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Featured Friends: Who do we recommend for painting your G&M building?

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You’re ready. Ready to place an order. Ready to start living your best #ShedLife. But wait a minute! What’s all this about needing to paint a second coat onto your G&M building a few weeks after delivery? You’ll probably not want to do that as it sounds like a lot of hassle. You’re more likely to want someone to do it for you hey? A professional. But can’t G&M just do it all for you? We DON’T actually paint your shed for you. However, we DO put a base coat on in the workshop in whatever Sadolin colour from our range you decide on. But you WILL need to put another coat on it a few weeks after the building …

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Featured Friends: Who do we recommend for garden landscaping?

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Amazing! You’re wanting a Gillies and Mackay building, but why stop there? It’s finally time to live your dream #ShedLife so why not go all out? You’ll want to take the opportunity to go the whole hog and transform your garden space into something worthy of your brand spanking new G&M building. But, who is going to do that for you? If you’re buying a top of the range Shed you need a top of the range landscape. We don’t want this to hold you back, so we’ve partnered with ‘AH-mayzing’ landscapers who we know create amazing garden transformations that live up to our high standards. So let’s get into it. Who do Gillies and MacKay recommend for garden and …

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

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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 have a suitable and safe base, no matter how difficult your site is being. So let’s get into who we recommend to create your Garden Room base. Please note: We highly advise you obtain landscaper/construction quotes for base work before ordering your Gillies and Mackay building to obtain a full and clear picture of project costs. Related content: What kind …

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How much does a Large Garden Room cost?

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You’re ready. It’s time. You’ve been putting up with a cramped living space for too long and you need more. Never mind your small and medium-sized Garden Rooms. You are ready to go all out. You are ready to go BIG with your Garden Room dreams. Whether it’s a photography studio, a place to put the mother in law when she comes to stay, or a retirement oasis, our large Garden Room offers a roomy solution, complete with light, power and heating for the perfect garden escape. So, let’s get into it, shall we? How much is a large Garden Room from Gillies and MacKay going to cost you? Related content: How much does a Garden Office cost? Garden Office …

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How much does it cost to install a Medium-Sized Garden Room?

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Dog grooming. Personal training studios. A place for you and your friends to hide from the kids and drink some prosecco. Whether you need space to turn your passion into profit. Or you just need somewhere to unwind and chill out with friends, a Garden Room will do the trick. A Garden Room is the (even) cooler big sister of the already amazing Gillies and MacKay sheds and summerhouses. It’s a practical and usable space, complete with lights, power, heating and even plumbing if you want it. An extra space to work, play or stay. But how much will this little slice of heaven in the form of a Garden Room set you back? Let’s get right into it shall …

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How much does a Small Garden Room cost?

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You need more space. A nice quiet space. Somewhere away from all the noise, the never-ending laundry pile and the constant bickering over who gets control of the remote. Maybe you need somewhere to channel your inner J.K Rowling. Or a place to run your business empire that isn’t overrun with dirty dishes. Maybe it’s not even for you, but a ‘child’ that just won’t leave, no matter how many hints you drop. Whatever the reason, you need a space that will keep you and your family warm and dry. Somewhere with lights, electric and heating – all the cosy feelings of a house, but, well, separate. You need something a cut above your standard shed or summerhouse (even one …

Best Summerhouse Manufacturers in Glasgow (Part 2)

Best Summerhouse Manufacturers in Glasgow (Part 2)

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Here we are!! Part 2 of the Best Summerhouse Manufacturers in Glasgow. If you have not already read part 1, best to start there. This is where I explain the rules and review the first three Summerhouse Manufacturers: McCallum Timber Buildings, Clyde Valley Sheds and Clydeside Garden Sheds. In this second part of my review, we will be looking at the remaining three independent companies and what they have to offer the shed world. First up we have… Elite Fencing and Sheds Instantly chuffed with Elite Fencing and Sheds – PRICING ON THEIR WEBSITE!! So, let’s get stuck in. Elite have seven designs on their website to choose from. We’re going to specifically look at the 10’ x 10’ Summerhouse …

Best Summerhouse Manufacturers in Glasgow (Part 1)

Best Summerhouse Manufacturers in Glasgow (Part 1)

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Guess who’s back!! This time we’re in Glasgow, to see what’s on offer when it comes to Timber Summerhouses in the Glasgow area. Just like my other reviews, this is entirely my own professional opinion on who I think makes a decent Summerhouse. The research I have done is purely desktop and I use all the information that is available to me via the internet. This is the same information that is available to anyone who wants to review Timber Summerhouses in the Glasgow area themselves. THE RULES We don’t talk about ourselves! Nope – this is not a sly skanky ad for Gillies and Mackay, we are not in this review. This article is for the greater good of …

Summerhouse Base

What kind of base do you need for a Summerhouse?

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So, let’s get right to it then… here’s everything you need to know about prepping the base for your Summerhouse. “Hang on? What? You need a base for a Summerhouse? What’s that all about then? Surely a Summerhouse has a floor, right? So can’t you just plonk it in the garden and have your pals round for wine time?” Easy there Janice, not quite. It’s really important that you have a base installed BEFORE your Summerhouse arrives, and here’s why… Please note: We highly advise you obtain landscaper quotes for base work before ordering your Gillies and Mackay building to obtain a full and clear picture of project costs. Why do I need a base for my Summerhouse? Summerhouses typically …

Timber Garages Scotland - Top 4 Suppliers

Timber Garages Scotland – Top 4 Suppliers

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Timber Garage Manufacturers are hard to find in Scotland. BUT… we’ve managed to find some hidden gems tucked away on page 3 and 4 of Google. A couple of our suppliers have already featured in our Shed reviews so it’s nice to see some familiar faces. I’ve made it my mission to review all the Timber Building Suppliers in Scotland to help you make the right buying decision for your perfect Shedlife. Whether that’s Sheds, Garages, Garden Rooms or Summerhouses, I am on it! This time it’s all about the Timber Garages and what Scotland has to offer. In order to make this fair, we have to set a standard. I conduct my reviews using desktop research alone. This means …