How Long Should It Last

How much do you know about the Life Expectancy of your home’s components?

Appliances: # of Years
1. Electric Range 17 10 20 15
2. Gas Range 15 17 19 22
3. Refrigerator 15 17 18 12
4. Microwave Oven 5 7 9 11
5. Disposal 7 10 11 13
6. Dishwasher 10 8 12 15
7. Exhaust Fan 10 15 20 8
8. Dryer – gas 10 14 12 15
Bathroom: # of Years
1. Cast iron tub 50 40 15 30
2. Fiberglass tub 15 10 8 12
3. Toilet 15 35 50 40
Countertops: # of Years
1. Formica/Laminate 13 20 18 25
2. Granite 50+ 40+ 20+ 45+
3. Wood/butcher block 8+ 12+ 17+ 20+
Flooring: # of Years
1. Carpet 16 11 8 19
2. Sheet Vinyl/tile 25-30 8-10 15-18 18-20
3. Marble/Flagstone 20-25 30-35 Lifetime 50-60
Plumbing: # of Years
1. Sinks enamel/cast iron 25-30 20-24 35-40 18-20
2. Cast iron piping 20-30 30-40 indefinite 75-100
3. Copper pipinge 20-30 30-40 indefinite 75-100
4. Faucets low quality 5-7 8-10 13-15 15-20
5. Faucets high quality style=”color:red”15-20 8-10 10-15 20-25
Roofing: # of Years
1. Asphalt/Composition 8-10 25-30 10-15 30-35
2. Slate/Tile 10-15 25-30 50-70 80-100
Miscellaneous: # of Years
1. Electrical copper wiring 50 100 70 85
2. Treated wood deck 7 15 10 18
3. Brick/concrete patio 20-30 30-40 indefinite 75-100
4. Wood fence 24 17 32 28
5. Concrete sidewalks/driveways 16 24 30 32


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