Supreme Award Winner! NZ Commercial Projects Awards 2020

Congratulations to Naylor Love Canterbury – Winners of the Supreme Award at the NZ Commercial Projects Awards 2020 for their construction of the new Chapel and Performing Arts Centre at St Bede’s College, Christchurch.   Red Mantle played a large part in this new build by cladding the exterior of the Chapel with thin brick…

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Red Mantle Chimney Methodology

                                   Safe        Strong      Stunning     and      Lightweight         – Red Mantle (RM) replica chimneys are a patented system that utilises a composite construction and real brick veneers to achieve stunning…

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Retaining the Auckland Heritage Skyline – The chimney perspective

Auckland homeowners who live in designated heritage or conservation zoned areas like Ponsonby, Grey Lynn, Herne Bay, Remuera for instance, often do not realise their chimneys have heritage value and with that can come responsibilities Homeowners looking to renovate often need to remove their heritage chimneys to facilitate fabulous design outcomes within the home by…

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Should chimneys be removed from Kiwi homes?

In the wake of the recent earthquakes, awareness is rising over the risks chimneys pose to New Zealand housing. The 2010 and 2011 Christchurch earthquakes caused significant damage to Strowan House, the 123-year-old homestead at St Andrew’s College. This was largely due to the collapse of its seven large brick chimneys. Read more here: http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/home-property/86867523/Should-chimneys-be-removed-from-Kiwi-homes

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