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5 Essential Halloween Home Safety Tips

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Oct 18, 2016 2:00:00 PM


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

5 Surface Options for your New Backyard Path

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Oct 6, 2016 11:15:00 AM

A great addition to every backyard is of course a Cook Portable Warehouse. With dependable storage options in every size, a backyard shed from Cook is the best solution when you need additional storage space. Build the shed of your dreams with this tool from Cook.

Another relatively easy backyard project that many homeowners can add is a path either leading from the home to the shed, garage, or pool. Not only will a high-quality backyard path add value to your home, it will also make it easy to get back and forth.

And once you have the path, next you will need to add a fire pit. It’s the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors in the brisk fall weather. Check out our three keys to building one of your own.

One of the biggest decisions when it comes to constructing a backyard path to your shed is what material you will use. There are a variety of high-quality options (from hard to soft surfaces). The decision could come down to your practicality, budget, and the appearance of your current exterior decor.

Consider using materials that blend seamlessly into your existing house and other surrounding structures. You also want to think about the purpose and location of the path.

Here are 5 ideas for the surface of your new backyard path to meet every budget and skill level.

Surface Options for your Backyard Path + Cook Portable Warehouses

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Topics: Home Improvement, Gardening

Important Do’s and Don’ts to Remember When Organizing your Shed [VIDEO]

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Aug 17, 2016 11:08:03 AM


Now is a great time to reorganize your shed or portable building and really think about your organization structure. As you spend more time doing outside activities, you'll be going in and out of your shed a lot. So being organized from the beginning will give you more time to do the fun stuff!

There are some do’s and don’ts that are important to keep in mind while organizing your shed. So remember these things that shouldn’t be stored in a shed and tips on how to get the most use out of the space you have.

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Topics: Home Improvement, Storage Tips

Yard Tips You’re Thankful Dad Taught You

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Jun 15, 2016 11:00:00 AM

You’ve learned a lot from dad over the years.  He may have taught you how to drive or how to fish. And you probably spent quite a few hot summer days beside him working in the yard or on the farm.

Here are the yard tips you're thankful Dad taught you: Yard Tips Dad Taught You + Cook Portable Warehouses

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Topics: Home Improvement, Personal/Family Improvement, Summer Home Tips

15 Creative Uses for Portable Warehouses

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

May 3, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Think you have no use for a portable shed? You may be surprised!

These buildings serve a variety of purposes. Most people only see sheds as “storage” units.  Though they’re great for holding excess items and eliminating clutter, they can offer even more value for your busy life.

Here are 15 creative uses for portable warehouses: 



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Topics: Home Improvement, Shed Ideas

Become a Pro-Husband, Tips to Live By

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Apr 29, 2016 2:51:19 PM

You romanced her. You said your vows. Now the honeymoon is over and the real work begins.

Become a pro-husband, tips to live by:


Become a Pro Husband, Tips to Live By + Cook Portable Warehouses


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Topics: Home Improvement, Personal Improvement, Personal/Family Improvement

6 Ways to Make your Home and Family Greener

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Apr 22, 2016 12:54:25 PM

Happy Earth Day! It’s important to think about how we can all incorporate small, more environmental-friendly alterations into our everyday lives.6 Ways to Make Your Home & Family Greener + Cook Portable Warehouses

Without changing your lifestyle too much, you can make minor alterations to your daily routine that will help protect the planet for years to come.

Cook Portable Warehouses is a company that cares about the communities our dealers live and work in. Our  pre-owned program ensures that nothing is wasted and our sheds last the test of time with one or many owners.

Don’t forget what you can do with one of our Cook buildings. It can become a recycling center, a greenhouse, or anything else you can dream of!

Here are our 6 ways to make your home and family greener and a little healthier this month! 

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Topics: Home Improvement, Personal/Family Improvement

6 Big Things to Add to your Home Winterization Checklist Part 2

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Jan 8, 2016 2:00:00 PM


With winter finally getting into high gear, winterizing your home and shed becomes more of a priority. With a properly prepared home, you will be sure your family is ready to withstand anything that winter brings!

Check out part 1 of our blog post in the series and learn more about winterizing your heating and air conditioning systems as well as your chimney and fireplace.

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Topics: Home Improvement

4 New Year’s Resolutions to Help Transform your Home

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Dec 29, 2015 2:00:00 PM


With the new year approaching it’s common to make New Year’s resolutions for ourselves. Either we want to get in better shape, work less and spend more time with family or just cut down on those things that are causing stress.

And, for more on how a Cook portable shed can help you keep your New Year’s resolutions, read this blog post!

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Topics: Home Improvement

6 Big Things to Add to your Home Winterization Checklist Part 1

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Dec 3, 2015 4:00:00 PM


Wintertime brings a lot of great things like the holidays, potential snow days for the kids and family time spend inside next to a roaring fire.

But, winter also brings the chance for freezing temperatures, precipitation like snow and ice and dangerous storms across the country.

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Topics: Home Improvement