How Long does it Last?

 

Most first time home owners are entering their new domain with brand new appliances and furnishings. Although this is an extremely exciting time it is important to know what the life span is for common items.

Appliances:

Item:

Life Span (years):

Air Conditioner (room-size)

10

Dishwasher

10

Dryer

14

Electric Range

17

Garbage Disposer

10

Gas Range

19

Microwave

11

Refrigerator

14 - 17

Washer

13

House Hold Basics:

Item:

Life Span (years):

Aluminum Siding

20 to 50

Carpet

11

Exterior Deck

15

Vinyl Floor

10

Vinyl Siding

50

Wood Floor

20 to 30

Wood Siding

10 to 100