The colours in your house can alter its value
Posted 19 July 2017
New statistics show that colour can play a significant role in determining how much your home is worth on the housing ma ...
5 genius ways to improve your open plan living area
Posted 10 July 2017
How can you make the most of a bright open living area this summer?
If you’re lucky enough to have an open plan ...
8 ‘out there’ ways to decorate your home
Posted 21 June 2017
Don’t be afraid to push the boundaries!
We all want to feel proud of our homes, and for them to look nice ...
7 ways bookshelves can create beautiful décor
Posted 15 June 2017
Bookshelves aren’t just practical. They could be the touch of class your décor needs to really stand out!
How to hang artwork to make your guests go wow!
Posted 06 June 2017
Art can improve any home’s décor, so how can you display it with maximum impact?
No room is complete wit ...
First Residents Move Into Hexham Gate
Posted 23 May 2017
The first residents have now moved into Hexham Gate - the North East’s largest development of low-energy homes &nb ...
The biggest décor trends for summer 2017
Posted 15 May 2017
Summer is just around the corner, so what can you do to prepare your home for the coming season?
Summer is ...
10 simple ways to beautify your garden
Posted 10 May 2017
The way you present your garden is just as important as your interior décor, so how can you turn your garden into ...
Why is Cumbria the place to be for summer 2017?
Posted 01 May 2017
There’s so much to see and do this summer all across Cumbria, so let Trivselhus by Esh be your guide to the events ...
Why lighting is key to good décor
Posted 18 April 2017
Here’s how you can add bright lights and sparkle to your home with confidence...
It’s been a long time si ...
Students Ask Public to Vote for Their House of the Future
Posted 12 April 2017
Students from Hexham Middle School have been helping the team at Trivselhus by Esh design homes of the future and member ...
Can the right décor really put you in a better frame of mind?
Posted 10 April 2017
It’s true. Decorating your room in the right way won’t just look good, it can also influence your happiness ...
The questions you should ask to make sure your dream home is a reality
Posted 28 March 2017
When it comes to finding your dream home, the key to true peace of mind lies in asking questions. If you believe that yo ...
Ditch the gym and make a home gym instead
Posted 22 March 2017
Here’s how not going to the gym can make you fitter… you’re welcome!
Cast your mind back to the 1s ...
Everything you need to know for the perfect spring clean
Posted 15 March 2017
It’s that time of year again where we all want to give our homes a good sorting out. We take a look at some of the ...
5 Tips for Fully Utilising Your Utility
Posted 24 February 2017
The utility room is the unsung hero of the home. The curse of the utility room seems to be that it gets resigned to a me ...
The Science Behind Photovoltaics
Posted 18 February 2017
We’ve all heard of solar panels in 2017. But while most of us know that these eco-friendly tools turn th ...
Weekend Plans that Don’t Involve Leaving the House
Posted 15 February 2017
Winter is the one time of year where having a few lazy days at the weekend isn’t something to be ashamed ...
Keep a Calmer House in 2017
Posted 31 January 2017
Everyone wants to live a peaceful and more tranquil life. Life after all is chaotic at the best of times: work ...
Why We Love Cumbria
Posted 25 January 2017
With its huge concentration of historic buildings, lakes, churches, walking routes and picturesque towns, Cumbria is a f ...
How to Save Energy Over Winter
Posted 14 January 2017
High energy bills are one thing that many householders have come to accept during the autumn and winter months. However, ...
New year; new decor trends
Posted 03 January 2017
With 2016 now behind us and (hopefully) an end to a year of doom and gloom, it’s time for a fresh start in 2017. A ...
The Minimalist’s Guide to the Festive Season
Posted 22 December 2016
According to a recent study by RetailMeNot, the average UK household is expected to spend just over £473 on gifts ...
A (Nearly) Zero Waste Guide to Christmas
Posted 18 December 2016
The Christmas period is one time of year when everyone is a little overindulgent. But overeating and enjoying your favou ...
How to create a wildlife-friendly garden
Posted 05 December 2016
A recent project undertaken by more than 50 UK wildlife organisations has shown that more than half of all wildlife spec ...
A Christmas Guide to Hexham
Posted 02 December 2016
We didn’t choose Hexham as the base for one of our developments for nothing, and it is not just the town’s r ...
How to bring the Danish art of hygge into your living space
Posted 02 December 2016
Hygge is a Danish concept that has gained popularity on this side of the North Sea in the last 12 months and promises to ...
