Articles by First Home News

A mindful home

Your home will become your castle and as such, it’s important to ensure it reflects a happy, healthy and calm atmosphere. After all, looking after your mental well-being is just as important as taking care of your physical health. As growing ‘to do’ lists become increasingly normal, it’s hardly surprising that activities such as meditation, […]

The top five pet accessories that you need to have in your home today

They say your home is your castle, and that’s true…unless you have a pet of course! If your pet rules the roost in your home and you spoil them more than you would your other half, check out our top five picks for your furry friend. 1) Cat Scratching DJ Deck / £19 / Redcandy […]

The Blogger Edit – The Home That Made Me

If vintage finishes, dreamy neutral décor, and open plan living is your perfect home decor, then look no further than our recent guest blogger on the Inspiration Gallery. Award nominated interiors blogger, mum of two, and pug lover, Charlotte Valentine, AKA ‘The Home That Made Me’ has kindly taken us inside her stunning home – […]

Our favourite garden toys from the 90s

Longer summers, great Saturday night TV, and toys that would leave today’s health and safety officials very hot under the collar – we love a bit of 90s nostalgia here at Keepmoat. With the summer holidays just beginning, take a trip down memory lane, through the plastic fantastic garden toys of the 1990s. For the […]

Six top tips to keep your home safe while on holiday

Hands up who’s going on holiday soon? Be it as far flung as the exhilarating city of Dubai or a relaxing ‘staycation’ in the Cotswolds, it’s important to keep your home safe from intruders. So if you’re one of the lucky ones who’s going on a summer break this year, check out our tips on […]

Why do we need warranty? Keepmoat has got it covered…

Are you planning on buying a Keepmoat home in the future but worry about it standing the test of time? Relax…because if you choose to buy with us you can be safe in the knowledge that your home will be covered by a ten year warranty. If insurance mumbo-jumbo isn’t your forte, our super quick […]

Flamingo Flock- How to turn your house into a pink paradise.

The kitsch and flamboyant flamingo style has been a huge trend this summer, with the fluorescent pink birds flying onto our clothes, accessories and homeware. We have to admit, we are so into the current tropical trend that we can almost forget that we are living in rainy old Blighty. Here are our top flamingo-style […]

The Blogger Edit – Jess Soothill

Dreaming of a beautiful home filled with flowers, stunning interiors and stylish décor? The latest guest over on our Inspiration Gallery – lifestyle blogger, Jess Soothill shares with us her stunning design vision. Alongside her beautiful home, Jess also discusses her top tips to creating a modern but cosy family abode, with a particular focus […]

The Mermaid Trend – nine ways you can make it ‘part of your world’

Since the unicorn trend came galloping onto cakes, fashion accessories and phone cases, we have been on a quest to discover our inner mythical creature believer and what better way to do this than with the hottest look of the moment – Mermaid Chic. From spectacular iridescent embellishments to kitsch underwater designs, it’s time to […]