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[…]

Commercial Roofing, Sheet Metal Kansas City

Why Everyone Should Care About the Heat

This year we have seen record-breaking heat waves. While experts on both sides debate the causes, the facts are clear. More and more men and women who work outside are being exposed to harsher conditions.  This is especially true in the roofing, construction, landscaping, and street maintenance fields to name only a few. In order[…]

Commercial Roofing and Sheet Metal Kansas City,

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[…]

rust affecting the roofing structure

Winter Weather Can Wreak Havoc on Commercial Roofs!

With this winter’s melting snow and ice, pooling water and now record setting low temperatures, just like your own home, commercial roofing systems need to be inspected for upkeep and maintenance. To stay one step ahead of Mother Nature, (or play a little catch-up!) checking on your commercial roofing system should include roof inspections to[…]

Bob Hoover at the Turner Construction & Building Trades (C&BT) Expo

Building the Future of Construction

Independence area high schoolers gained valuable insight into the many career opportunities available in the Construction Trades. Cornell’s Bob Hoover, Repair and Maintenance Manager and Victor Speers, Assistant Project Manager took part in Turner Construction & Building Trades (C&BT) Expo held at Wyandotte High School. The Independence School District’s Freshman Academy introduced students from Truman,[…]