One of the simplest ways to stop costs from spiralling out of control when updating your kitchen is to retain its original layout, saving money on plumbing and electrics. But that's not all. With a lot of research and a little creative thinking, you can create a functional space that suits your style without blowing the budget.
Five Ways to Update Old Kitchen Counters Give It a New Look with Paint. Skim-Coat Your Counters for a Faux Concrete Look. Make Your Own Solid Concrete Counters. Create Tile Countertops. Install Butcher Block.
A new kitchen means a new worktops and a simple way to save here is simply to shop. It can be tempting to buy your worktops as part of a package from the same company your are purchasing your units from (and they will often be included in the overall quote) but online worktop companies, local timber merchants and stone masons usually offer far
12 ways to update your kitchen cheaply. The cheapest laminate worktops are 28mm or 30mm. Sometimes it is possible to pick up quality worktops for a lower price as they are about be discontinued from a manufacturers range. Worktop distributors often apply discounts to these worktops to make
1. Know the cost of designing a stylish kitchen on a budget. As a very rough guide, it is sensible to spend a maximum of five per cent of the overall value of your house on a new kitchen to avoid losing money if you sell. At the lower end of the kitchen cost scale, expect to pay upwards of £3,000 for good quality units for an average sized
10 Ways We've Disguised Ugly Rental Kitchen Countertops. by Kristin Appenbrink (Image credit: The Kitchn) We've all been there: Living in a rental apartment that might be great for any number of reasons, but has one fatal flaw. Usually a fridge that's too small, floors that have seen