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3 Kitchen Makeovers, 3 Budgets

Smart strategies to help you get more for your money in the kitchen.

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Photo 7 of 11Go for a less costly cooktop like this one from Kenmore so you can splurge on reconfiguring the traffic flow in your entire kitchen.

$40K or Under: Appliances(7 of 11)

Kitchen Makeover Strategy #2
Budget: Spend $40,000 or under

"This is the level where you may want to splurge on a Viking range if you’re someone who entertains a lot," Costa adds.

$40K TIP: Who can forget that ubiquitous avocado green kitchen of the '70s? Before you pick out that Jadeite green countertop, remember that timeless neutral colors won’t date your kitchen as quickly as trendy, stronger hues.

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