How Home Exterior Projects Add To Your Home’s Value


If you’re thinking of renovating your home’s exterior, it’s best to consider locations that will get you the best return on your investment. Whether you’re planning to move, expand your family, or simply wish to upgrade your quality of life, taking into account which features offer the most value is the smartest way to plan. Keep reading to see our top exterior remodeling project recommendations and how Preferred Home Improvement can help you design the home you’ve always wanted.

Which Exterior Projects Increase Your Home’s Value? 

There are a number of exterior areas that are most likely to add financial and curb appeal value to your home. An expert exterior remodeling contractor like PHI can help you choose the right style, materials, and colors that will reflect your vision. Here, we review the top four home exterior renovations that will raise your home’s value. 

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According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) & National Association of Remodeling Industry (NARI) 2022 Remodeling Impact Report, among “the highest percentage of cost recovered” was from new roofing at 100%. Why? A new roof holds incredible long-term benefits as one of the main protection and insulation structural features of your home. Replacing an older roof can help prevent major problems such as water leaks, sagging, and mold or mildew growth. 


Remodeling your home’s siding with premium materials like fiber cement or vinyl is an excellent way to increase your home’s resale value. Durable siding helps to keep air from escaping your home, thereby reducing energy costs. Siding also shields your home’s exterior from the elements to prohibit excess moisture from leaking and leading to dangerous mold or mildew growth. 

In fact, the NAR & NARI’s 2022 Remodeling Impact Report found “fiber cement siding recovered 86% of the cost spent and vinyl siding recovered 82%.” Fiber cement siding like JamesHardie, which PHI specializes in installing, is durable, weather resistant, and customizable to suit any style. Similarly, vinyl siding is also quite durable, energy efficient, and low maintenance. 

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Installing new, energy-efficient windows can boost your home’s curb appeal and provide greater protection against the elements. Energy-efficient windows reduce energy output and expenses because your HVAC system doesn’t have to overcompensate to keep the household comfortable. According to the 2022 Remodeling Impact Report, installing vinyl windows recouped an estimated 67%. 


Did you know that a new front door can remarkably improve your home’s resale value? As one of the first features a person notices, a front door can make or break their impression of a home. The 2022 Remodeling Impact Report found steel front doors recoup 63% of the remodeling cost and fiberglass front doors recoup 60% of the cost. Replacing an older door with a steel or fiberglass door offers durability, energy efficiency, and curb appeal. 

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Work With Expert Exterior Remodeling Contractors 

When you need a reliable contractor, turn to Preferred Home Improvement in Willow, PA. For over 35 years, our family-owned exterior remodeling business has offered high-quality renovation services to the local region with excellent financing options available to clients. Our team specializes in roofing, siding, windows, doors, as well as renovations such as adding decks and porches, to complete your exterior remodeling vision.

Call (215) 366-5813 or email us at to get in touch with us for a free, no-obligation quote. We look forward to helping you build your dream home!

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