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Three tips for updating your conservatory

With the cold months now settling in, you might find yourself using your conservatory less and less, due to its poor heat retention. While the appeal of a conservatory in summer is obvious – lazing in it and admiring the garden through dappled sunshine – as soon as the weather changes, your view becomes dominated […]


Wooden log burners: Why you need one

Over recent years, sales in log burning stoves have been roaring. Not only do they help to save you money in the long run, but they provide a true sense of character to any room in which you want one. Through the cold winter months, they provide unrivalled heat at a low cost, and add […]


Hallway Touches

When entering your house, the hallway is often the first area any visitors will see. You don’t need to spend a fortune on furniture, as a hall is often only used as a walk through, however your guests will immediately build up an idea of your taste based on the care and attention you’ve given […]


How to create the ultimate family bathroom

Bathrooms aren’t the most stylish of rooms, and often don’t showcase the greatest of personal style when it comes to decoration. Everyone loves to accessorise when it comes to a living area, but for many, the bathroom is a place in which you only require the essentials. If you’ve got a young family, or are […]


How to update your kitchen on a budget

We all dream about installing brand new kitchen fittings complete with state-of-the-art appliances, and designer fabrics; but the reality is that after purchasing your first home a total room revamp is often far too costly.  However First Home News has come to the rescue by providing you with our top tips to updating your kitchen […]


To Wallpaper or Not to Wallpaper?

The colour or pattern of the walls in your home may not seem like a huge decision, but each tone and style adds a whole new feel to a room. From a dark, enclosed room to a light, airy and spacious one, how you decorate your walls is all down to personal preference. Obviously the final […]


Five living room additions that won’t break the bank

As a first time buyer, it’s no secret that money will be running low after your big purchase. Heading into an empty house with limited funds can be scary, but there are ways to fill that room without emptying (what’s left of) your bank balance. With your living room being the main place to congregate in […]