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Covid-19 Alert Level 2: What this Means for our Customers
31st August 2020

Covid-19 Alert Level 2: What this Means for our Customers

Find out what reverting to Level 2 will mean for Forté customers Read On...
 
Ultra Vintage Oak to be replaced by Ultra Marron Oak
24th August 2020

Ultra Vintage Oak to be replaced by Ultra Marron Oak

Find out why we are replacing Ultra Vintage Oak with Ultra Marron Oak Read On...
 
Selected Moda decors now available in wide plank
28th July 2020

Selected Moda decors now available in wide plank

300mm wide planks now available in selected colours Read On...
 
Forté x Hall We Need partnership
26th June 2020

Forté x Hall We Need partnership

Find out all the details on our collaboration with Jessica Britten from @hallweneed Read On...
 
Artiste Collection to replace Manor Atelier
4th June 2020

Artiste Collection to replace Manor Atelier

Find out the reasons for the replacement Read On...
 
Create Your Masterpiece with Forte’s new Artiste Collection
26th May 2020

Create Your Masterpiece with Forte’s new Artiste Collection

Beautiful rustic styles reminiscent of hand-cut timber of old Read On...
 
What is 'Smoked' flooring?
22nd May 2020

What is 'Smoked' flooring?

Find out what we mean when we say \'smoked\' Read On...
 
Covid-19 Alert Level 2: Back to Business
14th May 2020

Covid-19 Alert Level 2: Back to Business

Find out what reverting to Level 2 will mean for Forté Read On...
 
Moda Collection to replace Smartfloor
19th December 2019

Moda Collection to replace Smartfloor

Find out the reasons for the replacement Read On...
 
New Sample Boxes for Professionals
2nd December 2019

New Sample Boxes for Professionals

Introducing our new sample boxes for professionals! Read On...
 
Recap: Archipro After 5 Queenstown
8th November 2019

Recap: Archipro After 5 Queenstown

See all the photos of then Archipro After 5 event in Queenstown Read On...
 
Introducing: Moda Engineered Timber Flooring
30th October 2019

Introducing: Moda Engineered Timber Flooring

Stylish matte-finish Timber Flooring, FSC certified and made in Europe Read On...
 
How to Clean Timber Flooring in High Traffic Areas
18th September 2019

How to Clean Timber Flooring in High Traffic Areas

Timber flooring in high traffic areas can become very dirty. Find out how to get your floor looking like new again! Read On...
 
How to Maintain Timber Flooring in High Traffic Areas
5th September 2019

How to Maintain Timber Flooring in High Traffic Areas

Timber flooring in high traffic areas can take a beating - find out what you can do to protect it! Read On...
 
Bella Homes Showhome takes out multiple awards
22nd July 2019

Bella Homes Showhome takes out multiple awards

The Bella Homes showhome shows us how its done! Read On...
 
Top Tips for Stylish Transitions
18th July 2019

Top Tips for Stylish Transitions

Looking to up your transition game? This is the article you need to read! Read On...
 
Lumino project wins Retail award at Interior Awards 2019
16th July 2019

Lumino project wins Retail award at Interior Awards 2019

Lumino the Dentist project by Material Creative wins Retail Award at the Interior Awards 2019 Read On...
 
Mason Bros. wins award at PCNZ Awards 2019
4th July 2019

Mason Bros. wins award at PCNZ Awards 2019

Mason Bros. by Warren & Mahoney wins Resene Green Building Property Award at the PCNZ Awards Read On...
 
Recap: BuildNZ 2019
28th June 2019

Recap: BuildNZ 2019

Check out our display at the BuildNZ Designex show this year! Read On...
 
Recap: Forté Wellington Grand Opening
18th June 2019

Recap: Forté Wellington Grand Opening

What a night! See all the photos from our Wellington showroom opening here... Read On...
 
New Zealanders top Millboard concerns (and why they're not an issue)
28th May 2019

New Zealanders top Millboard concerns (and why they're not an issue)

Not sure about Millboard? Find out the answers to New Zealanders top concerns here... Read On...
 
2019 Interior Awards: 5 Finalists feature Forté floors!
28th May 2019

2019 Interior Awards: 5 Finalists feature Forté floors!

Forté floors feature across 5 of the finalist projects! Read On...
 
