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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

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 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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Why is my Shed Floor Rotting?

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

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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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4 Unconventional Man Cave Ideas

May 8, 2018 11:00:00 AM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Home Improvement

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There’s a man cave out there for everyone, but you might not know it yet. Cocktail lounges, pool halls and band practice spaces are common (and great), but maybe they’re not to your taste. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of possibilities when it comes to transforming a building from Cook Portable Warehouses into a man cave that’s perfect for your interests.

Unconventional Man Caves

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How to Fix Up Your Empty Nest

Apr 6, 2018 10:37:39 AM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Home Improvement

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When your kids have grown and left home, you may be faced with mixed emotions. Excitement for where life is leading them, but also feeling as if your house is a little empty. So, what do you do now? For starters, we recommend renovating that empty nest!

Let's talk about how to fix up your empty nest and how a Cook shed could be exactly what you've been needing! 

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10 Reasons Why Everyone Needs a Storage Shed

Mar 9, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Home Improvement

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Maybe you’ve been going back and forth over this question in your head: “Do I really need a portable shed?” 

Purchasing a wooden shed isn't a quick purchase normally. There are many different styles, sizes and custom options to choose from.

Not sure what you need to ask before you buy? Take a look at this article for the questions you need to ask your shed dealer before you make your final decision. There is so much more to look at than just the outward appearance of the shed! 

If you're still trying to decide if a portable building would help you, your family or your business, we believe you could benefit from owning a storage shed! Here are 10 great reasons why everyone needs a storage shed! 

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Cook Declutter Challenge: 10 Minutes or Less

Mar 6, 2018 10:05:01 AM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Personal/Family Improvement, Summer Home Tips, Shed Maintenance Tips, Winter, Holiday Organization, Home Improvement

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Take the Declutter Challenge

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Creative Welcome Signs (that don't just say "Welcome")

Apr 27, 2017 11:15:00 AM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Home Improvement

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One of the fun parts of decorating your home or even your shed, is adding a welcoming entrance. You can add a welcome mat, colorful plants, even paint your door a bright, inviting color.  But, one simple way to greet your guests is by creating a welcome sign.

This sign doesn’t always have to say “welcome,” though. Get creative and let your personality show!


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If you’re from the south, then “Hey Y'all!” may be your favorite greeting.  A fun idea is to trace your state onto a canvas or piece of scrap wood, then paint your favorite welcome phrase on top.  In this example, they took the background color and made it a couple of shades darker to add an accent design, so the canvas didn’t look as flat.

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3 Simple Ways to Increase the Curb Appeal of your Home

Mar 24, 2017 1:40:32 PM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Home Improvement

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As winter winds down and spring gears up, many people in the home buying and selling market are starting to get busy! If you are looking to sell your home, we recommend that you do your research and be smart about when to list it. According to Zillow, there is one ideal month to put your house on the market. Find out when here!

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Window Treatment Ideas for Your Shed

Mar 17, 2017 10:30:00 AM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Home Improvement, Shed Ideas

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Every person uses their shed differently, but whether it’s a workshop or a She Shed, natural light is a great asset to your space.  It helps brighten up your space, giving you ample lighting for your next project.

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4 Home Décor and Storage Changes Trending in 2017

Feb 22, 2017 10:30:00 AM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Shed Ideas, Home Improvement

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With 2017 already a month in and many of us still stuck inside avoiding the chilly weather, it’s a good time to consider updating and refreshing your home, shed, or garage’s interior space. It’s important for your home to reflect all those resolutions you made for the New Year.

For example, if your resolution was to de-clutter your space and get more organized, a simple answer is to invest in a Cook Portable Warehouse. With plenty of building styles, price points, and customizable features, you can find the perfect place to store your stuff and keep your home clutter-free.

Here are a few home styling trends popular this year to consider for either big or small changes to your space. And take a look back at past home décor trends in this blog!

Home Decor and Storage Trends in 2017

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