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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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Cara Mackay

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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Cara Mackay

Conservatory or Home Extension vs Summerhouse or Timber Building

There has been a recent increase in popularity of spaces like she sheds, man caves, home gyms, home offices and...
Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay

How to look after your shed in winter

So you may have noticed that its getting pretty cold? Now I’m not going to be the one who reminds...
Aftercare
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Cara Mackay

How to Secure your Garden Shed: 5 Steps

Ultimately, if someone want’s to break in to your shed, they will – A hacksaw/sledge hammer whatever, eventually they will....
Aftercare
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Cara Mackay

Men’s Shed Association: Why We Love It

If there’s anything which will highlight the endless variety of uses for a shed its this: Men’s Shed is an Association...
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Cara Mackay

Living Wage in Scotland: Small Business

As a small Scottish business we recognise the importance of a ‘Living Wage’.  We invest in our employees and believe...
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Cara Mackay

Child Employment – They’re just wee

Back in the day, when Gillies and Mackay first started everyone had to take turns working on a Saturday; Bench...
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Cara Mackay

What Is The Scottish Business Pledge

As you may know, back in July, Gillies and Mackay became accredited Living Wage employers. Although proud of our status,...
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Cara Mackay

What We’ve Been up to at Gillies and Mackay : The Living Wage Expo 2015

A couple of weeks ago, we attended the first-ever Living Wage Expo which was held in Edinburgh. Us and 114...
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Cara Mackay

5 Reasons You Should Employ an Intern

If you’re starting  your own venture, changing direction in an existing company or trying to grow your business through new...
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