How often do you have to re felt your Shed?

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So you’ve got a Gillies Mackay shed and you’ve had it for maybe eight or nine years now. It still looks brand new of course. That’s what everybody always says. But you’re just a little bit concerned about the roof, because when you ordered the building, you were told that it comes with a 10 year guarantee for the felt. So it’s getting close to the 10 years. So you’re thinking, “Should I be thinking about re-roofing it?” The best thing to do is just inspect the roof. See what the condition is like. First thing’s first. If it’s not letting the water in, then it’s probably doing okay. Secondly, if you’ve not got any trees or bushes overgrowing it, …

Best type of roofing for a Pent Shed

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Some time ago, when the rain wouldn’t stop and Scotland was completely drenched, Gillies and Mackay were faced with leaking pent roofs. We’d been putting the conversation off because our decision would involve a significant price increase. Ultimately, it came down to either a leaking Shed, which is no use to anyone, or a Shed that’s more expensive but doesn’t leak! Although the normal felt works well on Apex pitches, the gradient of Pent isn’t enough to allow the water to run off as readily. What we found was the water would seep back up under the felt and then through the sarking.

How to get rid of condensation in a Summerhouse

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Timber buildings, such as your Summerhouse, will eventually succumb to condensation on its windows and doors. But don’t worry… it’s totally normal for this to happen. Thankfully, there are lots of ways to get rid of this condensation build up. Here’s a wee video clip I put together telling you what they are… VIDEO CHATTER If you’ve got a Gillies and Mackay summerhouse, you’re probably going to experience some level of condensation build up on the windows and the doors. This can be a bit of a problem, especially if the temperatures are fluctuating day after day after day, the build up can get excessive. So the best way to combat that is to open up the building and let …