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Life Expectancy of Bathroom Fixtures

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The bathroom is one of the most frequently used places in a home. You may be wondering, how long will your bathroom fixtures last before needing to be repaired or replaced? Our team at Korrect Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. shares the average life expectancy for main bathroom fixtures and when it may be time for an upgrade.

When to Replace Your…

Bathroom Sink

Sinks are one of the most durable parts of your bathroom. Your sink basin itself may last up to 50 years, whereas your faucet will likely need to be replaced every 15-20. However, your bathroom sink is also one of the most common places where clogs and other plumbing issues occur. While you may not need a full replacement, you may need regular maintenance.


Toilets can last just as long as sinks– assuming they are properly installed and used.

Your toilet’s life expectancy may decrease if:

  • You do not clean your toilet often
  • You damage the inside or outside of the toilet
  • You have hard water (mineral deposits building up in the toilet and pipes)


It is recommended that you replace your showerhead about twice a year. This is because showerheads are a common location for bacteria and mold growth. However, your showerhead will likely function for a longer period of time as long as the water pressure remains strong. Still, that doesn’t mean you should go without a replacement for over a year.

Choosing Long-Lasting Fixtures

Are you gearing up for a bathroom remodel? Or do you need to replace dated bathroom fixtures? Our team at Korrect Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. can help you make choices that get you the most bang for your buck. We have in-depth knowledge on the best bathroom fixtures and can help you get exactly what meets your needs. Reach out to our Dayton team today at (937) 837-2333 to discuss your bathroom remodel or general plumbing inquiries!

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