October 1, 2018

Kitchen Remodeling Costs in Tallahassee, FL

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Summary: (tl;dr:)

Kitchen Remodeling Costs for the Tallahassee Area

A good budget for a small kitchen would be $25,000 – $35,000. A mid sized kitchen with an island could cost $35,000 – $55,000. Layout changes like moving walls or plumbing would add 10 to 20 percent to the cost.


About This Kitchen Remodeling Costs Guide

This guide lists common kitchen remodeling costs in Tallahassee, FL that are based on actual projects built using our Good Better Best budget worksheet. You’ll find summary costs in the tables below along with links to a very detailed Scope of Work and a Good Better Best material budget for each project.

We’ve divided the kitchen costs by kitchen size. You’ll find costs below for small, medium and large sized kitchens. A picture of each kitchen is posted above each cost breakdown.


Also Included: Kitchen Cabinet Refacing Costs

We also included the costs for refacing each kitchen as a a comparison. Cabinet refacing is a great option if you want to update your kitchen cabinets but keep you existing countertops. Cabinet refacing is also much quicker than a full remodel and therefore less of a disruption to your lifestyle.

About Our Good Better Best budgets

Remodeling costs are displayed in a Good, Better, Best format so you’ll see three prices for each kitchen. The scope of work for each version is the same, what changes is the cost of the cabinets and fixtures included. Higher cost cabinets offer a lot more design and organizer options. Beneath each table you will find a link to the complete Good Better Best budget if you would like to see even more detail.


Scope of Work

The kitchen remodeling costs outlined below are for what we call a “gut renovation”. That is where all the cabinets, fixtures and flooring are removed and new materials installed.

It also includes all design work, permits, jobsite cleanup, debris removal and daily supervision of the project. It can include minor layout changes but no moving of walls, lighting or plumbing. Cost to re-install the existing appliances is included, but no new appliances.

What About Layout Changes?

If you want to move plumbing, electric or move walls as part of your kitchen remodel you can expect the cost to increase by at least 10 to 20%. Relocating your plumbing is the most expensive layout change, especially if your home is on a concrete slab, as many are in Tallahassee.

How Long Will It Take?

For the scope of work outlined here a kitchen remodel should take 4 to 6 weeks. Cabinet refacing typically takes just 5 days for a small to mid sized kitchen. A large kitchen could take a little longer.

Kitchen Cabinet Costs

Interested in more detail about what affects the cost of different kitchen cabinets? Why do two cabinets that look identical have different costs? There are a lot of factors the go into cabinet pricing. We wrote a detailed blog post about it here.


Small Kitchen Remodeling Costs

Kitchen remodeling costs in tallahassee


What is a Small Kitchen?

Small kitchens are usually L-shaped and do not have an island, similar to the kitchen pictured above. They are around 10’x12′ in size, have between 12 and 15 cabinets, up to 35 sq ft of countertop space and up to 20 Sq ft of backsplash tile.

Small Kitchen Remodeling Costs

              Good              Better            Best
            $30,926            $38,421         $47,290
Products Included: Products Included: Products Included:
– Stock Cabinets (3″ increments)
– Limited Colors
– Limited door Styles
– No organizers
– Trash Pullout
– B or C Level Granite Counters
–  No Fridge Panels
– Basic Cabinet Pulls
– 18 ga Stainless Steel Sink
– Mid Grade Faucet
– 5/8 HP Disposer
– 2 basic ceiling lights
– Ceramic backsplash tile
– Vinyl plank floor tile
– Semi Custom Cabinets (1/4 ” increments)
– Hundreds of colors
– Dozens of door styles
– Some organizer options
– Trash Pullout
– Quartz Counters
– 2 Fridge Panels
– Designer Cabinet Pulls
-16 ga Stainless steel sink
– Better Faucet
– 3/4 HP disposer
– 2 Designer ceiling lights
– Glass backsplash tile
– 12×14 porcelain floor tile, basic pattern
– Custom Cabinets (1/4″ increments)
– Hundred of colors
– custom door styles
– Lots of organizer options
– Quartz or Dekton counters
– 2 Fridge panels
– Designer Cabinet Pulls
– Farm Front or Fireclay sink
– Designer faucet
1.24 HP disposer
– 2 Designer ceiling lights
– Glass mosaic backsplash
– 12×24 porcelain floor tile any pattern


Want to see a complete cost breakdown of this small kitchen?


Cost to Reface a Small Kitchen

A small kitchen like the one shown above would cost Between $9750 and $10,850 to reface.

Refacing includes:

  • all new cabinet doors with soft close hinges
  • New drawer fronts
  • New moldings and trims
  • Refacing of the face frames and end panels of you cabinets
  • New cabinet pulls
  • Options:
    • New Drawer boxes with soft close glides
    • Drawer Conversions
    • other modifications


Mid Sized Kitchen Remodeling Costs

Kitchen Remodeling Costs in Tallahassee Medium Sized Kitchen

What is a mid sized kitchen?

