Why Choose Us?

Established in 1925, Heather & Little has spent 95 years providing our clients with high-quality architectural sheet metal reproduction and sheet metal restoration services. We're the preferred American supplier for decorative sheet metal fabrication and have had the pleasure of participating in projects on some of North America’s most significant landmarks and heritage buildings. Our work includes historical restorations, new sheet metal reproduction, statue restorations, domes, cupolas, and steeples, and custom residential ornamental metal work. We continue to take pride in our long history of superior workmanship and outstanding customer service.

This year we proudly celebrated our 95th anniversary in business. Heather & Little continues to lead the custom metal fabrication  industry, consistently providing our clients with exceptional execution and surpassing their expectations. Our craftsmen possess the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to produce timeless work, from ornamental  sheet metal  to statuary restoration, and much more including:

  • Pressed and stamped decorative sheet metal
  • Sheet metal cupolas, steeples and domes
  • Sheet metal shingles -Metal Spanish tiles
  • Custom sheet metal fabrication
  • Statuary and statue restoration
  • Finials, balustrades, cornices
  • Kalamein windows and doors
  • Corrugated sheet metal
  • Crimped copper

Custom Ornamental Sheet Metal Fabrications for Institutional, Commercial, and Residential Properties

Our team members are always excited to take on new, unique projects that they’ve never encountered before. If you would like a custom ornamental sheet metal fabrication made from scratch, we’ll work with you to ensure your vision becomes a reality. Get to know the Heather & Little team by taking a look at the gallery of our fabrication shop below, and contact us today!

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 Our Shop

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 Our Team

Mike Papania

Executive Vice President, Operations

Mike began his career with H&L in 1985 when he started his sheet metal apprenticeship, and later taking on the duties of a sheet metal  journeyman, and now holds the position of Vice President of Operations. Mike brings a wealth of knowledge with hands-on trade, project management, and administrative experience.

Marc Jamieson

Marc Jamieson

Vice President, Sales & Estimating

Marc has been in the roofing and architectural sheet metal industry for close to 30 years. He joined the family’s roofing business as a summer job and stayed for 20 years. Then he ran his own business providing industrial and commercial roofing, and sheet metal contracting services. Marc has brought his deep skills and experience focusing on sales and marketing, estimating, and project management to H&L.

Cindy Lee

Finance/Office Manager

Cindy joined Heather & Little assuming the role of the company’s finance and office manager after serving as office manager at a sister company. Cindy performs a variety of accounting tasks and is responsible for the financial well-being of the company.

Dave Spear

Shop Foreman

Dave joined Heather & Little in 1989 as a sheet metal mechanic. In a very short time his ability and shop skills were recognized as he took on more and more complicated projects, at times working only with old photographs to recreate decorative ornamental reproductions. When the position for shop foreman came up it was decided that Dave was a natural for the position. 

Steve Larouche

Ottawa District Manager

Steve joined the H&L team after serving as a Project Manager for another firm.  He has worked on numerous high profile construction projects in the Ottawa area and has specific experience in working on Heritage designated buildings. Steve has education in Construction Project Management. He has experience in the management of projects on institutional, government and privately funded construction projects of all sizes.

Brian Marshall

Project Manager

Brian began his career at Heather & Little as a sheet metal apprentice. Once his training was completed he obtained his sheet metal journeyman’s licence. He later took on the position of Projects Manager for H&L at our Ottawa branch. In addition to his duties as Project Manager, Brian is responsible for the on-going training of our young apprentices and mechanics.


Dirk Loebens

Project Manager

Dirk brings his vast experience in European heritage roofing and sheet metal to H&L. As Project Manager, Dirk is involved in all phases of our projects from the estimating stage through to completion.

Lorna Edwards

Administrative Assistant, Head Office

Since joining Heather & Little, Lorna has performed a number of duties in the office including payroll, accounts payable, and preparing month-end reports for the accounting and financial department.


Association for Preservation Technology International (APT)

National Trust for Canada

Architectural Conservancy of Ontario

Sealant Waterproofing & Restoration Institute

National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA)

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Heritage Toronto

Toronto Construction Association (TCA)

Ottawa Construction Association (OCA)

Building Artisans Guild

Construction Specifications Canada

Ontario Sheet Metal Contractors Association (OSM)