As the saying goes, “You never have a second chance to make a good first impression.” This is especially true when selling your home. Remodeling your home’s exterior is a great way to make a positive, lasting impression on prospective buyers. Whether you plan on selling your home or simply want an aesthetic upgrade, here are some top exterior home remodeling projects in terms of ROI (return on investment).
Research suggests prospective buyers form their first impression of your home within 8 to 12 seconds.
New Front Entry Door
Ask any realtor, and they’ll tell you a new front entry door is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to boost your curb appeal, elevate your home's market value, and attract discerning buyers. Even better—according to the 2023 Cost vs. Value Report, a new steel entry door offers an average ROI of 100.9%!
Are you looking for a new front entry door? Universal Windows Direct-Manchester offers a variety of options, each of which comes with a true lifetime warranty. Visit us online to review your entry door options.
Vinyl Siding Replacement
According to the latest CVV Report, vinyl siding installation consistently delivers a high return on investment—94.7%. Vinyl siding’s durability, low maintenance requirements, and resistance to the elements can also add substantial value to your property.
Composite Clapboard Wood Siding
Offering the look of wood at a lower price, composite clapboard wood siding has an average ROI of 79%, according to homelight.com. Universal Windows installs both composite clapboard siding and shakes. Visit our website to learn more.
Ask About Your Siding Warranty
When purchasing new siding, be sure to ask about the warranty. Universal Windows Direct-Manchester offers a true lifetime materials and labor warranty on its USA-made siding for as long as you own your home. Should you sell it, this warranty is transferable to the new owners, bringing added value to the sale of your home. Visit our website to learn more.
Vinyl Window Installation
According to the 2023 Cost vs. Value Report, replacement vinyl windows bring an average return of 68.5%. Because vinyl windows enhance a home’s visual appeal and improve energy efficiency, your property will be more attractive to potential buyers.
Know What You’re Buying.
Before investing in new windows, ask about their manufacturing and warranty. For your peace of mind, all of Universal Windows Direct’s vinyl windows are made in the U.S. and come with a true lifetime materials and labor warranty.
New Asphalt Roofing
Since your roof makes up a large portion of your home, installing a new one before listing it is a wise investment. A new asphalt roof offers an average ROI of 61.1%—and more! You’ll boost your home’s overall aesthetic, adding tangible value to your property. A beautiful new roof also gives prospective buyers the perception that your home is well-cared for, which can translate into peace of mind for your buyer and a higher perceived value for your property.
A new roof can be a significant investment. Be sure to work with a trusted roofing contractor like Universal Windows Direct-Manchester. We offer the finest quality materials and craftsmanship—guaranteed for as long as you own your home!
Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal With Quality Exterior Remodeling Services in NH and Northern MA
If you’re preparing your home for sale, investing in the right exterior remodeling projects can significantly increase its market value. But make sure you’re working with a quality exterior remodeling company. With over 100 years of combined experience, Universal Windows Direct-Manchester is a leading installer of USA-made windows, siding, roofing, and doors in New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts. Contact our team to discuss your project and get a free quote.