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What Is It About UPVC That Makes It Such A Great Building Material?

15th April 2021

We use UPVC to manufacture pretty much every product that is available at 5 Star, which tells you that we must rate it as a material. You can have a UPVC conservatory, UPVC orangery, UPVC roofline, UPVC windows and UPVC doors.  Before we go into why we’re so big on UPVC, we’d like to tell...

How To Create The Perfect Space For Homeworking

9th April 2021

The pandemic has had an impact on many different areas of our lives, including the way we work.  Offices have been left deserted for much of the last 12 months, with lots of workers doing their usual office duties from home, working remotely, and it will now become a part-time or permanent thing for many...

How To Give Your Extension A Spring Clean And Leave It Smelling Fresh

20th March 2021

It’s been a VERY long winter for everyone, so spring can’t come quickly enough, and it’s almost here now, thankfully. Ahead of the clocks going forward and it becoming brighter much earlier, it’s that time again – time to do the annual spring clean.  So, raid your cupboards and see what cleaning products you have...

How To Successfully Plan A New Conservatory

9th March 2021

All this time in lockdown during the past year will have given you lots of thinking time. One thing you may have thought about, because of how cramped your home has felt, is extending the property.  Investing in a home extension, like a conservatory, will cost a fraction of what it would cost to move,...

Which 5 Star Skylight Is Best For Your Home?

9th February 2021

It’s bitterly cold right now, but there has been some sunshine amongst the chilly temperatures, and there’s also the silver lining of us gradually receiving more daylight hours as we approach spring.  At a time like this, it helps to have as much of this natural light travelling into your home as possible. It aids...

Home Improvement Projects That You Need To Be Wary Of

3rd February 2021

Last month, we informed you of several home trends for 2021 to provide you with some fashionable inspiration when modifying your home this year.  If you didn’t get a chance to read the piece, you can do so here.  Turning that subject on its head, we are now going to let you know about some...

3 Ways To Make The Biggest Savings On Your Energy Bills

12th January 2021

It’s over the winter months that energy bills become an increasing concern for many households as they become expensive.  This winter, even more people will find themselves struggling to manage their energy costs because more time spent in the home inevitably results in more energy being consumed.  In recent days, ahead of Big Energy Saving...

3 Of The Top Home Interior Trends For 2021

7th January 2021

UK householders are collectively set to invest millions of pounds into their homes in 2021, and you might be considering investing in yours.  It’s a very wise idea to improve your home at present with us all largely house-bound again for the next few weeks. You may have already thought up some ways of enhancing...

Wishing You A 5 Star Christmas And New Year

25th December 2020

It’s been a whirlwind 12 months for everyone, but it’s also been one of our most successful years yet, despite the extraordinary events of the last year.  This wouldn’t have been possible without the incredible support of our customers, who have kept coming to us for their home improvements, and we couldn’t be more grateful...

How To Give Your Home A Fantastic Festive Look

1st December 2020

Christmas will be different this year, but you can still have lots of festive fun at home.  Replace your usual Christmas parties with friends and work colleagues by having virtual gatherings on Zoom, all popping on your funniest or funkiest Christmas knits, and playing party games late into the night.  And don’t be a Scrooge!...

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