Royal Home Inspectors L.L.C.

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Estimated Average Life

 

Exterior

 

 

Item

Estimated
Average Life

 

 

 

 

Roofing:

 

 

Asphalt Shingles

10-20 yrs.

 

Rolled Mineral

7-10 yrs.

 

Built-Up

10-20 yrs.

 

Slate

35-80 yrs.

 

Cement Tile

20-40 yrs.

 

Asbestos Cement Shingles

40-60 yrs.

 

Wooden Shingles

10-25 yrs.

 

Wooden Shakes

20-40 yrs.

 

Terra Cotta

60-100 yrs.

 

Metal

60-100 yrs.

 

Gutters:

 

 

Copper

40-90 yrs.

 

Galvanized

20-30 yrs.

 

Aluminum

15-25 yrs.

 

 

 

 

 

Kitchen and Bathroom

 

 

Item

Estimated
Average Life

 

Oven

15-20 yrs.

 

Cooktop

5-20 yrs.

 

Refrigerator

15-29 yrs.

 

Dishwasher

5-15 yrs.

 

Garbage Disposal

5-15 yrs.

 

Microwave

5-15 yrs

 

Toilet

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Tub

-----------

 

 

Heating and Air Conditioning

Item

Estimated
Average Life

 

Furnace

15-30 yrs.

 

Heat Pump Compressor

10-15yrs.

 

Electric Baseboard

15-50 yrs.

 

Wall Convection Heater

15-50 yrs.

 

Thermostat

20-30 yrs.

 

Electric Compressor

10-20 yrs.

 

Window Air Conditioner

10-20 yrs.

 

Add Air Conditioning (Ducts Exist)

10-20 yrs.

 

Add Air Cond. & Ducts

10-20 yrs.

 

Add on Heat Pump

10-20 yrs.

 

Attic Fan

10-25 yrs.

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Item

Estimated
Average Life

 

Water Heater
(gas or electric)

8-12 yrs.

 

Water Heater (oil)

10-15 yrs.

 

Dryer

10-20 yrs.

 

Washer

7-15 yrs.

 

Jet Pump

10-15 yrs.

 

Submersible well Pump

10-15 yrs

 

Suction Pump

10-15 yrs.

 

Pressure Tank

18-35 yrs


























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