When planning out a kitchen renovation, one can't help but be excited - maybe even overwhelmed. Though, they should focus on what's important first: creating a space that fits your needs and your budget. Your kitchen, after all, will need to fulfill its functions, regardless of whether or not you work with a kitchen designer. Proper planning and choosing the right professionals and contractors is of utmost importance.

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Note that, if your renovations are well done, a portion - if not all - of your new kitchen's investments will be recouped if you plan on selling your home. We're glad to help you find the right kitchen contractor for your renovation project.

Kitchen renovation ideas with details, pictures & costs

Are you looking for realistic kitchen renovation ideas? We've put together pictures of hundreds of renovation projects our 360° Verified Contractors completed for our clients! By taking a look at our Kitchen Reno-Inspiration page, you'll find all you need to know about each project - details, costs, the year of the renovation, as well as various pictures.

You're sure to find inspiration for your future kitchen renovations. Go ahead, check out some of our contractors' work!

How much does a kitchen renovation cost?
There are many elements that can affect the cost of a kitchen renovation. However, on average, a turnkey kitchen renovation can cost anywhere between $12,000 and $40,000+. This cost bracket includes labour and cabinets. Here are some of the factors that will influence your kitchen renovation's cost:

the kitchen's size,
the materials used,
whether you plan on relocating plumbing and electrical sockets,
changing all the cabinets vs refacing them,

Kitchen trends - what's in?

Now that you have a better idea of what a kitchen renovation might cost you, here are the latest kitchen trends. Whether you prefer a modern look or a more classic one, each style comes back year after year, but with newly integrated elements. Knowing the latest trends will help you better plan for a kitchen that'll stand the test of time, look great, and be in accordance to your personal preferences!


Kitchen designs - Endless possibilities

A simple search on google is sure to leave your jaw hanging when it comes to kitchen designs. It seems as though the possibilities are endless. They almost truly are!

Whether you're looking for a traditional kitchen design or something a little more out there, we've put together a wonderful slideshow with tons of inspiring pictures. Keep in mind that, if you plan on selling your home in the near future, it's best to opt for something a little more neutral in order to please potential buyers. Although some of the designs we've gathered are quite extravagant, you can always borrow certain elements to complete your kitchen's decor. For instance, if you'd like to add a touch of copper to your kitchen's decor, you can simply change your light fixture. If ever copper goes out of style, it'll be easy to switch the fixture to something more up to date. This is much more cost effective, and a lot less resource consuming than changing an entire backsplash, for example. However, if you plan on staying put for quite a while, why not let loose and go for that look you truly love!?

Consider hiring a kitchen designer for your new kitchen's layout. It's surely worth the investment as they specialize in making your 'kitchen life' easier. They'll make sure your space is fully optimized according to your needs. They'll even know how to properly allocate your budget and help you find what you need to accomplish the look you're trying to go for.

How long does it take to renovate a kitchen?
A kitchen renovation typically takes anywhere between 2 and 4 weeks. It all depends on what you get done. Plus, many steps come into play, from demolition and plumbing or electrical relocation (if needed), to prepping the floor, installing the cabinets and countertops, putting in final touches, etc. It's important to note that your kitchen won't be accessible during the renovation process and you'll need a temporary solution.

Our kitchen renovation blog
During a full kitchen renovation, several elements/jobs will need to be coordinated in order to achieve a successful renovation. Before moving forward with it, you might want to take a look at our Reno Blog.

We aim to help your decision making process a little easier by going into detail on subjects that might be of interest to you. Here are some topics we cover:

The cost of a kitchen remodel,
Which materials are best for your kitchen,
How to make the most of your kitchen's space,
What are the new kitchen trends,
and more...

Some kitchen design tips
Here are some design tips for an optimal kitchen:

Make the most of your space by installing cabinets that go up to the ceiling;
Vary your lighting options: architectural lighting, pot lights, suspended light fixtures;
Opt for durable and noble materials, like glass, stone, granite, wood, or quality ceramic;
Pick neutral tones for fixed furnishing and be daring with colourful accessories;
Keep your kitchen's work triangle in mind when planning its layout.

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