances.

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