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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
07/11/23

Will a summerhouse survive the weather?

After the havoc caused by Storm Babet, Storm Ciaran was hot on her heels, and now Storm Debi is hovering...
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Amy Hanlon
02/11/23

Under 12m2 New Garden Rooms vs Blackstone Garden Rooms: What’s The Difference?

A customer said to me yesterday that she’d heard that the sheds are on their way out. I reassured her...
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Amy Hanlon
30/10/23

Why We No Longer Build Uninsulated Summerhouses.

For over 30 years, summerhouses have been the pinnacle of the G&M product range. Your careful purchases meant that summerhouses...
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Amy Hanlon
16/10/23

Is A Timber Garage Big Enough For My Car?

Is a timber garage big enough for my car? How big is my car, anyway? Surprisingly, people don’t always consider...
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Amy Hanlon
07/10/23

The Best Garage Doors For A Timber Garage

Why wouldn’t you want the best garage doors for your timber garage? You’ve spent your valuable time researching and planning...
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Amy Hanlon
05/10/23

What Is The Best Way To Heat A Summerhouse?

Why would you want to find out the best way to heat a summerhouse? Let’s face it, weather-wise, Summer 2023...
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Amy Hanlon
29/09/23

The Best Timber Garage Specification

 Even the best timber garage specification can still result in a soggy building, right? If you think that timber garages...
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Amy Hanlon
28/09/23

What’s the best roofing material for a timber garage?

You don’t have to know the best roofing material for a timber garage. But if you do, you’re more likely...
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Amy Hanlon
27/09/23

Garage vs Workshop: What’s The Difference?

Today in the great battle of garage vs workshop, we consider whether or not you have to keep a car...
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Amy Hanlon
20/09/23

How long does a timber garage last?

Timber? For a garage? Surely that won’t last long? Listen, we get it. We’ve all seen grey, sagging structures that...
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