Houzz awards Sterlingbuild!We're proud to announce we've been given an award by the users of Houzz

Find out what the users of the popular home improvement website think we excell in!



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Office closed datesAfter another busy year, the Sterlingbuild Team will take a much earned rest this Christmas!

Between 23 December & 3 January our shop, offices and warehouses will be closed.



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How do I claim VELUX Rewards?


Get FREE MONEY to spend thanks to your new VELUX windows

We've teamed up with VELUX to give our customers rewards for shopping with us. Earn money to spend with participating brands when you buy your VELUX windows at the best prices online (guaranteed!) with a free delivery option.

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VELUX CABRIO window planning permissionDo you need to talk to your local planning authority before installing this stunning VELUX window?

This is a question frequently asked by our customers. We consult the Planning Portal and VELUX to get an answer for you.

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Choose the right roof window blindIs the sun too bright? Do you need to warm your room up?

A window blind adds more than a pretty finish to your VELUX or FAKRO roof window. It can bring a whole range of benefits to your home. Blogger Girl in a Hard Hat sets out all you need to know to choose the right blind for your room.

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Is it time to replace your VELUX roof windows?Now is the time to upgrade your tired VELUX window

Whether you inherited an VELUX window wiht your new home, there's a build up of condensation or you need better energy performance, it's never been a better time to buy a replacement VELUX window.

Find out why


ECO+ lantern rooflights & bifold doorsPay less for stylish, high performance rooflights & bi-folding doors

Easily keep within your home improvement budget without compromising on quality, style or performance with the made to measure ECO+ rooflight & door range. Get an instant quote today!

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A beginner's guide to sun tubesHow will a sun tunnel add daylight to your home?

Sun tunnels are gaining in popularity around the UK as a cheap, effective and easy way to add more daylight to a space. Here, we give you an introduction into what they are, how they work and the real difference they will make to a windowless or dark room in your home.

Tell me more about sun tunnels!


How to choose a solar tunnelCan you help me pick a sun tunnel?

This is a question frequently posed to our customer services team. Sun tunnels are growing in popularity as a way of adding daylight to home but there are certain things you need to consider to ensure you get the right one. So Tyler has give a brief overview of what you need to ask yourself.

Pick the best sun tunnel for you


Snap. Share. Win!

Could your photo win you prizes?

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Win with SterlingbuildCould your ECO+ rooflight win you prizes?

We want your photos! Share a photo of your new ECO+ rooflight with us on Twitter or Facebook for the chance to win some great prizes.

Find out how you can win >


Big Birthday Bonanza!

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As part of our birthday celebrations, we're offering you the chance to save money on a huge range of top brand roof windows, rooflights & skylights at Sterlingbuild. See what you could get at a bargain price!

Save money with Sterlingbuild >


Sterlingbuild Lucky DrawWe're giving away fantastic prizes to celebrate our 10th anniversary

July 2016 marks the start of our 10th year of selling roof windows for the UK's loft conversions and home extensions. And we want to thank our customers for our success.

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Earn VELUX RewardsGet FREE spending money with your new VELUX window

We've teamed up with VELUX again to give you something shopping with us. During July and August 2016, you will earn £25 to spend with VELUX partners.

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4 stunning home improvements ideasYou don't need to spend a fortune to create a stunning feature

Are you looking for an installation that will create the wow factor you'll enjoy for years to come or a feature that will add real value to your property? Then we have 4 fantastic suggestions for you.

Be inspired!


Skylights direct to LondonDid you know we deliver daily direct to London homes?

Discover the range of pitched and flat rooflights, skylights and windows we have to offer your home renovation project for which we offer next day and free delivery options to London.

Learn how we serve London homeowners


What are the benefits of green roofsGreen roofs are more than a great finish to a roof

Not only do living roofs look fantastic, they will bring a range of benefits to your new build or renovation project.

What do you need to know about green roofs?


Why GrufeKit is the best living roof systemIf you're looking for a company to supply your green roofs, look no further!

GrufeKit will provide everything you need to lay a beautiful green roof in one easy to use kit.

Find out more about GrufeKit


VELUX £25 rewardsGet £25 FREE spending money

Simply register your new VELUX white-painted window and receive vouchers to spend at leading retailers.

Discover how to get your free spending money



Free £30 with FAKROFree vouchers for FAKRO window installers

During April 2016, buy a FAKRO window* and you can claim £30 Love2shop vouchers to spend in a range of places. 

