Cook Beginnings: Process of Building The Best Shed

We’ll be honest, in 1984 we didn’t build the best shed. Two businessmen, father and son, accidentally fell into the business because they had excess lumber they needed to sell. So, they asked a local carpenter to build a shed. It was a great shed, but it wasn’t the best shed.  Building the best shed takes time, innovation and quite … Read More

Cook Beginnings: Excess Lumber, An Old Fishing Trailer and Ingenuity

Excess lumber, a handy carpenter and an innovative father/son team clumsily brought Cook Portable Warehouses to fruition. Before the first building was even completed, they’d already sold it to a local man who decided the color, the roof style and more. They hadn’t even said it was for sale yet!

Your Shed Buying Worksheet:

When deciding which shed is right for your storage needs, many factors should be considered. You want to ensure that when you pick a style and size of building, it’s the right one. Choosing the right shed can be challenging. There are a few good reasons to choose a Cook shed (we lay those reasons out here), but the important … Read More

Myth vs. Fact – Common Shed Misconceptions

Purchasing a shed takes time and research. At Cook, we know that and encourage it! That's why we like to lay out the information you're searching for or maybe aren't sure to ask for. Below, we'll explain common misconceptions we hear when talking with customers.  Some of these myths may be true for other shed companies, but they aren't true ... Read More

Two Reasons To NOT Buy a Cook Shed

You are probably wondering why we would tell you not to buy our sheds. It’s a fair question. It’s not that we don’t want you to buy our sheds, it’s more that we want you to buy the shed that best fits your needs. Most of the time, we believe we’re the right choice, but we’ll explain the two times … Read More

Top Shed Problem And Our Solution

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.

What You Need to Know about the Shed Delivery Process

Thinking of purchasing a Cook shed? Here’s what you can expect from Cook’s shed delivery process. Three main questions you probably have are these:  1. What does your shed delivery cost? 2. How long does it take for the shed to be delivered? 3. Who will be in my backyard? Let’s tackle the first question. What’s the cost of delivery … Read More

Selecting the Right Portable Building for Your Storage Needs

If you are in the market for a portable shed, one of the first steps is to decide what style building you are looking for. Here are a few things for you to consider as you begin your search: What is the purpose of the building? What size will best fit your yard? What additional features would you like? (ex. … Read More