A beginner’s guide to fragrances for the home
Posted 30 November 2016
As autumn ticks over into winter, it’s likely that the cold weather will see us spending a lot more time indoors. ...
Trivselhus by Esh Take Top Honours at Oscars of the Homebuilding Industry
Posted 21 November 2016
Trivselhus by Esh has been recognised as Sustainable Developer of the Year at the WhatHouse? Awards 2016, in recognition ...
Trivselhus by Esh receives airtight seal of approval in independent building regulations tests
Posted 11 November 2016
Luxury housing developer TrivseIhus by Esh has shown itself to be leading the way for “green” home design in ...
Top 5 eco-friendly kitchen changes
Posted 20 October 2016
Every year, the so-called “Bake Off Effect” sees sales of certain kitchen appliances soar, just in time for ...
5 ways to avoid waste in the home
Posted 14 October 2016
Sustainability and conservation of the environment have quite rightly become headline news in recent years. But curbing ...
Have you got too much furniture in your home?
Posted 28 September 2016
Once upon a time, having it all was a sought-after status symbol. Now, interior designers will often tell you that less ...
5 Scandi tips to cosy up your home this autumn
Posted 16 September 2016
The air is getting crisper, the days are getting shorter and the leaves are changing colour. There’s no mistaking ...
5 places you should consider putting houseplants in your home
Posted 09 September 2016
Houseplants are one of the biggest trends in interior decorating right now. As minimalism and Scandinavian design seem n ...
The many benefits of fitting a wood-burner in the home
Posted 31 August 2016
You may have noticed that free-standing wood burning stoves are appearing in a growing number of UK homes. In fact, thei ...
Why Scandinavian design is perfect for family living
Posted 26 August 2016
For many people, “Scandinavian design” conjures up mental images of minimalist, pristine interiors. But what ...
5 ways country living can promote wellbeing
Posted 11 August 2016
If you are looking to move house, you might want to consider moving out to the country. Even if you’ve been a city ...
Why you should love kitchen rugs
Posted 29 July 2016
Kitchen rugs are no longer things of nightmares. In fact, they have actually becoming rather common in modern day kitche ...
How to cut down on energy usage in your home this summer
Posted 22 July 2016
During the warmer summer months when the days are longer and the light lingers until late in the evening, energy usage i ...
5 throwback appliances every home should have
Posted 15 July 2016
It can be tempting to splash out on new appliances in the home. But after the initial thrill of using a new cold-press j ...
Inspirational ideas for decorating your play room
Posted 04 July 2016
For those who prefer muted tones and minimalist interiors, or for the more daring designers who love to explore with col ...
How to create an eco-garden
Posted 03 July 2016
Owning a quintessential English garden with a lawn and flowerbeds is great for the environment. But with a little care a ...
What can we expect from the homes of the future?
Posted 02 July 2016
Over the past century our homes have changed significantly in shape, size and style. But as technology moves on at a pac ...
5 things not to miss in Cumbria this summer
Posted 27 June 2016
From its award-winning lakes, beautiful countryside walks, to its ancient castles, Cumbria has it all – not to men ...
7 Ways To Make Your Home Greener
Posted 19 June 2016
Green is better. There’s no two ways about it, the need to look after our planet and our energy bills means that h ...
Sometimes it looks good to break the rules when decorating your home
Posted 27 May 2016
We all have an idea of what we think the inside of our house should look like. We take inspiration from magazines, telev ...
A study in concentration
Posted 22 May 2016
Working from home offers professionals the ultimate in job flexibility. In the 20th century the idea of waking up, rolli ...
5 essential items every modern home needs to promote wellbeing
Posted 13 May 2016
Minimalism and open plan rooms are known to be able to help calm the mind through uncluttered living, with blank walls, ...
Minimalism For Your Home: 5 easy steps
Posted 06 May 2016
Trivselhus hails from Sweden, so we love a beautifully clean, spacious, minimalist design. But there are plenty of benef ...
How kitchens have changed over the decades
Posted 29 April 2016
The kitchen. It's the hub of the home, the engine room where stomachs are filled and the family top up on energy for ...
Hexham Gate receives visit from local MP Guy Opperman
Posted 25 April 2016
As the first development of its kind in the North East, it is not surprising that Hexham Gate has generated plenty of in ...
How much energy are you actually using in the home?