Mid size kitchen are slightly bigger than small kitchen, around 12′ x 16′ and usually have a small island (up to 5 feet x 3 feet). They have between 18 and 20 cabinets, 65 sq ft of countertop space and 35 sq ft of backsplash tile. The larger footprint means we can usually fit a tall pantry cabinet into the design as well.

Mid Sized Kitchen Remodeling Costs

               Good              Better            Best
              $45,927            $57,232         $70,787
Products Included: Products Included: Products Included:
– Stock Cabinets (3″ increments)
– Limited Colors
– Limited door Styles
– no organizers
– Trash Pullout
– B or C Level Granite Counters
–  No Fridge Panels
– Basic Cabinet Pulls
– 18 ga Stainless Steel Sink
– Mid Grade Faucet
– 5/8 HP Disposer
– 2 basic ceiling lights
– Ceramic backsplash tile
– vinyl plank flooring
– Semi Custom Cabinets (1/4 ” increments)
– Hundreds of colors
– Dozens of door styles
– limited organizer options
– Trash Pullout
– Quartz Counters
– 2 Fridge Panels
– Designer Cabinet Pulls
-16 ga Stainless steel sink
– Better Faucet
– 3/4 HP disposer
– 2 Designer ceiling lights
– Glass backsplash tile
– 12×14 porcelain floor tile, basic pattern
– Custom Cabinets (1/4″ increments)
– Hundred of colors
– custom door styles
– Lots of organizer options
– Trash Pullout
– Quartz or Dekton counters
– 2 Fridge panels
– Designer Cabinet Pulls
– Farm Front or Fireclay sink
– Designer faucet
1.24 HP disposer
– 2 Designer ceiling lights
– Glass mosaic backsplash
– 12×24 porcelain floor tile, any pattern


Want to see a complete cost breakdown of this mid sized kitchen?


Cost to Reface a Mid Sized Kitchen

A mid sized kitchen like the one shown above would cost Between $14,300 and $17,800.

Refacing Includes:

  • all new cabinet doors with soft close hinges
  • New drawer fronts
  • New moldings and trims
  • Refacing of the face frames and end panels of you cabinets
  • New cabinet pulls
  • Options:
    • New Drawer boxes with soft close glides
    • Drawer Conversions
    • other modifications


Large Kitchen Remodeling Costs

Kitchen remodeling costs in Tallahassee

What is a large kitchen?

Large size kitchens vary a lot in their layout and design. For this cost guide we are assuming a kitchen that is 16’x20′, with around 25 cabinets, 75 sq ft of countertop space and 45 sq ft of backsplash tile. They have larger islands and often a separate buffet area for extra storage and counter space.

Large kitchen remodeling costs

               Good              Better            Best
              $53,677            $68,165         $85,730
Products Included: Products Included: Products Included:
Stock Cabinets (3″ increments)
– Limited Colors
– Limited door Styles
– no organizers
– Trash Pullout
– B or C Level Granite Counters
–  No Fridge Panels
– Basic Cabinet Pulls
– 18 ga Stainless Steel Sink
– Mid Grade Faucet
– 5/8 HP Disposer
– 2 basic ceiling lights
– Ceramic backsplash tile
– vinyl plank flooring
Semi Custom Cabinets (1/4 ” increments)
– Hundreds of colors
– Dozens of door styles
– limited organizer options
– Trash Pullout
– Quartz Counters
– 2 Fridge Panels
– Designer Cabinet Pulls
-16 ga Stainless steel sink
– Better Faucet
– 3/4 HP disposer
– 2 Designer ceiling lights
– Glass backsplash tile
– 12×14 porcelain floor tile, basic pattern
Custom Cabinets (1/4″ increments)
– Hundred of colors
– custom door styles
– Lots of organizer options
– Trash Pullout
– Quartz or Dekton counters
– 2 Fridge panels
– Designer Cabinet Pulls
– Farm Front or Fireclay sink
– Designer faucet
1.24 HP disposer
– 2 Designer ceiling lights
– Glass mosaic backsplash
– 12×24 porcelain floor tile, any pattern


Want to see a complete cost breakdown of this Large sized kitchen?


Cost to Reface A Large Kitchen

The cost to reface a large kitchen like the one pictured above would be between $23,500 and $30,000

Refacing Includes:

  • all new cabinet doors with soft close hinges
  • New drawer fronts
  • New moldings and trims
  • Refacing of the face frames and end panels of you cabinets
  • New cabinet pulls
  • Options:
    • New Drawer boxes with soft close glides
    • Drawer Conversions
    • other modifications


Other resources:

Download our Remodeling Budget Calculator

Create a budget for your remodel based on your homes value

Learn More About our Good Better Best Budget Process

Watch a video overview of our Good Better Best Budget.