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Kieran Bain
15/03/22

How many coats of paint does my shed need?

Have you ever wondered why your Shed is looking a bit down in the dumps?  Is your summerhouse looking a...
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Kieran Bain
13/03/22

Why is the first coat of paint on my garden shed patchy?

Paint is really important when it comes to any timber building, including your garden shed🎨. It preserves it, makes it...
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Cara Mackay
09/09/20

Painting your Gillies & Mackay building: the second coat explained

Sheddie, let’s talk paint! 🖌️ We get it! You’ve taken delivery of your G&M building, and doing work on it...
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Cara Mackay
07/09/20

How to repair and replace timber in an old Gillies & Mackay building

Gillies & Mackay have been around the block, busy manufacturing sheds for you lovely lot for over 30 years.  And...
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Cara Mackay
20/04/20

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...
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Cara Mackay
16/04/20

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...
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Cara Mackay
04/04/19

Garden Room Maintenance: 3 Top Tips

Maintaining your Garden Room is paramount to the longevity of the building. The better you look after your Garden Room,...
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Cara Mackay
10/01/19

Shed Security: Is my Garden Shed Insured?

Guest Blog by Jane Barker The humble garden shed has a special place in our hearts and homes. Whether it’s...
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Cara Mackay
05/07/18

Why won’t my Summerhouse door close?

What about this heat?! I know – best we’ve had since 1976.  “When looking at daytime temperatures the UK average...
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Cara Mackay
06/09/17

3 Reasons your Summerhouse might be leaking

No one likes a leaky Summerhouse! And our Scottish weather is so unpredictable, with a fair bit of rain to...
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