The 2017 Cost vs Value report has been completed by Remodeling Magazine.  These numbers are based on the Greater Milwaukee Market.   It is no surprise that  you don't always get a dollar for dollar return on the home  improvements.  If you do it yourself of course it will usually pay for itself and then some.

Return on investment for some of the following improvements: 

Insulate your attic with fiberglass.                                                         91.5%

Replace entry door                                                                                71%

Minor kitchen remodel                                                                           77.9%

Bathroom remodel                                                                                 66%

Siding replacement                                                                                75.6%

Roofing replacement                                                                              71.4%

In our market refinishing hardwood floors more than pays for itself!