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Looking for some ideas to decorate your new home? Or maybe you're in need of some garden advice? From creating the perfect family space to staying on top of seasonal trends, here are some ways to tailor your beautiful Charles Church home to fit your lifestyle and personality.

12 wall art ideas for every room

More than any other home addition, wall art and decor adds that defining final touch. Read our favourite tips to instantly elevate your space. 

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Gardening in January: jobs you can do in your garden this month

From what to grow to caring for wildlife, we've put together some handy ideas for things to do in your garden while the weather is still cold. 

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How to use Pantone's Colour of the Year 2024 in your home

Peach Fuzz has been announced as the new Colour of the Year for 2024. Here's some inspiration for how you can include the warm and cosy shade in your new home. 

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How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

By taking steps to winterproof your home you can keep your space cosy, and save on energy costs. Read on for our 6 top tips. 

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Bathroom storage ideas

Want to give your bathroom a glow-up? Maximise the space in your bathroom with these handy storage ideas, that will keep your space tidy and spa-like. 

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A Guide to Green Mortgages

What are green mortgages, and how can they help you get money back when you buy an energy-efficient new home? Threshold Mortgages explain everything.

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How to Apply for a Mortgage

Applying for a mortgage on a new home can seem like a daunting task. Take a look at our handy tips for applying for a mortgage and everything you'll need along the way.

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A Guide to Porting a Mortgage

Want to move but tied into a fixed rate? Matt Halder of Threshold Mortgages explains how to port your current mortgage to a new home, and when it might be in your best interests to do so.

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6 Ways to Update Your Home Office

If you work or study from home, you probably spend most of your day in your home office. If you're looking to give your work from home space a refresh, read on for our handy home office decor tips.

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Top 10 Rustic Decor Ideas

This year has seen a rise in the combination of rustic style with modern interior design. Here are our top tips for introducing modern rustic decor ideas into your home.

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New Home, Fresh Start

Ever fancied a complete change of lifestyle in a new place? We spoke to some buyers who made a move across the country to start a new life in their Charles Church home. 

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How to Sell Your Home

Buying a new home is a huge adventure – but for those who already own a home, it’s only part of the process. Here are our top tips for selling your home.

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10 eco-friendly cleaning tips for your home

Want to give your home a spring clean in a sustainable way? We've put together our 10 top tips for green cleaning your home. 

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How to customise your home

One of the most exciting parts of buying a new Charles Church home is personalising it using our Select Options. Here's some inspiration on how to use Select Options to suit your style. 

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8 eco-friendly ideas for your garden

There are plenty of ways you can achieve a beautiful garden whilst being conscious of the environment and local wildlife. 

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10 tips for creating a gallery wall

Gallery walls are a great way to showcase your favourite artworks and add some interest to a blank wall. Here are 10 helpful tips to get you started. 

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How to decorate with Pantone's Colour of the Year 2023

Love the bold vibrancy of Viva Magenta but not sure how to incorporate it into your colour scheme? Read on for our top tips on using this luscious shade in your home. 

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5 tips for staying organised this January

It's Get Organised month, so we've put together our top tips for getting your life and home in order, to set you up for the rest of the year. 

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2023 interiors trends

Greenery, dark colours and upcycling get a look-in as some of the trends that we'll be seeing in homes this year. Here's how you can try them in your home.

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Moving home tips

You've secured your dream new build, now it's time to start packing up your existing home. Homeowner Joanne Derrick shares her tips to make your home move simple. 

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More than just a house

We take a look at some of the aspects that make up a Charles Church community, from helping you put down family roots to supporting local biodiversity. 

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Kitchen décor

Your Charles Church kitchen Select Options aren't the end of the story when it comes to making your kitchen the heart of the home. 

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Back to school tips

With the summer holidays coming to an end, it's time to start getting ready for school. Here's how your home can help your child prepare for the new term. 

