Why Choose Us?

Established in 1925, Heather & Little has spent over 90 years providing our clients with high-quality architectural sheet metal reproductions and sheet metal restoration services. As the preferred decorative sheet metal fabricator in the United States, we have had the pleasure of participating in projects on some of North America’s most significant landmarks and heritage buildings. From historical restorations to new sheet metal reproductions, statue restorations, domes, cupolas, and steeples to custom residential ornamental metal work with a long history of high quality workmanship and outstanding customer service.

For over 90 years, Heather & Little has led the ornamental sheet metal industry, consistently providing our clients with exceptional work and surpassing their expectations. Our craftsmen possess the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to create the best sheet metal fabrications, from sheet metal roof ornaments to statuary restoration, custom sheet metal work and much more such as.

  • Pressed and stamped decorative sheet metal
  • Sheet metal cupolas, steeples and domes
  • Sheet metal shingles -Metal Spanish tiles
  • Finials, balustrades, and cornices
  • Custom sheet metal fabrication
  • Statuary and statue restoration
  • 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!

 Our Shop

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 Our Team

Cameron "Cam" Forbes

Vice President

Cam started his career with H&L in 1972 serving his sheet metal apprenticeship afterwards obtaining his sheet metal journeyman’s licence. Since he has worked in every area of our business from site foreman, project manager, estimating/sales, general manager before taking on the position of VP in 1994. Under his leadership, our projects have won numerous awards while expanding the company’s operations of the fabrication and supply of decorative sheet metal fabrications throughout the USA.

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 for 9 years  providing industrial and commercial roofing, and sheet metal contracting services. Marc joined our team in 2013, with deep skills and experience focusing on sales and marketing, estimating, and project management.

Frank Minardi

Finance/Office Manager/Administrator

Frank began his career with Heather & Little back in June 1979 as an office clerk shortly after completing his school and education. He has been continuously employed for over 36 years. Frank has performed every front office job function for Heather & Little, working his way up to his current position which he has been responsible for over 25-years.

Zane Elliott

Sales & Estimating

Zane joined Heather & Little’s Estimating and Sales team in 2015. He is also working towards an Advanced Diploma in Energy Systems Engineering Technology. Many of our North American customers have commented about his positive attitude and enthusiasm.


Dave Spear

Shop Foreman

After serving his apprenticeship with another firm 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 and has been doing an excellent job over 10-years now.

 

Steve Larouche

Ottawa District Manager

“Steve joined the H and L team in 2016 after serving as a Project Manager for another firm for period 8 years.  He has worked on several 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 and is in the process of obtaining several industry related certifications. He has experience in the management of projects as a general contractor as well as a sub-contractor on institutional, government and privately funded construction projects of all sizes. Steve has also been named as a collaborator for one heritage conservation award of merit and one award of excellence by the City of Ottawa on two of his past projects.”

Doug Pickard

Project Manager

Doug began his career at Heather & Little in 1971 as a sheet metal apprentice. Once his training was completed he obtained his sheet metal journeyman’s licence. He became Superintendent in the early 1990’s and shortly afterwards took on the position of Projects Manager for H&L at our Ottawa branch. Another long–term employee of Heather & Little, Doug is one of many, superior qualified journeymen, and responsible for the on-going training of our young apprentices and mechanics.

 

Dirk Loebens

Projects Manager

Dirk joined Heather & Little in 2o16

Lorna Edwards

Administrative Assistant, Head Office

After completing her college business course at the Toronto School of Business Lorna began her working career at a downtown retail company located next to Heather & Little’s original office location. During the course of a few years we got to know each other, and when a position with Heather & Little became available we asked her if she would like to join us. Since joining us she has performed a number of office duties in the office including payroll, accounts payable, and preparing month-end reports for the accounting and financial department.

 Memberships

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)