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Why Your Shed Dealer Asks These 3 Questions

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Jun 14, 2017 10:30:00 AM

A portable building can be a big investment for your family, so it sometimes takes a little time to decide on the right shed. That’s why Cook shed dealers are here to help you.  

When you visit a shed lot, most likely you’ll have a lot of questions, but you may not know where to start. Don’t worry, your dealer is there to walk you through it! They understand the industry and know the buildings. They cannot only explain the shed’s features but point them out as you tour the buildings.   

When you arrive on a Cook lot, you’ll most likely hear three main questions from your local dealer.  What are those questions and why do they ask? Find out below!

Why Your Shed Dealer Asks These 3 Questions

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Topics: Buying a Shed

Why You Should Choose the Larger Shed

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Jun 12, 2017 10:45:32 AM

Purchasing a Cook Portable Building

When purchasing a shed there are a lot of factors to consider. And one of the main questions you'll ask is, "What size shed do I need?" 

If you’re not sure how to decide on the right shed, here are some questions you need to ask no matter where you search for a shed. (Though we’re pretty confident if you do, you’ll stick with Cook!)  

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Topics: Buying a Shed

Use Your Garden Shed to Its Full Potential

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Jun 9, 2017 10:30:00 AM

When you love to garden, a portable building can be a great asset. There are so many ways to incorporate it into your landscape. With a Cook Garden Shed, you’ll not only have a portable building, but a versatile shed that will last the test of time and the elements.  

Your garden is your pride and joy, so make the most of your shed to help you do what you love! Here is how to use your garden shed to its full potential.   

 Cook Garden Shed with Flower Box

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Topics: Buying a Shed, Gardening

Give Mom the Gift of Cook this Mother’s Day

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

May 11, 2017 1:36:44 PM

Sunday is one of the biggest gift giving days of the year- Mother’s Day! While flowers and cards are always great standby presents, stand out by thinking out-of-the-box with your gift.

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Topics: Buying a Shed, Shed Ideas

What to Buy and What Not to Buy in April

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Apr 11, 2017 11:33:24 AM

Each month, we are sharing a few of our picks for high value purchases for that specific month along with a few things to avoid. Although this isn’t foolproof, it can be useful and help net some extra money in the bank. Be smart and savvy when buying anything from small to large purchases.

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Topics: Buying a Shed

You Need a Shed Because... [Quiz]

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Mar 29, 2017 7:00:00 PM

Not sure you need a shed? Or, not sure what style of shed you need? We are here to help! Everyone needs room for their stuff, from the traveler to the homebody.  

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Topics: Buying a Shed, Shed Ideas

Things to Buy in March and What to Skip

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Mar 16, 2017 9:19:42 AM

We have been providing recommendations for items to purchase every month and things to wait on for a better time. To catch up on 2017 so far, read our January and February blogs.

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Topics: Buying a Shed, Saving Money

Where is the Best Location for my New Storage Shed?

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Mar 2, 2017 4:50:00 PM

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When searching for your shed, you want to be sure to ask these questions! But one of the first things you need to decide is where your shed will go.  

Choosing the ideal place for your shed can often be as difficult as finding the right shed itself.  Consider these 3 factors to help you determine the best location for your storage shed!

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Topics: Buying a Shed

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