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Outdoor Fireplaces by Astria – A Terrific Way to Bond

Posted Friday, May 24th, 2019


This is the time of year we start to see lots of requests for outdoor fireplaces. Apparently, folks around the Pacific Northwest like to spend their time outdoors. The truth is, we might as well enjoy as much of the good weather while we can. The rain always seems to come around sooner than expected. […]

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Attack Resistant Retrofit Kits Are Making Our Schools Safer

Posted Wednesday, May 8th, 2019


Everyday, in schools across our nation, administrators are tasked with keeping our children safe. Tragedies like Columbine, Sandy Hook, and Douglas bring a greater focus on solutions which can save lives in the event of an active shooter attack. Here, at Cressy Door and Fireplace, we too are looking for innovative ways to make K-12 […]

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DuraCoil™by Raynor, Rolling Service Doors Built to Last!

Posted Thursday, April 18th, 2019


If you’re in a commercial or industrial industry, you know finding a rugged rolling service door is important for your business. These doors are used often and can be raised or lowered dozens of times per day. It’s important to have a service door that will withstand this constant movement and still look good at […]

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Spring Project Ideas for the Pacific Northwest

Posted Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019


What’s your favorite thing about Seattle in the Spring? We love the cherry blossoms peaking their way through every neighborhood. We notice the locals are beginning to take more walks. And what’s most obvious is the time they take to peruse all of the different yards and homes. Are you ready for your neighbors to […]

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Launch into Spring with Brand-New Designer Garage Doors by Wayne Dalton

Posted Monday, March 25th, 2019

Wayne Dalton Model 9800 Designer Fiberglass

All throughout the Pacific Northwest, Spring Fever is upon us. The weather is warmer, and our moods are lighter. It’s the perfect time to plan an upgrade for your home. Why not spruce up your curb appeal and add a brand-new garage door? It’s an uplifting retrofit to match the delightful beauties of spring. Here […]

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Hottest Outdoor Fireplaces by Astria

Posted Friday, March 15th, 2019


Spring is definitely in the air all around the Pacific Northwest. Warmer days and longer evenings make it the perfect season to prepare your home for summer. If you’ve been dreaming about adding a fireplace to your outdoor living space, now’s the time. Here are some of the hottest outdoor fireplace selections by one of […]

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Want to keep tabs on your garage door from almost anywhere? Wish Granted!

Posted Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

W-RD-9405-Lexington-White-Clear II

If you are like most homeowners, the garage door is the most used and largest entrance to your home. Monitoring who is going in and out of your garage is important. What’s more, having the ability to use your smart device to operate your garage door gives you control and peace-of-mind. Aladdin Connect by Genie […]

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Modern Garage Doors for Retrofits and Custom Home Builds

Posted Thursday, February 21st, 2019


Local homeowners and builders alike seem to be on the hunt lately for modern style garage doors with customizable options. In addition, good insulation R-values and virtually maintenance free are two options often on our clients’ “must-haves” list. Keeping all of this in mind, the team at Cressy Door and Fireplace doesn’t have to look […]

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Curb Appeal at an Affordable Price

Posted Sunday, February 10th, 2019

Choosing a new garage door style can be fun and nerve wracking all at the same time. If selected well, it can transform your home’s exterior into a glorious entryway. Not only will it enhance your curb appeal, it will likely impress your neighbors. At Cressy Door and Fireplace, we do our best to source […]

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Local Family-Owned Businesses Provide Exceptional Garage Door Installations

Posted Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

At Cressy Door and Fireplace, we pride ourselves on being a local family-owned business with a highly dedicated and well-trained workforce. Not only do we treat our employees like family, we identify like-minded companies, with which to do business, who have a similar mindset. That being said, it should come as no surprise that we […]

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