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The Winter Prep Guide for Surviving the Cold

Nov 15, 2018 10:48:57 AM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Winter, Holiday Organization, Home Improvement, Storage Tips


Winter Backyard

Homeowners be warned: Jack Frost is rolling into town.

Sounds like the opening to a horror movie, right? That’s not too far off. Some are already seeing snow, cold winds and utility bills that would make Franz San Galli roll in his grave.

Before you start hunkering down for another snowpocalypse, take a few steps to shore up your home and, hopefully, your wallet:

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The (Lesser-Known) Essential Winter Emergency Checklist

Nov 15, 2018 10:40:56 AM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Home Improvement, Winter, Holiday Organization



If you’ve checked out our Winter Prep guide, you’re already ahead of the curve! But, of course, your property isn’t the only thing you have to look out for when the cold weather hits.

What about your home? Your family? Or your rumbling tummy when the power goes out and the food from your freezer spoils?

Winter preparedness guides are everywhere - in fact, Cook Portable Warehouses has it’s own Home Emergency Preparedness Guide right here - but we wanted to add a few extras. The items that keep you happy, as well as healthy and warm; the items that turn ‘surviving’ into ‘flourishing.’

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7 Ways to Maximize Your Garage Space

Oct 29, 2018 4:00:00 PM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Storage Tips


Family Cleaning out Garage

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Winter Prep Tips: Start With a Plan

Oct 18, 2018 11:57:52 AM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Storage Tips, Winter, Holiday Organization


Snow Shovel on a Fence Row

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6 Reasons to Build a Barn Shed with Cook

Oct 18, 2018 11:15:22 AM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Buying a Shed


Barn Shed Option

Are you looking into building a barn shed? This shed design can fulfill many different storage needs, from providing you a place to store pool supplies, tools, outdoor furniture, ATVs and more! Plus, this barn style will be an asset to any backyard. It will provide function as well as a fashionable addition to your home or business.  

Cook builds a variety of portable building options. You just have to decide on the style you like best. You can choose to build a Barn, Lofted Barn, a Handyman Shed and more!

So, why should you build a barn shed with Cook? Let’s dive into some of the top reasons:

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5 Reasons to Park Your Car In a Garage

Oct 9, 2018 3:18:29 PM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Home Improvement


 Inside a Lofted Garage

Part of taking care of your car is protecting your car.

Purchasing a vehicle comes with a lot of uncertainty. How can I keep it in the best shape possible? How long will I have this car? What will its resale value be when I’m ready to get something else? One of the best ways to take care of your car is to store it away from the elements. Here are a few reasons to park your car in a garage. 

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What Can Fit Inside A 10 x 10 Storage Shed?

Sep 25, 2018 5:01:51 PM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Buying a Shed, Storage Tips


Barn Shed Style in Springtime

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What Makes the Best Portable Buildings

Sep 24, 2018 2:19:59 PM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Buying a Shed


Lofted Barn In Yard

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3 Reasons to Buy a Tool Shed

Sep 24, 2018 2:12:07 PM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Buying a Shed



When your storage space has been overtaken - an extra car parked in the garage, workbenches taken over by bags of winter clothes, and shelves filled with halfway finished projects - you need a Plan B: introducing the Cook Tool Shed.

Ready to regain control of your storage and work space? See why the Cook Tool Shed could be a great fit for your needs.

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Why is my Shed Floor Rotting?

Sep 11, 2018 9:53:59 AM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Home Improvement, Buying a Shed


Handyman Flooring

Moisture is possibly the biggest enemy of your shed’s floor system. Think of all those spring rain showers, the early morning dew, the summer humidity and melting winter snow. It’s clear that moisture is difficult to avoid, but prolonged exposure could be detrimental to your shed’s durability.

Some shed buyers quickly discover their shed's flooring may not be as durable as they thought when they made the purchase. They ask "Why is my shed floor rotting?!" The simple answer is that their shed wasn't built to withstand the moisture that is unavoidable in any backyard.

This is why it's essential to know how your shed floor is constructed. Your belongings are valuable and need a secure, durable floor that will protect your things. 

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