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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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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

Bad Bobs Commercial doors

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


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


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


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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Top 5 Safety Tips for Fireplaces

Posted Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Top 5 Safety Tips for Fireplaces

Fireplaces create a cozy place for families to gather on cold winter nights. In order to keep your home safe during these long winter nights, follow these top 5 safety tips for fireplaces. Top 5 Safety Tips for Fireplaces #1 Get Regular Inspections It does not matter if you have a gas or wood-burning fireplace. […]

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5 Things to Consider Before Replacing Your Garage Door

Posted Friday, January 6th, 2017

The garage door is most likely one of the first impressions someone receives when they drive by or visit your home. A damaged, worn-out garage door does not make a good first impression. If you are considering replacing your garage door this spring, here are 5 things you might want to entertain. 5 Things to […]

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Garage Door Repair

Posted Wednesday, December 21st, 2016


No one wants to spend a lot of money on a garage door repair. Unfortunately, if you do not properly take care of your doors this can happen. It’s also important to beware of deceptive garage door companies. They can take advantage of homeowners needing a quick fix. At Cressy Door and Fireplace, we strive […]

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Do It Yourself Garage Door Repair

Posted Monday, December 19th, 2016


When appliances fail, the first step for many people is to see if you can “Do-It-Yourself.” With garage doors, the “Do-It-Yourself” approach is dangerous, even deadly. Garage doors are more complex than they look. It is important to consult with a reputable professional before attempting any repair. Here’s 3 reasons to consult an expert before […]

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