New roof installation in Wayne PA

Water damage repair and more for Bob


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Smucker’s Exterior and Remodeling was happy to help Bob out with an entirely new roof. While replacing Bob’s roof wasn’t the largest roof installation we’ve ever done, it was a really good project and we were able to fix a lot so that his home will be protected from water and weather damage in the future. It’s important to remember that your home’s roof is the first line of defense against the elements!

Often times when we’re doing any kind of a new roof installation we uncover issues that we did not know existed. This was the case with Bob’s new roof. We discovered some issues that needed to be repaired before we could install his new roof. While this isn’t uncommon it is important not to ignore these things when replacing a roof or repairing one.

The great news is that when all was said and done Bob was totally pleased with the roofing work we did and had nothing but good to say about our install team.

I had my roof replaced by Smucker’s. After all the work is done I am impressed. They communicated very well, they kept our yard, and driveway free of debris, suggested changes to improve overall results. I would use them again. Crew on site was polite, professional, and easy to work with.-Bob’s Google Review


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Out with the old and in with the new! In order to replace Bob’s roof and get his home protected with a new one, we had to scrape off and clear away all of the shingles and damaged layers of his old roof. We found some interesting things hiding under his old roof. Before installing Bob’s new roof we had to take care of these problems, otherwise, he could have had ongoing problems with his home. These things could have potentially led to more expensive and serious home repairs.

It’s good to get your roof inspected and checked if it’s older than 10 or 15 years. You never know when you may need a roof replacement. If you want to inspect your roof yourself then check out this article about 11 Signs It’s Time For A Roof Replacement that we put together. It may help you evaluate whether or not it’s time for you to get your roof replaced or repaired.


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These images make it really clear how water damage under the asphalt shingles of any roof can cause big problems. We found more than one spot of rotten plywood on the roof decking (or roof sheathing) as we stripped away Bob’s old shingles. This happens when the shingles and protective roofing layers get old and begin to fail.

You can actually see, at the base of Bob’s chimney, that the water damage was so severe that it had begun to damage the chimney itself. Smucker’s had a solution for Bob that would prevent that chimney damage from reoccurring after the new roof was installed. Check out how we solved Bob’s chimney design issue that was allowing water to pool on that part of his roof.


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This tiny little “mini-peak” is often called a chimney cricket. This little build will channel all that damaging water away from the seam where the base of the chimney meets Bob’s roof. By doing this, we’re ensuring that Bob won’t have to worry about more water damage in this area and it is a small way for him to protect his new roof installation investment for many years to come. We also did a better job with the chimney flashing that will protect the sides of Bob’s chimney where it meets the roof. Chimneys are often a weak spot on homeowners’ roofs and they don’t even know it. Poor chimney flashing installation and the absence of structures like a little chimney cricket almost guarantee water damage over time that will destroy the integrity of the roof and maybe more.

We care about the details and take every job very seriously. We wanted to make sure that Bob’s new roof would fix his problems and last him for many years. If you’re having issues with water leaks or know that your shingles are damaged and want a free quote on a new roof just contact Smucker’s Exterior and Remodeling today. We would be happy to give you a price on a new roof and see if we’re a good fit to help you solve your roofing issues. We use CertainTeed Roofing Products on many of our roofing installations, we stand by the quality of these products and have seen many many happy customers after installing a new roof with CertainTeed shingles.


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Isn’t it so satisfying seeing the rows and rows of crisp, new shingles? We think so! New roof installations are so great because looking at the finished rows of brand new shingles and seeing all the tight seams and straight ridge caps is so aesthetically pleasing. It’s like scratching that itch you just couldn’t quite reach.

Smucker’s does roofing projects in a number of areas in southeast Pennsylvania. Some of our favorite jobs are roofing projects in Kennett Square PA.

If you want to know more about roofing installation then check out our roofing installer page and see what all Smucker’s Exterior offers. If you just want to see more roofing installations then check out our portfolio page and see what else we’ve been up to.

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