Life Expectancy Chart
This is InterNACHI's Standard Estimated Life Expectancy Chart for Homes. The following chart details the predicted life expectancy of appliances, products, materials, systems & components.
For the Life expectancies of ‘House elements’ in areas of North America, open link: InterNACHI's Estimated Life Expectancy Chart for Homes.
Home inspection report: Upon completion of each home inspection for remuneration, the Home inspector shall provide a written report prepared for the client.
The Home inspector shall report:
(a) On those systems and components inspected; in the professional opinion of the inspector are significantly deficient or are near the end of their service lives;
(b) If not self-evident, a reason why the system or component reported under paragraph (a) is significantly deficient or near the end of its service life; should not be irrelevant or illogical predictions.
Developers, Renovators, Inspectors and / or other professionals advising their clients should note that these life expectancies have been determined through research and testing based on regular recommended maintenance and conditions of normal wear and tear, and not of Extreme Weather Conditions, Natural Calamities, Disasters, Neglect and Over-use or Abuse. Therefore, they should be used as guidelines only, and not relied upon as guarantees or warranties.