Find out how to claim your FREE spending money

* T&Cs apply


VELUX INTEGRA blinds product update We're happy to say that, as of the 23 May, all new orders for these products will return to a normal delivery lead time of 7 -10 days



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Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2016Free show entry & £20 M&S gift voucher

This not-to-be-missed runs from 14-17 April 2016, and we're offering you a chance to get free tickets*.

Claim your FREE show vouchers & gift voucher

* T&Cs apply


Lightway solar tubesDo you want to add more natural light to your home?

Lightway sun tunnels will not only add daylight to dark rooms, they will help keep your home comfortable and reduce energy bills.

5 things you need to know about Lightway Crystal


A cheap alternative to VELUXLooking for roof windows that won't stretch your budget?

We're often asked this question. People are keen to save money without sacrificing quality, and this is where the little known RoofLITE window enters the conversion.

5 reasons you need a RoofLITE window


What are U-values?What are U-values?

This is a question frequently posed to our customer services team. So Tyler has give a brief overview of what window U-values are, how they can help you save money, and what to look out for when choosing your energy efficient windows.

What do you need to know about U-values?


New VELUX white paint windowsMore white. More light. More life.

Discover the new VELUX range of windows for 2016 and how they will make your loft conversion or home extension a brighter, more comfortable living space to enjoy.

New VELUX white paint windows


Houzz UK | Add daylight to your homeBrighten up your dark terraced home

As featured on Houzz! Here at Sterlingbuild Towers, we were excited to discover a product we sell has been featured in a Houzz UK Ideabook on how to add more natural light to your home. So we thought we'd share the main points of the article with you. Please enjoy!

10 expert tips to adding light & style to your home


Which VELUX flashing do I needWhich VELUX flashing do I need?

One of the most common enquiries our sales team gets is about buy the right VELUX flashing. So we invited one of them to go through the questions he asks customers to get them get the right flashing the first time.

How to buy the right VELUX flashing


Blog - VELUX white paint windows - IntroBuy the NEW VELUX models at lower prices

We're introducing the VELUX white paint windows at a much lower price. Read our 5 very, very good reasons why you need these windows in your loft conversion or extension.

Get a free upgrade while you can


White bathroom inspirationCreate your perfect bathroom with white , views & natural light

Whether you want a peaceful, relaxing space to relax in after a long day or a stylish room with lots of chrome and gadgets, you'll find some great ideas in this article.

Be inspired by white


Sterlingbuild | Google Certified ShopSterlingbuild has been awarded the Google Certified Shop badge.

We proud to be part of the Google programme, which lets people know they can trust they will be getting the best online shopping experience with a website.

What does this mean for you?


Help finding the right flashingFor a weatherproof, durable roof window, it's essential you use the correct flashing for your slate or tile roof. But it's not always easy to select the right flashing for your roofing material.

So we've made it easy - simply identify your roof material and window manufacturer to find the flashing you need, and save with Sterlingbuild.

Find the right flashing


The importance of using an architectWe've heard of them, but what can they actually do for you?

Sarah from Croft Architecture explains how using a chartered architect will ensure you get the best out of your home renovation project.

What will an architect do for your home?


Improvements to your homeDon't Move. Improve!

Tired of your home and want to add a new lease of life to it? Do you desperately need more space without the hassle of moving? We provide some ideas and advice straight from the expert's (Sainbury's Bank) keyboard.

Top tips to improving your home

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Which frame finish is best for me?Pine? PVC? PU?

There is a choice of frame colours and materials. Each will bring loads of benefits to your home but they are better suited to particular rooms. Here we look at which frame finish is best for the room and style you want to create.

Which frame finish is best for you?


Sterlingbuild Blog - Are roof windows a security riskWe all want to feel safe in our homes. Often there are small things we can do to help improve our home's security.

We look at how you can enjoy roof windows without losing peace of mind.

Essential home secrity tips


Essential home improvement adviceWhether you're planning a loft conversion, kitchen extension or revamping your living space, there are a number of ways you can make your home more comfortable place as well as add value.

In this article, we look at 5 essential home improvement tips to help make life easier for you.

5 essential tips


How to plan for an attic conversionOne survey reported loft conversions are the most problematic form of home improvement.

So here we list a number of points to think about when planning your loft conversion.

How to plan your loft conversion


Blog - VELUX 90 Days of Rewards introBuy VELUX windows* to earn rewards that can be spent with a great range of top brands.

Use your points for your dinner, gig tickets or even your summer holiday!

Find out how

* Participating models only


FAKRO, Roto & VELUX window glazing choicesJust like each room in your home, roof window glazing has different roles.

So when choosing your VELUX, FAKRO or Roto roof window, put some thought into the benefits the glazing can offer your room.

