What to look for when buying a shed

Buying a shed is no small investment so you’ll want to make sure it’s right for you and, more importantly, that it lasts. Buying a shed is not as simple as budget and size when it comes to longevity. There are quite a few things to consider to make sure you invest in your space wisely, you get your money’s …

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How to fix Summerhouse doors that are too tight

In typical Scottish fashion, the rain battered down for two months keeping us all locked in our houses. Then, as soon as the sun comes out to play – BOOM! Coronavirus hits. Most of us are spending a little more time at home than planned just now, and if you are one of the lucky ones you’ll be spending some …

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How to fix Summerhouse doors that won’t close

I know it’s hard to tell what day it is, nevermind what month we are on, but coming into Summer the heat is going to play havoc on your Timber. Timber is a porous, natural living breathing material. This means when we have a prolonged spell of dry, sunny weather it’s only a matter of time before your timber starts …

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The Gillies and Mackay Shed Buying Guide

Where do you start with buying a shed?! It can be a wee bit confusing navigating the shed landscape if your no shed savvy. Whether it’s your first time buying a really good looking shed or your fourth time it’s good to have a wee checklist so you can get from A to Shed in your garden in no time. …

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Featured Friends: Who do we recommend for your base work? (for hard to reach sites)

A Garden Room is the dream. But what about the base work? Your access is a nightmare. Your excavation is impossible. You’re watching your Garden Room dreams slip away right in front of your eyes and there’s no way to stop it. Ah, but there is. Luckily for you, we’re in there with some experts who can make sure you …