How to Customize Your Dream Shed

Customize Your Dream Shed

You’ve been dreaming of how your new shed will look in your backyard. Are you ready to finally make it a reality?

The way Cook Portable Warehouses are built, they are extremely versatile so you can use them for many different purposes. Here are some unique uses people have used Cook sheds for, check them out!

No matter which shed style you choose, the quality and features don’t change. Here are a few of the main features of all Cook sheds:

  • Smart Roof Design which ensures anything inside your Cook shed stays safe and dry.  Aluminum Threshold
  • Vented Ridge on the roof helps ventilate the shed to protect your stuff from excessive heat.
  • Locking door handle for security.
  • Aluminum threshold adds additional protection against daily wear and tear.
  • Pressure treated lumber that is rated for ground contact allows you to place the shed in your yard without the need for a foundation. It also enables Cook to give a lifetime warranty against decay and termite damage on every one of our sheds.

You can see all of the quality features of a Cook shed here!

Since each of our sheds is built at the same level of quality, you can pick the style you like best and customize it to your liking!

Cook dealers are the best person to talk to if you’re wanting something special to be added or done to your Cook shed. You can find your local dealer here! But, to give you an idea of your options, here are a few ways you can customize your dream shed. Some of these options depend on the style of shed you choose.


Window placement

Choosing Your Window Placement in Shed

Do you want to add an additional door? Want it in a specific place? Cook Portable Warehouses can do that! You can even choose the size window you would like as well. Here are the size options you can choose from:

  • 24″ x 27″
  • 24″ x 36″
  • 30″ x 40″
  • 36″ x 40″ (Not available in Georgia, Florida, and Texas)

Some Cook sheds come with a window already, so it’s important to talk with your Cook dealer about what comes on that style shed and what options you have in adding additional windows.  


Door type and placement

If you choose the Lofted Garage or Garage you’ll have a side door as well as an overhead door. But you have the option to add an additional door if you need it. But, if you choose the Garden Shed, you only have the double doors in the front as an option. For many of our other styles you can choose from the following:

  • Extra 36″ Single Door
  • Extra 48″ Single Door
  • Extra 68″ Double Doors
  • Extra 82″ Double Doors

You can also decide if you want a steel door or a steel door with a window. You can even add a deadbolt lock or storm door.


Color of Shed

Yes, you can choose the color of your shed! We have 6 different colors to choose from and all of them will blend well with your landscape. If you’re having difficulty picking one of the following colors, then read this article:

  • Grey
  • Tan
  • Brown
  • Cedar
  • Red
  • Green

 Choosing a Color for your Shed


Roof type and color

Cook offers two roofing systems: shingles or a metal roof. The shingles are 30-year architectural shingles with OSB decking.  Here are the colors you can choose from:

  • Rustic Black
  • Harvest Gold
  • Natural Timber
  • Painted Desert


Fashion accessories   

Do you love the flower box and shutters of the Garden Shed, but really want the Lofted Barn? Not a problem! Cook has options to add flower boxes and shutters to your shed style of choice.  


If you’re wanting to customize your shed, talk with your Cook Dealer about the cost of each addition. You can find your local Cook Dealer here! They are here to not only help you find the building you want, but the building you need for your specific purpose. Here’s why you’ll probably hear these three questions when you visit your local shed lot!

Download your Cook shed buying worksheet below to learn more about the Cook shed that would work for you.