How Long Can You Expect Home Appliances to Last?

As a public service, Partridge Hill Services, LLC is sharing the following information provided by the National Association of Home Builders.
The numbers represent the maximum number of years you can reasonably expect various components of your home to last, as determined by a comprehensive survey of manufacturers, trade associations and researchers. Life expectancy may vary greatly depending on quality of material, installation, maintenance, environmental factors and use.
Partridge Hill Services, LLC only reports on conditions at the time of inspection, and does not warrant the life expectancy of homes or their components. 

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Home Component
Life Expectancy
Aluminum Siding
20 to 50
Asphalt Shingle Roof
15 to 30
Boilers
30
Brick Wall
100+
Carpet
11
Cast-Iron Bathtub
10 to 15
Central Air Conditioner
15
Ceramic Tile Countertop
10 to 15
Concrete Block Foundation
100
Concrete Walk
24
Dishwasher
10
Dryer
14
Drywall
30 to 70
Electric Range
17
Electric Water Heater
14
Exterior Door with Protected Overhang
80 to 100
Exterior Paint
7 to 10
Fiberglass Bathtub
10 to 15
Galvanized Ducts
30
Garage Door Opener
10
Gas or Oil-Fired Furnace
18
Gas Range
19
Gas Water Heater
11 to 13
Gravel Walk
4
Gutters
30
Heat Pump
15
Laminated Countertop
10 to 15
Microwave
11
Plastic Ducts
15
Poured Concrete Foundation
200
Pumps, Sump and Well
10
Refrigerator
17
Slate Roof
50 to 100
Stone Wall
100+
Swimming Pool
18
Tile Roofing
50
Vinyl Siding
50
Wall & Trim Paint
5 to 10
Washer
13
Waterproofing Sealer
1 to 5
Waterproofing Silicone
1 to 5
Waterproofing Waxes
1 to 5
Wood Deck
15
Wood shingle and Shake Roof
15 to 30
Wood Siding (depending on moisture)
10 to 100