Maryland native and writer that also runs a local home improvement business.
Have you been diligently planning what a new kitchen would look like? You've probably saved dozens of images from Houzz and Pinterest and even been dreaming about how a new kitchen would bring value to your daily life. Then it all comes to a screeching halt after you get sticker shock from your contractor. It's way more than you thought it would be and you're not a DIYer. You don't have to give up on that kitchen renovation just yet. I've got seven not-so-obvious ways you can save some money on your remodel without sacrificing what you want, and there's no DIY involved.