Home Improvements for 2021 – What’s Next?

2020 has been such an unusual and unpredictable year, it’s difficult to know what kind of year 2021 might turn out to be.  We all hope it makes a return to a more open and normal environment.  

Regardless, if the year ahead brings a residential move for your family or if you stay put in your current home, there are a handful of home improvements that are worth your time, effort and investment.


There’s a body of expert research that shows several major home exterior renovations will recoup a majority of a homeowner’s initial investment.  In fact, siding replacement will return 74-77 percent back to the homeowner; entry doors as much as 68%.  Roof, garage door and window replacements are also top options.

Siding replacement.  Fiber Cement.

Dated and failing siding can make even the nicest house look worn-out.  Fiber cement siding is engineered to look and feel like wood but maintain its integrity and stand up to harsh weather conditions. Formulated with a mixture of sand, cement, and wood fiber it can mimic almost any form of siding a homeowner might want. The research we have seen indicates, on average, a homeowner will get back more than three-quarters of their fiber cement investment upon resale.

Siding replacement.  Vinyl.

To freshen a home’s exterior at a price point less than fiber cement, vinyl siding replacement can be an effective and attractive alternative.  It continues to be one of the most popular home exterior materials on the market today.  Low maintenance and durable, it is the most sensible siding solution on the market today.  On average, it returns roughly 74% of the initial investment upon resale.

Window replacement.  

Replacing failing or drafty windows has so many current and future benefits. Not only can you improve the quality of the natural light, but homeowners can  lower a home’s energy costs as well. At Tri County Windows and Siding, we know that improving the atmosphere within your home begins with your windows.  Research indicates that homeowners can recoup around 72 percent of the cost to replace your current windows.

While thinking about windows, you may wish to consider adding larger windows in different areas of the home to allow in more natural light and make the space appear bigger than it actually is.  This will give you a new look inside and out, while increasing value and energy efficiency.


No matter what’s in store for 2021, these types of home improvements can not only add comfort and peace of mind while you live in your home but, they can position you to best compete in the resale market should you decide to relocate in 2021. 

Let Tri County Windows and Siding be your trusted home improvement partner in 2021,  The estimates are free and our work is satisfaction guaranteed.

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