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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Cornell Roofing News Flash: Win a 55” TV at The Builder’s Association EXPO!

Stop by Booth 60 at The Builder’s Association EXPO, drop a card and WIN! Grand Prize will be a 55” INSIGNIA TV! The Perfect addition to any Man Cave, Family Room or Covered Patio! Cornell is proud to continue as a Major Sponsor of this important Construction Industry Event. ”We always enjoy the Builder’s Association[…]

Mary McNamara Joins Other Kansas City Women Business Leaders as Panelists at WBDC’s 2018 Connect & Celebrate Event!

Mary McNamara Joins Other Kansas City Women Business Leaders as Panelists at WBDC’s 2018 Connect & Celebrate Event! A packed house enjoyed networking and listening to the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC), panelists discuss “Leaders Learning from Leaders: How the Current Economy is Impacting Procurement Trends.”   Joining Mary, President of Cornell Roofing & Sheet[…]

Legacy Development, Kansas City Roofing Contractor

Legacy Development Wins Infrared Scan Giveaway

Jeff Leeper, Property Manager for Legacy Development, was presented the Winning Voucher, worth $1,500.00, by Bob Hoover, Cornell Roofing & Sheet Metal’s R&M Manager.  Jeff commented, “This  could not have come at a better time! We all know how tough the weather can be on roof systems here in the Midwest and LEGACY manages properties all[…]