Deciding What Direction to Lay Timber Flooring
23rd May 2019

Deciding What Direction to Lay Timber Flooring

Need some help choosing what direction to lay your timber flooring? - This is your article! Read On...
 
Great Reasons to Choose Millboard
14th May 2019

Great Reasons to Choose Millboard

Wondering what makes Millboard so great? Find out here... Read On...
 
Product Changes: Millboard Core Colour is Changing
1st May 2019

Product Changes: Millboard Core Colour is Changing

Millboard reveal they are changing the core colour of all Millboard decking boards Read On...
 
Millboard Decking a Hit in New Zealand
23rd April 2019

Millboard Decking a Hit in New Zealand

Since its introduction in NZ 9 months ago kiwis have installed over 2500 m2 of Millboard Read On...
 
5 Ways to Elevate your Timber Flooring
16th April 2019

5 Ways to Elevate your Timber Flooring

Looking for ideas on how to add the perfect finishing touch to your timber floor? Look no further! Read On...
 
Installing Timber Flooring in a Wet Area
14th April 2019

Installing Timber Flooring in a Wet Area

Find out all you need to know about installing timber flooring in wet areas Read On...
 
Recap: Archipro Meet, Greet & Eat 2019
8th April 2019

Recap: Archipro Meet, Greet & Eat 2019

What a night! See all the action from Meet, Greet & Eat 2019 here Read On...
 
Creating Seamless Indoor-Outdoor Flow
26th March 2019

Creating Seamless Indoor-Outdoor Flow

Learn how to create the perfect seamless indoor-outdoor flow Read On...
 
Recap: Evoque Autumn/Winter 19 Launch
18th March 2019

Recap: Evoque Autumn/Winter 19 Launch

The Evoque Spring/Summer launch was a hit! See all the photos here... Read On...
 
Timber Stair Inspiration
15th February 2019

Timber Stair Inspiration

Seriously stuck for timber stair ideas? Check out some of the stairs we have done in previous projects for ideas! Read On...
 
Timber Trends to Watch in 2019
14th February 2019

Timber Trends to Watch in 2019

Need inspiration for designing a trendy interior this year? Look no further than this article... Read On...
 
Recap: NZ Flower and Garden Show 2018
3rd December 2018

Recap: NZ Flower and Garden Show 2018

See all the pics of our Millboard decking on show at the Candeo Design stand! Read On...
 
Key Things to Consider when Choosing Timber Flooring
28th November 2018

Key Things to Consider when Choosing Timber Flooring

Want timber flooring but not sure where to start? Read this article to find out the key things you need to know! Read On...
 
Millboard for Walls & Ceilings
22nd November 2018

Millboard for Walls & Ceilings

Millboard is not only great for decking but also makes a stunning wall & ceiling lining solution! Read On...
 
Recap: Evoque Hotel Inspirations Launch
9th November 2018

Recap: Evoque Hotel Inspirations Launch

See all the photos from the event! Read On...
 
Introducing: Evoque Hotel Inspirations
7th November 2018

Introducing: Evoque Hotel Inspirations

Find out all about our new Hotel Showroom! Read On...
 
Celia Visser Project Wins Top Award!
7th November 2018

Celia Visser Project Wins Top Award!

Celia Visser project featuring our Manor Atelier flooring takes out top award Read On...
 
Watch: How to Install Millboard
1st November 2018

Watch: How to Install Millboard

Find out all you need to know about installing a Millboard deck! Read On...
 
Watch: How to Care for Millboard Decking
1st November 2018

Watch: How to Care for Millboard Decking

All you need to know about caring for your Millboard deck! Read On...
 
Timber Flooring Transitions
23rd October 2018

Timber Flooring Transitions

Learn all you need to know about flooring transitions with this helpful article Read On...
 
Multi Award-winning Staircase Features Forte product!
18th October 2018

Multi Award-winning Staircase Features Forte product!

This custom made Oak staircase has been turning heads! Read On...
 
Celebrating Loud Shirt Day 2018
28th September 2018

Celebrating Loud Shirt Day 2018

Our team were privileged to take part in Loud Shirt Day this year - check it out! Read On...
 
Why Lacquer is the New Oil
27th September 2018

Why Lacquer is the New Oil

Get the look of an oiled wood floor, without the maintenance Read On...
 
