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What is the average life expectancy of a washing machine?
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
How long does a washing machine last?
You can expect a washing machine to last about 9 to 16 years, with an average of 12 years. Like any appliance, heavy usage will shorten its life. Here’s a graph that compares washing machine life expectancy to other major home appliances.
Go to our blog post What is the average lifespan of the parts of a house? for rating of other house components. To understand the basis, potential use, and limitations of lifespan ratings, see How accurate are the average life expectancy ratings of home components? Are they actually useful?
Also see our blog post What are the most common problems with washing machine installation and maintenance?
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