The Cost of Custom Kitchens: What to Expect and How to Budget

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As the cost of living rises and inflation impacts household budgets, homeowners are increasingly conscious of their spending. Transparency pricing and accurate budgeting are crucial for determining the cost of custom kitchens and other home renovations. You want the security of predictable expenses and the assurance that your investment will pay off.  We’re here to guide you through the actual costs of custom kitchens, helping you make informed decisions about your dream kitchen without financial surprises. In this post, we’ll: explore the various factors that influence the cost of a custom kitchen,  provide a breakdown of typical expenses,  offer budgeting tips and  suggest cost-saving strategies to help you create the kitchen of your dreams without breaking the bank. 5 Factors Influencing the Cost of Custom Kitchens What determines the cost of your custom kitchen? Understanding the factors that affect costs can help you better anticipate and manage your budget. 1. Size and Layout The size and layout of your kitchen … Read more

How to Save Money on Your Bathroom Renovation

How to Save Money on Your Bathroom Renovation

You’ve seen the signs and decided it’s time to remodel your bathroom. But the average cost of a bathroom renovation in Calgary, Alberta is $13,393. That’s no small chunk of change! So you’re probably wondering how to save money on your bathroom renovation. Why is a Bathroom Remodel so Expensive? Compared to almost any other room in the average home, a bathroom renovation seems expensive especially when you look at the cost per square foot. Why does a bathroom remodel cost so much? Here are a few reasons. Many trades are involved No matter how small your bathroom is, it’s guaranteed to need plumbing, electrical, drywall and paint, flooring, and likely cabinetry, a countertop, and tiling. If you want your bathroom remodel done right, you’ll hire contractors who are specialists in each trade. These professionals have the expertise needed for each component of your bathroom, and they usually guarantee their work. That costs money. Consider this: If you are doing … Read more

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