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Creating more space in your home

Space. One way or another, everyone wants it, and everyone needs it! Here's how you can create the feeling of more space in your home. 

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Dopamine decor

We take a look at the mood-boosting trend that’s turning homes technicolour, and share some tips on how you can give your space the feel-good treatment.

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Interview with a Sales Advisor

This month we sat down with Sales Advisor Rebecca Napton, to find out about her role and what customers can expect from the Sales team when they buy a Charles Church home.

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Looking after your new utilities

From toilets to boilers, utilities are an essential part of your Charles Church home that you'll rely on daily. Here are some tips to keep them running smoothly. 

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Looking after your new kitchen

With a new Charles Church home comes a brand new kitchen. Here are some handy tips for keeping the heart of your home in excellent condition.

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How to tackle any moisture in your home

We've put together some tips on dealing with any moisture in your new Charles Church home, from condensation to shrinkage cracks. 

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Looking after the electrics in your new home

After you move into your new Charles Church home, it's important to familiarise yourself with the electrics and what to do should anything go wrong. 

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Looking after the outside of your home

Keeping your drains, gutters and outside taps well cared for is key to maintaining a headache-free property. Read on for our handy hints. 

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Maintaining the external finishes on your new home

We've put together our top tips for maintaining the external finishes on your home - so it looks as beautiful on the outside as it does on the inside. 

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Looking after your windows and doors

After moving into your new home, you'll want to keep it looking as fresh and new as the day you moved in. Here's some handy advice for maintaining your doors and windows.

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Looking after your new lawn and driveway

Here are some top tips for keeping your new lawn and driveway in great condition and looking beautiful. 

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Looking after your loft space and garage

Your new home deserves to be cared for from top to bottom - that includes the loft space and garage, if you have one. 

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Safety in your new home

When it comes to life in your new home, nothing is more important than your safety and the safety of your loved ones. 

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How we support you after you move

Our support for our customers doesn't end after you get your keys - here's everything you need to know about aftercare at Charles Church. 

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Two LGBTQIA+ owned businesses you should know about

This Pride Month we're putting a spotlight on homeware brands Studio Limbo and Adam Ceramic. 

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6 tips for hosting a summer party

With the Jubilee celebrations well and truly underway, it’s a good time to think about how to make you summer celebration something a bit special.

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A chat with Customer Care

We sit down with Natalie Mills, Group Customer Care Director at Charles Church, to discuss why buying a new home with Persimmon also buys you peace of mind for a decade.

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Give your garden a glow up

You don't need to have green fingers to update your outdoor space - just think of it as an al fresco living room. Read on for our top tips.

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Caring for wildlife in your garden

As you transform your garden into your ideal outdoor space, consider all the ways you can attract wildlife too. Here are some tips for bringing your garden to life. 

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Pets and your home

Thinking of welcoming a four-legged friend into your family? Here's how you can pet-proof your house and provide the best and safest home for your companion. 

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Tis' the season to be cosy

As the cold creeps in, it's time to summon up the cosy vibes and make your home the perfect place to stay comfy and get festive. Here are some top tips to embrace the new season.

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Merry Sustainable Christmas

How to stop Christmas from literally costing the earth, without losing its seasonal sparkle.

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Creating your ideal home office

More of us are working from home than ever, but are you getting the most that you can out of your workspace? We've put together some tips on staying savvy when home-working. 

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Leading the way

First impressions can be everything - so here are some tips for transforming your hallway into a room that will set the stage for anyone entering your home. 

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Finding the best houseplants for your home

They provide colour, texture and fresh air - it's always a good time to fill your home with beautiful houseplants. Here are our suggestions for some leafy additions to your space. 

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Room to grow

Designing a child's room is as challenging as it is fun - you want somewhere they can store their toys and let their imagination run wild, but will also stand the test of time. 

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Creating more space in your home

Space. One way or another, everyone wants it, and everyone needs it. Here are some clever ways of maximising the space in your home.

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