According to HomeAdvisor, the current national average spent on kitchen remodels is $21,251. Some spend as little as $8,000 and some as high as $40,000, but most fall between about $17,000 and $24,000.Of course, the cost of remodeling a kitchen can vary greatly depending on the size and scope of your project, but will depend on many different factors such as countertops, cabinets, appliances, electrical, plumbing and flooring.Here's how HomeAdvisor weighs in on countertops and flooring.
From concrete to marble to stainless steel, prices for different countertop materials can vary greatly. However, countertops do play a big role in the overall look and feel of your kitchen, so some homeowners choose to invest here both for looks and also to ensure less maintenance down the road. Seamless materials such as Corian and granite countertops are more durable, as long as they don't stain, but are more expensive options. Formica and concrete can be more affordable but will add less value to your home
The largest factors in the cost of new flooring is the square footage of your floor and the material you choose. Vinyl and linoleum flooring is an affordable option, but adds little to the value of your kitchen. Tile, granite and wood are more expensive options and will help to increase the value of your home. However, the more expensive flooring options are also the more expensive to maintain and keep looking new. Kitchen are places where there is often damage from stains, grease, heat and moisture. So sometimes the more expensive options for flooring may not be the best option for your home if you feel you cannot keep up with the cleaning and maintenance.To read the entire article, click here.###