How long will your appliances last? Research reveals the average lifespan of common household appliances

June 8th, 2015

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At Appliances Online, we love offering a huge range of brand new products for customers to play with in their home.

But even with the upmost care and attention, appliances can fall foul of general wear and tear over the years.

No matter the price range, every product has finite usage, especially if you want to maintain the best working energy efficiency and functionality.

There are obviously those items which out-last their expected lifetime, like Grandma’s ancient oven, or the third generation hand-me-down vacuum.

But to give you an idea of the average lifespan of common household appliance, US brand Choice Home Warranty compiled this funky looking infographic.

Interestingly, according to their research, a robo-vac may last you around two years, while your carpet is likely to last you ten years, on average.

Major white good such as a dryer, refrigerator and washing machine should last you on average 13 years, while a gas fireplace will give you on average 25 years of warmth.

Check out the blow:

How Long Appliances Last
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All the way from the UK, Kevin is our multicultural offering on the content team. A journalist and video editor, Kevin is our man with a handy cam, charged with interviewing and filming anyone and everything appliance related. His Essex roots provide a quirky, if not always coherent, take on the huge amount of product news, reviews and launches we try to stay across here at Appliances Online. His passion for playing and watching sport is only matched by his desire succeed as one of the first digital content journalists working within the exciting and expanding world of online retail. Kevin's favourite appliance is a Beefeater BBQ as it enables him to fully assimilate into the Aussie lifestyle, but still maybe with a preferred warm beer in hand.

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