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!

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

8 Shed Styles Looking Great in 8 Backyards

When you walk through one of our portable shed lots, all of the sheds look great, but it can sometimes be hard to imagine what it will look like in your own yard. What will it look like next to the swing set or right against the side of your house? Will the siding colors blend? Will you have enough … 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.

Common Portable Shed Questions [Infographic]

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 … Read More

How to Safely Re-level your Shed [VIDEO]

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, … Read More

3 Reasons to be Thankful for More Storage from Cook

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. … Read More

The Search for the Right Shed [Infographic]

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 … Read More