Longevity: 4 Keys to 94 Years in Business

Cornell Roofing and Sheet Metal is among a handful of locally owned and operated businesses in Kansas that have sustained across multiple generations, nearing or past the 100-year mark. As a business that has been operating for over 94 years and is still growing, we are sometimes asked about our key to success. This kind[…]

Finding the Positives: A Look Back at 2020

Just about anyone will tell you they are ready to be done with 2020. It was a challenging year for so many. Despite the trauma and drama of the year, there were still positives to be found. People and businesses discovered ways to be resourceful to take care of customers and each other. In the[…]

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Re-roofing City Hall – Cornell Roofing

The challenge: Facing the re-roofing of City Hall in Kansas City. The building opened at a cost of around six-million dollars. This was 30% over budget, but hey, these were the Pendergast years. Such spending was not uncommon given the 30 million-dollar bond package that was pushed through with many cries of tampering and fraud.[…]

Safety on the Job At Cornell

  Safety on the job site is a must when you are hundreds of feet in the air. Roofers and team members, each with his or her own job to do to, move past one another. Roofing equipment and supplies are also in the mix on the job site. Today, job site safety is a[…]

Commerce Tower

Cornell Roofing & Sheet Metal Loves a Challenge! Roofing the Iconic Commerce Bank Tower, a Postmodernism architectural masterpiece in Downtown Kansas City was a challenge and an opportunity. With its slopping metal roof rising above the 20-story structure at over 258 ft, the logistics, timing, safety planning, and challenges were all taken into consideration during[…]

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Today Marks the International Women’s Day of 2019

Cornell Roofing & Sheet Metal is celebrating the 2019 International Women’s Day (IWD), by supporting this year’s theme; “Balance for Better.” According to the day’s official website, the holiday is “a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.” The first unofficial celebration of the day was in 1911. Beginning in[…]

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Taking Extra Care For Extra Special Families

Currently Cornell Roofing & Sheet Metal is working over St. Luke’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). We are working with JE Dunn on this project and my men and women on this job understand the sensitivity of the site we are working over. We are working with extreme caution to create as little noise and[…]

Meet Our Partners

Meet Our Partners We play well with others! At Cornell we greatly appreciate the trust our clients have in us. We continue to expand not only our capabilities but also the size and scope of the projects we have the privilege to work on. Our partners range from other local Kansas City metro contractors to[…]

Cornell Helps Put a New Face on an aging KCP&L Property

Cornell Helps Put a New Face on an aging KCP&L Property The KCP&L Fleet and Maintenance building, located on the corner of Front Street and Chouteau Trafficway, has for decades been the site of tough duty, thousands of vehicles and maintenance projects had taken a toll on the facility. The Fleet and Maintenance building had[…]