Small Kitchen Remodel Cost Guide

Small Kitchen Space Design Is the kitchen in your apartment begging for a facelift?

From new cabinets, countertops and flooring to a pretty backsplash, appliances, lighting and other small items, a kitchen remodel can be as small or big as your imagination and budget allow.

The burning question on your mind is likely: how much will it cost to remodel my kitchen?

Here is an in-depth look at kitchen remodeling costs, factors that make a big difference on the final price, and tips on saving money, without sacrificing quality.

We will cover the following topics:

1. Average cost to remodel a small kitchen
2. Kitchen Cabinets Cost
3. Countertops Cost

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15 Apartment Space Saving Ideas

The cost of living in an urban city means we often have less space to play with than our suburban friends. Thankfully designers have found awesome ways to make better use of the space we have.

Check out the 15 examples to make sure that you don’t waste any space in your apartment.

1. Stair Storage


These awesome drawers are part of a New York studio apartment project by Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture and was completed in 2009.


2. Drawer Gym


This home fitness cupboard is part of a set of furniture created by the designer Lucie Koldova in 2009.

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Improve T-Mobile Cell Reception in your Apartment

T-Mobile LTE Signal BoosterLearn how to Improve Cell Reception on T-Mobile, inside your Apartment, with T-Mo LTE Signal (Speed) Booster and WiFi Calling Router – a Personal CellSpot setup, offered FREE to T-Mobile customers*!

ake your cell signal strong (5 bars) and LTE speed high!

The apartment building where I live was built in the ’40s and is made of concrete + brick. On one side it is REALLY good, because it is very unlikely to get damaged, and brick exterior is very durable, which will keep our condo fees lower.

But the problem is – there were no Cell Phones when my building was put up, and they did not care about cell phone reception.

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How to Get Rid of Roaches in your Apartment

Nasty roaches – they eat your food and crawl everywhere in your apartment, and it seems impossible to get rid of them. The consumer grade bait traps just do not work. Raid, Combat, Hot Shot – they claim it will work, but roaches just get used to these products and after a short while it does not affect them anymore.

Roach in the Kitchen

Truth be told – I grew up in an apartment in Moscow, and we had serious roach problem. My building was made of concrete panels, so naturally there were many cracks. Also roaches came up through ventilation ducts. Basically we tried every over the counter solution there was – traps, sprays,┬átablets – nothing works. These bastards kept coming back!

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11 Reasons why I HATE Living in an Apartment

Wall-mounted DeskI currently live in an apartment (condo) in a very SAFE and EXPENSIVE town – Brookline, MA (rated #1 in US by Niche and Money Magazine in 2015). I love Brookline and my location. I can get on the T (train) and be in downtown Boston in 30 minutes – no need for a car. Brookline has some of the best schools in MA, and since we have kids, it’s a huge bonus. We have restaurants and cafes and food shopping, and a movie theater, as well as all other necessary amenities within a 15 minutes walk. My not so big apartment is 100 ft from Beacon St – the Boston Marathon route. It’s so well located that renting our place on AirBnB (for $250 / night) is super easy.

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7 Affordable Remodels to Increase Your Apartment Resale Value

Modern Living Room in an small apartmentAre you getting ready to put your apartment up for sale?

Probably the biggest question on your mind is how to get top dollar for your property.

It turns out that by investing into the right remodels right before you sell, you can transform your apartment into a highly attractive property  to a wide range of buyers.

And no we are not talking about dropping thousands of dollars on a complete kitchen remodel, or another expensive and labor intensive project!

Instead, consider these 7 quick and affordable remodels that are known to bring in a consistently high ROI at resale.

What Buyers Are Looking For?

While market trends and apartment preferences differ across the US,

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Clever ways to make extra cash on AirBnB

AirBnB does not need an introduction – it’s one of top 10 startups in the world, and is well-known. But many people who live in an apartment (own or rent) can make some extra money, and don’t even know it. Here are some clever ways you can make money with your apartment, while still living there full-time.

airbnb Although I’ve used AirBnB (link gives you $25 travel credit) for a couple of years now (to rent a place when we traveled) I never thought of renting out our place – it just never crossed my mind. Enlightenment came recently, when my neighbor rented his apartment (same as ours) for 10 days for $2300 – whaaat? Yes!

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of your First Apartment

Finding your very first apartment is a momentous occasion. It’s a rite of passage that proves that you really are an adult now. You have your own space. You don’t have to sneak friends and “more-than-friends” in and out. The place is yours to do with as you please (as long as your lease allows it!)

Getting caught up the excitement, though, causes many to get themselves in a mess. There are some very important factors to consider before and immediately after you sign your name on the lease. Be sure to avoid these common pitfalls in your first apartment.

Documents, Damages and Domestic Partners

When you rent, you live and die by your lease agreement.

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Energy Audits Can Help You Save Money and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

My husband and I had recently purchased a new home. Though we debated for a long time over whether to purchase a newly renovated home, or an older home, I eventually won the fight and we went with an older home purchase. What can I say; I’m a sucker for crown moldings, hardwood floors, and the overall aesthetics of an older home. Anyway, we’ve been slowly transitioning into our new home. As I become more aware of my personal finances and carbon footprint we leave on the earth, I’ve been trying to be more conscious of ways to save money and help the environment.

Needless to say, after only three months of living in our new home, I realized that we were spending entirely too much on electricity.

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