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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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Cara Mackay
07/02/19

What is the best construction for a Garden Room?

If you’re familiar with Gillies and Mackay, you’ll know we don’t muck around with specification, especially when it comes to...
Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay
21/11/19

Featured Friends: Who do we recommend for painting your G&M building?

Photo by Pat Freling of Paint Strategies You’re ready. Ready to place an order. Ready to start living your best #ShedLife....
Aftercare
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Cara Mackay
07/11/19

Featured Friends: Who do we recommend for garden landscaping?

Amazing! You’re wanting a Gillies and Mackay building, but why stop there? It’s finally time to live your dream #ShedLife...
Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay
17/10/19

Featured Friends: Who do we recommend for your base work? (for hard to reach sites)

A Garden Room is a dream… But what about the base work? Your access is a nightmare. Your excavation is...
Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay
04/04/19

Garden Room Maintenance: 3 Top Tips

Maintaining your Garden Room is paramount to the longevity of the building. The better you look after your Garden Room,...
Aftercare
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Cara Mackay
24/01/19

DIY Garden Room: The Half Build

The Half Build Garden Room Listen… It’s okay. You can tell me, I’m totally cool with it. It’s only natural....
Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay
05/07/18

Why won’t my Summerhouse door close?

What about this heat?! I know – best we’ve had since 1976.  “When looking at daytime temperatures the UK average...
Aftercare
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Cara Mackay
05/05/18

What is the best base for a Summerhouse?

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Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay
07/07/16

Does a Shed Need Planning Permission? Video

So you’re ready to buy a shed… great! But have you done your research and read our helpful blogs first?...
Buyers Prep
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Cara Mackay
02/12/15

Does a Shed need a Building Warrant?

We’re often asked about Planning Permission for sheds, but equally important is whether or not you need a Building Warrant....
Buyers Prep
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