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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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Cara Mackay
02/12/15

Steel box profile for Sheds or Garages?

Should I have a Steel Box Profile Roof on my Shed? If your Shed is Pent or Apex with a...
Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay
02/12/15

Why Do You Have To Paint Your Shed

WHY PAINT YER SHED?!  Most timber buildings require some form of protection. Depending on what type of timber cladding your...
Aftercare
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Cara Mackay
02/12/15

Plastic shed vs metal shed vs timber shed: which one is best for you?

Plastic, metal or timber shed, it’s the age-old question when it comes to building your garden shed. Choosing a garden...
Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay
02/12/15

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

Want to keep cosy in your shed or summerhouse so that you can use it all year round? Wondering if...
Buyers Prep
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Featured image for “Tongue & Groove vs Overlapping Cladding: What’s the best type of cladding for a shed?”
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Cara Mackay
02/12/15

Tongue & Groove vs Overlapping Cladding: What’s the best type of cladding for a shed?

Cladding is the exterior of your timber building. There are a variety of different types of cladding, and in this...
Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay
02/12/15

Buying a Shed vs. Building a Shed

It’s a big complicated sheddy world out there so it is! We’ve been in it for over 25 years and...
Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay
02/12/15

Garden Sheds Scotland: How much does a Shed cost?

I’m guessing you’re right at the start of your Shed journey and it’s a question of budget, how much can...
Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay
02/12/15

Does a Shed need a Building Warrant?

We’re often asked about Planning Permission for sheds, but equally important is whether or not you need a Building Warrant....
Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay
02/12/15

What to Look for When Buying a Shed: Top 5 Tips

Yay! You’re ready to make the big splurge on a fab new shed… but wait… don’t just rush on out...
Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay
02/12/15

She Shed Makeover: How to Design a She Shed

You’re looking at Pinterest and YES the ideas are amazing, right? But how do you do it? How do you...
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