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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!

We're constantly working on new content to help Sheddies like you find what you're looking for. So, if there's anything you can't find here, ping us a message and we'll get you sorted.

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Cameron Sale
08/12/21

What Costs Are Involved In A Summerhouse Project?

At a glance 🔎… – Summerhouses range in cost from £1000-£10,000 on average (depending on manufacturer) It’s not just the...
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Cameron Sale
12/11/21

How Big Should my Shed Base Be?

Okay #Sheddies, you’re probably getting ready to order your shed and wondering: “How big should my shed base be?” It might...
Buyers Prep
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Kieran Bain
03/11/21

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

Did you know that there are over 600 conservation areas in Scotland? That’s a lot of Conservation Areas, and a...
Buyers Prep
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Cameron Sale
12/10/21

Does my shed need a base?

Buying a shed can feel like a daunting task, especially if you’ve never bought one before. There is so much...
Buyers Prep
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Nicola Hutchison
03/08/21

How do I place an order for a Gillies & Mackay building?

You’re ready! You’ve had your eye on a Gillies & Mackay for a while and you’re ready to get cracking...
Buyers Prep
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Nicola Hutchison
06/07/21

Best Summerhouse Manufacturers in Dundee: Top 4

AND… We’re back! We’ve missed you Sheddies. It’s been a while since we’ve done a reviews blog and you’re always...
Buyers Prep
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Kieran Bain
06/07/21

What is the best timber thickness for a timber building in Scotland?

Stop me if I’m wrong, but you’ve been looking around for a timber building and noticed that almost every different...
Buyers Prep
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Nicola Hutchison
15/06/21

Felt vs shingles vs steel: what is the best roofing material for a shed?

So you’ve decided that you really want a G&M shed (or other timber building), we can’t blame you really…but have...
Buyers Prep
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Nicola Hutchison
16/05/21

Where do Gillies & Mackay deliver to?

Desperate to become a sheddie but how sure where we deliver? Let’s sort that out for you…....
Buyers Prep
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Nicola Hutchison
04/05/21

What type of shed is right for me? Apex vs Pent vs Potting Shed

You’ve decided on a shed. Well you’re in the right place. Let’s look at which type of shed is right or you…...
Buyers Prep
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