When buying and furnishing a home, nothing is meant to last forever. Even pricier investments need maintenance from normal wear and tear. That’s why Choice Home Warranty decided to compile the average lifespan of common household appliances to help you plan for repairs down the road. While materials, construction, amount of use and regular upkeep play a role in the longevity of a product, this below guide is a great way to convince Grandma that it’s time to replace that 40 year old mattress. Also, not a fan of that loud doorbell? You should probably replace it now—it’s not dying anytime soon.