Top 10 remodeling projects for adding value to your home

  • 3. Fiber cement siding

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    National average cost: $13,378

    Return on investment: 87 percent

    While fiber cement siding is typically tougher and more fire-resistant than vinyl siding, it is significantly more expensive. Other siding replacement projects also came in strong. Vinyl siding replacement costs about $9,978 and has a 78.7 percent ROI; foam-backed vinyl siding replacement costs $14,236 and has a 78.1 percent ROI.


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