How to Save on a Kitchen Remodel

disclaimer:  The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

We moved to our second home last year and is finally ready to start remodeling beginning with the kitchen. A new kitchen can cost us between $30,000 – $50,000. Am I going to spend that much to make the kitchen look like new again? We might move again so the interior designer in me says – there are ways to save so we’re going to implement those. Follow my tips on How to Save on a Kitchen Remodel and don’t miss out on Best Buy’s Remodeling Sales Event. Details below.

Chances are, your kitchen frame is still in good condition. It just need a new facade. The cheapest way to refinish it is with a coat or 2 of paint. The trend right now is still white while going for a different color for the island. It’s still a debate whether we’re going dark blue or light blue for the island but paint will definitely save us thousands.
Pick a nice hardware to match your style. There is no rule on hardwares that one looks dated. It’s a matter of choice. You can go brass or glass. Go with what you like. For our kitchen, I’m going with a new chrome hardware.
A stone countertop is a lot of money. We currently have synthetic stone so we’re going to save it and add a subway tile on the backsplash instead to make it look good yet still staying within budget. There are many backsplash tiles you can choose from. Mosaic tile and subway tile will really give your kitchen an updated look a lot of character.


What’s more important that the kitchen cabinet is actually the appliances. And you can save a lot if you wait for a sale. And right now is the best time to get it as Best Buy is having a Remodeling Sales Event starting 3/22 to 4/12.
Best Buy is offering up to 30% off Major Appliances. Plus, get a free $100 gift card when we buy 2 Major Appliances totaling $1500 or more.We need a new fridge, stove, microwave and a dishwasher. Check out this 2 kitchen appliance from LG that I’m eyeing on getting:

LG – InstaView™ Door-in-Door®. Sku 5365900

  • Large Capacity, 24 cu ft. – Store more with this ultra capacity French Door refrigerator.
  • InstaView™ Door-in-Door® – InstaView™ Door-in-Door® refrigerators have a sleek glass panel that allows you to see inside the easy access door without letting the cold air out. Simply knock twice on the glass to illuminate the contents within.
  • LG Black Stainless Steel Series – LG Black Stainless Steel Series elevates your kitchen with a satin-smooth, warm and sophisticated finish unlike any other.
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified – Save money and energy with this ENERGY STAR® qualified LG refrigerator that exceeds energy standards.

Self-Cleaning Slide-In Electric Convection Range – Black stainless steel. Sku 5117702

  • Front Control/Slide-in Range featuring ProBake Technology

I can receive up to $400 back from LG via mail on select Kitchen Packages (valid though 5/3/17).

Hope you sound my tips useful. I’m excited to see how our kitchen will look like in the end.Don’t miss out on the Best Buy Remodeling Sales Event and leave your comments if you have any design questions and I’d be happy to solve your design dilemmas.

Happy Remodeling!

2 thoughts on “How to Save on a Kitchen Remodel”

  1. Very valuable information we are about to start our kitchen remodel in 2 weeks thank you very helpful for us

  2. We're looking to remodel our kitchen soon. It feels very overwhelming to think how much money a remodel would cost us, but these money saving tips are great and put me at ease!

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