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How A Skylight Or Roof Lantern Will Benefit You And Your Home

19th May 2020

It’s been a difficult few weeks for everyone, but what’s helped that little bit is the weather, which has been surprisingly lovely, and long may it continue! It’s so nice to have all that warmth and a richness of light flood into your home, at least that’s how it will be for some.  Certain householders...

Pitfalls To Be Wary Of When Fitting A Solid Roof Without Building Regulations Approval

13th May 2020

If you have a conservatory at home, one would hope that you have spent a good chunk of your time in it during lockdown. What would dissuade you from doing that is if the building offers a poor standard of insulation, feeling far too hot at certain times and far too cold at others.  Although...

Why Is A FENSA Certificate Such An Important Document?

12th May 2020

Public awareness of the Fenestration Self-Assessment Scheme (FENSA) has grown in the past year or two since they rolled out a TV advertising campaign, encouraging UK householders to use FENSA-accredited installers for their home improvements.  5 Star Windows is one of those accredited companies and it’s something we’re extremely proud of as it proves that...

Are You Aware Of 5 Star’s Price Promise?

22nd April 2020

We offer some of the most competitively priced windows, conservatories and orangeries in the region at 5 Star, but we appreciate, on occasion, that a rival company may quote you a lower price for a similar quality product.  What must be pointed out to you is that we regularly keep an eye on the pricing...

Make The Most Out Of Being In - How To Stay Healthy At Home

20th April 2020

Lockdown will be going on for a bit longer yet, but that’s ok. You’ve hopefully started to adjust to this way of life and gotten into a daily routine that makes being indoors anything but a chore. If you’re finding it hard, that’s totally understandable. Just take things one day at a time and remember,...

Love Your Home - The Home Goals You Can Achieve During Lockdown

6th April 2020

It’s quite an extraordinary time for us all right now, with our homes being our safe sanctuaries. This unexpected downtime offers you a fantastic opportunity to dream up and execute ways of giving the place you call ‘home’ some much-needed loving. When confined to four walls for such a long period, you will notice things...

Don’t Wait To Improve Your Home - Organise A Free Online Design Appointment

30th March 2020

It’s a strange time for us all and it can be difficult to know what to do with yourself whilst spending so much time at home.  However, being confined to the indoors for an extended period can get you noticing things that you may otherwise overlook, such as those home improvements that have been on...

Will Triple Glazed Windows Give You A Peaceful Home?

26th March 2020

Wherever you live, it’s much quieter than normal right now because of the present lockdown situation, which will give your ears a rest if you’re generally disturbed by external noise. Noise pollution is a widespread problem for homeowners everywhere, especially for those living in busy villages, towns and cities. If you’re one of them and...

Is Planning Permission Necessary For A Solid Roof?

11th March 2020

There is a lot of conflicting information on the internet about whether you need planning permission to have a solid roof added to a conservatory or other form of home extension. You don’t want to break any rules and potentially be forced to return your extension back to its pre-solid roof state. To help you...

You Can Trust 5 Star - We Are A FENSA Member

5th March 2020

Knowing who you can trust when running the rule over the many home improvement companies in the area can be determined in several ways, such as uncovering whether they’re a member of a consumer protection scheme. 5 Star earns a tick in the box for that as we are a member of FENSA, a scheme...

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