Jan 08 2017

When to Update Your Fixtures & Appliances

Posted in How to be a Succcessful Landlord in Florida 1 Comment Replies

How often do you need to upgrade or replace the fixtures and appliances in your rental? Here’s what the manufacturers say:

Appliances: Years

Air Conditioners 10-15

Exhaust Fan 10

Compactors 6

Dishwashers 9

Disposers, Food Waste 12

Dryers 13

Freezers 11

Microwave Ovens 9

Ranges, Electric 13

Ranges, Gas 15

Range/Oven Hoods 14

Refrigerators, Standard 13

Washers 10

Water Heaters, Electric 10

Water Heaters, Gas 11

 

Cabinets:

Bath Cabinets 10

Entertainment Centers 100

Home Office Garage 100

Laundry Cabinets 100

Kitchen Cabinets, Wood 50
(If they peel sooner, they need to be refaced or replaced.)

Medicine Cabinets 20

 

Doors:

Exterior Fiberglass Lifetime

Exterior Steel, Fire-Rated Vinyl 20

Exterior Wood Lifetime

 

Faucets & Fixtures:

Faucets 15

Toilets Lifetime (excluding the inside component)

 

Sinks:

Steel 5-10

Acrylic 50

 

Floors:

All Wood Floors Lifetime

Carpet 8-10

Engineered Wood 50+

Laminate 15-25

Linoleum 25

Tile 75-100

Other Domestic Wood Terrazo 75+

 

Garage:

Garage Door Openers 10-15

 

Roofing:

Asphalt shingles 10-15

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