Flimsy shelves, chipping veneer, and awkward drawers are all signs it might be time to break up with your kitchen cabinets. Fortunately, today there are plenty of new cupboard options and styles in the sea—er, store. You just have to figure out what your type is.
To get the nitty-gritty details out of the way so you can get to the fun part (renovating) faster, we tapped Home Advisor’s expert, Dan DiClerico, for advice. “New cabinets are really the biggest ticket item for the majority of remodels,” he notes. Typically, the addition will account for a third of your total budget (although he notes in a lot of cases, it’s more than that). “You could spend $100,000 on new cabinets if you wanted to—some people even do,” says DiClerico. Take a deep breath: The average cost of replacing old cupboards with new ones is around $5,000.
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