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Utilise Your Conservatory/Orangery This Christmas

7th December 2017

Your conservatory or orangery aren’t just useful for those warm summer days. They can be transformed into a Christmas wonderland. Just imagine it; the view of the snow falling in the garden, drinking mulled wine and hot chocolate with Christmas lights surrounding you. What could possibly be better? Most conservatories and orangeries are big enough...

Everest beaten by 5 star windows!

5th December 2017

Recently one of our long-standing 5 Star window and conservatory veterans tasked himself with a mammoth of a task: conquering Everest. Les Jones is one of the UK’s finest doubling glazing and conservatory surveyors, yet wanted to take one large leap out of his comfort zone. Les said he is a keen walker and yet...

Want To Keep Warm This Winter? Try Underfloor Heating

21st November 2017

It has been a relatively mild autumn so far but it’s highly likely that temperatures will dive once winter arrives and you won’t want the weather to interfere with conservatory living. The conservatory is the focal destination for winter celebrations like Christmas and New Year in many households, so it needs to provide sufficient warmth...

Top Tips To Draught Proof Your Home

15th November 2017

The weather is only likely to get colder as we move speedily towards Christmas and the last thing you want is to feel that cold when you’re tucking into your turkey dinner!   A large number of local residences are blighted by draughts. If yours is one of them, instead of putting up with the...

5 Star Launches Exclusive New Flush Casement Window

10th November 2017

We already offer a very impressive and eclectic choice of replacement windows and now there’s a new addition to the fold – Envisage Flush Casement Windows. The Envisage range has been developed in response to the growing demand for Heritage-look windows that look exactly like timber and is a fresh new take on the traditional...

All You Need To Know About Building Regulations In The Midlands

7th November 2017

We have experienced a huge rise in the number of Midlands’ families commissioning conservatory and orangery installations in recent years. Improving seems to have most definitely overtaken moving, but for any proposed conservatory or orangery installation to get the green light, it needs to completely satisfy current building regulations. Being oblivious to building regulations won’t...

What Are The Benefits Of A Slate Or Tile Roof?

24th October 2017

The forthcoming winter will not be welcomed by many conservatory owners as the colder temperatures will prevent them from being able to utilise their home extension. It’s a significant blow as there’s no better setting to enjoy Halloween, Bonfire Night, Christmas and New Year at home. How does external cold penetrate conservatories? A lot of...

Create Extra Space With A Porch Installation

16th October 2017

Have you started to outgrow your home? If so, you are one of the many thousands of homeowners facing a very difficult choice – do you relocate to a larger home or somehow extend space at your current residence? Any thoughts of relocating may be out of the question if you do not have the...

New Product - Introducing The Livin Room Orangery

10th October 2017

Coinciding with the launch of our new website, 5 Star is delighted to be able to supply an extraordinary new product to our customers – the Livin Room Orangery. Home extensions have become increasingly popular in recent years as householders preference extending over relocating and the Livin Room Orangery is a spectacular twist on the...

A 5 Star Website For A 5 Star Company

5th October 2017

It’s a very exciting week for 5 Star as we have just launched a brand new digital platform to help enhance our online standing within the competitive world of home improvements. Returning visitors will notice that our website has been given a thorough redesign and offers greater user-friendliness than ever before so that customers can...

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