property maintenance: Your home’s lifespan

Your home will always need upkeep. Here is a reminder of the lifespan of the main components of your property.

Exterior
Interior
Outdoor property maintenance: Your home’s lifespan
Did you know that a gardening hose spits out 1,000 litres of water per hour, the equivalent of the amount of liquid a person drinks in... 2 years? Choose other methods to water your lawn responsibly:
Here is the work that you will eventually have
to do outside of your home
Preferably in the summer. We advise that you to start preparing a few months in advance by asking for help from qualified professionals.
1
Roofing
Shingle roofing - 15 to 20 years
Asphalt and gravel roofing - 15 to 20 years
Modified bitumen roofing - 15 to 20 years
Copper or slate roofing - 100 years
Metal roofing - 50 years
2
Entrance/Parking
Asphalt - 10 to 15 years
Paved - 15 to 30 years
3
Balcony
Treated wood structure - 10 to 15 years
Fiberglass - 25 years
Composite - 25 years
Concrete - For life
4
Doors and Windows
Window glass (doubled, sealed) - 10 years
Aluminum or PVC windows - 25 to 30 years
Wood Windows - 15 years
Exterior aluminum doors - 20 years
Exterior steel doors - For life
Exterior wood doors - 15 years
Aluminum or steel garage doors - + than 20 years
Wood garage doors - 10 years
5
Siding
Brick siding - 100 years
Mortal seals - 20 to 25 years
Around door and window frames (Exterior brick) - 10 years
Vinyl exterior siding - 40 years
Aluminum exterior siding - 25 years
Wood fiber exterior siding - 30 years
6
Paint
Exterior paint - 5 years
7
Dye
Exterior dye - 5 years
8
Foundation
Concrete foundation - 85 to 100 years
9
Water management
Gutters - 20 years
French drain - 20 to 35 years
1
Roofing
Shingle roofing - 15 to 20 years
Asphalt and gravel roofing - 15 to 20 years
Modified bitumen roofing - 15 to 20 years
Copper or slate roofing - 100 years
Metal roofing - 50 years
2
Entrance/Parking
Asphalt - 10 to 15 years
Paved - 15 to 30 years
3
Balcony
Treated wood structure - 10 to 15 years
Fiberglass - 25 years
Composite - 25 years
Concrete - For life
4
Doors and Windows
Window glass (doubled, sealed) - 10 years
Aluminum or PVC windows - 25 to 30 years
Wood Windows - 15 years
Exterior aluminum doors - 20 years
Exterior steel doors - For life
Exterior wood doors - 15 years
Aluminum or steel garage doors - + than 20 years
Wood garage doors - 10 years
5
Siding
Brick siding - 100 years
Mortal seals - 20 to 25 years
Around door and window frames (Exterior brick) - 10 years
Vinyl exterior siding - 40 years
Aluminum exterior siding - 25 years
Wood fiber exterior siding - 30 years
6
Paint
Exterior paint - 5 years
7
Dye
Exterior dye - 5 years
8
Foundation
Concrete foundation - 85 to 100 years
9
Water management
Gutters - 20 years
French drain - 20 to 35 years

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