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The ROI of Exterior Home Renovations: What Pays Off the Most?

Plenty of independent studies have analyzed exterior renovation ROI – or return on investment. We’ll look at one of those studies to see what exterior remodeling projects offer the most bang for your buck. 

While garage door replacement offers the highest ROI, you might be surprised to see what exterior renovations round out the top five. Here’s what we discovered.

Exterior Renovation ROI: What Exterior Remodeling Projects Should You Invest in This Year?

Most people have limited funds in their remodeling budgets. While you certainly want to improve your curb appeal, what projects will also increase the value of your home? Here are four projects to consider – according to this cost vs value report

Manufactured stone veneer

Completing a manufactured stone veneer project may yield a 91.4% ROI. There are a variety of styles and colors available, making manufactured stone a popular choice for all styles of homes. 

Whether your vibe is industrial chic or modern farmhouse, manufactured stone veneer will create a great first impression. 

Fiber cement siding

Next on our list of exterior home remodeling projects is fiber cement siding. The material is long-lasting, fire and heat-resistant, and resistant to warping and rotting. It’s understandable why this beautiful product is so attractive to potential buyers. 

View from inside a home through a large picture window, framing a beautifully landscaped garden, highlighting how exterior renovations like quality windows enhance property value and return on investment.

Vinyl window replacement

High-quality vinyl replacement windows offer a greater ROI than wood window replacement projects. Get the most value out of your project by insisting on ENERGY STAR products. 

New windows offer a 67.5% ROI and make your home more comfortable and secure.

Vinyl siding

Would you be happy if you never had to complete an exterior paint job again? Vinyl siding replacement is so popular because of the product’s overall value – and because of how easy it is to maintain. 

New siding doesn’t offer the best ROI on our list. But it will save you time and money on home maintenance chores.

Is it time to complete some exterior projects on your New Jersey home? RJW Exteriors is here to help. Since 1994, our exterior remodeling company has helped homeowners improve the beauty, durability, energy efficiency – and value – of their homes. 

Besides completing your siding and window projects, we will also help you with your new roof. RJW Exteriors also offers fiberglass and steel entry doors that can be customized by size, color, and glass type or design.

Whether you are getting ready to sell your home or plan on staying and want to lower your energy bills or improve your curb appeal, contact RJW Exteriors. We are proud to complete custom exterior renovations in Northern New Jersey communities. 

Key Takeaways: Exterior Renovations That Offer a Great ROI

  • While garage doors top the ROI list, new siding and windows offer a great ROI. 
  • Both fiber cement siding and quality vinyl siding are attractive to home buyers, as they are easy to maintain and stay beautiful for decades.
  • A new fiberglass or steel door and a new roof also offer a high average return on investment.