Planning your remodel and want make sure you’re spending your hard-earned cash wisely? Each of these replacements and upgrades earned top honors in Remodeling magazine’s latest Cost vs. Value Report* for having the biggest bang for your buck — giving you the best return on your home improvement dollar while preserving the value of your home.
#7: Siding with Value
Vinyl remains the most popular choice for siding material. Its durability and low cost make it a sensible option, and its light weight makes it easy to install, saving on labor. Modern vinyl siding comes in many colors, and certain varieties include foam backing, which contributes stiffness while adding money-saving insulation.
National average cost, replace 1,250 sq. ft. of existing siding with foam-backed vinyl siding, including trim: $14,274*
Value at resale: $9,937*
Percent of investment recouped: 69.6%* (more…)