Life Expectancies of Various Household Appliances



Have you ever wondered how long your household appliances should last?

Well, thanks to CNN Money, you need to wonder no more. Check out this slide show that shows the life expectancies of various household components.

Here are some examples:

  • Countertops: 20 years to forever
  • Cabinets: 50 years
  • Decks: Up to 20 years
  • Dishwashers: 9 years
  • Electrical: 10 years to a lifetime
  • Floors: 25 to 100 years
  • Plumbing fixtures: 15 to 50 years
  • Refrigerators: 13 years
  • Roofing: 20 to 50 years
  • Siding and accessories: 20 to 50 years