According to key trends from the 2021 Cost vs. Value Report, exterior improvement projects continued a multiyear trend of providing the greatest return on investment (ROI) for homeowners. In fact, as Remodeling points out, 11 out of 12 projects with the highest ROI were exterior improvements.
“At the top is the replacement garage door (No. 1), sidings (including manufactured stone veneer at No. 2), and windows. The indoor exception, sitting at No. 3, is the minor kitchen remodel – a modest face lift of kitchen surfaces that offers a relatively high return when done prior to the sale of a house.”