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Garden Rooms: Do I need Planning Permission and/or Building Control

Nothing gets my shed door slamming more than when customers can’t get the right information about Planning and Building Control from their local authorities. More often than not, customers are under the assumption that if you don’t need Planning (based on the Permitted Development Act) you are absolutely well within your rights to erect a building in your garden. No …

3 reasons your Summerhouse might be leaking

Now, depending on age, there may be a time where your summerhouse will spring a leak and where this leaking comes from is what you need to know. The first one and the most common one is when a summerhouse has its normal slab base underneath it and then the customer has then put decorative slab on the outside of …

New garden building: Dealing with difficult neighbours

Dealing with difficult neighbours when you’re thinking about getting a beautiful Summerhouse for your garden can seem like a nightmare. Either you don’t get along with them, or you find them a constant busy body. Or maybe they find you quite difficult, or you just generally don’t agree on most things. If you are squabbling about colours for painting fences, …

Shed v’s Summerhouse : What’s the difference?

The way I look at it is a shed is for a practical use. It’s something that is either going to be there for storing your garden equipment or there for practical working space. By practical I mean messy pretty much. Vehicle maintenance, tinkering about with tools. That type of thing. Pottery would work. All those sorts of things that …

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The Best Summerhouse Manufacturers Scotland: Top 3

I ken where you’re at. You’re looking for the best Summerhouse design, best size, best specification and above all best price, right? Aye. It’s your dream, your ‘go to’ place for all the answers to your hectic life. A beautiful Summerhouse to sit pretty in your garden. To bring you a tranquil spot of relaxation and above all, isolation, free …