Posted 15 April 2016
Energy bills arriving on the doormat are an unavoidable part of life no matter where you live. Whether your home is part ...
Five of the best things to come out of Sweden
Posted 31 March 2016
Over the years, Sweden has given the UK and the rest of the world plenty to think about. A nation with beautiful scenery ...
There's no place like it: five songs that celebrate the home
Posted 25 March 2016
Home. It's a simple word, only four letters, but it is one of the most evocative words in the entire English Languag ...
Top tips for outdoor entertaining this spring
Posted 17 March 2016
Winter is thankfully drawing to a close and the cold, dark months will soon become a distant memory. With the first hint ...
Why it’s time to get switched on to the benefits of an induction hob?
Posted 01 March 2016
For years, gas hobs have been king of the kitchen. Traditional electric and halogen hobs may have found a place in thous ...
Why 2016 is the year to go green
Posted 18 February 2016
It's not always easy being green in your own home. But as climate change becomes a more clear and present danger to ...
Five good reasons to make the move to Hexham
Posted 15 February 2016
The North East is not short of picturesque towns and villages. With Durham, Alnwick, Warkworth and a whole host of other ...
Going open-plan? Here's what you need to know
Posted 12 February 2016
The more cluttered and compartmentalised the modern lifestyle becomes, the more open-plan living seems to grow in appeal ...
A beginner's guide to lighting in the home
Posted 30 January 2016
Once upon a time all we had to light the home were candles – an inefficient and troublesome way to shed rays into ...
Trivselhus by Esh launches new development at Hexham Gate
Posted 22 January 2016
Trivselhus by Esh is delighted to announce that work is set to start on a new collection of low-energy housing ...
The must-have eco gadgets for your home this year
Posted 08 January 2016
Technology continues to advance at a breathless pace, filling the everyday with incredible ingenuity. But what shou ...
Hexham Gate: New Development Coming Soon
Posted 07 January 2016
16 high specification, low energy homes for the 21st Century.
To be entered onto our mailing list for details about H ...
Interior design trends for 2016
Posted 01 January 2016
A New Year brings with it a new style and a raft of new trends. This week we are sharing what to look out for in 2016 an ...
Moving to Cumbria: best things to see and do
Posted 23 December 2015
With award-winning national parks and stunning scenery, Cumbria is rightly considered to be one of the most beautiful re ...
5 reasons to buy new when you next move home
Posted 27 November 2015
Buying a home with period features is all well and good, but there are a number of reasons why homeowners should conside ...
Why timber homes are the past, present and future of homebuilding
Posted 13 November 2015
You would be forgiven for thinking that building timber-framed homes is at odds with the concept of a 21st century home. ...
Why mechanical ventilation with heat recovery systems should come as standard
Posted 09 November 2015
Have you ever considered the air quality in your home? Were you aware that your place of residence could have a detrimen ...
Solar Panels: The Future of Renewables
Posted 03 November 2015
This summer it was announced that the world’s leading industrial nations would commit to ‘decarbonising the ...
Garth House Gardens Open Weekend Goes Off in Style
Posted 05 October 2015
Scores of visitors came to see Trivselhus by Esh’s Brampton show home and experience low energy living in the ...
Climate Shield: Total protection from the elements
Posted 21 September 2015
Climate Shield is the future of homebuilding
It may sound like something straight out of Star Wars, but in actual fac ...
Lloyd BMW to partner with Trivselhus by Esh for Garth House Gardens and Eden Vale Grand Opening
Posted 18 September 2015
Open Weekend 3rd – 4th October 2015 at Garth House Gardens, Brampton
Trivselhus by Esh is pleased to confirm th ...
Three is the magic number: the benefits of triple glazing in sustainable homes
Posted 18 September 2015
Triple glazing takes insulation and energy savings to the next level, and you can expect to see them as standard in Triv ...
Garth House Gardens and Eden Vale Open Weekend
Posted 02 September 2015
After weeks of preparation, we are delighted to announce that our Garth House Gardens and Eden Vale developments will be ...
The joys of energy efficient living
Posted 01 September 2015
The cost of heating and powering the home is a constant concern for the modern family. Fluctuating energy prices, confus ...
What does it take to achieve an A energy rating?
Posted 31 August 2015
Each time a home in the UK is built, sold or rented, an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is required. The home recei ...
What Swedish living could mean for you
Posted 30 August 2015
Swedish living is about simplicity and elegance; contemporary spaces that flow easily, utilising natural materials and b ...