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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!

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Amy Hanlon
13/05/24

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
10/04/24

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
09/04/24

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
13/03/24

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
04/03/24

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
29/02/24

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
24/01/24

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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Amy Hanlon
22/01/24

How to buy a good shed.

What do you need to know to buy a good shed? Sometimes it seems like a game of chance dealing...
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Amy Hanlon
13/01/24

How long will an expensive shed last?

How long will an expensive shed last? One day there will be a quick, simple answer to one of these...
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Amy Hanlon
27/09/23

Garage vs Workshop: What’s The Difference?

Today in the great battle of garage vs workshop, we consider whether or not you have to keep a car...
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