How Long Will Your Home Improvements Last?

Regardless of whether you just moved in, or moved out, homeowners are always looking for ways to improve their homes. New paint, new carpet, and new furniture are just a few improvements homeowners frequently invest in. Good Housekeeping recommends you know that each investment has a certain longevity to it. We found the recommendations. Check out the list below.

WhatHow Long
Carpet, rugsWith care, at least 15 years
Interior paint5 years
UpholsteryWith care, if upholstery is made of tightly woven fabric in a long-wearing fiber, at least 15 years
Wallpaper10 years
Wood furnitire (tables, dressers, desks, etc.)With care, generations


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