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Lifespan of Home Appliances
The appliances in your home all wear out at different rates. Some, like gas boilers, often last quite a long time (21 years). Others, like humidifiers, can fail much earlier (8 years).
It is a good idea to know the age of the major appliances in your home and how close they could be to the end of their useful lives. This is actually fairly simple. Make a list of the major appliances in your home and their approximate ages, and use the infographic on this page to get a sense for which ones could be nearing the end of their lifespans.
This infographic also contains info on appliances to watch closely for water damage hazards. By replacing parts on time and properly maintaining your appliances, you can minimize the occurrence of mishaps, like broken ice maker lines flooding your kitchen. Additionally, it contains various best practices to put to use in conjunction with things like vacation properties, deciding where to locate your washing machine, and using water leak detection devices.
This article is intended for informational purposes. Before beginning any construction project at your home, please ensure that you take necessary safety precautions and consult construction professionals whenever necessary.