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We get all kinds of questions from our amazing customers, and for the last few years we've been answering the majority of them on our blog.

We've compiled all these posts into the Gillies & Mackay Buyer's Guides – simply head to the area you're looking for and get your questions answered!

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Amy Hanlon

Felt vs Shingles vs Steel: Which roofing material is best for a summerhouse?

You’re up to your eyeballs in the many decisions required to sort out a summerhouse project. What size should it...
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Amy Hanlon

Will a timber garage leak?

Timber garages, eh? They’re beautiful, and natural, and add real value to your home. But wood? As a building material?...
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Amy Hanlon

Gazebo vs Summerhouse: what’s the difference?

Does your garden need a gazebo? Or maybe a summerhouse? What’s the difference anyway? It can be a sorry old...
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Amy Hanlon

How much does a summerhouse cost?

I totally feel your pain, summerhouse shoppers. You just want a straight answer. Google tells you a million different things....
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Amy Hanlon

What is the best five- or six-sided corner summerhouse?

I know exactly what you’re thinking:  My garden is just TOO SMALL for a summerhouse.  But, is it really, though?...
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Amy Hanlon

How long does a cheap plastic shed last?

Sheddie, I admire your hustle. You’re on a budget and you’re trying to get the best bang for your buck....
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Amy Hanlon

How long does a cheap shed last?

Are you looking for a cheap wooden shed? We’re all looking for ways to save money right now, aren’t we?...
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Amy Hanlon

What is the best cladding for a timber garage?

Let’s talk timber cladding for garages. That’s what you’re here to find out about. This article will help you decide...
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Cara Mackay

Garden Rooms Edinburgh: who are the best manufacturers?

Who we’ll review in this blog… 1. UrbanPods2. Outside In Garden Rooms3. Scottish Garden Rooms4. Premium Garden Rooms Scotland5. PanelTech...
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Amy Hanlon

Can I have double glazing in a summerhouse?

You’re looking for a summerhouse. Not just any summerhouse – a really great summerhouse. You’ve got a wee dream of...
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