A new year—a new decade, even—is an opportunity for a fresh start. It’s also a great time to update your home, perhaps raise its value in the process. In this blog, local roofers ExteriorPros shares a look at projects that can improve your home’s value this year.
- New Siding — New siding can breathe new life into your home: you can change the way your home looks with a different siding style, texture, or color that complements your roof. Low-maintenance options like fiber cement and vinyl make it easier to keep your home looking good, and even improve its value.
- Roof Replacement — Roof replacement is a big project, and it’s the one that offers the most benefits. If you’ve been dealing with a leaky roof for the past year, then there’s no better time than the beginning of the year to start planning for a new one. In addition to giving your home an exterior makeover, a new roof can help improve your home’s energy efficiency, eliminate leaks, and boost your home’s value. A good roofing warranty can also be favorable towards your homeowners’ insurance premiums.
- Seamless Gutters — A reliable gutter system helps protect the house foundations from moisture damage, which is why it’s important to keep it clear of leaves and debris. If you’ve been doing your own gutter cleaning and maintenance, you know how difficult it is to scoop out all the detritus in the gutter troughs, flush out the remainders, then scrape and reapply caulk at the joints. Upgrading to seamless gutters eliminates will dramatically reduce required gutter maintenance. It also gives a clean look to the roofline, which helps boost your home’s curb appeal.
- Replacement Windows — Replace your old, drafty windows with ones that are rated by ENERGY STAR®. These energy-efficient replacement windows can help reduce your home’s heating and cooling requirements by preventing heat leaks. On top of the energy savings, it helps keep your heating and cooling systems in good shape, and can contribute to your home’s curb appeal.