Life Spans for Home Systems & Appliances


Item Expected Life (years)
Exhaust Fan 20
Gas range 19
Gas or oil furnace 18
Refrigerators 17
Electric ranges 17
Freezers 16
Central A/C 15+
A/C  Compressor 15
Forced Air Furnace 15
Electric Water Heater 14
Dryer 14
Gas Ovens 14
Clothes Washer 13
Gas Water Heater 11 to 13
Microwave Ovens 11
Window A/C 10
Trash Compactors 10
Dishwashers 10
Disposal 10