What’s the Lifespan of Your Home’s Exterior?

What’s the Lifespan of Your Home’s Exterior?

The materials you choose for your home’s exterior — siding, roofing, windows and doors — have a major impact on their lifespan.

No matter where you live, your home endures wear and tear from the elements year-round. Learn the average lifespans of these components so you’re not caught off-guard when it’s time for an upgrade.

Even if you’ve found your “forever home,” its exterior won’t last quite that long. Know the average lifespan of your roof, siding, windows, doors and more so you can ensure your home’s long-lasting curb appeal.

Learn more about how Sears Home Services can help make your home’s exterior, including roofing, windows, siding, entry doors, and garages, last for years to come.

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How Long Will Your Home’s Exterior Last?

Roof Asphalt flat roof – 10 years Asphalt shingles – 20 years Wood shingles – 30 years Clay tiles – 40-60 years Fiberglass shingles – 50 years Steel – 50 years Copper – 100 years

Window Frames Aluminum – 15-20 years Vinyl – 40 years Wood – 30-35 years

Siding Aluminum – 25-50 years Steel and Stucco – 50-55 years Vinyl – 60 years Brick, fiber cement, natural stone, and engineered wood – 100 years

Doors Sliding glass – 20 years Vinyl – 20 years Screen door – 30 years Fiberglass – 100 years Wood – 100 years

Garages Garage door openers – 10-15 years Garage doors – 20-25 years

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