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 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 …

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Can I put a wood-burning stove in my shed or summerhouse?

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Want to keep cosy in your shed or summerhouse so that you can use it all year round? Wondering if you can install a wood-burning stove to create a little heat in your shed or summerhouse? 🔥 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 …