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It is a lot of work to start a factory from the ground up, especially if you are making a product that is not common in Australia. Luckily these days there is a lot more support online and it can be really useful for entrepreneurs to talk to other people who have started manufacturing in Australia rather than going overseas. This blog has a range of handy resources for people who are looking to manufacture a new product in Australia, including links to industry groups, government associations and technical resources that can help to maximise your chances of starting a successful manufacturing operation.

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3 Sheet Metal Fabrications for Upgrading Your Mobile Home

If you purchased a mobile home from a quick sale, foreclosure, or as a low cost land and home package then you may find you want to make some upgrades. For example, you may find that you want a larger laundry room. You may want to add a room, a covered deck, or other upgrades as well. If this is the case, then you may way to consider using a sheet metal fabrications contractor to help. Here are three ways that sheet metal fabrications can help with your mobile home upgrades.

New Air Duct Work

Sometimes when a mobile home is updated or repaired for resell, the cosmetic options may be the focus. If items like air duct work may be repaired but not reworked unless there is a substantial problem. If you find that your air duct work is flimsy or has issues, then you may want to upgrade. One of the ways you can do this, with durability in mind, is to go with a sheet metal design. Sheet metal fabrications can help you by offering ways to fit around smaller spaces where traditional air duct systems may  not work. They also will offer you duct work designs that fit with other upgrades your making, such as an enclosed back deck or an additional room.


Guttering is something that may not be part of the current mobile home. In fact, most mobile home roofs are slanted to allow the rainwater to naturally glide off and to the ground. The issue with this is that the rainwater will likely cause flooding or ground erosion. You can avoid this with custom guttering that can be designed by a sheet metal fabrication specialist. They can create guttering and runoffs that work best for your mobile home design and can even create rain chains that help with the distribution of the runoff water. The sheet metal fabrication can also help with create rain runoffs that move into rainwater barrels and reusable water storage.

Shower Walls and Enclosures

One way to upgrade your bathroom in a mobile home is to go with a stainless steel look and feel. This can be combined with natural stone to give a spa like feel. It is also easy to maintain and clean. If you decide to do this, you may want to have a specific custom design worked out and installed. Sheet metal fabrication contractors can help with this from the design to the finished product. You can also have designs or etchings done in the sheet metal to meet your designs as well.

These are only three ways your sheet metal fabrications contractor can help with your mobile home upgrades. If you have specific design upgrade options you want to consider, contact your contractor representative for design options and pricing. This may help you narrow down current and future upgrades as well.