Find out which glazing option is perfect for your room



The story behind FAKRO roof lightsFrom its start in 1991, FAKRO has fast become one the leading manufacturers of roof windows.

We're proud to sell FAKRO windows at Sterlingbuild and for good reason.

Find out more about the company behind the windows



A unique system of window re-enforcement

FAKRO topSafe

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FAKRO topSafe Unique System of Window Re-enforcementWhat does FAKRO’s topSafe® system of window re-enforcement mean for you and your home?

Quite a bit! Including peace of mind.

Find out more about FAKRO topSafe



Sterlingbuild open day - 17 June 2015

Talk to the daylighting experts

Date Added Added: 16.Jun.2015 0 Comments

Sterlingbuild Open DayMeet the industry's leading suppliers at our open day on 17 June, 2015.

Whether you're in the trade or want some expert advice on how to plan for your new extension or loft conversion, you'll find our event invaluable.

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The story behind VELUX

Date Added Added: 29.May.2015 0 Comments

The history of VELUXFrom its beginnings in 1941, VELUX has become one of the best known brands in the world, leading the market in pitched and flat roof windows.

Lots has happened in the years since but one thing remains true for the VELUX team: high quality, well designed products fuelled by a passion for daylight, fresh air and better living standards.

Take a quick journey through the VELUX story


Choose the right loft conversion companyA loft conversion will probably be the biggest investment you'll make into your home. Done right, it will give you a new room you'll love, as well as add value to your property. Done wrong...it's not something you want to consider, is it?

Loft conversion experts, Simply Lofts, gives you 6 essential tips for avoiding the cowboys.

6 essential tips for finding the right loft conversion company


VELUX & Argos voucherWe've teamed up with our friends at VELUX to bring you yet another fantastic offer!

Buy a white VELUX window in May 2015 and you will get £30 worth of vouchers to spend.

Find out more about this FREE money!


5 things you need to know about sun tunnelsSun tunnels, light pipes, sun tubes - whatever you know them as, you might know they will transform a dark or windowless middle room.

If you don't, let us guarantee you there are a number of benefits from having a sun tunnel in your home.

5 things you need to know about sun tunnels


Curious home conversionsLooking for something different for your next home?

This infographic by MPK Lofts will give you some inspiration, as well as some useful advice, on your quest to create your perfect home.

Curious conversions in the UK


Cheapest VELUX skylightsWhat do you do when you win a competition to convert your unloved loft into a dream bedroom?.

Get the very best that VELUX has to offer to create a stunning room, of course!

Find out which VELUX windows were used


Blog - Planning permission for roof windows [intro]Converting your loft will add value as well as space to your property. And we have a wide range to suit every project.

But, what does the Planning Portal say about installing roof windows and skylights in your roof?

Read our handy summary


Church conversion with heritage skylightsWould you buy a forgotten, old church and spend years and thousands of pounds lovingly restoring it to a beautiful home?

One couple did after they fell in love with St Nicholas Church House in Kyloe, Northumberland.

Take a look at the beatiful home they created


Top tips to brighten up a windowless roomYour home should be your haven. A place where you can go to relax and enjoy every inch of the space you worked so hard to get.

So don't suffer dark, dreary rooms. Add more life to your home with clever use of daylight.

Top tips to brighten up a dark room


Maintain your roof light flashingsYour roof window's flashings are essential for the durability of your roof windows and making sure they stay in tip-top condition is a must.

Find out the simple tasks you need to do to keep your installation weathertight all year round.

Find your how to take care of your flashings


How do I identify the VELUX parts & spares I need?

This handy guide will help you find the replacement part you need for your VELUX window

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Order VELUX parts & sparesMost common spare parts for your VELUX window can be changed very easily.

Here, we help you identify what it is you need and how to order it.

Find your VELUX window's spare part


How to clean & take care of your VELUX windows

Taking care of your VELUX windows will ensure they last for as long as possible

Date Added Added: 26.Feb.2015 4 Comments

How to take care of your VELUX skylightEnsure a great looking VELUX window for years to come

With a little bit of effort, looking after your VELUX windows will maintain their superior performance and high quality finish. You could even save money in the long-run.
Find out how to maintain my VELUX window


Upgrade to VELUX safety glazing from just £12

VELUX safety glazing has reduced in price - why should you take advantage of it?

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WIN A VELUX WINDOW!Have you ever considered a simple upgrade to better glazing?

You should. In February 2015, VELUX lowered its prices on its range of safety panes.

Find out why you should upgrade your glazing today from just £12.

You won't regret it!


