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Steve Schmucker General Contracting / Shoddy incomplete work, Warranty violations

1 19427 Notestine Road, Woodburn 46797Fort Wayne, IN, United States

An Amish contractor, all work was done by a non-English speaking crew from Central America. The roof is on crooked: There is a two inch overhang over the entry door, while 44 feet away the shingles are flush with the gutter's drip edge. From that end of the house the gutters jut Pagoda like on either side of the garage, while from the front of the house it looks like a rolled eave from the 1930's. This slant resulted in fish mouthing (arched gaps in the shingles, like they are squinting) which needed to be fixed. He also failed to install drip edge to protect the raw edge of facia, left the raw edge of the siding handing, slightly ruffled from pulling away the shingles and spattered with tar. The roof vents are mismatched. Debris fron the tear off was leftin the gutters along the north length of the house. He subsituted materials without authorization, have shown me an orange nylong reinforced membrane and actually using a 15 pound tar paper under the shingles.
When called about these problems he promised to come and didn't. He asked for $400 more once the roof was torn off, and has made no effort to contact me. I had to call 5 contractors/roofers who all refused to take it on, before paying another $400 for the fish mouthing, chimney flashing issues, and J channel to finish off the raw siding problem. This is a 25 year roof in dimensional shingles, Owens Corning, that is what is known as A Hack Job. I understand another Schumucker, "D.J" Schmucker, did a similar job on a local roof, and I am resolved not to employ any Amish, every again, based on this experience.

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