By Gene and Katie Hamilton
Changing any or all parts of a kitchen with upgrades will make preparing food and enjoying it more pleasant and convenient. Whether you're considering an entirely new kitchen or upgrading parts of an old one, use these cost figures to determine how much each improvement will cost. This information goes a long way in planning a kitchen that meets your needs and your budget. Several of the projects include how-to information to give you an idea of what's involved and what skills and tools are needed.