How long does a cheap Shed last?

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Ach I know, it’s not easy to save up your hard earned dosh for a nice new shed. It’s probably not top of your list of priorities hey? Especially when all you want it for is somewhere to store your bikes, garden stuff, etc. But, the burning question… if you do go for a ‘cheap’ shed option, how long will it last? Will you find yourself having to replace it in a couple of years? Good question — and one I answer in this short clip — there’s more to it than you might think!

How often do you have to re felt your Shed?

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So you’ve got a Gillies Mackay shed and you’ve had it for maybe eight or nine years now. It still looks brand new of course. That’s what everybody always says. But you’re just a little bit concerned about the roof, because when you ordered the building, you were told that it comes with a 10 year guarantee for the felt. So it’s getting close to the 10 years. So you’re thinking, “Should I be thinking about re-roofing it?” The best thing to do is just inspect the roof. See what the condition is like. First thing’s first. If it’s not letting the water in, then it’s probably doing okay. Secondly, if you’ve not got any trees or bushes overgrowing it, …

How long will an expensive Shed last?

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“You get what you pay for!” No truer a word said… and that’s why Gillies and Mackay’s sheds ARE expensive. A cheap shed might only last you a few years, whereas an expensive one should last you generations (if looked after properly). Take a look at why investing in an expensive shed far outweighs buying a cheaper one. You’ll see it’s money well spent. VIDEO CHATTER If you’re buying a shed from Gillies and Mackay, then it’s going to be expensive. If you’re buying a shed from other, reputable, independent shed makers like maybe Patterson’s or Forrest Log Cabins and Summer Houses, it’s also going to be pretty expensive. The reason for that is because you get what you pay …

How long does it take to get a Shed delivered?

How long does it take to get a Shed delivered?

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A question that I have been getting asked a lot today is, how long does it take for the shed, summerhouse, garage, playhouse, to be delivered? For us, our company, for a bespoke high quality product that’s handmade in our workshop, you can expect to wait up to six to eight weeks for delivery. However, there are alternatives out there if you need something a lot quicker and maybe just for a temporary fix. Companies like Waltons, you can order direct from them online, they have a cladding of 12 mm thick, and you can expect to be waiting up to two to five days for their product.

Can I put a stove in my shed

Can I put a wood burning stove in my shed?

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The short answer is YES! You can put a wood burning stove in your shed. Wood burning stoves are a great addition to any shed, garage, summerhouse, cabin or even greenhouse. Generally people think because a shed is made from timber it cannot have a wood burning stove. Fear not, your shed will not take offence to you burning wood inside it. As long as you use the correct fittings you can have a happy stove life in your Shed. The trick is to fit them properly! Now that you know it’s possible to fit a wood burning stove in your shed, let’s look at how to do it properly so you can have safe and warm #shedlife.