Planning home improvements that pay you back at the time of sale requires a strategic vision. However, there are certain projects that will get buyers in your home and will provide a good ROI, or return on investment. Curb appeal is the first step in a successful home sale, and installing a beautiful, high quality front door is a simple home improvement project that delivers impact both in buyer drive-bys and online listings. A new entry door will also help lower home energy costs and stand up to weather extremes.

Next up, building a deck is one of the least-expensive ways to extend your living space. Composite decking is a great low-maintenance option, and even building a deck from pressure-treated woodcan bring a return on investment of up to 80 percent at the time of sale. Another area that will really get you a nice ROI is beautiful siding. This is a great way to really score some curb appeal and takes major home improvement worries off a potential buyer’s list. If you have an old and unattractive kitchen or bathrooms, you really need to put your time, energy and money sprucing these spaces up. New sinks, cabinets, and windows will definitely help. Don’t forget, paint, is the cheapest way to transform a room.

Lastly, if you have an old, asphalt roof you may as well place a sign in your front yard that says you have rats. Nothing turns off a potential buyer more than old, falling apart residential roofing. Erie Construction of Evansville, Indiana is a leader in the roofing industry. Let us show you several affordable options that will not only give you curb appeal, but will get your house sold. Plus, a new roof will also get you a pretty decent ROI. Lastly, you’ll get the foot traffic you would not have if you left your roof as is