How much does a Kitchen cost in 2022-2023?
As with everything else, the price of kitchen renovations has increased noticeably in recent years. As so, you may find yourself asking “How much does a kitchen cost?”. The following are some typical price ranges for new kitchens.
How much does a Budget Kitchen cost?
A modern budget kitchen will typically cost between $10,000 and $20,000 depending on factors such as selections and size. These kitchens will often be simple and tidy in style, utilizing cost effective materials such as melamine doors and laminated benchtops.
How much does an average Kitchen cost?
These days, the average kitchen will likely fall in the price range of $20,000-$40,000.00 with $30,000.00 being quite typical. Benchtops may be in an entry-mid range stone and doors might be vinyl wrapped or painted. The average kitchen will often include more hardware such as drawers and pull-out bins.
How much does a premium Kitchen cost?
Kitchens over $40,000.00 can be thought of as premium. These might range from $40,000-$100,000. A premium Kitchen may feature profiled doors like shaker doors, sometimes in a face-framed cabinet style and be sprayed in 2-pac polyurethane or even hand-painted. Benchtops will typically be stone and/or timber. Custom features like range hood mantles and timber butcher’s blocks are also popular in premium kitchens.
How much does a luxury Kitchen cost?
Few people will spend over $100,000 on a kitchen but for those who do, it is truly a luxury kitchen. A Kitchen of this calibre is often very large. It will feature high end selections such as natural marble benchtops and splash backs. It may be sprayed or hand-painted and feature unique custom components including framed island benches, shelves with decorative supports, range hood mantles, butcher’s blocks and even custom interior components such as bespoke drawer inserts.
So how much should you spend on your kitchen?
How much you need to spend on your kitchen will depend on many factors. These can include distance from manufactures, condition of your home (are structural repairs or modifications required), style preferences etc.
For those with a tight budget or who are replacing a kitchen in a rental property, a budget kitchen in the $10,000-$20,000 range would usually be fine. For the average home owner upgrading their kitchen for long term use, the $30,000 mark is quite typical. Whilst those who want to make a real statement of their cabinetry may choose to spend more.
All in all, the ranges are quite broad and can vary in accordance with what is required for the renovation. Kitchen renovations can involve plumbing, electrical, plastering, painting, tiling, cabinetry, benchtops, electrical appliances and more. This article is only meant as a quick reference to kitchen pricing based on the current Australian market. For a better indication on what your kitchen may cost, please contact us for a quote.
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