Managing A Kitchen Renovation On A Budget

Kitchen renovations are a great way of adding value to your home, especially when it comes to spaces like the kitchen that can easily become outdated.

Managing a kitchen renovation on a budget though can have its challenges, especially when the costs can soon rack up. With that being said, anything you can do to save money and budget is key. Here are some helpful tips to manage a kitchen renovation on a budget in 2024.

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Create a spreadsheet to stay on top of payments 

One of the best ways in which you budget effectively is by creating a spreadsheet. A spreadsheet keeps everything in one place so that you are able to keep track of everything that’s being spent or budgeted for.

If you’re not creating a spreadsheet to begin with, then you’re more than likely to spend more than you anticipated. That can land you into hot water financially and no home renovation should result in falling into debt.

Try to keep everything on the spreadsheet and always overestimate your expenditures rather than underestimating.

Paint kitchen cabinets or replace the doors

Kitchen cabinets should only be replaced if they’re worn out. It’s therefore important that you take a close look at the kitchen cabinets and if they are salvageable enough for repainting, then paint them rather than getting new ones.

Another option when it comes to managing a kitchen renovation is to replace the doors of the cabinets. This will be a great way to reduce the waste you have when it comes to renovating the space.

Add a glass splashback or tiles

When it comes to kitchen design, it’s important to think about the addition of tiles or a glass splashback. A glass splashback will be welcomed behind the hob where a lot of food debris is likely to hit the wall otherwise.

An alternative option or an extra addition to the glass splashback is tiles. Unlike paint, which will likely rub off when scrubbing off food stains, tiles can simply be wiped clean at the end of the day. Tiles are customizable too, which means you can totally transform the look of a kitchen, just with the addition of tiles.

Invest in smart appliances

Smart appliances are a great way to update your kitchen space in a way that not only modernizes it but improves its efficiency. 

With smart appliances nowadays, you can get pretty much anything ‘smart’. From ovens to microwaves and coffee machines, these smart appliances are worth the expenditure.

Carefully consider what colours you use

What colours are you looking to utilize when it comes to a kitchen renovation? There are plenty of options to choose from, which is why you want to do some careful research on what you want to dress the kitchen in. Whether that’s neutrals or bright and bold, you can design a kitchen that reflects your personality but more importantly, helps spend the money wisely.

These tips will help you manage your kitchen renovation so that you can stick to a budget and not overspend.


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