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Stonebrook completes Calf Barn Weatherization & Renovation Project

Stonebrook Roofing has completed the Calf Barn Weatherization & Renovation Project in Yankton South Dakota.  The Calf Barn was originally built and completed in 1924.

The project consisted of removal & replacement of Structural Wood Roof components, Roofing System materials, all Windows, Doors & Hardware. In addition the Calf Barn was painted to reflect the original look of the structure. Certain aspects of the project were value engineered to provide increased durability for the future use of the Barn.

The project manager was Tom Kunkel and offsite project aspects were coordinated by Luke Stater, Omaha Area Manager.  Stonebrook completed the majority of the renovation work with their in house self perform crews.

The completion of this project highlights Stonebrook’s capability to perform renovation projects of this nature for all aspects for exterior work.

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Stonebrook Awarded Calf Barn Weatherization & Renovation Project

Stonebrook Roofing Inc was recently low bidder and will receive the contract award for the Calf Barn Weatherization & Renovation Project in Yankton South Dakota. The Calf Barn located on the west end of the Human Services Center. The barn is visible from the north side Highway 50 and is adjacent to the rodeo arena.

The project consists of Removal & Replacement of Structural Wood Roof components, Roofing System materials, all Windows, Doors & Hardware. In addition the Calf Barn will be painted to reflect the aspects of the period in which it was originally built.

The original construction of the Calf Barn started in the spring of 1922 and was put into service in 1924.

The facility measures 143’ long and is 43’ wide which provided 11,680 square feet of space on 2 levels for 90 calves & heifers. The building is connected by a tunnel to the dairy barn which provided passage for calves, milk during inclement weather. The barn also had a hospital in the original design and is constructed of most solid concrete wall & structural elements. The barn was operational until 1986.

The project manager will be Tom Kunkel who resides in Yankton and offsite aspects will be coordinated by Luke Stater, Omaha Area Manager for Stonebrook.

Stonebrook competitively bid the project and was awarded the project on a low bid that presents best value. Completion is scheduled for late 2013

 

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Stonebrook Completes Sacred Heart Renovation

Stonebrook Roofing has recently completed the re-roof of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Church, located at 200 East 6th Street, is a significant figure in the Sacred Heart Parish.

Modifications were made to Sacred Heart’s roof and gutters during incremental weather conditions, but the Stonebrook team pushed through to successfully complete the project safely and on time.

All Projects in Stonebrook’s South Dakota business area are managed by Tom Kunkel. Tom can be contacted at (605) 661-8615.

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Mead Project entering Final Phases of Reconstruction Schedule

Progress on the Yankton Mead Project is on schedule and currently in the process of starting the re-installation of the original tile on the roof. At this point the original roofing tile has been removed and the rebuilding of the dormers is complete. Reconstructing the sill plate to the perimeter of the building is completed and as well as other structural repairs to the roof. Copper gutters are being installed presently and as that completes the tile replacement is being started.

Steve Kunkel, President of Stonebrook Roofing Inc has been monitoring progress on the project and has attended meetings at the site since the project commenced earlier this year. Commenting on the project progress, Kunkel stated, “This is a unique project and Stonebrook is honored to involved with reconstruction work of this nature. Each day we see progress that recreates the beauty of the building that Dr. Mead once envisioned and established. As we near the completion of the project, we welcome interested individuals to visit the project and find ways to be involved with this wonderful re-construction effort.”

Stonebrook Roofing Inc has partnered with the project with Yankton County Historical Society as well as other state agencies and historical committees.

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Yankton Mead Project on Schedule

Progress on the Historic Yankton Mead Project is on schedule and progressing as planned. At this point the original roofing tile has been removed and the rebuilding of the dormers is complete. Currently crews are reconstructing the sill plate to the perimeter of the building and finalizing structural repairs to the roof joists.

The project is being managed by Tom Kunkel, General Manager for the Stonebrook Yankton District Office. Commenting on the project progress, Kunkel stated, “Although this project is faced with many technical challenges we are on schedule and continue to meet our safety and productivity goals we developed early on in our planning stages”. Kunkel continues, “Stonebrook has assembled a good approach to performing the work and we are gifted with talented managers on the project. We look forward to favorable weather as fall arrives so the work can be substantially completed before snow fall”.

Stonebrook Roofing Inc has partnered with the project with Yankton County Historical Society as well as other state agencies and historical committees.

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Yankton Mead Project started with “Raise the Roof” Ceremony

Stonebrook Roofing of Yankton has started work to restore the roof and thus stabilize the Mead building for future phases of the renovation. The project was kicked off on Monday with a “Raise the Roof ” event in Yankton. Read more about this historic day by visiting the link below;

www.yankton.net/articles/2012/07/31/community/doc50174f04708ef148358403.txt

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South Dakota Human Services Center Project completed ahead of schedule

Stonebrook Roofing Inc, thru its Yankton district office, has completed roofing operations on the South Dakota Human Services Center project in Yankton, South Dakota. The project consisted of replacing approx 1300 roofing square of traditional laminate asphalt shingles which were storm damaged. The scheduled project completion date was August 14th, 2012.

The project was managed by Tom Kunkel, General Manager for the Yankton district office. Commenting on the early project completion, Kunkel stated, “Our crews encountered extremely hot weather conditions for the 2nd half of the project, and they finished their work in record time.” Kunkel continues, “I personally was impressed with the overall housekeeping standards we maintained on the project. Equally, we completed the project with no reportable or recordable accidents or safety incidents. This speaks well of our teams overall commitment to safety and results, especially considering the hot summer conditions”. The project encountered numerous days with temperatures exceeding 100 degrees and which generates roof surface temperatures of 140-170 degrees.

Stonebrook Roofing Inc would like to thank everyone with the Human Services Center staff. The project has been a overall success because on the daily effort to communicate on all phases of the project scope.

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Yankton Human Services Center Project nearing 50% Completion

Stonebrook Roofing Inc, thru its Yankton district office, is nearing the 50% completions mark for the South Dakota Human Services Center project in Yankton, South Dakota.  Stonebrook was awarded the project earlier this year and production started in Mid-Spring.   The project consists of replacing approx 1300 roofing square of traditional laminate asphalt shingles which were storm damaged.

The project is being managed by Tom Kunkel, General Manager for the Yankton District Office. Commenting on the project progress, Kunkel stated, “We have been blessed with good weather and excellent craftsman to meet this milestone”.  Kunkel continues, “The coordination with the Human Services Center staff has been effective and we have open communication daily on necessary controls steps to make this project successful”.

To date Stonebrook has had no reportable or recordable accidents or safety incidents on the project. The project is slated for completion in July.

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Stonebrook Roofing to Reconstruct Roof on Historic Mead Building

Stonebrook Roofing Inc thru its Yankton, South Dakota district office has recently negotiated the roof reconstruction of the historic Mead Building in Yankton. The building is located on the South Dakota Human Services Center’s historic campus a half-mile west of the Highway 81 and 31st Street intersection.

Built in 1909,  the building is being renovated into a museum and cultural center, as well as potentially the future home of the Dakota Territorial Museum.

The building is a unique structure, which features an Italian marble staircase. It bears the last name of  Dr. Leonard Mead, and was representative of his humanist belief that an environment, both pleasant as well as attractive, was an important tool that contributed to well-being and healing. His philosophy, embracing beauty, extended to gardens, grounds and impressive landscaping, to the benefit of patients and caregivers.