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4 Home Décor and Storage Changes Trending in 2017

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Feb 22, 2017 10:30:00 AM

With 2017 already a month in and many of us still stuck inside avoiding the chilly weather, it’s a good time to consider updating and refreshing your home, shed, or garage’s interior space. It’s important for your home to reflect all those resolutions you made for the New Year.

For example, if your resolution was to de-clutter your space and get more organized, a simple answer is to invest in a Cook Portable Warehouse. With plenty of building styles, price points, and customizable features, you can find the perfect place to store your stuff and keep your home clutter-free.

Here are a few home styling trends popular this year to consider for either big or small changes to your space. And take a look back at past home décor trends in this blog!

Home Decor and Storage Trends in 2017

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Topics: Home Improvement, Shed Ideas

Creative Portable Shed Purposes

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Feb 21, 2017 11:00:00 AM

As one of our dealers says, “If you have a 100 customers come through, you’ll have a 100 different ideas.” Rosemary Sheppard, dealer in Valdosta, GA, has seen many different uses for a Cook shed, some unique and some more common.  But, for each of them, she listened to their plans and helped them purchase the shed that would give them the right framework for what they were wanting to do.

The amazing thing about a Cook Portable Warehouse is that these sheds are solidly built and can be used for a variety of purposes as you’ve seen in our past blogs:

10 Unique Uses for Your Portable Building

 

15 Creative Uses for Portable Warehouses


Now, here are some more portable shed purposes we’ve discovered due to the creativity and imagination of our customers from across the nation!


-Outdoor Cafe or Sandwich Shop

Sandwich Shop + Cook Portable Warehouses

We have worked with local businesses before to customize the shed they need.  We’ve cut out a large opening to give them a walk-up window to sell their food and drinks through.  If you plan to do this, be sure you have the right permits and follow all local government laws and regulations.

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Topics: Buying a Shed, Shed Ideas

3 Things to Buy and What to Skip this February

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Feb 20, 2017 12:35:53 PM

Last month we shared 3 smart investments for January and 3 things to avoid or wait to purchase.  To revisit that information and plan for next January’s spending, read this post!

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Topics: Buying a Shed, Winter, Holiday Organization

5 Ways to Pay for Your Dream Shed

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Feb 16, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Purchasing a portable shed can be an asset to your business or home.  It can even help you raise the value of your home in a potential buyer’s eyes. But, making the purchase usually needs to be financially planned for.

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Topics: Buying a Shed, Saving Money

Proper Ways to Store Your Bicycle and Equipment

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Feb 15, 2017 2:00:00 PM

A Cook shed can be used for a variety of purposes and with all the extra space you don’t have to choose just one.

With the right organizational techniques, you can store lawn equipment, as well as your favorite sporting goods.

One of those family friendly sports you can enjoy almost year-round is biking. There are many paved or even rustic trails you can find at your local or state parks close to home.

Biking is of course great exercise, but it also can be fun for the whole family!  Enjoy the outdoors, while picking up the speed a little.

If your family loves to bike, then having proper storage is essential to keeping your bike functional from season to season. Here's what you need to know about how to store your bicycle.  
Family Biking + Bicycle Storage Tips

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Topics: Storage Tips, Personal/Family Improvement

Moving Tips: The Value of a Storage Shed

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Feb 13, 2017 11:00:00 AM

As you prepare to move, whether it’s just across town or across the nation, having a storage shed is a great asset!

Everyone needs more room for their stuff and when a move is pending, it’s needed even more so.  Here’s the value of a storage shed when you’re moving:

Moving Tips: The Value of a Storage Shed
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Topics: Moving Tips

4 Things to Do Before Buying a Shed

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Feb 9, 2017 2:00:00 PM

We know purchasing a storage building is not a rush decision, that’s why we provide all kinds of materials to help you make an informed decision. With Cook, you’ll know you’ve made the right purchase.

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Topics: Buying a Shed

How to Save Money Now for Summer Activities

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Feb 8, 2017 2:35:41 PM

While it’s cold and dreary, now is the time to start dreaming and planning for those fun times in the summer sun! You may be planning a vacation, stay-cation or just looking for fun things to do with the kids.  But, all of those things take a little extra money.

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Topics: Rent to Own, Summer Home Tips

10 Common Things to Store in a Portable Building

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Feb 6, 2017 2:30:00 PM

 

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You’ve said it a million times. “I’m so tired of all this mess. I just wish I had more space.” You go about your day, trying to put this thought out of your mind. That method may work for now, but this will be a recurring situation until you do something about it.

Sure, you’ve thought about getting a backyard shed, but do you really need it? You have a lot of excess stuff, but how could you possibly fill an entire storage building? Believe us; it’s easier than it looks!

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Topics: Home Improvement, Storage Tips

$26,260 Raised for Relay for Life

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Feb 1, 2017 8:43:24 AM

You can’t hide from cancer, but you can fight it. You can’t hide from cancer, but you can find hope despite it.

No matter where you are in life, you’ve been impacted by that horrible word we all dread to hear.  You may have battled it yourself. Or sat with a friend as they underwent chemo, wondering if you were really helping in that moment. You may be preparing yourself for the road ahead as the diagnosis just came down for your loved one.

Cancer touches us all, which is why year after year we gather together to Relay for Life.

Cook Cares Team at 2016 Relay for Life

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Topics: Cook Cares