Design & Home

How Much Remodeling Costs in Washington

Here's what DC homeowners spend on repairs, installations, and renovations, according to HomeAdvisor's data.
This high-end kitchen by local designer Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath cost more than $250,000. According to’s 2015 cost report, DC homeowners spend an average of $20,000 on a new kitchen.”See the before and after of this room.

Wondering how much it might cost to overhaul your outdated home? Here’s your answer: According to data culled from’s 2015 True Cost Guide Report—which compiles its information from member-submitted cost reporting—on average, remodeling a kitchen in the DC area will cost you $20,000. Most of the 236 homeowners surveyed spent between $11,000 and $30,000, with the most expensive renovation ringing in at $45,510. A bathroom? That’ll cost around $9,000, based on the average from 632 surveys. Or if you want to build an addition, plan to put in around $70,000.

For once, these numbers aren’t sky-high over average prices in the rest of the country. In fact, Washington’s remodeling rates fall right in line with national averages. Go to HomeAdvisor’s 2015 report for more details on repair, installation, and remodeling costs on all variety of projects—and to see data from other cities, too.

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