carport vs garage: G&M garage

Carport vs Timber Garage: Which is right for you?

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On the surface, carports and garages might seem pretty similar. But in reality there are quite a few differences that mean one will be a better fit for you than the other. If you’re looking around for a timber solution to house your car, bike, tractor, lawn mower, or even your gardening tools, how do you know which is right for you? While we don’t build stand-alone carports at Gillies & Mackay, we do sell timber garages with attached carports. And we’re keen to help people figure out whether they need a full-blown timber garage, a carport or maybe even both. So, in this blog, we’re going to explore: What a Carport is… What a Garage is… The main differences …

hot tub in a summerhouse

Can I put a hot tub in my summerhouse?

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For many, the summerhouse and the hot tub are like a match made in heaven, but is it really as simple as that?  Perhaps you already have a hot tub and now you’re just looking to find if a summerhouse is really going to be the perfect storage solution to keep your hot tub house.  Can you really just put a hot tub in a summerhouse? The short answer to this question is…YES! You absolutely can put your hot tub in a summerhouse and no one can stop you from doing that.  But, is it a good idea to put your hot tub in a summerhouse? The answer to that question is…no.  Let’s dive deeper (excuse the pun) to take …

summerhouse in winter

Can I use a Summerhouse all year round?

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Hear us out – a ‘summer’ house is not just for summer☀️.  Yes, that’s right, ring the bells, call the local news outlets because even suggesting such a thing goes against the very nature of what some people think about a summerhouse.   You’re looking to buy, or maybe have already bought a lovely new summerhouse. And you’re thinking about all the sunny days you are going to spend in it. Enjoying a glass of fizz or a nice cold beer with your favourite 80s music playing away🎵🥂.  And some people would have you believing that summerhouses can ONLY be enjoyed in the sunshine. Which in Scotland is likely going to be around 90 days (absolute MAX). But that doesn’t …