The MRCA, A Family Affair

Mary McNamara, Owner and President of Cornell, was recently appointed to the Midwest Roofing Contractors Association (MRCA) Board. McNamara continues a tradition of service to the roofing industry from the McNamara family at the regional and national levels. Humble Beginnings The MRCA  traces its beginnings to early 1950. For several years discussion of the benefits[…]

Renovating the First Baptist Church

Located on West Truman Road, the First Baptist Church of Independence, which has undergone renovating, traces its roots back over 120 years to 1896. As such, the church has been a part of American history and is listed on the Historic Registry. Queen City of the Trails Independence Missouri was the declared the starting point[…]

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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[…]

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Cornell Roofing Continues Its Support

Today marks the end of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. However, breast cancer does not stop on the 31st. It is unrelenting. In 2019, an estimated 268,00 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the United States. In addition, an estimated 62,930 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer will[…]

Cornell’s Andrew Christ Joins ASA Board on DC Fly-In

Cornell’s Andrew Christ, joined the rest of the American Subcontractors Association (ASA), Board as part of a “DC Fly-In” to meet with House and Senate Congressional Members. Eight upcoming legislative issues concerning America’s subcontractors are on the agenda including; Retainage, Bid Listing, and Change Orders.  According to Andrew, “During our fly- in, we met with[…]

Builders' Association EXPO

Builders’ Association EXPO Winner!

The 2019 KC Builders’ Association EXPO was another winner as was John Florez of Hodnett Photographers. John took home a new, 4K, 55″ Smart TV! According to John, it will be a timely addition for his home on game day, GO CHIEFS! In addition to the opportunity to mix and mingle with other trades, suppliers[…]

EXPO EXTRA! Take Home This 55″ 4K Smart TV TOMORROW!

  Cornell Roofing & Sheet Metal wants to give YOU a brand-new TV at The Builders’ EXPO.  Just stop by booth #70, drop in a card and you could walk out with the perfect addition to the favorite place in your home. Remodel not included!

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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[…]

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WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER! Oh, it was a 55” TV! Nevermind…

Kirk Walters, JE DUNN LEED® Green Associate and Project Manager WAS feeling Lucky at The Builders Association Industry EXPO. He was all smiles as Mary McNamara, Cornell Roofing and Sheet Metal’s Owner, presented him with the  Grand Prize, a 55” Hi-Def TV! Kirk was not the only winner as Cornell gave a number of our great[…]