Pin to #WinAVELUX

Enter our contest to win a VELUX window

Date Added Added: 6.Feb.2015 7 Comments

WIN A VELUX WINDOW!Here's your chance to win a VELUX roof window with Sterlingbuild

To help you save money on your loft conversion or home extension, we're giving giving away a VELUX window in our February competition.

It's so easy to enter!

Find out how you can win a VELUX window


Get cash back when you buy multi-fit blinds with your RoofLITE windows

Blackout or shade your loft room or home extension

Date Added Added: 7.Nov.2014 0 Comments

Money back on your RoofLITE blindsA blind will offer your loft conversion or home extension so many benefits - a stylish finishing touch, the ability to control the amount of light or stop it completely entering your room, and ensure your privacy.

To help you save more money, we are giving you CASH BACK FOR EACH BLIND you buy with your new RoofLITE windows and blinds.

Find out how you can get money back on your new blinds


Much more than just a roof window!

VELUX INTEGRA remote controlled roof windows

Date Added Added: 3.Nov.2014 1 Comments

VELUX INTEGRA electric solar skylights & roof lightsGet the ultimate in home comfort for your new or existing home extension or loft conversion.

VELUX INTEGRA remote control roof windows will improve the comfort of your home, as well as make life a little easier for you. And by shopping with us, you'll save time and money.

Learn how remote controlled windows will benefit your home


VELUX special offer - Argos voucherFree voucher to spend at Argos AND a chance to WIN an Android tablet when you buy a VELUX roof window throughout October 2014.

Buy a VELUX GGL 3050 pine centre pivot roof window at Sterlingbuild's lowest prices online and get some free spending money!

Find out more about this amazing offer from VELUX


Why shop with Sterlingbuild?

We're much more than high quality, stylish products!

Date Added Added: 19.Sep.2014 1 Comments

Why shop with Sterlingbuld?

Are you doing your research for a loft conversion or home extension?

Take a moment to read why we think you should buy your new or replacement roof windows, domes, skylights or sun tunnels from Sterlingbuild.

5 good reasons you should shop with us!


Recessed VS standard VELUX flashings

The advantages of upgrading to the recessed flashing

Date Added Added: 18.Sep.2014 7 Comments

Cheapest VELUX standard & recessed flashing

Are you wondering what the difference between standard and recessed is?

It's a question we're regularly asked by our customers, and whether spending a little bit extra is worth the benefits a recessed roof window installation will give you.

The benefits of upgrading to a recessed VELUX installation


How to identify your VELUX window code

It's easy when you know how!

Date Added Added: 8.Sep.2014 36 Comments

How to find your VELUX size

For a perfect fitting blind, accessory or replacement window you need to know your VELUX model size code.

It's as easy as 1...2...3!

Find your VELUX window's dataplate and model information


Why choose a VELUX GGL 3050 pine roof window?

Much more than just a window

Date Added Added: 1.Sep.2014 0 Comments

VELUX GGL 3050 pine centre pivot roof lightsThroughout October 2014, there are some extra benefits to buying a VELUX GGL 3050 window - a £30 Argos voucher and a chance to win an Android tablet.

But why would you want a VELUX GGL 3050 window in your home? We have 5 good reasons why.

Find out more about the VELUX GGL 3050 window


Energy efficiency in home improvements

How your loft conversion or home extension can help manage your home's heat loss & lighting bills

Date Added Added: 7.Aug.2014 0 Comments

Energy efficiency - save on energy bills with the right roof window

Home improvement projects give you the opportunity to assess how, with a small investment now, you can save money on your energy bills in the future.

With just a little understanding of the properties of roof windows, you can spend less on heating and lighting your home.

The importance of choosing the right window for your loft conversion or home extension


The role of roof windows in eco-friendly buildings

FAKRO windows used in innovative project

Date Added Added: 30.Jul.2014 0 Comments

Fakro L-shaped windows for modular eco-buildings

Innovative changes to roof windows mean they are better than ever.

They've fast become an asset for homes, public buildings and offices thanks to their (amongst other benefits) environmentally friendly properties, and are regularly seen used on sustainable buildings.

Learn why FAKRO windows were chosen for an impressive eco project


Create a stunning roof window feature on a budget

Enjoy more daylight and views thanks to RoofLITE combination flashings

Date Added Added: 1.Jul.2014 1 Comments

How to choose the right RoofLITE combiation flashings

Even if you have a smaller budget for your loft conversion or home extension, you can still have a stunning window feature thanks to RoofLITE's combination flashing kits.