Recap: Auckland Home Show 2018
12th September 2018

Recap: Auckland Home Show 2018

Check out our display at the Auckland Homeshow this year! Read On...
 
Recap: Evoque Spring/Summer Launch
21st August 2018

Recap: Evoque Spring/Summer Launch

The Evoque Spring/Summer launch went off with a bang! See all the photos here... Read On...
 
Understanding Timber flooring Lengths & Shorts
16th August 2018

Understanding Timber flooring Lengths & Shorts

Find out all you need to know about lengths and shorts in timber flooring Read On...
 
Now Supplying: Brass trims
10th August 2018

Now Supplying: Brass trims

Brass trims have joined our product range - the perfect way to elevate your flooring! Read On...
 
Watch: Millboard Invisible Screws in Action
2nd August 2018

Watch: Millboard Invisible Screws in Action

Watch the Millboard disappearing screws in action! Read On...
 
Recap: Millboard Auckland Launch
31st July 2018

Recap: Millboard Auckland Launch

The Millboard Auckland launch was a huge success! Read on to find out more.. Read On...
 
Recap: Millboard Queenstown Launch
24th July 2018

Recap: Millboard Queenstown Launch

The Millboard Queenstown launch was a huge success! Read on to find out more.. Read On...
 
Recap: BuildNZ Designex 2018
10th July 2018

Recap: BuildNZ Designex 2018

Check out our display at the BuildNZ Designex show this year! Read On...
 
Watch: What is Millboard Decking?
10th July 2018

Watch: What is Millboard Decking?

Wondering what Millboard is? Find out here... Read On...
 
Millboard NZ Launch Party - Auckland
4th July 2018

Millboard NZ Launch Party - Auckland

Find out all the details about our Millboard Auckland launch! Read On...
 
Millboard NZ Launch Party - Queenstown
3rd July 2018

Millboard NZ Launch Party - Queenstown

Find out all the details about our Millboard Queenstown launch! Read On...
 
Millboard vs Real Wood Decking
26th June 2018

Millboard vs Real Wood Decking

What does Millboard have over real wood? Find out here! Read On...
 
Queenstown Showroom Now Open!
21st June 2018

Queenstown Showroom Now Open!

We are ecstatic to announce the opening of our new Queenstown showroom Read On...
 
Millboard vs Composite Decking
5th June 2018

Millboard vs Composite Decking

What does Millboard have over composite decking? Find out here! Read On...
 
In the Press: House & Garden June 2018
1st June 2018

In the Press: House & Garden June 2018

We are excited to have been included in House & Garden magazine's special feature: '21 New Ways with Flooring'. Read On...
 
Recap: Archipro Meet, Greet & Eat 2018
13th March 2018

Recap: Archipro Meet, Greet & Eat 2018

On Friday 9th March we presented at Archipro's Meet, Greet and Eat networking and showcase gala at Shed 10 in Auckland City. The turnout was fantastic (our photos don't do it ... Read On...
 
Recap: Weather the Season - Evoque A/W 2018 Launch
12th March 2018

Recap: Weather the Season - Evoque A/W 2018 Launch

A huge thank-you to all the designers who came along to our 'Weather the Season' A/W Launch collab which we hosted last week with our Evoque showroom partners Furtex and Soren ... Read On...
 
Understanding Colour & Grain Variation
1st March 2018

Understanding Colour & Grain Variation

Concerned about colour variation? Interested in wood grades? Read On...
 
How Indoor Climate Affects Timber Flooring
28th February 2018

How Indoor Climate Affects Timber Flooring

Did you know timber flooring reacts to changes in climate just like we do? Read this article to find out all you need to know Read On...
 
Introducing: Millboard Premium Wood-Alternative Decking
27th January 2018

Introducing: Millboard Premium Wood-Alternative Decking

We are ecstatic to announce that we are now New Zealand\'s exclusive suppliers of Millboard Read On...
 
Top Tips to Achieving a Quality Install
23rd January 2018

Top Tips to Achieving a Quality Install

Want to achieve the best quality flooring install? We have all the answers for you! Read On...
 
Winners of Houzz 2018 Best of Service
18th January 2018

Winners of Houzz 2018 Best of Service

We are stoked to have been awarded the 2018 Houzz badge for Customer Service! Read On...
 
European Oak vs American Oak
18th November 2017

European Oak vs American Oak

Oak flooring is highly sought-after as one of the most dependable wooden flooring options available Read On...
 
