Save Money with These DIY Kitchen Renovation Tips

Budget Remodeling

Aside from countless New Year resolutions made by people to get in shape, become financially independent, and otherwise live healthier, more fulfilling lifestyles, one thing many homeowners share this time of year is a commitment to remodeling projects.

Regardless of whether that is a new set of kitchen countertops, a new room addition or a bathroom makeover, you need money, time and a solid plan to move the job status from brainstormed ideas to complete.

Save and Remodel

It is very easy to put these kind of things on the back burner, and before you know it, another year has passed, and you are left wondering when you will actually get around finishing that renovation. Treat yourself to getting it done this year, but before you do, it is a wise move to get your budget in order.

Remodels and renovations can be downright nerve-wracking, especially when you take into consideration the scope and scale some homeowners attempt to tackle. While sticking to smaller projects is a great way to add value to your home, the best investments are those that pose a big challenge.

One such project would be to open up the ceiling in your house. This can typically be performed in structures with pitched roofs or attics and can instantly and dramatically alter the appearance of the property. Costly? Yes, but be prepared to watch your equity skyrocket!

Another way to save money on any add-ons is to keep existing walls intact since this means you do not need to reroute plumbing and electrical lines, an expense that can easily eat into your overall budget.

Taking the time to insulate interior walls offers numerous benefits, including sound reduction, improved energy-efficiency and lower heating and cooling bills.

Of course, our list would not be complete without mentioning why you should install new stone countertops. Granite, quartz and corian all have high resale value, and Premier Surfaces has an abundant selection always in stock!

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  • Our kitchen looks awesome!

    “I wanted to tell you what a wonderful experience Mike and I had with putting in our granite counters last week. We had never done a make-over before, so when my husband suggested putting in granite counters I groaned.  Little did I know at the time how smooth and painless everyone at Premier Surfaces would make it. Every encounter was extremely professional. Our kitchen looks awesome and I really appreciate having the opportunity to work with such a great group of people. If we ever decide to do anything like that in the future we will use definitely use Premier Surfaces.”

    Mike and Janet

  • Done right the FIRST time!

    “I walked in on a Friday, and was surprised to see just how busy they were — always a good sign of how a business is doing. In the process of waiting my turn, a number of people asked if I had been assisted yet. Customer service isn’t something you get in most places these days. I walked around their facility and really got a different feel compared to how I felt at other granite shops. The selection was great, everyone was friendly, and they took the time to teach me about the differences in quality for all of the chioces of a fabricator out there. The professionalism, friendly and incredibly knowledgable staff set them apart from the other “competitors”. My kitchen looks beautiful and the investment in my home was well worth it to have it completed correctly THE FIRST TIME. I will be upgrading a few bathrooms in the future and can’t think of any other granite fabricator I’d rather use.”

    -Maggie