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Cook Portable Warehouses Blog

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

Top 10 Shed and Home Blogs of 2016

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Dec 20, 2016 9:13:27 AM

Whether you already own a Cook shed or are still searching, these are great resources!

Cook sheds require very little, if any, maintenance, but the possibilities are endless.  These 10 blogs were the most read Cook blogs of 2016! They’re focused on the uses of portable buildings, buying the right shed and general home storage tips.

Don’t miss our most popular shed and home blogs this year, check them out below:

A look back at the top 10 Cook Blogs of 2016 + Cook Portable Warehouse

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Topics: Storage Tips, Personal/Family Improvement, Shed Ideas

3 Life Lessons to Learn from Cook’s Top Dealer

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Oct 25, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Each day we face choices. Sometimes fun, sometimes devastating circumstances happen to us, but even in those circumstances there are still choices. What are you choosing today?

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Topics: Personal/Family Improvement, Dealer Spotlight

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

Four Inexpensive Summer Activities to End the Season Right

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Aug 30, 2016 3:48:58 PM

Summertime doesn’t last long enough for most of us. Between the warm weather, frequent vacations, and more laid back mindset, many of us wish it would stay a little longer.

But when the calendar turns to September, it means summer is officially coming to an end and fall is on the horizon. But the end of the season doesn’t mean the fun times have to come to an end.

It also doesn’t mean you have to spend a lot of money to have fun with family and friends. There are plenty of inexpensive ways to celebrate the end of summer and keep your pocketbook full for back to school necessities and future holiday shopping.

Looking for more ways to enjoy time with family this summer? Read this post. And here are four of our favorite inexpensive summer activities for the end of the season!

Inexpensive Summer Activities + Cook Portable Warehouses

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

3 Ideas to Get your Cook Shed Back to School Ready

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Aug 16, 2016 12:57:37 PM

Summer is winding down and that means the fun of vacations, sunny days spent outdoors with family and friends, and relaxing afternoons by the pool, are quickly coming to an end.

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Topics: Personal/Family Improvement, Shed Ideas

6 Creative Ideas for Summertime Kids' Parties

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Jun 21, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Summer outdoor entertainment options range from fun barbeques with delicious food and tasty drinks, to afternoon pool parties full of laughter and fun games. For more tips on throwing the best pool party on the block, read this post!

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Topics: Personal/Family Improvement, Entertaining 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

3 Tips to Make your Springtime BBQ Unforgettable

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

May 24, 2016 11:00:00 AM

May means those chilly winter temperatures are finally gone and spring is in high gear. With Memorial Day coming up, it’s the perfect time to think about your family’s first barbeque.

Gather family and friends over for some delicious food, fun festivities and to enjoy the great weather outside. Your Cook Portable Warehouse is the perfect staging area for all your outdoor entertaining needs.

With the additional storage space available in your Cook shed, you don’t have to worry about all your party supplies cluttering up your home.

Or consider utilizing your Cook portable building as part of your outdoor entertaining area. It can function as extra space, a shaded area for guests who need to cool down or even convert it into a Pub Shed, to create the best neighborhood bar right in your backyard!

Here are a few other ideas to make your shed into the ultimate entertainment destination.  And, as you pull out the grill, remember these 3 barbecue tips to make your springtime BBQ the best on the block!Tips to Make Your Springtime BBQ Unforgettable

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Topics: Personal/Family Improvement, Shed Ideas

How to Create Backyard Adventures For Your Kids

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

May 18, 2016 1:00:00 PM

With the kids getting out of school, you’ll be racking your brain to find ways to keep them occupied.

Summer break is a great time for adventure, learning and time with friends.  Be creative and keep your kids active in the backyard!

Here’s how to create backyard adventures for your kids:


Make a Mud Pie Station


Outdoor Adventures: Make A Mud Pie Station + Cook Portable Warehouses

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