Kitchens sell houses. Here’s how people are upgrading and what they’ll spend, according to a survey of more than 2,700 Houzz site users who are homeowners currently remodeling their kitchen (or who are planning to do so in the next 3 months or have recently completed one.) Read through the bulleted recap below or scroll through the slideshow using the small white arrows.
What are popular kitchen remodeling budgets?
26% of respondents plan to spend $25,001-$50,000
Only 9% spend less than $5,000
11% spend $75,00 -$100,000 and up
What was the event that triggered the remodel?
43% just couldn’t stand their kitchen anymore
40% have been saving and finally have the money to start
28% recently bought the home and plan to make changes
What kitchen features are most commonly upgraded?
Not the cabinets which suggest they are trying to create a new look by changing several less expensive things first.
95% of the respondents are changing the countertops
90% are replacing the backsplash
88% are replacing the sink/faucets
84% are changing the light fixtures
81% are replacing the cabinets
What style kitchen remodel is the most popular in this survey?
What are the most popular cabinet colors in the survey?
White cabinets remain the most popular choice.
42% chose white cabinets
16% chose medium-dark wood cabinets
8% chose gray
7% chose light wood cabinets
6% chose multi-colored/two-tone
What are the most popular countertop choices in the survey?
As expected, granite is now chased by Quartz.
40% Engineered Quartz
9% Butcher Block
3% Solid Surface
Popular organization features being added in the remodels include:
64% Recycling area/pull out waste storage
53% Cookie Sheet/tray organization
48% Lasy Susan
41% Spice cabinet
24% appliance garage
Most common type of flooring chosen for the remodels:
30% Ceramic or porcelain tile
12% Engineered wood
As you can see, kitchen remodels can be very involved and expensive. Hope you enjoyed seeing what others who are in the process of doing a kitchen remodel have chosen. Remember, kitchens sell houses and really are the heart of the home. Info from Houzz
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