Combi flashings give you the flexibility to create an impact. RoofLITE prices let you do this without stretching your budget or losing out on quality.

Follow three simple steps for a low priced WOW factor


Blackout blinds will improve your home

6 reasons why you need a blackout blind

Date Added Added: 12.Jun.2014 0 Comments

Blackout blind benefits

A blackout blind is a great investment for any room with a roof window.

Whether you want a peaceful afternoon nap, a Sunday lie in or to keep energy bills down, these well designed, high quality accessories for your skylight provide a range of benefits.

Discover why blackout blinds offer more than you think they do


Fun blackout blinds for children's bedrooms

The Disney & VELUX Dream Collection

Date Added Added: 11.Jun.2014 0 Comments

Disney & VELUX blackout blindsEnjoy sweet dreams with blackout blinds designed especially for children’s rooms. Working with Disney, VELUX offers a fantastic range of roof window blinds to keep the light out.

Find out how these low cost, fun blinds are perfect for Mum & Dad as well as the Disney princess or adventurer in your house.

The Disney & VELUX Dream Collection


Find your perfect window or dome in three simple steps

Save money and time with Sterlingbuild

Date Added Added: 19.May.2014 1 Comments

Roof window, skylight, flat roof window & dome sizesFinding a product to add daylight to a room below a flat roof or a pitched roof has just got easier. And, if you shop with Sterlingbuild, cheaper.

In three simple steps, we'll give you a list of models that suit your needs and dimensions without having to browse through lots of different categories.

Find your perfect daylighting solution


Roof window & skylight product guarantees

Enjoy peace of mind

Date Added Added: 16.Apr.2014 1 Comments

Skylight guaranteesWhilst we have complete faith in the quality of the products we sell, things can go, and do, occasionally go wrong.

Learn more about the guarrantees on your FAKRO, FENSTRO, RoofLITE, Roto, Sterlingbuild or VELUX product.

Roof window and skylight manufacturer guarantees


Introducing the new generation VELUX window

More daylight. More comfort. More energy savings.

Date Added Added: 6.Jan.2014 2 Comments

Blog - VELUX new generation windowsIt's here! The new generation of VELUX roof windows.

We tell you all you need to know about the new energy efficient VELUX roof windows, and the benefits they will bring to you and your home. Buy now with Sterlingbuild for your 2014 home improvement projects.

Learn about VELUX new gen windows


Find the right flashing for your VELUX roof window

This visual guide will help you select the right flashings for your VELUX roof window

Date Added Added: 1.Jan.2014 0 Comments

Help finding the right VELUX flashingPicking the correct flashing for your slate, tile or deep tile roof can be difficult.

With this easy to use guide, we aim to help you choose the correct flashings for your VELUX roof window based on the type of material used on your roof.

Match the VELUX flashing to your roof material


What you need to know about escape windows

What do building regulations say about windows used as a means of escape?

Date Added Added: 19.Dec.2013 8 Comments

MOE roof windowsAll habitable rooms should have a means of escape (MOE) to a safe location outside.

An escape window can provide this for ground floor and first floor rooms. But what do you need to know to ensure you comply with building regulations?

Find out what building regs say about MOE skylights


Find the VELUX flashing for your Marley tiled roof

Quickly & easily find the VELUX flashing you need to use on your Marley tiles

Date Added Added: 16.Oct.2013 532 Comments

Which VELUX flashing for Marley tiles?If you have Marley tiles on your roole, this easy to use guide will show you which VELUX flashings are suitable for you.

Because all original VELUX products are compatible, you can be confident that your roof window is weathertight – inside and out.

Identify the correct VELUX flashing for your MarleyEternit tiles


Find the VELUX flashing for your Redland tiled roof

A simple guide to help you identify the VELUX flashings for your Redland tiled roof

Date Added Added: 16.Oct.2013 0 Comments

Which VELUX flashing for Redland tiles?If you have Redland tiles on your roof and need to find the right VELUX flashings for your new roof window, this easy to use guide will help you.

And because all original VELUX products are compatible, you can be confident that your roof window is weathertight – inside and outside.

Identify the right VELUX flashing for your roof


Identify the right FAKRO flashing for your roof

This easy to use guide will help you select the correct FAKRO flashing for your slate or tile roof

Date Added Added: 26.Apr.2013 2 Comments

Which FAKRO flashing?Do you need help choosing the right FAKRO flashing for your new roof window?

Use this visual guide to find the right flashing to install your FAKRO roof window on to your tile or slate roof. Buy at Sterlingbuild.co.uk for the lowest prices online.

Identify the FAKRO flashing you need