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Cleaning guide: Keep your stainless steel shining
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Cleaning guide: Keep your stainless steel shining

Stainless steel appliances and worktops have become synonymous with modern, designer kitchens.  Sleek, contemporary and stylish, stainless steel has seen a major resurgence in recent years with home owners integrating bespoke stainless steel worktops and appliances to achieve the highly sought after industrial look. Coated in a chromium film, stainless steel products are one of […]

Cleaning guide: Removing stubborn carpet stains
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Cleaning guide: Removing stubborn carpet stains

Owning your own home now means that you’re now responsible for all the cleaning. When it comes to stains this can be a big problem. How do you get them out whilst stopping them ruining your furniture through applying a mixture of chemicals? Luckily there are many household items that you can use on those unexpected […]

Common rookie DIY mistakes and how to avoid them
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Common rookie DIY mistakes and how to avoid them

You watch one YouTube tutorial and it all seems to make sense; you can fix that busted pipe or you can build that bookcase no problem. The reality is however, you’ll probably end up flooding your home or less calamitously, with wonky shelves. Here are the 5 mistakes most commonly made by rookies and how […]

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Homes with gardens: Make the most of summer
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Homes with gardens: Make the most of summer

The summer is well and truly here, and the beautiful weather of the past few weeks has led to many of us flocking outside to bask in the sun and warmth. When the warm weather hits, the garden is the place to be, and to many, the outdoor spaces of a home can be just as […]

How to hold the perfect garden party
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How to hold the perfect garden party

Thanks to Nicola Peterson for the creation of her article exclusively for First Home News.  Precision and planning are two key elements when it comes to holding the ultimate summer get-together. Entertaining friends and family at home can be a great way to celebrate the warmer months. The smell of hot coals and the feeling of the […]

Hottest summer styles: The mineral trend
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Hottest summer styles: The mineral trend

Many thanks to Suzanne Yates, from Graham & Brown, for the creation of her article exclusively for First Home News and her expert insight into the top trends of this summer.  Invite Mother Nature into your home this season by embracing the mineral trend. Curate all the beauty of the outside world and bring it […]

Get your garden ready for summer entertaining
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Get your garden ready for summer entertaining

Summer is in full swing, and although we can’t always guarantee undisturbed weekends of sunshine, it’s worth ensuring your garden is ready for those summer hot spells. Barbecues and a drinks make for the perfect weekend entertainment, especially when hosting guests. If you plan on playing the perfect garden part host over the summer, here […]

Five tips for a summer revamp
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Five tips for a summer revamp

Giving your home a summery feel without having a complete overall and redecoration can be tough, however it is possible to encapsulate that feel of the summer in just a few easy steps. If you’re looking for those perfect soft furnishing updates for the summer, here are our top five picks. Seating Dark colours for […]

Common rookie DIY mistakes and how to avoid them
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Common rookie DIY mistakes and how to avoid them

You watch one YouTube tutorial and it all seems to make sense; you can fix that busted pipe or you can build that bookcase no problem. The reality is however, you’ll probably end up flooding your home or less calamitously, with wonky shelves. Here are the 5 mistakes most commonly made by rookies and how […]

Conservatory customisation for the summer
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Conservatory customisation for the summer

They’re a great home addition all year round, allowing you to truly feel the elements of your garden whilst being within the comfort of your home, however in the summer, a conservatory really comes into its own. A haven in which you can enjoy the radiant sunshine, catch a cool breeze as it drifts through […]

Key contacts to inform of your address change
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Key contacts to inform of your address change

A house move is undoubtedly going to be a stressful time and no matter how thoroughly you plan ahead, it’s likely that some jobs will be brushed aside and left until the last minute.  A change of address can be a potential nightmare if just brushed aside, so it pays to ensure you handle this […]

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