The Pros Know
There are many other projects you can tackle, but only residing with fiber cement gives you the best return on your investment 7 years in a row.
Remodeling magazine is the industryâ€™s leading home improvement magazine. Since 1988, Remodeling magazineâ€™s Cost vs. Value Report has compared construction costs for common remodeling projects with the value they add to a home at resale in the current real estate market. The resultsâ€” upscale siding projects using fiber-cement return the highest value at resale.
Remodeling Magazine has conducted this study since 1988 and is a trusted source among building and construction professionals. 2005 was the first year they evaluated fiber-cement siding replacement, and its debut at the top of the list demonstrates its value to builders and homeowners.
You can read the â€œCost vs. Value Reportâ€ (2009-2010) at Remodeling Magazineâ€™s Web site here.
Residing with fiber cement gives a 31% better return than adding a bathroom and costs $61k less to complete.
Minor kitchen remodel gives you a 10% less return on investment than residing with fiber cement. Adding a second story addition nets you 23% less return on investment than fiber cement residing.