Homeowners considering remodeling projects as a way to add value to their homes will find that some add more value, and better recoup their costs, than others.

These ten projects make the biggest financial payoff upon resale, and most are on the exterior of the home:

  1.     Steel entry door
  2.     Manufactured stone veneer
  3.     Siding replacement with fiber cement
  4.     Garage door replacement – minor
  5.     Vinyl siding replacement
  6.     Wood deck addition
  7.     Garage door replacement – major
  8.     Minor kitchen remodel
  9.     Wood window replacement
  10.     Foam-backed vinyl siding replacement

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