Our Stance on Bamboo Flooring
19th October 2017

Our Stance on Bamboo Flooring

Why don\'t we sell bamboo flooring? Read this article to find out... Read On...
 
Recap: Here Comes The Sun Spring/Summer 17-18 Launch
3rd October 2017

Recap: Here Comes The Sun Spring/Summer 17-18 Launch

Our 'Here Comes The Sun' Spring/Summer launch collab was held between 24th-30th August 2017 at our Kingsland Evoque showroom. During this time, Forté , Soren Liv and Furtex ran ... Read On...
 
Understanding the Distinctive Markings of Oak
14th September 2017

Understanding the Distinctive Markings of Oak

Click on the images below to see some of the main characteristics discussed in the article. Read On...
 
Andy & Nate from The Block NZ Choose Forté Herringbone
3rd September 2017

Andy & Nate from The Block NZ Choose Forté Herringbone

Andy & Nate, winners of The Block NZ 2017 opted for our Pro-Plank Herringbone Oak flooring for their entranceway. The enthusiastic pair were snapped at our Kingsland Evoque ... Read On...
 
How to Make a Statement of Your Timber Floor
10th August 2017

How to Make a Statement of Your Timber Floor

From parquet patterns, to diagonal lays, to borders and colour combinations - we cover it all! Read On...
 
Thorne Group takes out Residential Interiors Architectural Design Award
10th July 2017

Thorne Group takes out Residential Interiors Architectural Design Award

We are thrilled that the gorgeous Thorne Group showhome designed by Jonathan McAlpine of Thorne Group took out the Residential Interiors Architectural Design Award at the recent ... Read On...
 
Recap: BuildNZ Designex 2017 Auckland
30th June 2017

Recap: BuildNZ Designex 2017 Auckland

Our debut exhibit at the BuildNZ Designex show from June 25th-27th turned out to be a huge success. Thanks to all of you who came along and visited our stand, we loved meeting you ... Read On...
 
Product Changes: Smartfloor & Ultra Finishes
5th June 2017

Product Changes: Smartfloor & Ultra Finishes

A new and improved finish for our Smartfloor & Ultra collections Read On...
 
Creative Ways to Lay Chevron Timber Flooring
1st June 2017

Creative Ways to Lay Chevron Timber Flooring

Did you know Chevron timber flooring can be used to make a number of different patterns? Why not try some of these for your next project! Click the images below for more... Read On...
 
Upcoming Event: BuildNZ Designex 2017
11th May 2017

Upcoming Event: BuildNZ Designex 2017

We are proud to be exhibiting at the BuildNZ Designex show in June this year. Designex is New Zealand’s foremost design, interiors, and lighting trade exhibition where ... Read On...
 
Flooring Edges: Bevelled or Square?
10th May 2017

Flooring Edges: Bevelled or Square?

There are a number of edge profile options for timber flooring planks available on the market today - from square edges, to micro-bevelled edges and bevelled edges. Each different ... Read On...
 
Urbis Designday '17 Visitor Photos!
18th April 2017

Urbis Designday '17 Visitor Photos!

Urbis Designday and Designday Pro drew over 600 visitors to our Evoque showroom. For the event we set up a luxurious gold-themed photo booth featuring a sumptuous velvet couch in ... Read On...
 
Recap: Urbis Designday 2017 @ Evoque
30th March 2017

Recap: Urbis Designday 2017 @ Evoque

Urbis Designday - New Zealand’s premier public design event and one of the most anticipated dates on the design calendar. It’s a celebration of design and original thinking, ... Read On...
 
Why Are Most of our Timber Floors Made From Oak?
28th March 2017

Why Are Most of our Timber Floors Made From Oak?

As some of you may have noticed, the majority of our timber flooring is made from Oak. There are many different species of Oak in the world - Here at Forté Flooring we mostly use ... Read On...
 
Environmental Benefits of Engineered Flooring
15th March 2017

Environmental Benefits of Engineered Flooring

Did you know that when you choose engineered flooring over solid timber flooring (of the same dimensions) you are helping to decrease the amount of slow-growing natural hardwood ... Read On...
 
Discover our Kingsland Design Centre!
14th March 2017

Discover our Kingsland Design Centre!

