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How To Stop Your Conservatory Or Orangery Getting Too Warm

19th June 2018

A big gripe that existing conservatory and orangery owners have with their extension in summer is its failure to regulate temperature which causes the structure to overheat. Would you want to spend hour after hour in an environment akin to a sauna? We thought not. Householders faced with this aggravating situation just want to know...

What Style Of Window Will Suit Your Home?

14th June 2018

It can be hard trying to settle on a new window style for your home whether you’re eager to substitute windows that have been present for many 10, 20 years or more, or simply fancy freshening up its appearance. We say that for one of two reasons; because you need to get your decision-making right...

A Complete Guide To 5 Star’s Replacement Solid Roofs

4th June 2018

When you own a conservatory you cannot help but want to use it as much as possible during the summer months, but sometimes you just can’t. Unless the roofing system incorporated into the design is capable of resisting the heat that we have received over the past few weeks, it is commonplace for old conservatories...

The Insulating Power Of A Composite Door

24th May 2018

There are various qualities that you should look for when buying a new entrance door for your home, security being at the top of the list, and a composite door certainly gives you that. You mustn’t however overlook the thermally insulating properties of the door as you could say that they’re equally as important. Composite...

How Old Is Your Door? Keep Your Home Secure With Our Tips

16th May 2018

Together with your windows, your front and rear entrances are what protect your home from the outside world. Have you put your doors to the test recently to ensure that they’re still as resilient as they were when initially installed to stop people from breaking in? If you haven’t, lock the doors and try and...

Let In The Light With A Skylight From 5 Star Windows

3rd May 2018

You cannot help but be extra appreciative of the sunnier weather we have been experiencing in recent weeks after what was one of the gloomiest and coldest winters in recent memory. The sun immediately puts a smile on our faces and leaves us feeling energised – more energised if you’re fortunate enough to have a...

5 Reasons A Solid Replacement Roof Is What Your Conservatory Needs

1st May 2018

Was your existing conservatory a hive of activity over the winter months or did it sit empty and unloved for most of it? If it was more a case of the latter you don’t want a repeat of that this forthcoming summer and should reawaken the space with the installation of a solid replacement roof....

Why Enhancing A Heritage Home Is Now Much Simpler

26th April 2018

Making improvements to a Heritage or period property or house in the middle of a conservation area isn’t as straightforward as upgrading other types of property. A possible incentive for modifying a Heritage residence could be because its appearance has deteriorated somewhat and you want to restore it back to how it used to look....

How To Make The Most Of Your Conservatory Or Orangery This Summer

18th April 2018

An early blast of summer-like weather is reputedly on its way to our shores, which is certain to get everyone excited about the actual arrival of summer. Home extension owners should be extra excited about the impending summer months as their conservatories and orangeries can be the focal point for any summer home activities. Gone...

Invest In A Conservatory Or Orangery From 5 Star Windows

9th April 2018

The weather finally seems to be warming up a little and summer will be here before you know it; a time of year when it’s a real luxury to have a conservatory or orangery. 5 Star already has a long list of customers who have commissioned a conservatory or orangery installation at their home so...

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