A large, open kitchen may be the dream of most homebuyers today, but with restrictive budgets, smaller square footage, or homes that were built before this trend took over, not all are making the grade. If you find yourself with a smallish kitchen, there are ways to make it feel more spacious.
Knock down a wall
Removing a wall that blocks light or that separates the kitchen from the living or dining room is an easy choice for experienced renovators.
It's not a DIY job unless you or your friends/family are experienced in demolition, electrical, plumbing, drywall, flooring and ceiling repairs, and any other stuff that comes up.
Expect to pay in the $2,500 to $3,000 range. And that's if the wall isn't load bearing; if it is; you could be looking at…