A kitchen renovation will increase your personal enjoyment of the space and increase your home’s resale value. Kitchen renovations offer one of the best returns on investment compared to other home renovations. In fact, you can expect to recoup over 80.2% of your renovation costs at resale, according to Remodelling Magazine’s Cost vs. Value Report for 2017, and that is for a minor kitchen remodel. Photo Credit: Cooperrider Painting The biggest component of your kitchen renovation will be your kitchen cabinets. A full kitchen cabinet replacement can be very expensive, but you don’t have to spend that fortune for a freshly upgraded kitchen.