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5 Cheap Kitchen Renovations with Great ROI

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Your kitchen is one of the best selling points for a house. It is also a place that you will spend a lot of time in while you are living there. Cooking, cleaning, entertaining, playing games, and helping the kids with homework all happen in the kitchen. If you think your kitchen needs an upgrade or update, consider one of these five options that are cheap and will have a great Return on Investment (ROI) when it comes time to sell.

New Countertops

Your countertops take a beating thanks to knives, markers, food drippings, and large gatherings. Give them a fresh new look with brand new laminate coverings. They come in a variety of styles to match whatever your tastes may be. This should cost around $1,200 and is a fantastic way to give your kitchen a facelift. If you have more room in the budget, consider quartz, marble, or granite countertops for a more luxurious look and feel.

Paint cabinets

Another useful kitchen facelift comes from painting your cabinets. Like new countertops, cabinets can be any color you want. After you decide on a color, choose new handles to match. These are subtle upgrades that will make a huge difference. This project can come in around $1,000 including paint and hardware.

Garbage Disposal

Most all new homes come with garbage disposals pre-installed in the kitchen sink. If your home or kitchen is older, consider this cheap upgrade. For around $500 for professional installation, you can have a new and easy way of getting rid of a lot of food waste. As a tip, avoid potato skins and popcorn kernels. They tend to jam the disposal unit.


Everyone loves a home with plenty of storage space. In the kitchen, you need a lot of space to put your plates, pots, gadgets, and spices. Easy and simple storage upgrades are everywhere.
If you have a kitchen island: consider a hanging pot rack.
Do you have open wall space? Try a magnetic knife strip by the stove or long storage shelving
Inside the freshly painted cabinets, install organizers, lazy susans, or modular shelving to maximize storage space and ease of access.

New floors

Finally, new floors can totally revitalize the kitchen area with a wide range of styles, materials, and price points. Vinyl flooring is an affordable way to update your look. It can simulate wood or stone and is waterproof, durable, and easy to clean. Hardwood is a timeless look and can be stained to match the rest of the kitchen. On the higher end, stone and tile can be chosen for any look and style you desire.

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Posted by AndrewS at 5/20/2020 3:38:00 AM

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