For homeowners, knowing the life expectancy of household appliances is beneficial in the event of an unexpected repair. 

First Street Real Estate would like to share a list of household items and their life expectancy based on the article, "How Long Do Common Household Items Last?" posted on the National Association of Realtors website. 

Household Appliance Expected Lifespan 
Smoke Alarms  9 Years 
Washing Machine & Dryer  12 Years
Faucets & Fixtures  15 Years
HVAC System 20 Years 
Sprinkler System  20 Years
Roofing  25 Years


With proper care and regular maintenance your household appliances could out live their expected lifespan. 

To view the complete list of common household items and their average life expectancy visit: