Kansas City Roofing Service Company History

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Kansas City Roofing Service History – 4th Generation

How many companies (let alone contractors) do you know that have been in business for over 80 years. The Halverson family has been in the roofing business since 1932. In 1932, Jesse Halverson Sr. (my grandfather) started roofing new homes being built throughout Kansas, Missouri, and Iowa. When Jesse Halverson Jr. (my father) was old enough, he was nailing on shingles right beside his dad. My brother and I have been raised in the roofing business, houses, churches, and big old barns in Iowa. My first experience was when I was about 12 years old – I was carrying shingles up a 60 ft wooden ladder to my father as he roofed a church steeple in a small town in Iowa. The last time I was up there, that same roof was still there.

Grandfather passed away in 1969, and shortly after that, we moved to Kansas City and continued in the roofing business under the name of Halverson Roofing. Halverson Roofing continued to operate as a small roofing company until 1980 when my father retired, and I took over the business. I wanted to grow the business from a small residential roofing company into a larger residential and commercial roofing company, so I changed the name to its present name Kansas City Roofing Service.

The company has continued its longstanding tradition of providing the same outstanding service and quality to homeowners and businesses large and small. The company continues to be a family-owned and operated business.

Kansas City Roofing Service has survived during the economic ups and downs over our long history by providing our customers with the highest quality products and most dependable service available. No project is too small or too large for our experienced roofing craftsman or equipment capabilities.

The best-designed roofing products and systems on the market are still only as good as the people installing them. Our installers are some of the best-trained and most experienced craftsmen in the industry, assuring you quality and a hassle-free job.

Our sales, estimating, and project management team has several years of industry experience and broad knowledge of the various types of roofing systems available. They are uniquely qualified to assist you in determining what system will best fit your needs and budget.

Our relationships with customers, employees, and suppliers will always be courteous and professional. Kansas City Roofing Service is dedicated to creating an environment conducive to achievement and success for its employees and suppliers. That, in turn, will stimulate the long-term growth and profitability of our company. Our goal is to be the finest specialty roofing company in our market area.

Old Kansas City Roofing Corp Office - 1932

What Does the Future Hold for Kansas City Roofing Service?

As business continues to grow in this new millennium, we will continue to strive for quality workmanship while keeping the personal service that only a family-owned and operated business can provide well into this century.

“Only deal with a roofing company you can trust”

Mike Halverson Sr.


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