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What is the average life expectancy of a bathroom medicine cabinet?
Saturday, June 27, 2020
How long does a bathroom medicine cabinet last?
You can expect a bathroom medicine cabinet to last 30 years, and sometimes much longer. Like other cabinets in the bathroom, it is likely to be replaced while still functional, but dated and a little battered, as as part of a bathroom remodeling.
Here’s a bar graph that compares the life expectancy of a medicine cabinet to other types of storage.
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?
Links to some of our other blog posts about BATHROOMS:
NOTE: These life expectancies are based on data provided by InterNACHI, NAHB, FannieMae, and our own professional experience. Because of the numerous variables that can affect a lifespan, they should be used as rough guidelines only, and not relied upon as a warranty or guarantee of future performance.
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