Shed Guide

Garden Shed Scotland: TGB Sheds Review

It’s Shed season, the sun is shining and the weather is sweet. My girls have noticed on a few occasions this week that customers are coming to us with a TGB Sheds brochure? What the?! Hey, it’s okay! This is a good thing, we actively encourage our customers to go see what else is out there before they commit to …

Do you Need Planning Permission for a Shed?

More often than not, do I need planning permission for my Shed, is one of the first questions a customer will ask me. And my answer is always… It depends. I’ve been submitting planning applications longer than I’ve been applying mascara. So my quick 9 principle should do the trick when figuring it out for yourself. In accordance to planning …

What is Content Marketing? TCMA 2016

On the 6th May 2015 I embarked on my Content Marketing journey. A couple of weeks ago, I thought I’d check to see what difference it had made financially to my business. If I told you that comparing April 2015 to April 2016, we had increased our sales by 26% purely based on direct sales from our content would you …

The Best Timber Garage Specification

The Best Timber Garage Specification

I’ll say this quick, so as not to cause alarm…  A single skinned Garage draws moisture from the air and passes it through its’ walls to the inside. It’s not leaking, it’s ingress. But what if you don’t want it to do that? What if you want the inside of your Garage to be nice and dry? How do you …

Top 5 Tips to Prevent Mould in your Shed

Shed Maintenance Timber building maintenance is crucial to the longevity of your Shed, Summerhouse or Garage. Mould is one of my favourite subjects, time and time again I’m asked; how do I get rid of black mould? Why is my Shed damp? And what are these white spores appearing? The answer to that is; stop it from happening in the …

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Mouldy Summerhouse? 6 Easy Steps to Combat Mould

Why is my Summerhouse Mouldy? I’ve answered this question two times already this month and so I thought you know what, those two people can’t be the only ones facing a mouldy Summerhouse? Over the past 3 years Scotland has experienced unprecedented  levels of rainfall. Personally, our specification and the way we make our buildings has completely changed in order …

Why is gillies and mackay so expensive?

Why is Gillies and Mackay so expensive?

The other day I received an e-mail from a guy (it’s okay it happens all the time) and he said “Alright darlin’ what’s yer cheapest shed ya’v got?” my instant reply was common courtesies and a simple “we don’t do cheap sheds I’m afraid, just expensive.” I then laid out in great detail our technical specification of what we use …

Steel Box Profile Garage

Steel box profile for Sheds or Garages?

Should I have a Steel Box Profile Roof on my Shed? If your Shed is Pent or Apex with a depth over 4mtrs then, yes. Felt isn’t enough to keep the rain out. Steel box profile is our swear-by answer to big roofs and low pitches.

Why Do You Have To Paint Your Shed

Most timber buildings require some form of protection. Depending on what type of timber cladding your Shed has, will determine the level of protection it requires. More specifically there are 2 botanical categories.