BUYERS PREP: What you need to know before you buy.

BUYERS PREP GUIDE This is it guys! This is the very beginning of your brand new ShedLife. Are you excited? Oh yes. But first things first let’s make sure we’re all prepared. In this guide we’ll talk about all the things we need you to think about or do before your building arrives.   PLANNING   It’s not often you …

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The Best Summerhouse Manufacturers Scotland: Top 3

I ken where you’re at. You’re looking for the best Summerhouse design, best size, best specification and above all best price, right? Aye. It’s your dream, your ‘go to’ place for all the answers to your hectic life. A beautiful Summerhouse to sit pretty in your garden. To bring you a tranquil spot of relaxation and above all, isolation, free …

Working From Home: The ShedLife

Do you long for a space to call your own? Are you constantly interrupted, distracted and frustrated by the goings on around you while you’re trying to focus your precious time on a specific task or talent? Are you, working from home? Yup. Thought so. It’s a nightmare isn’t it? If it’s not your mother-in-law popping round for a quick …

How to insulate your shed

How to Insulate a Shed

Do you spend a lot of time in your shed and want to make it more comfortable to work in? Do you store perishables such as paper or materials in your shed and want to make sure they’re safe and dry? If so, you may be wondering how to insulate your shed. We have been insulating our sheds for over 25 …

Summerhouse or Snowhouse?

It’s that time of year when you’d rather go without the bathroom light for 4 months than embrace the freezing cold 5 meter walk to the garage to get the light bulbs. So why would you consider your Summerhouse as an alternative venue to your kitchen table or living sofa when it’s minus 5 outside? How about the exact same …

In Col We Trust

It’s been a whirlwind bromance for me and this man. 3 years in the making. We’ve shared heartache and happiness, worry and success but most of all we’ve had bloody good fun growing our businesses and riding this train together. Woah… Emotional. Hey, he’s still alive though. Fitter than ever… Well except the whole Bloodstock Fest relapse last month. Col Gray – …

Wee Oor Wullie Pirate Sets Sail

We did something incredible… It starts with my friend Vicky Beach Huts, she’s already crazy… She was all; game – set – match! For the Oor Wullie auction on Tuesday 13th September. Me? I was just quite happy standing on the sidelines with huge admiration for the whole of Dundee and beyond. Half way through the auction Vicky Beach Huts …

Should I insulate my summerhouse?

Should I insulate my Summerhouse?

This question is something that kind of doesn’t really agree with me. Insulating a summerhouse is counterproductive. A summerhouse is single glazed, and the majority of the panels are made up by windows and doors. If you’re insulating your summerhouse, the majority of that extra added value in heat and efficiency escapes through the windows and doors, so realistically to …

Why our garages don't leak

Why our garages don’t leak – The best timber garage specification

This time last year we had a real issue with our garages, they were leaking. The reason they were leaking was because they were single skinned buildings and the water was coming right through the weatherboard into the inside of the garage. There was nothing we could do to stop this from happening. It seemed to be the longer the …