Category: Sheet Metal

What is the Cheapest Type of Sheet Metal & What is it Used For?

There are many different types of sheet metal available on the market, some more expensive than others. When choosing the best, most affordable sheet metal in Canada for your application it’s always best to go over all of your options, which is why the team from Heather & Little has collected some insightful information for […]
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What is Sheet Metal & How Many Types Are There?

When it comes to sheet metal, many often think of the metal used to create roofs or other simple metal fixtures. However, if you truly pay attention to sheet metal in Canada, you can plainly see that there is a variety of different types of sheet metal, everything from ornamental sheet metal like cupolas and […]
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How Metal Roofs are Environmentally Friendly & How to Maintain Them

Metal roofs have become increasingly popular due to their durability, longevity, and environmental friendliness. They last significantly longer than traditional shingle roofs, and their reflective nature helps keep homes cool in the summer, reducing energy costs. Additionally, metal roofs are made of recycled materials and are fully recyclable at the end of their life. Proper […]
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Advantages of Using Metal Wall Panels Over Alternatives

Metal wall panels offer an attractive and durable alternative to other wall covering options. They are an ideal choice for commercial and residential properties, as they are available in various colours, textures, and styles. Metal wall panels provide many advantages over other wall covering options, such as increased energy efficiency, ease of installation, and durability. […]
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Custom Sheet Metal Fabrication - Benefits & What to Look for in a Custom Sheet Metal Partner?

Custom sheet metal fabrication is a vital process in many industries and can be used to create a variety of products. From car parts and components to industrial and medical equipment, custom sheet metal fabrication is essential to the production of many goods. Not only is it extremely versatile, but it’s also highly cost-effective when […]
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Tips for Maintaining and Installing Cedar Shingles

Cedar shingles are a great option for roofing due to their longevity and aesthetic appeal. If you're lucky enough to have cedar shingles on your home, it's important to maintain them properly in order to keep them looking their best and to ensure they last as long as possible. Here are some tips for installing […]
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A Comprehensive Guide to Sheet Metal Fabrication - Process, Methods & Material Selection

Sheet metal fabrication is the process of transforming raw metal materials into parts and components that can be used in various applications. This process involves a range of cutting, forming, and joining techniques, making it an incredibly versatile way to manufacture parts and components. Sheet metal fabrication has become an essential part of the manufacturing […]
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Sheet Metal Fabrication Makes for Better Metal Roofing in Canada

For nearly a century, customers across Canada and all of North America have turned to Heather & Little for roofing, architectural restoration, and custom metal fabrication. We are your experts in restoring classic buildings and ornamental pieces, while also offering a range of other classic architectural services. One of the most important processes for creating […]
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Everything you need to know about Tin Sheet Metal

Tin is a silvery-white metal that is soft when first cut, but quickly tarnishes to a dull gray color when exposed to air. Tin is highly malleable and can be easily shaped without breaking. It is also very ductile, meaning it can be drawn into thin wires. Tin is one of the few metals that […]
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