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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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Garden Room
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Amy Hanlon
29/05/24

10 Creative Ways To Use A Garden Room

Early on in my Shedlife education, a friend asked me what people use a garden room for. He was struggling...
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Amy Hanlon
14/05/24

JML Garden Rooms vs Gillies & Mackay’s Radiata Garden Rooms

Whether you’re looking at JML Garden Rooms or Gillies & Mackay, or one of the many other garden room companies...
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Amy Hanlon
01/02/24

What happens at a Gillies & Mackay Consultation?

You’ve been on our website. You’ve had a good look at the Learning Centre. You even know what sort of...
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Amy Hanlon
09/01/24

Should I buy a summerhouse or a garden room?

Among the critical questions to ask yourself in the first full working week of 2024, don’t forget, “Should I buy...
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Amy Hanlon
14/11/23

What is Radiata Pine ThermoWood?

Don’t you just love it when the title of the blog is full of perplexing words like Radiata Pine ThermoWood? ...
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Amy Hanlon
10/11/23

What is a single-skinned building?

What is a single-skinned building, anyway? It’s easy to forget sometimes that the whole world isn’t as madly obsessed with...
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Amy Hanlon
09/11/23

Should you buy a garden room with composite cladding?

If you’re looking for a garden room with composite cladding this article will tell you everything you need to know...
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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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