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Check Out Our Colour Range For Something A Little Different

15th August 2018

Picking a colour for windows, doors and conservatories used to be so much easier than it is nowadays as you were pretty limited for choice – a traditional white or black being one of few available options. We say that because there are now so many potential coloured finishes for windows, doors and conservatories that...

Have You Considered A Roof Lantern?

9th August 2018

If you have never heard of a roof lantern before you may better know it as a skylight or rooflight as they’re all very similar products. Basically, they can be integrated into the ceiling of an existing roof or within the ceiling of a newly-constructed extension to help bring lots of natural light into the...

Do You Love Light In Your Home? Thought About A Glass To Floor Conservatory?

2nd August 2018

We advise any home extension buyer wanting a structure predominantly consisting of glass to prioritise a conservatory over an orangery – glass dominates more than it does in an orangery design. The beauty of having so much glass is you get an enormous amount of light from the sun entering into the structure which helps...

Top Tips To Keep Your Home Looking Sensational In Summer

19th July 2018

We’re all familiar with the concept of giving the inside and outside of our properties a deep clean in spring to wipe away the extremes of winter, but not many of us make an effort to spruce up our homes in summer. It doesn’t make much sense not to as homes everywhere are more in...

Building Regulations In Worcester - How To Be Above Board

2nd July 2018

It comes as no surprise to us that conservatories and orangeries are two of our most demanded products this summer as they’re both superb settings for this time of the year. Anyone that chooses to buy a new conservatory or orangery from 5 Star is provided with a huge amount of support from beginning to...

The Latest Home Improvement Trends For Your Property

26th June 2018

It’s wise to keep your finger on the pulse so far as what’s hot and what’s not in the home improvement world if you’re a proud householder wanting to create an innovative and inventive living space. Home improvement trends are continuously evolving and it’s important that your property evolves too. Don’t worry though if you...

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...

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