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Cook Portable Warehouses Blog

6 Creative Ideas for Summertime Kids' Parties

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

4 Things to Know When Starting a Business in your Cook Shed

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Apr 21, 2016 4:00:00 PM

If you are starting a home business, you aren’t alone. Home businesses are one of the fastest growing industries. Working from home allows for more flexibility, eliminates your commute and reduces your overhead costs.

But, if you want to be taken seriously in the business world, you can’t just add a desk, a printer, some office supplies and put up the open sign. It’s important to have a dedicated space for business where clients or customers can visit or contact you.

A Cook Portable Warehouse is the perfect solution to this issue. Convert your Cook shed into the perfect space and get selling sooner rather than later! A Cook portable shed can become any of these things!

Just grab a cup of coffee, walk outside your back door and into your new business, conveniently located in your Cook building. Here are 4 things to know when starting a business in your Cook shed. 

 4 Things to Know When Starting a Business in your Cook Shed + Cook Portable Warehouses

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Topics: Personal/Family Improvement, Shed Ideas

4 Reasons to Turn Your Shed Into A Guest House

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Apr 13, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Portable warehouses are generally used to solve storage issues. But, don’t discount its other uses, like a guest house.

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

5 Inexpensive DIY Home Decor Projects for Halloween

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Oct 29, 2015 4:00:00 PM

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With Halloween right around the corner, we are getting excited about dressing in a favorite costume, enjoy a themed party, taking the kids trick-or-treating or just eating a little too much candy.

Now that you got all the important safety precautions out of the way (read this post to learn more about 5 areas we recommend checking in your home before Halloween), let’s talk about the fun stuff.

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Topics: Home Improvement, Personal/Family Improvement

Family Friendly Ways to Have Fun and Stay in Shape

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Sep 16, 2015 3:00:00 PM

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With the beginning of the school year and those social calendars filling up, exercise and family time are two things that are often forgotten in the shuffle. But both of these activities can be accomplished easily and without a big time commitment!

Here are 8 simple ideas of healthy and fun things to do as a family that will get the kids some added exercise and provide you more time for your family to spend together.

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Topics: Personal/Family Improvement