5 Reasons Not to Buy a Shed

There are many reasons to buy a shed. But there are also some reasons not to, that is, if you fall into any of the categories below. See if you do:   Don’t buy a shed if you don’t have stuff. We promise we’re not trying to be smart with you, but seriously... everyone has stuff! Your stuff might just ... Read More

7 Ways to Invest in Your Backyard Landscape

Whether you’re building a new home or you’re thinking about selling the home you have, now is the time to invest in your backyard. It’s been said your home’s value could potentially increase by 20% if you invest in your landscape.

The Winter Prep Guide for Surviving the Cold

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 … Read More

The (Lesser-Known) Essential Winter Emergency Checklist

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 … Read More

5 Reasons to Park Your Car In a Garage

  Part of taking care of your car is protecting your car. Purchasing a vehicle comes with a lot of uncertainty. How can I keep it in the best shape possible? How long will I have this car? What will its resale value be when I’m ready to get something else? One of the best ways to take care of your car … Read More

Why is my Shed Floor Rotting?

Moisture is possibly the biggest enemy of your shed’s floor system. Think of all those spring rain showers, the early morning dew, the summer humidity and melting winter snow. It’s clear that moisture is difficult to avoid, but prolonged exposure could be detrimental to your shed’s durability. Some shed buyers quickly discover their shed’s flooring may not be as durable … Read More

4 Unconventional Man Cave Ideas

There’s a man cave out there for everyone, but you might not know it yet. Cocktail lounges, pool halls and band practice spaces are common (and great), but maybe they’re not to your taste. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of possibilities when it comes to transforming a building from Cook Portable Warehouses into a man cave that’s perfect for your interests.

How to Fix Up Your Empty Nest

When your kids have grown and left home, you may be faced with mixed emotions. Excitement for where life is leading them, but also feeling as if your house is a little empty. So, what do you do now? For starters, we recommend renovating that empty nest! Let’s talk about how to fix up your empty nest and how a Cook … Read More

10 Reasons Why Everyone Needs a Storage Shed

Maybe you’ve been going back and forth over this question in your head: “Do I really need a portable shed?”  Purchasing a wooden shed isn’t a quick purchase normally. There are many different styles, sizes and custom options to choose from. Not sure what you need to ask before you buy? Take a look at this article for the questions … Read More

Cook Declutter Challenge: 10 Minutes or Less

Decluttering doesn’t have to be a difficult task. There are many ways you can break it down to make the task less daunting and a lot more enjoyable. If you commit 5-10 minutes everyday for a week to a certain space, you will start seeing progress. You can even spend more time each day, or less, but remember, every minute ... Read More