Here’s how much remodeling a home costs the average American

It’s important to gain a general understanding of what goes into a home  remodel, why you’re choosing to do it, and what you can realistically  afford to spend

According to our study, most people spend $20K or less on their home remodels.

Home Renovation Costs: General Findings

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Big Spenders

Some people ended up in over their heads — in fact, 12% of our respondents went $50K or more over budget, and of those, 40% went $100K or more over budget.


The budgeters were those with remodel budgets of $50K or less, and they made up 92% of our respondents.

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There are many methods you can use to estimate renovations costs,  including per-square-foot calculations, cost estimators, and contractor quotes.

Estimation Methods and Tools


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