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Cook Portable Warehouses

Top 3 Reasons a Cook Portable Building is Right for You

Jan 6, 2020 12:52:00 PM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in The Cook Difference


Mary's Shed

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.

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Top Shed Problem And Our Solution

May 28, 2019 3:36:10 PM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Buying a Shed, About Cook, The Cook Difference



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.

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Common Portable Shed Questions [Infographic]

Jan 18, 2017 11:00:00 AM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Buying a Shed, The Cook Difference


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.

Our Cook dealers hear all sorts of questions from, “What can you do with your portable building?” to, “Can I add a door to this?”

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.   

Common Portable Shed Questions + Cook Portable Warehouses

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How to Safely Re-level your Shed [VIDEO]

Jan 13, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in The Cook Difference, Shed Maintenance Tips


Leveling a Shed

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!

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3 Reasons to be Thankful for More Storage from Cook

Dec 1, 2016 11:00:00 AM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Buying a Shed, The Cook Difference


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!

Reasons to be Thankful for more Storage from Cook + Cook Portable Warehouses

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The Search for the Right Shed [Infographic]

Oct 26, 2016 11:00:00 AM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Buying a Shed, The Cook Difference, Shed Ideas


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!


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What Questions to Ask When Purchasing a Portable Building

Jul 29, 2016 12:54:21 PM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in The Cook Difference


Rachel R. Shed in backyard 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?

What are the sheds made of + Cook Portable Warehouses

-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.  


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Cook Debuts New Building Styles

Feb 4, 2016 9:00:00 AM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in About Cook, The Cook Difference



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!

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7 More Creative Uses for Cook Buildings

Feb 23, 2015 12:30:00 PM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in Buying a Shed, The Cook Difference



We tell customers on a daily basis about how adaptable our portable buildings really are. If you don’t think you need extra space, maybe we can convince you with all the things you can turn your shed into.

A couple of our previous blog posts have explored creative uses for portable buildings, so read 15 great ideas here and 10 more ideas here!

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Why the Cook Difference is Different

Aug 28, 2014 2:30:00 PM / by Cook Portable Warehouses posted in The Cook Difference



Throughout Cook’s 30 years in the portable building industry, we have kept in mind one key element: customer satisfaction. Everything we do is focused on providing the best quality shed and making each and every customer happy with their decision to buy from us!

There are many things that make Cook different from other portable shed companies but one key difference is that we are a 100 percent full service company. We don’t go with industry trends. We lead the industry with innovative ideas that make the buying process easier and more customer-focused.

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