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2024 Kitchen Renovation Price Guide

Kitchen

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2024 Kitchen Renovation Price Guide

Kitchen2024 Kitchen Renovation Price Guide

Are you in the process of renovating your kitchen? This list, combing the main characteristics and prices of all the important elements, is meant to help you plan out your project and choose things that are suited to your budget.

Kitchen Renovation Price Guide

Kitchen cabinets and drawers

Armoires et tiroirs de cuisine

Source: Canva

Characteristics:

  • It must be installed at the appropriate height and big enough to suit the needs of the house's occupants.

  • Box-shaped cabinets

  • Different styles, colours, installation methods (corner, etc.), heights and possible sizes.

  • Most popular materials: melamine, wood, metal, glass inserts, PVC, etc.

Prices:

Prices vary depending on the type of material, custom-made or store-bought and several other factors. Here are a few examples of prices for models bought in stores: 

  • Standard wall cabinet: $100 to $700 per unit

  • Standard base cabinet: $100 to $700 per unit

  • Kitchen island: 100 à 1000$

Countertops

Characteristics:

  • It must be durable and easy to clean.

  • Different textures, finishes, colours and materials.

  • Most popular materials: laminate, synthetic, stone (marble, quartz, granite), tiles (ceramic or porcelain), metal, wood, and concrete.

  • May include an island, a breakfast nook or a bar with stools.

Prices:

  • Laminate: $6 to $30/ square foot.

  • Concrete: $80 to $250/square foot (materials and installation).

  • Granite: $70 to $190/square foot.

Kitchen sink

Évier cuisine

Source: Canva

Characteristics:

  • It must be big enough to suit the occupant's needs.

  • There can be more than one in the kitchen and they can be sized differently.

  • Different types of sinks: single, double, and triple.

  • Several installation methods: integral, drop-in, etc.

  • Different materials available: stainless steel, enamelled cast iron, stone, etc.

Prices:

  • Low-end kitchen sink: $90 to $200

  • Standard kitchen sink: $150 to $360

  • High-end kitchen sink: $400 to $600

Faucet

Characteristics:

  • It must be easy to operate.

  • Different types: with a motion detector, one or two knobs, "pot filler" near the oven, etc.

  • Different spouts: 180-degree or 360-degree rotation, detachable, high or low spout, etc.

  • Accessories: sprayer, high-pressure spout, etc.

Prices:

  • Low-end kitchen faucet: $60 to $90

  • Standard kitchen faucet: $120 to $250

  • High-end kitchen faucet: $260 to $600

Flooring

Couvre plancher de cuisine

Source: Canva

Characteristics:

  • Must be stain and shock-resistant.

  • All types of materials can be used but always try to consider the most durable flooring: vinyl, linoleum, laminate, bamboo, stone (granite, slate, etc.), and ceramic.

Prices:

  • Vinyl: $10 to $25/square foot

  • Bamboo: $6 to $14/square foot

  • Stone: $9 to $20/square foot

Wall covering

Characteristics:

  • Other than paint, it is possible to use ceramic (mosaic, porcelain, etc.) or stone on some of the surfaces for design purposes.

  • Backsplashes can be made of tile, ceramic, stone (marble, quartz, etc.), wood, mosaic, etc.

  • Another possibility is using special magnetic or chalkboard paint.

Prices: (materials only)

  • Natural stone wall: about $12 to $20/square foot

  • Decorative stone wall: about $4 to $9/square foot

  • Wall tile: about $5 to $10/square foot

Kitchen paint

Peinture de cuisine

Source: Canva

Characteristics:

  • Must be resistant to humidity and frequent cleanings.

  • Use either 100% acrylic paint or bathroom- and kitchen-specific paint.

  • A vast array of colours and finishes (semi-matte, glossy, semi-gloss, etc.)

Prices:

Check out the Paint project cost calculator

Electricity

Characteristics:

  • Must be very well protected against humidity and potential water exposure

  • Requires a professional

  • Ventilation ducts, electric outlets, etc.

Prices: $1000 to 2000$

For more detailed information, check out our article Cost of Electrical Renovations in 2023.

 

Plumbing

Plomberie de cuisine blanche

Source: Canva

Characteristics:

  • Must be installed correctly to avoid accidents (flooding, noisy pipes, water flow and pressure issues, etc.)

  • Has to be done by a professional

Prices: about $2000

For more detailed information, check out this article: How much do plumbing renovations cost?

Insulation

Characteristics:

  • Good thermal insulation will allow for an efficient heat exhaust

  • Must be very resistant to humidity (vapour barrier)

  • Extensive choice in terms of materials

Prices:

Prices start at:

  • Stone wool: $2.50 to $3/square foot/inch

  • PSE: $5/ square foot/inch

  • Cellulose: $1.48 to $2/square foot/inch (needs to be very thick)

More options in the following article: The cost of insulation

Lighting

Éclairage de cuisine

Source: Canva

Characteristics:

  • Must light all surfaces and parts of the kitchen (sink, countertop, storage, etc.)

  • Different types of lighting (general, specific to one countertop, decorative).

  • Different options: manual settings or settings according to the natural light, lamp post, railing, built-in, pendant, etc.

Prices:

Prices vary according to the extent of the work. here are some examples of kitchen lighting:

  • Wall-mounted light fixtures/sconces: $50 to $150 per unit

  • Flush-mount lighting: $20 to $200 per unit

Ventilation

Characteristics:

  • Must properly ventilate the kitchen.

  • Often, the range hood is the main source of ventilation.

  • Different types of hoods: wall mount canopy, over-the-range, downdraft, under-cabinet, etc.

  • Different types of fans with varying force: centrifugal (quieter) or with blades.

  • Exterior air outlets are more efficient (coal filters are less efficient).

Prices:

  • Kitchen ventilation system installation: $500 +

  • Kitchen ventilation duct cleaning service: $400 to $800

  • Standard range hood: $200 to $500

  • Wall mount range hood (standard/high-end models): $500 to $2000

Organization system

Organisation system kitchen

Source: Canva

Characteristics:

  • It allows you to optimize the storage space inside cabinets and drawers.

  • Rails, adjustable shelves, dividers, turntables, etc.

Prices:

Starting at $10 per accessory

Furniture

Characteristics:

Dining area with tables and chairs, bar stools, office space, seating, etc.

Prices:

Based on furniture type.

Appliances

Kitchen

Source: Canva

Characteristics:

  • Refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher, oven, microwave.

  • A vast array of models are available at varying costs.

Prices:

According to the type of appliance.

Accessories and home decor

Characteristics:

  • Frames, mirrors, fruit bowls, decorative platers, kitchen accessories, etc.

  • Avoid using up too much counter space.

Prices:

Accessories are all priced differently.


*The prices listed are based on ballpark figures and don't include installation or labour costs. To have a better idea of what to expect, the installation cost is at least the same as the price of the kitchen item and will vary depending on the complexity of the job, the time needed to install it, and the manufacturer.

If you have enjoyed this "Kitchen Price Guide" and would like more information on kitchen renovations, check out our article Kitchen Renovation.

To know about the average cost of a home renovation project, check out our Home Renovation Price Guide. 

if you want to see kitchen renovation projects completed by RenoQuotes.com contractors, check out 10 examples of inspiring renovation projects.

We also recommend checking out our Kitchen Renovation Checklist, it has a ton of information and also comes with a handy checklist. 

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