12 Ways to Save Money on Your Kitchen Remodel
Have a Grand Plan
Be Prepared Before You Start
Bright White Can Hide Outdated Cabinet Design
Andrew D Myers
Doors Conceal Outdated Cabinets
Cut Corners, Literally
Light It Up
Keep Plumbing Where It Is
They'll Never Know It’s Remnant Stone
You Paid for It … Use It!
Scratch and Dent Can Be Your Friend
DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen
Add Architectural Interest
Go Low on Your Floors
If you have wood floors currently, just refinish them; even if you’re knocking down a wall, you can simply place boards in where the wall was, then sand the existing and new pieces down and stain them together, says Jennifer Gilmer, a kitchen and bath designer in Chevy Chase, Md.
If replacing tile or vinyl floors, less-expensive options like sealed cork can be a good choice not only for price, but because they are easier on the feet and back than hard tiles and woods.