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Thom
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The sidingpro got it right, the chiminey is improperly located.

I presume you can't fix that so, the next issue is the siding on the chiminey. In a heavy rainstorm the water will splash up quite a bit along that flashing. The flashing should go up 8 to 12 inches onto the chiminey with no penetrations in that flashing.

The way it is now, water will splash up behind the siding. If the flashing does not go up high enough or if there are nail holes in the flashing from the siding, you will have leaks.
 

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To me the roof looks new and recently replaced. If the roofer didn't mention the siding needing to be reworked he should of.

The roof portion looks good though. Looks like it's fully adhered epdm which more than most would do around here.

I assume you are a homeowner who just bought a new roof.
 

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Siding and corner trim to close to the roof in couple of pics. Looks like the back side had a cricket that got removered when reroofed. Poor place for chiminey , but is possible to flash right to get water away. The way some roofs are done is just crazy.
 

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Thanks for the comments. This the way the roofer left it as the finished product. I do apreciate the response. It just looks odd. I know the chimney placement is wrong and it was working against them. The job estimate included tear out the old pitch and design a new more correct one.
 

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I would've taken a 4 or 6 foot level and leveled from the valley to the corner of the chase, using this to create a level ridge. Connect that ridge to each of the lower corners, fill in valley seats, a few jacks and create an over-framed "cricket". This will create steeper valleys away from the chase, intersecting the main valley higher up the roof and won't create too much of an eyesore from the curb.

Essentially what you already have, but a much longer ridge to get the water diversion started higher up the roof.
 
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Not a roofer.... and don't know your climate, but in theory I think that is correct for the framing situation....

But I sure would have made that saddle/cricket greater in slope and/or height..... plus kinda looks like the execuation was done with a pair of pliers.
 
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