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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

What is permitted development?

Permitted development rules exist in Scotland to help homeowners avoid the costs and inconvenience of planning permission. These rules apply...
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Amy Hanlon

Can Gillies & Mackay make buildings over 30m2?

Gillies & Mackay Garages, Blackstone Garden Rooms and 3-Tier Sheds fully comply with Building Control regulations. We can build any...
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Amy Hanlon

Where are the conservation areas in Scotland?

There are more than 600 conservation areas in Scotland and more than 47,000 listed buildings. If you’re planning a garden...
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Amy Hanlon

Can I have a timber garage with a flat roof?

Can you have a timber garage with a flat roof? You can, but there may be better options. We’ll discuss...
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Amy Hanlon

Should I buy a timber garage kit?

Are you thinking about buying a timber garage kit? Maybe you’re wondering how much you can save by building your...
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Amy Hanlon

Should I buy from a manufacturer or a supplier?

Whether you’re buying marshmallows, a washing machine, or a timber garden building, there are always benefits to buying from a...
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Amy Hanlon

Will a timber garage protect my car?

Whether it’s an Aston Martin DB5 or a Ford Mondeo, a car is more than just a chunk of metal...
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Amy Hanlon

What’s the best timber for a wooden garage?

If you’re shopping for a wooden garage you’re definitely going to have questions. Questions about the price of the building....
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Amy Hanlon

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

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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