Ideas & Advice

Buying Guides

Here’s what you need to know when looking for the ideal roof window or rooflight.

Ideas & Advice

We offer expert advice on every product we sell and are more than happy to help you choose the best roof window, skylight or rooflight for your project.

Shop by Roof Window Size

Use our handy chart to shop for roof windows by size. Buy VELUX, FAKRO or Roto windows, or discover the massive savings you'll make with VELUX alternatives....

Shop by Flat Rooflight Size

Use our handy chart to shop for flat rooflight windows by size. We only supply stylish, high performance flat roof windows from brands we trust, including VELUX, FAKRO, ECO+ and Sunsquare...

Why It’s Never Been a Better Time to Replace Your VELUX Window

And we have 5 very good reasons why now is a good time to think about upgrading to a new VELUX window.

A Beginner’s Guide to Sun Tunnels

Do you want more natural light in your home or office? Do you have a windowless room in need of natural light or a dark stairwell to brighten?

Which Internal Finish for your Roof Window

Did you know roof window manufacturers like VELUX and FAKRO put a lot of thought into the internal finish of their roof windows?

How To Choose The Right Sun Tunnel for Your Room

Sun tunnels are ingenious tubular skylights that channel daylight from your roof to a room or space below.


Our sales team is often asked "what alternatives are there to VELUX?", which we translate to meaning "how can you save me even more money, Sterlingbuild?" (aside from our price match promise and free delivery option!).

Create a Stunning Feature on a Budget

Even small budget loft conversion or home extensions can have a stunning window feature thanks to RoofLITE's combi flashing kits.

6 Tips on Choosing The Right Loft Conversion Company

One of the most nerve-wracking things about deciding to go ahead with a loft conversion is choosing a specialist company to carry out the work.

Pay Less for Stunning Roof Lanterns & Bi-Folding Doors

Pay less for your matching aluminium lantern rooflight and bi-fold patio doors without sacrificing quality, style or great performance.

5 Good Reasons to Buy Your Roof Windows at Sterlingbuild

Get much more than great products for your home improvement projects when you shop with us. We want you to have an experience so good, you’ll tell your friends about us.

Planning a Loft Conversion? Here’s What You Need to Know

A loft conversion involves transforming your empty loft space into a functionable, habitable room.