Life Expectancy of common items in/around your home


People always ask us "how old is the roof, furnace, etc.." but what you really need to know is how much life does it have left. Here's a General Guideline of how long you can expect things in/around your home to last. Life expectancy will vary with usage, weather, maintenance, quality of material and quality of installation/workmanship.

Furnace: 16-20 years

Air Conditioning Unit: 12-15 years

Hot Water Heater: 8-12 years

Vinyl Windows: 20-40 years

Metal Roof: 40-60 years

Asphalt Shingles 3-tab: 20 years

Slate/Concrete/Clay Tiles: 100+

Pumps and Sumps: 5-12 years

Vinyl Pool Liners: 6-12 years

Garage Doors: 20-25 years

Exterior Screen Door: 40 years

Exterior Fire Rated Steel Door: 100+

Deck Planks: 25 years

Natural Stone Countertop: 100+

Laminate Countertop: 20-30 years


The Billy and Sarah Eden Team

The Billy and Sarah Eden Team

Sales Representative
CENTURY 21 Heritage House Ltd., Brokerage*
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