When you walk through one of our portable shed lots, all of the sheds look great, but it can sometimes be hard to imagine what it will look like in your own yard. What will it look like next to the swing set or right against the side of your house? Will the siding colors blend? Will you have enough space to get it into the spot you really want it?
These are important questions and ones you should discover before you make a purchase. Though, if you enter into our rent-to-own program, you always have the option to trade up if you discover your shed isn’t exactly what you need. You can learn more about the rent-to-own benefits here.
Our customers are from across 14 states and we’re always excited to see how our sheds look in their rightful place: your backyard. Take a look at 8 popular Cook shed styles and how they look in our customers’ backyards.
Photo Source: Mary, a Cook Customer
The Cook Difference is defined as the things that elevate us over other portable shed companies. If you haven't visited many shed lots then you may not know this secret yet: Not all portable buildings are equal. That's why we always encourage you to ask a lot of questions before you buy any shed, especially if it's not from us.
So, what makes Cook so different? We don't just build a shed, we build our customers a sturdy blank canvas that will allow them to create the right storage shed, she shed, man cave or workshop that they've been dreaming about. Not only that, but we have warranties and decades of experience to back up our claims that we are the longer lasting option.
Our team works hard to build the best quality sheds made of materials that will last the test of time. When you talk with a dealer or one of our online sales facilitators, they're all working to find you the right building for your needs. Don't ever settle for a shed that doesn't fit your needs today and three months from now. It's one reason why we encourage the rent-to-own program because it gives you time to determine if your shed is too small or too big for your purposes and backyard.
Although there are countless advantages when purchasing a Cook building over other portable shed companies, here are the top three benefits of choosing a Cook Portable Warehouse.
Another warranty claim. Yikes! Not what you want to see coming in after so many years of success (since 1984). The shed was sound. Everything still protected, but the siding was showing some wear.
Searching for a new portable shed requires time and research. With Cook Portable Warehouses we make it easy for you! We have many resources to help you find the right shed to fit your storage needs. Whether this is for a man cave, she shed, backyard office or pool house, we have something to fit the need.
If you visit a Cook lot, you may have many questions and that’s great! Our Cook dealers are glad to answer any questions or concerns you may have. We actually encourage you to ask these questions no matter where you search for a shed.
Below are a few portable shed questions they hear pretty often. You might be surprised at a few of the answers, but at Cook, we have decades of experience and satisfied customers to backup our claims.
Leveling a shed can be a necessary task, especially as your ground settles after a tough rainy season. With Cook, there are a few things you can do before and after your shed is delivered to help.
When every Cook building is delivered our drivers make sure it’s up to our high Cook standards. Each building is delivered fully assembled, set-up and leveled as part of our free service. This leveling process ensures that the shed’s doors and windows function correctly.
The initial leveling method includes using wood shims to raise the building up to 6 inches. But if your shed requires more than 6 inches of leveling, we recommend using 4-inch, solid concrete blocks instead. For more on the requirements to complete prior to the delivery of your Cook building, read this blog post!
The beginning of the wintertime holiday season is the time to reflect and give thanks for everything we have! It provides valuable time to gather with family and friends to eat, laugh and enjoy time together.
It’s also time to give back to the community, which is something we take seriously at Cook. Read more about our Cook Cares program.
At Cook Portable Warehouses, we are thankful for each and every Cook customer. Across the country, we thank you for trusting us to keep your extra stuff or treasured belongings safe and secure. Hear from some of our customers here!
If you are considering adding a portable building to your home or office, we ask that you print and take our Dare to Compare checklist with you. While shopping, compare what Cook offers with that of our competitors.
Here are three more reasons our customers are thankful for more storage with their Cook Portable Warehouse!
The task of buying a shed may seem daunting, especially when there are more than 62 million search results that contain the word “sheds.” But, it doesn’t have to be a difficult decision, if you have all the facts and information you need to make a smart choice.
Cook Portable Warehouses wants you to understand exactly what you will be getting when you purchase a Cook shed. It’s more than just having room for your stuff. You have to ensure you’ll have quality options and can be proud of the purchase you’ve made.
The infographic below gives you a glimpse into how you’ll know when you’ve found the right shed! Not sure if you can convince your spouse you need to buy a shed? Download our free presentation to help you kickstart the conversation!
photo courtesy of customer
Buying a shed isn’t a small purchase, so you want to ensure you’re buying a shed of superior quality that will last. We encourage you to ask a few key questions to learn about the durability of the shed and about the company's integrity that you're purchasing from.
What are the sheds made of compared to what others in the industry use?
A shed may look like quality on the outside, but you need to inspect it thoroughly. Ask some of these questions:
-What materials are used to make the shed?
-Is the roof vented? Does it have a vented ridge?
-What keeps the floor from being damaged when you move the shed?
When purchasing a Cook Portable Warehouse, you can find these answers easily by talking with any of our dealers or right here. Or, take our Dare to Compare Checklist with you while you shop to see how other options measure up.
At Cook our focus is always on customer satisfaction and growing to meet changing customer needs. With another year in full swing, we have added several elements to our business and are excited to share them with our customers!
The first is our new 60-month Rent to Own financing option! Learn more about all our Rent to Own payment plans here! And, we have also expanded our building styles to include some new and innovative models!