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Summerhouse vs Garden Room: What’s the Difference?

Kieran Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Right folks, you’re in the market for a garden space to spend #ShedLoads of time in. That’s fantastic stuff, and you’ve come to the right place. But there’s one thing bugging you. You just cannot decide if you want a Garden Room or a Summerhouse.  We know that you’re wondering about loads of things… What is a Summerhouse?  What is a Garden Room?  How can each of them be used? What is actually the difference between a Summerhouse and a Garden Room?  All completely valid questions, folks. Initially, it does seem difficult to make key distinctions between these two types of buildings. However, bear with us today and we’ll walk you through EVERYTHING that separates a summerhouse from a garden …

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What Costs Are Involved in a Summerhouse project?

Nicola Crawford Uncategorized Leave a Comment

So, you’ve decided that it’s time to transform your Garden into a hygee haven. It’s had its fair share of laughs, a few BBQs, a party or two. But it’s time for something more; something truly charming that captivates everybody. And a Summerhouse certainly fits the bill…. However, before you get stuck into planning, there’s a few things you should be aware of cost-wise. A Summerhouse is a large project, and it will require more work than just installing the building. Of course, there will be costs associated with these extra words. In order to prevent any massive unpleasant surprises, we think it’s best to layout the costs that will come into play when ordering a Summerhouse.  So, in this …

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Can I get a Shed or Summerhouse in a Conservation Area?

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Did you know that there are over 600 conservation areas in Scotland? That’s a lot of Conservation Areas, and a hell of a lot of people wondering if they can get a Shed or Summerhouse for their beautiful garden. If you’re reading this, then it’s likely that you are one of those people.  You’re needing a garden building. You need someplace to store some garden tools, do some potting, anything!🛠️ 🪴 But there’s one issue… You live in a conservation area, you’ve done a quick Google and everything seems to suggest that you’ll need a planning permission application before you install your building. However, the council doesn’t exactly make it easy to get an answer around whether it’s necessary or not. …

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The Gillies & Mackay Lead Time Explained

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Take us back to the good ol’ pre COVID days eh! When oor lead time was only about 12 weeks long. We get it. You’ve just started out on your Sheddie journey, got all the plans down for getting your garden looking glorious this summer. Because let’s face it, who’s going to be laying in the Spanish sun?! That’s what Summer Houses are for hun. 😉 You’re all excited, you got your eye on the perfect retreat – you hit the send button to us and we reply… “It’s best to note our current delivery/assembly lead time is 7/8 months away.” WHIT?!?! 😭😭😭 Sheddie, believe you me, we feel your pain. We absolutely do not want you to be waiting …