Our new Auckland Design Centre,'Evoque Interior Inspirations' opened in August last year. The Evoque Design Centre is a collaborated space shared by ourselves and two other ... Read On...
 
Recap: Mulberi Winter 17 Launch
5th March 2017

Recap: Mulberi Winter 17 Launch

On 3rd March 2017 our Evoque showroom partner Furtex hosted a designers event for the launch of their Mulberi Winter 17 collection. The sessions were held at the Evoque ... Read On...
 
Recap: Urbis Designday 2017 Reveal
2nd March 2017

Recap: Urbis Designday 2017 Reveal

On 1st March 2017 the line-up of showrooms and creative partners for Urbis Designday and Designday Pro were revealed at an exclusive champagne breakfast held at L'affare Melrose. ... Read On...
 
Floating Floor or Glue Down - What is Best?
17th February 2017

Floating Floor or Glue Down - What is Best?

In this article we cover the differences between floating flooring and glued down (direct stuck) timber flooring, and the different situations they are suitable for. Note we are ... Read On...
 
Timber Trends to Watch in 2017
15th February 2017

Timber Trends to Watch in 2017

Need inspiration for designing a trendy interior this year? Look no further than this article, where we reveal the latest and greatest in timber trends from the world of ... Read On...
 
Solid Timber vs Engineered: What Should I Choose?
25th January 2017

Solid Timber vs Engineered: What Should I Choose?

How is the Structure of Engineered Timber Flooring different to Solid Timber Flooring?Solid timber flooring is 100% solid hardwood right the way through the plank. In comparison, ... Read On...
 
Top Instagram Posts of 2016
1st January 2017

Top Instagram Posts of 2016

We are happy to share with you our 2016 best nine posts on Instagram! 🎉😄😙 Why not follow us on Instagram for all the latest news, cool projects and more! Images L-R ... Read On...
 
Narrow or Wide Planks - What Is Best For My Space?
14th December 2016

Narrow or Wide Planks - What Is Best For My Space?

Did you know the plank size you choose can have a huge impact on the perception of your room? Choose the wrong size and you can make a big room appear smaller, or extremely ... Read On...
 
Tips & Tricks to Repairing Scratches on Timber Flooring
18th November 2016

Tips & Tricks to Repairing Scratches on Timber Flooring

Tips & Tricks to Repairing Scratches on Timber Flooring by forteflooringnz on Polyvore Foreword: The below mentioned scratch repair methods are intended for use on timber ... Read On...
 
What is the best Coating for my Timber Floor?
22nd September 2016

What is the best Coating for my Timber Floor?

We often have people come to us asking for an oiled wood floor - but is this really what you want? In this article we are going to explain the common types of finishes available ... Read On...
 
Tips to Choosing a Practical Flooring Colour
23rd August 2016

Tips to Choosing a Practical Flooring Colour

Too light and your flooring will show dirt and grime - too dark and you will see every crumb and dust. Nobody wants to spend their whole life vacuuming and mopping a floor that ... Read On...
 
Watch: Imondi Craftmanship
14th July 2016

Watch: Imondi Craftmanship

  Introducing Imondi; An innovative range of genuine reclaimed flooring and wall solutions, which has just launched in New Zealand. Forte Flooring are proud to be NZ's ... Read On...
 
Imondi Reclaimed Timbers here now!
22nd June 2016

Imondi Reclaimed Timbers here now!

Imondi genuine reclaimed timbers for flooring and wall coverings have arrived in NZ! We stock three of these products with over 20 more styles available by indent. Most colours ... Read On...
 
Matching Furnishings with Flooring
16th June 2016

Matching Furnishings with Flooring

We are seeing a lot of call for furnishings that are required to match flooring; for example cafe tables, retail counters and display racks, cabinet fronts and more. With our ... Read On...
 
Wood Flooring Basics: Solid Timber, Engineered and Laminate
4th May 2016

Wood Flooring Basics: Solid Timber, Engineered and Laminate

Confused about the difference between solid timber, engineered and laminate? Learn the difference here.. Read On...
 
Icebreaker Head Office Ponsonby wins Gold award
10th March 2016

Icebreaker Head Office Ponsonby wins Gold award

Icebreaker Head Office Ponsonby designed by Jasmax has won a Gold award from The Designers Institute in Best Spatial Design NZ - Offices and Workplace Environments ... Read On...
 
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