Unless you plan to live in your same house forever, you want to know that the hard earned money you put into your home, will result in an increase in your home’s value. Some home improvements cost more than they’re worth, while others can increase your home’s value. When it comes to home improvement projects replacing your siding appears to make the most financial sense. Replacing your home’s siding might not be as satisfying as remodeling a kitchen or adding a great room, but it’s what resonates with home buyer’s pocketbooks
Resale value is just one factor that homeowners should take into consideration, Realtors also know that curb appeal projects offer great bang for your buck because a home’s exterior is the first thing potential buyers see
Re-siding with fiber cement is the smartest investment you can make in your house. Fiber-cement products are a durable, low-maintenance alternative to wood and vinyl.Even smarter: Choosing fiber cement from the industry leader. That’s why those in the know choose James Hardie® siding and trim.
COST VS. VALUE RANKINGS
Remodeling Magazine annually compares the average cost for 35 popular remodeling projects with the value those projects retain at resale in 101 U.S. cities. Year after year, siding replacement with fiber cement like James Hardie offers the maximum ROI at resale.
Fiber cement siding replacement is the highest percentage of cost recouped for projects in the ‘upscale’ category.
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Complete data from the Remodeling 2014-2015 Cost vs. Value Report is available at www.costvsvalue.com
THE BENEFITS OF JAMES HARDIE SIDING
The return on re-siding your house with fiber cement is 25 percent higher than that if you were to add a bathroom. Why not start with a project that will give you more bang for your buck?
The value of re-siding with James Hardie lies in the superior quality of our products. We beat our competitors in every siding category.
Re-siding your home with fiber cement nets you an 11 percent greater return than vinyl window replacement and a 24 percent greater return than a major kitchen remodel or roof replacement.
You want to ensure you’re buying the best possible product when you choose to reside. James Hardie invented fiber cement and remains the leader in the field. Here’s what you’ll get when you invest in James Hardie siding