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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.

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Amy Hanlon

How much does a 10′ x 8′ shed cost in 2024?

You’d think that it would be a simple question: how much do sheds cost? But if you’ve ever navigated the...
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Amy Hanlon

Does a Garden Shed Need A Concrete Base?

A good shed starts with a good base. But is concrete the best choice for a shed base? Let’s look...
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Amy Hanlon

Why is Gillies & Mackay the best place to learn about sheds in Scotland?

Gillies & Mackay is Scotland’s go-to online garden building destination – a treasure trove of knowledge and craftsmanship. Their dedication...
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Amy Hanlon

When does a garden shed need planning permission?

Does a garden shed need planning permission? Good question, and one that’s not always immediately clear.  In the majority of...
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Amy Hanlon

Best sheds in Angus: Manufacturer Review 2024

Who’s making the best sheds in Angus? That’s exactly what we’re all here to find out.  I’ve rounded up all...
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Amy Hanlon

Shed Maintenance: How Painting Your Shed Will Help Your Shed Last Longer

While painting your shed might not be the most exciting thing in the world, it’s not only about keeping your...
Aftercare
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Amy Hanlon

How to tell if you’re buying a solid shed.

Solid as a rock might be one of the oldest cliches out there. But as far as similes go, it’s...
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Amy Hanlon

Are plastic sheds maintenance-free?

If you regularly spend time keeping everything in your garden trimmed, weeded, pruned and looking ship-shape, this blog isn’t for...
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Amy Hanlon

3-Tier Shed or Garage?

3-Tier Shed or Garage is finally an example of a question that is fairly straightforward! Every other question starts off...
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Amy Hanlon

The best shed manufacturers in Dundee 2024

Normally writing a review blog is a long, difficult process. I was expecting to wade through website after website to...
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