There is still some progress to be made before the remodeling market fully recovers, but the 2014 Cost vs. Value Report shows that the national average cost-value ratio is up more than 9%, with window replacement on the list of “Biggest Gainers”). Window replacement projects, led by wood and vinyl “midrange” projects, continues to makes the list of "high ROI," projects, although not showing as great a return as entry door replacements.  Read more.