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Unveiling Garage Door Trends for 2017

Posted Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Garage Door Trends for 2017

There is no doubt that your garage door brings curb appeal to your home. The style and color can either add or detract from its overall appearance. If you are like many North Westerners, your garage door may be overdue for an update. Today, there are so many great options to choose from. The manufacturers […]

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Can Garage Door Insulation Save You Money? You bet!

Posted Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

With heating and cooling costs continually on the rise, homeowners are constantly seeking ways to keep expenses down. At Cressy Door and Fireplace we recommend starting with the windows and doors. Air can creep in or out without proper insulation just about anywhere in your home. However, windows and doors are the largest openings, and […]

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No Power? How can I get out of my garage?

Posted Friday, March 10th, 2017

Spring is just around the corner. And with this season, comes crazy weather. The Seattle area will likely experience thunderstorms, heavy winds and power outages. So what happens when the power is out and your garage door is closed? How will you get your car out? Here are some tips to help. How to open […]

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Maintenance Schedule for Sectional Doors

Posted Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

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Preventative maintenance is a vital step in assuring your commercial doors are safe and last for as long as possible. We recommend following a daily checklist. We also advise having your doors evaluated at least two times per year by a trained and certified technician. Here are some maintenance specifics for sectional doors. Recommended Preventative […]

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Fire Door Testing Requirements

Posted Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

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Doorways are a critical component to any building. The fact is, they are the safe passage in and out. During emergency situations they can contribute significantly to the overall health and wellbeing of the occupants. They also protect the building and save fire fighters lives! For these reasons, it is critically important to assure that […]

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Commercial Door Maintenance Checklist: Rolling / Coiling Steel Doors

Posted Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Preventative maintenance is a vital step in assuring your commercial doors are safe and last for as long as possible. We recommend following a checklist. We also advise having your doors evaluated at least one time per year by a trained and certified technician. Below are some maintenance specifics for rolling doors. Recommended Preventative Maintenance […]

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Rip Off Report: Who Are The Bad Bob’s Providing Commercial Door Service and Repair?

Posted Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

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As a business owner, I find it appalling that there are companies out there providing commercial door service and repair who are down right deceptive. They lowball hourly rates and over charge for parts. They even recommend unnecessary repairs. What’s worse, our city and county municipalities along with public transportation companies have fallen for their […]

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Rip Off Report: Bad Bob’s give Residential Garage Door Companies a Bad Name

Posted Monday, February 6th, 2017

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For years now, some dealers have discovered a way to make big money in the residential garage door business. Many of their schemes are deceptive and some are down right illegal. Unfortunately, these dealers don’t care about that. And, they are giving reputable dealers a bad name. If you are curious about who might be […]

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How To: Garage Door Installation Instructions

Posted Monday, January 30th, 2017

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Are you ready to add to your home’s value and beauty? Then it might be time to update your garage doors. Garage doors are THE home feature that immediately increases the value of your property and adds curb appeal. Before you make this important leap, take some time to review different garage door options. There […]

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Top 4 Mistakes Property Managers Will Make in 2017

Posted Monday, January 16th, 2017

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Unexpected maintenance problems are a common everyday occurrence for most property managers. They interfere with their myriad of daily responsibilities. And, they damper the ability to control costs. Since property managers are increasingly under pressure to decrease costs, it is crucial for them to avoid high-priced mistakes. Here are 4 common mistakes to avoid in […]

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