|This article was published on: 12/01/2005|
FEATURE: 2005 COST vs. VALUE REPORT
Minor Kitchen Remodel
Project Description: In a functional but dated 200-square-foot kitchen with 30 linear feet of cabinetry and countertops, leave cabinet boxes in place but replace fronts with new raised-panel wood doors and drawers. Replace wall oven and cooktop with new energy-efficient models. Replace laminate countertops. Install midpriced sink and faucet. Repaint trim, add wall covering, and replace existing flooring with resilient flooring.
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Thank you to those practitioners who took the 2005 survey
Those survey respondents who also provided their contact information are listed here. Your help on this project was invaluable.
* We received sufficient data for 58 out of 60 markets surveyed compared with only 53 last year. Because of insufficient data from Grand Rapids, Mich., and Providence, R.I., no resale value numbers for those markets are provided.
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