We live in an age where you hear the message of declutter and downsize constantly. And nothing is inherently wrong with that. But, for many of us, it can quickly become discouraging as you glance around your home and feel like there is too much stuff and no time to do a deep purge.
Each season has its own storage challenges. You may have an almost empty garage or shed during the Christmas season, but then after the holidays you’re desperate for more space. Or, during Summer you may purchase some new yard tools (or toys!) and discover your space just isn’t large enough for everything.
Holidays and winter weather can be a strain on your family and your budget. Snow can keep you cooped up and possibly stranded at home. Less money for the essentials and a slick, icy road can make this season a rough one.
But, have you ever considered making some of those essentials yourself?
A little do-it-yourself spirit goes a long way for saving yourself money and avoiding less than comfortable situations if you run out of a few must-haves. If you need more room to store your emergency kit or winter gear, a Cook storage shed provides the space you need for every season. Take a tour of our shed styles.
Here are some DIY essentials to make this winter a little more comfortable.
If you have nice things, you probably want to keep them out of the elements. That’s never more true than in the winter time. Cold temperatures and moisture can wreak havoc on every type of hardware, tool or toy you call your own. But, what’s the best way for keeping your stuff safe?
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:
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.’
The winter blues can get to you quickly if you don’t stay focused and productive. So, even if you’re snowed in for a few days, find ways to accomplish something and make new memories
It’s the time for planning vacation days, new adventures, and making new resolutions. The new year brings a lot of possibilities! One of the best investments you can make in the new year, is purchasing a long lasting, well built portable building.
Why should you start the new year with a new shed? Here are six reasons to consider as you make plans for days ahead.