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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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Amy Hanlon
08/06/24

Should I buy a timber garage kit?

Are you thinking about buying a timber garage kit? Maybe you’re wondering how much you can save by building your...
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Cara Mackay
24/01/19

DIY Garden Room: The Half Build

The Half Build Garden Room Listen… It’s okay. You can tell me, I’m totally cool with it. It’s only natural....
Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay
06/09/17

3 Reasons your Summerhouse might be leaking

No one likes a leaky Summerhouse! And our Scottish weather is so unpredictable, with a fair bit of rain to...
Aftercare
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Cara Mackay
05/09/17

New garden building: Dealing with difficult neighbours

Dealing with difficult neighbours when you’re thinking about getting a summerhouse for your garden can seem like a nightmare. Well,...
Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay
03/09/17

What to look for when buying Sheds

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Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay
02/09/17

Summerhouse Maintenance: How to look after your Summerhouse

That’s right… our Summerhouses are built to last! But, only if you remember to keep up with the aftercare. If...
Aftercare
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Cara Mackay
10/08/17

How often should you re-roof your Summerhouse?

If you’re looking at your Summerhouse and wondering if you should have it re-roofed, wait… it might not need it...
Aftercare
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Cara Mackay
09/08/17

How to stop your Shed from getting mouldy?

If you’re finding mould in your Shed, then it’s time to do something about it! No need to worry though...
Aftercare
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Cara Mackay
08/08/17

How long does a cheap Shed last?

Ach I know, it’s not easy to save up your hard earned dosh for a nice new shed. It’s probably...
Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay
07/08/17

Ordering a Gillies and Mackay building: Top 3 tips

You would be right in thinking that ordering a new timber building from Gillies and Mackay is an easy process...
Buyers Prep
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