Top 10 Remodeling Projects

on April 14, 2013

Entry Door Upgrade

Replacing your front door is a great way to improve your curb appeal, add security and energy efficiency.

Deck Addition

Homeowners who add a wood deck to their home were able to recoup 77% of the cost.

Garage Door Replacement

Homeowners who replacement the garage doors saw an average of 75.7% return on investment.

Kitchen Upgrade Minor

Upgrading the kitchen is always a popular choice in home remodeling. Minor upgrades such as replace countertops to appliances can increase the homes value. Average recoup: 75.4%

Window Replacement - Wood or Vinyl

Replacing your windows can dramatically reduce your energy bills as well as improve curb appeal. You can expect to recoup an average of 73% of the cost.

Attic Bedroom

Adding additional square footage can be a plus to any homes value. Average recoup: 73%

Vinyl Siding Replacement

Replacing vinyl siding is a great way to help with energy efficiency as well as being a low maintenance product. Average recouped: 72%

Finished Basement

A finished basement is a great addition to any house. Average recoup: 70%

Kitchen Upgrade - Major

The average cost of a major kitchen renovation in 2013 is $53,000.

Bathroom Remodel

Create a spa like feel in your bathroom and get the most bang for your buck. Average recoup: 65%

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