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Orangery vs Conservatory: Which Is The Right Option For You?

11th February 2019

It’s been a cold and snowy few weeks and there could be more of it come, but that shouldn’t stop you from asking 5 Star to build an orangery or conservatory on your behalf if you fancy enjoying extended living by spring / summer. We can get to work in the next few weeks and...

Show Your Windows And Doors Some Love This Valentine's Day

5th February 2019

Valentine’s Day dates back to the year 496 and this annual tradition is a golden opportunity for us to express our true feelings for our girlfriends, boyfriends, wives or husbands. You’re running out of time if you’ve yet to get your loved one some sort of gift for this Valentine’s Day and book a table...

Do I Need Planning Permission For A Home Extension In The Midlands?

1st February 2019

It’s anybody’s guess how much of an impact Brexit will have on the housing market but some experts believe that our exit from the European Union will hit it hard. Until the picture becomes a little clearer it may encourage some local householders that previously had their eyes on moving house to put off such...

How To Increase Your Property's Value Through Home Improvements

21st January 2019

No home is perfect! There are always things you can do improve where you live and the beginning of a brand New Year seems the ideal time to look into potential home enhancements whether you’re looking to sell up in 2019 or not. Making the right sort of improvements could significantly increase the valuation of...

BIG ENERGY SAVING WEEK - 5 Top Energy Saving Tips From 5 Star

16th January 2019

The duration of next week is officially Big Energy Saving Week in the UK, a national campaign set-up by Citizens Advice to help people cut their energy bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to. This annual effort to raise awareness of the many avenues homeowners can take to reduce their fuel...

Why Choose 5 Star For Your 2019 Home Improvements

9th January 2019

There’s no shortage of home improvement companies in Kidderminster, Worcester, Stourbridge and throughout Worcestershire which can make it hard knowing which firm to go with. It’s doubly difficult if you’re buying a conservatory or new windows and doors for the first time in 2019 and have never had any dealings with companies of this kind....

Decorate your conservatory or orangery this Christmas

11th December 2018

With less than two weeks to go until Christmas Day, by now you’ve hopefully started to tick most people off your gift list and begun wrapping your presents ready for the big day. But what about decorating your home? There’s no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than playing your favourite festive songs...

2019 Style Predictions For The Home

6th December 2018

Once Christmas is out of the way you might be intending to freshen up your home interior for the New Year as it’s always good to wipe the slate clean and attempt to revive certain areas. Several notable home interior trends have developed over the past 12 months including the rise in popularity of skylights...

Dress Your Door For The Festive Season!

4th December 2018

We hope when putting up your Christmas decorations at the weekend that you didn’t forget to give your front door some kind of festive touch? Don’t leave it bare! Give guests something to talk about before they enter into your own personal winter wonderland by dressing up the door for the annual festivities. There are...

Will Your Door Keep The Draft Out This Winter?

19th November 2018

When you walk into a friend or relative’s home you’ll often feel a hint of cold in their hallway after they have closed the door shut or it might be at your own place that you sense a draft coming through. The issue could stem from the door sticking a little when it’s being open...

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