The average return home-improvement projects was 6.7% higher than the previous year, according to Remodeling’s annual Cost vs. Value report. While returns vary by region, simple additions and replacements to a home can often give homeowners a better return than major home renovation projects.

The top nine projects that offer the biggest paybacks are:

  1. Insulated attic
  2. Replacement of an entry door
  3. Updating a kitchen
  4. Getting new siding
  5. Building a wooden deck
  6. Replacing the roof
  7. Remodeling the basement
  8. Adding a family room
  9. And Renovating a bathroom

For more in-depth analysis and information by region, click here.

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