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5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Painted Steel Garage Doors

Posted Monday, April 24th, 2017

Northwest Door Therma Classic Carriage House Steel Garage Doors

Factory-applied finishes on steel garage doors are baked-on. This special coating is designed to make your doors maintenance free for years to come. However, a good annual cleaning can restore their appearance and give your home a fresh new look. This spring, if you want to spruce up the appearance of your garage doors, here […]

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Spring Cleaning Tips

Posted Thursday, April 20th, 2017


Are you tired of the damp, cold Northwest weather? Us too! Thankfully spring has sprung all around us. The sun is warm and the blossoms are beautiful. It’s time to push the kids outside and begin those spring-cleaning projects. At Cressy Door and Fireplace, we’ve identified 3 terrific spring-cleaning resources to assist you. Spring Cleaning […]

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Top 5 Benefits of an Insulated Garage Door

Posted Thursday, April 13th, 2017


Did you know that 7 out of every 10 homeowners rely on the garage door as their primary entrance into the home? Now that’s a fun fact for sure. But why does it matter? Let’s break it down. Opening your garage door when it’s cold outside isn’t like opening your front door whereby a rush […]

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Rolling Grille Solutions for Commercial Applications

Posted Monday, April 3rd, 2017


Open air rolling commercial grilles provide access control and off-hour security for interior and exterior openings. Rolling grilles are an ideal solution for high traffic areas like parking garages, auto dealerships, warehouses, airports and mall retail stores. They give you security, visibility and ventilation all at the same time. At Cressy Door and Fireplace, we […]

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Top 5 Garage Door Styles for Elegant Entries

Posted Friday, March 24th, 2017


Spring has definitely Sprung! And, there’s no better time to make those upgrades you’ve been sitting on. This season, create an entry for your home that will take your neighbors breath away. At Cressy Door and Fireplace, we have identified 5 garage door styles to help you do just that. Take a look at these […]

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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


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


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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