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Simple, Cheap Ways to Decorate your Home and Shed for Halloween

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Oct 26, 2017 10:35:49 AM

Decorating your house, yard, and shed for Halloween doesn’t have to take a ton of time or break the bank. You can add an eerie quality to your outdoor space with some simple DIY projects using stuff you most likely have around your home.

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Topics: Fall Home/Garden, Holiday Ideas

The Fall Gardener’s Ultimate Planting List

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Oct 17, 2017 1:47:58 PM

Fall Gardening

Spring and Summer are a gardener’s time to shine. The warm weather makes it easy to spend hours and hours working out in your garden, enjoying the sunlight, and producing beautiful flowers, herbs and healthy veggies.

But colder weather doesn’t mean those gardening tasks have to come to an end. There are plenty of important fall gardening tasks to prepare for the winter cold, dreary weather.

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Topics: Gardening, Fall Home/Garden

4 Major Mistakes to Avoid at Home this Fall

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Nov 11, 2016 3:56:43 PM

Fall brings cooler weather, cozy times spent inside with family and friends, and some of the best holidays of the year.

It also brings a lot of home maintenance tasks that are important to complete before the winter weather moves in. It might not be the most exciting way to spend a weekend, but those items are essential to finish.

Keep all your equipment, supplies, and everything else that doesn’t have a designated place in your home or garage in your new storage building.

A Cook Portable Warehouse is the perfect place to store your stuff. And it doesn’t have to cost a ton to get the space of your dreams. Learn more about our buying programs like Pre-owned buildings and the trade-up option. To stay on top of issues before they arise, read this list of fall home and yard tasks to add to your to-do list this fall.

Here are the 4 biggest mistakes to avoid at home and in your yard this Fall.

Mistakes to Avoid at Home this Fall + Cook Portable Warehouses

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Topics: Fall Home/Garden

3 Creative Ways to Use Your Shed this Halloween

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Oct 29, 2016 9:00:00 AM

With the spooky fun of Halloween on the horizon, there is a lot to think about. From getting the kids ready with the best costumes on the block, to stocking up on delicious candy, and putting out festive decorations, it’s a busy time of the month!

Halloween only comes once a year, so now is the time to go all out and decorate your house, yard, and even your Cook shed for the holiday.

With just a few tweaks you can create the ultimate Halloween location right in your yard in your Cook Portable Warehouse. Find out the answers to all your questions about buying and owning a Cook building, by reading this!

From a haunted house to a costume shop, you can transform the multipurpose space you have with your versatile, durable backyard shed; into anything your family needs or wants.

Make sure you are staying safe this Halloween with these safety tips! And use these 3 creative ideas to create the Halloween space of your family’s dreams with your Cook shed.

Creative Ways to Use Your Shed This Halloween + Cook Portable Warehouses

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Topics: Fall Home/Garden

How to Camp in your Backyard this Fall

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Oct 20, 2016 11:56:18 AM

With crisp sweater weather and leaves falling, fall is the perfect season to go camping. Before winter gets into high gear, plan a trip either in your favorite state park or right in your backyard.

If your family is looking to have fun outside and save money for the upcoming holiday season, use your own backyard as your camping locale.

All that camping equipment from tents, to chairs, to grills, and more, can take up a lot of room in your garage. If you need a designated space for your camping supplies, sports equipment, and other larger recreational items, consider a Cook shed.

To find the perfect Cook Portable Warehouse for your family’s needs, read this post! And watch this video, to learn 4 essential space saving tips for your backyard building from Cook!

Use these ideas for games, food and other activities to have a home camping trip that your kids will remember through winter. And here are even more tips to make your camping adventure memorable.

How to Camp Right in your Backyard + Cook Portable Warehouses

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Topics: Personal/Family Improvement, Fall Home/Garden

5 Essential Halloween Home Safety Tips

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Oct 18, 2016 2:00:00 PM

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Halloween is one of the best holidays to have some family fun! From dressing up in your favorite costume, to eating all that delicious candy, it's just a fun time all around!

But, for homeowners it’s important to make sure your home and yard are safe for trick-or-treaters and Halloween party guests.

So here are five important halloween home safety tips! 

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Topics: Home Improvement, Fall Home/Garden, Entertaining Tips

Prepare Your Equipment for Cold Weather

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Oct 10, 2016 3:29:39 PM

As the temperatures begin to drop and you finish your fall home checklist, don’t neglect the tools you work with.  If you want to be able to use them come Spring, take good care of them now.

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Topics: Fall Home/Garden, Shed Maintenance Tips

Fall Storage Tips for your Outdoor Summer Accessories

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Oct 9, 2015 3:00:00 PM

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Everyone needs to have secure storage space for those things that we get tons of use out of in the fun spring and summer months. You want to make sure all those items are still looking great when those seasons come again next year!

A Cook Portable Warehouse withstands every type of weather and will be standing strong when you need it. Just listen to Cook customer Dorothy Baldwin.

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Topics: Storage Tips, Fall Home/Garden

Easy to Do Fall Home Preparations

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Sep 29, 2014 2:00:00 PM

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Fall brings cooler temperatures, the beginning of the holiday season, comfy sweaters and bright seasonal colors like red, orange and yellow! It also signifies that the winter season is on the horizon.

Most of us could be looking for a few projects to accomplish this fall to improve the exterior and interior of our homes. So these tasks will help get your house ready for winter and could help you save some money too!

Having extra funds to reinvest in your home or storage needs is always a good thing! If you need a place for all those items that you have accumulated over the spring and summer months, think about adding a portable shed from Cook.

Here are some other important tasks to complete around your home this fall to be ready when winter begins!

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Topics: Fall Home/Garden

Ways to Get your Home Organized this Fall

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Sep 25, 2014 2:21:00 PM

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From small to large organization tasks, your home is always in need of some cleaning or decluttering. All those to-do lists can get overwhelming for busy and growing families.

But you can easily organize your home starting with a single drawer and moving up to closets and entire rooms. Here is a helpful checklist from smaller projects that can be accomplished within a few hours to those over a day or a weekend. Fall is a great time to get some home projects completed before the weather gets too chilly.

A simple and smart way to stay organized and have enough space for all your family’s stuff is to add a Cook building. Conquer your clutter and store your things right on your property! Even if you don’t need a ton of extra space now, think a couple years into the future.

At Cook, we want to be the place for all your stuff and a source for everything about home organization. So here are some organizational projects to get started on today in your home!

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Topics: Fall Home/Garden