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According to the National Roofing Contractors Association the average life span of the roof is somewhere around 20 years. If your are experiencing problems such as minor leaks and cracks and your roof is fairly new, you may be able to fix the issue by carrying out proper maintenance. However, if the problems you are experiencing are major or the last time you had replaced your roof was longer than 20 years, then you may need to install a new roof. Please note that the life span of the roof depends on the material used, climate conditions and regular maintenance. Some types of metal roofs in a warm region could have a life span of over 50 years. The 20 year estimate discussed above is just an approximate and applies to common shingle roofs.