Average Replacement Costs

Many house components and appliances have predictable life expectancies. The following is a list showing the estimated age and estimated cost of replaceing several of these components. Keep in mind that most items will require some repair prior to complete replacement.

COMPONENT AVERAGE
LIFE SPAN
COST COMMENTS

EXTERIOR

Asphalt Driveway 15-20 Years $400 Based on resurfacing 20’x30′
Chimney 20-40 Years $400-$800 Tuckpoint and cap
Gutters 20-30 Years $900-$3,000 Aluminum (5-8$ per ft)
Roof- Metal Flashing 15-20 Years $300-$1,500
Roof – Flashing Seal 2-4 Years $200-$500
Roof – Asphalt Shingles 15-25 Years $3,000-$5,000 Cost varies depending on type/grade
Roof – Asphalt Shingles 15-25 Years $6,000-$10,000 Complete tear-off and replacement
Paint Exterior 5+ years $2,000-$10,000 Depends on prep. and # of coats
Siding – Wood 30 years $4,000-$5,000
Siding – Steel 30 years $2,500 +
Siding – Vinyl 40 years $1,800 +
Caulking $.25/line ft.
Sliding Door $1,000+

INTERIOR

Air Conditioner 10-15 years $900-$2,000 Central Unit
Air Conditioner 10-20 years $400-$500 Window Unit
Boiler 20-50 years $3,000-$5,000
Furnace 20-30 years $2,500-$4,000
Water heater 8-15 years $400-$1,000 Varies by size and fuel type
Plumbing 40-50 years $1,000-$3,000
Paint interior 5-8 years $1,000-$5,000 Varies by number of rooms
Electrical service $1,000 Upgrade from fuses
Carpet 10-12 years $225-$400 Per room

APPLIANCES

Washer & Dryer 12-15 years $700-$800
Range 15-20 years $400-$600
Dishwater 5-15 years $350-$500
Disposal 5-12 years $80-$200
Refrigerator 15-20 years $400+