Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal with High Value Improvements
Getting the Most Value
from Your Home with Exterior Projects that
Improve Curb Appeal
How Important is Curb Appeal for Your Home?
The average American family lives in their home for 12 years, so at some
point, you are likely to be faced with needing to sell your house.
Preparing Your Home for a Good Price, Easy Sale
A good first impression can help your home sell more quickly and can
increase your house value by 5-10%.
Home Exterior Projects Provide Value
Investing in exterior home improvement projects can provide significant bang
for your buck, with nine of the top 10 best value home upgrades in
Remodeling Magazine’s 2019 Cost vs. Value Report being exterior projects.
Dressing Up Your Home with Stone
No. 1 on the list among mid-
range priced projects and
No. 2 overall is
manufactured stone veneer,
which offers a 94.9% return
on investment. Adding
stone accents to the exterior
of your home is a great way
to turn a very ordinary house
into a stunner.
The versatility of
provides many opportunities
for both exterior and interior
Manufactured Stone in all Shapes, Colors
Manufactured stone can be used to achieve any design style and pairs nicely
with vinyl siding.
Pennyslvania Fieldstone (left) and Catawba and Huron Dry Stack blend (right)
Best Value Mid-Range Home Improvements
The No. 5 best value project for mid-range
home improvements and No. 6 overall is
installation of a new steel entry door, for
which you will recoup 74.9% of the cost,
according to Remodeling Magazine.
Read: Why a Custom Entry Door Might be
Your Best Option
Legacy Smooth Steel 460SYZ with
160SYZ Sidelites and 612/613SYZ
Best Value Upscale Home Improvements
Also on the list is installation of a
grand entry fiberglass door, for
which you will recoup 71.9% of
Learn the differences between
steel and fiberglass entry doors.
ProVia Signet Oak Fiberglass
150ECZ-2P entry door with
160ECZ sidelites and 612/613ECZ
Why Install a New Entry Door?
Even if you’re not planning on
listing your home soon, there are
other valid reasons to install a new
• Energy Efficiency
ProVia Legacy Steel 460ESM entry
door with 160ECM sidelites
How to Identify an Energy-Efficient Entry Door
You know you have purchased an energy-
efficient door if it has the ENERGY STAR label.
ENERGY STAR certified doors and windows
meet strict energy-efficiency standards.
Replacing old doors & windows with ENERGY
STAR products can lower household energy
bills by 7-15 percent.
ProVia has won 11 ENERGY STAR awards,
including the Sustained Excellence Award for
Door and Window Manufacturing in 2017 and
2018. ProVia offers a full line of ENERGY STAR
certified doors and windows.
The Value of Replacing Your Windows
windows with new
vinyl windows also is
considered a good
return on investment,
with upscale vinyl
windows offering a
73.4% return on your
Read: How to Know
it’s Time to Replace
What Replacement Windows Offer
In addition to improving your home’s value,
installing replacement windows has a number of
• Increased comfort for your home
• Thermal efficiency
• Protection from sun damage
• Simplified cleaning
Read: 5 Tips for Choosing the Best
The Value of New Vinyl Siding
Vinyl siding came in as the No. 5
best overall home improvement in
cost vs. value and No. 4 among
mid-range priced projects.
You can expect new vinyl siding to
provide about 75.6% return on
Read: Vinyl Siding vs. Fiber Cement
– What’s the Difference?
CedarMAX Insulated vinyl siding
Why is New Vinyl Siding Such a Good Value?
The technology of vinyl siding has improved tremendously over the past 30
years, enabling manufacturers to offer products that last longer, look nicer
and provide good weatherability.
ProVia offers three types of vinyl siding – insulated vinyl siding, traditional
vinyl siding and decorative siding (shakes & scallops and board ‘n batten).
ProVia vinyl siding
Exterior Home Building Products:
The Professional Way
Based in the heart of Amish country in Sugarcreek, Ohio, ProVia
manufactures high-quality entry doors, replacement windows, vinyl siding
and manufactured stone through the commitment to Core Values that guide
the company’s employees to care for details in ways others won’t.
Need Help with your Home Exterior Project?
Visit the ProVia website for more entry door, window, vinyl siding or
manufactured stone ideas or to locate a ProVia dealer.