Typical Service Life of Components of Home

All components of a home have a service life expectancy.  Knowing the typical service life schedules of construction materials help homeowners and homebuyers budget for repairs.

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Typical Service Life of Components of the Home

What Will Need Replacing Within 15 Years:

What Will Need Replacing Within 25 Years:

What will need repair/replacement after 25 years?

Unless a complete renovation has taken place, typically, some repairs  or pending replacement will be needed in the following categories:


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