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Average Life Span for Home Appliances

So you want to know how long do these newly produced home appliances last?  You had paid good amount of money to buy and install new washing machine, new fridge, dryer, dishwasher, air-conditioner, or who knows one of those home appliances. Now you wonder how long you do not have to worry about wear and tear or any of those serious problems, when you need to call home appliance experts!


 Well, before you consider purchasing an appliance, take an advice: do not run after the most recent and advanced models?  They are more expensive; and believe me, fixing them is also quite expensive.


Here I found some stat and you can take a look.  If you do not know how to draw the line between damage due to misuse or abuse and normal wear and tear,  you can use this chart as an average life expectancy chart for some most common appliances:


Air-Conditioners 8-15
Boilers 20-35
Compactors 6
Dehumidifiers 8
Dishwashers 9
Disposers, Food waste 12
Dryers 13
Exhaust Fans 10
Freezers 10-20
Furnaces 15-25
Gas Ovens 10-18
Heat Pumps 16
Humidifiers 8
Microwave Ovens 9
Range/Oven Hoods 14
Electric Ranges 13-15
Gas Ranges 15-17
Refrigerators 9-13
Washing Machine 5-15
Water Heaters 10-11