How Much Does A Kitchen Renovation Cost?

The kitchen is the most common room that homeowners choose to renovate. Why? For starters, it’s generally the room you spend the most time in. Preparing meals for you or your family as well as entertaining guests. In addition, kitchen renovations are known to increase the resale value of a home.

The average kitchen renovation costs in South Africa:
Small-scale kitchen renovation costs between R44 500 – R65 000.
Medium range kitchen renovation costs between R65 000 – R90 000.
High-end kitchen renovation costs between R90 000 – R150 000.

On This Page:
- Kitchen Renovation Tips
- Cost of Typical Kitchen Renovation Features
- Hiring The Best Kitchen Renovation Pros

Kitchen Renovation Tips
We’ve chatted to some of our top kitchen renovation experts to give you some tips to help you stay within your budget and also make the renovation as smooth as possible.

Plan Your Budget

Get quotes from more than one kitchen renovation pro to give you a clear idea of how much the job will cost and plan your budget accordingly. Remember to stick to the budget. Don’t get caught up in the excitement or let yourself get talked into things you don’t want or need.
Pro Tip: Get an itemised quote from your kitchen renovations pro so you know exactly what you’re paying for and avoid any hidden costs.

Kitchen Layout

In addition to looking great, your kitchen needs to be functional and practical. Make sure you consult with a kitchen renovation expert when planning the layout of your kitchen. Remember the classic work triangle? Arrange the three features you use the most, closest to each other to avoid unnecessary trips.
Pro Tip: Avoid rearranging the fundamental features of your kitchen like the fridge or sink. These are expensive changes that require more manpower.

Quality Materials

Always buy the best quality materials within your budget. Don’t skimp on price when it comes to quality materials. If you’re spending money renovating your kitchen you want to make sure the materials will last as long as the workmanship.
Pro Tip: Splashing out to buy more expensive appliances and materials is with it in the long run as they will last longer.

Price of Typical Kitchen Renovation Features
Our experts have put together some labour costings that typically go into a kitchen remodel.

Feature Cost
- Appliance installation - This depends on the appliance
- Kitchen cabinet installation – per meter R1 200.00
- Countertop installation – per countertop R800.00
- Faucet installation R500.00
- Flooring installation –per square meter R75.00
- Kitchen sink installation R800.00
- Backsplash installation – per piece R300.00

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