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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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! ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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