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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
You’ve said it a million times. “I’m so tired of all this mess. I just wish I had more space.” You go about your day, trying to put this thought out of your mind. That method may work for now, but this will be a recurring situation until you do something about it.
Sure, you’ve thought about getting a backyard shed, but do you really need it? You have a lot of excess stuff, but how could you possibly fill an entire storage building? Believe us; it’s easier than it looks!
New Year’s Eve is a night to celebrate the year gone by with family and friends. So this weekend, raise a glass to 2016. But when New Year’s Day comes around, it’s time to make your New Year’s resolutions for 2017!
Not only should everyone make New Year’s resolutions to improve their body and mind, but it’s also important to make resolutions to improve your home as well.
And to learn more about how a Cook Portable Warehouse can help you keep your New Year’s pledges, read this blog post.
Here are the top 3 resolutions that each and every homeowner can put on their list. And to learn more home and garden tips, check out our top 10 blogs from this year!
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!
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.
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.