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Innis Arden Living Sponsor Spotlight – Cressy Door and Fireplace

Posted Friday, January 11th, 2019

Meet Rick Witters and His Team at Cressy Door and Fireplace Where did you grow up? How long have you lived in the area? Tell us about your family. I grew up in Lake Forest Park and have lived in the Puget Sound Region for 61 years. Since 1952 Cressy Door and Fireplace has provided […]

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Top 5 Reasons You May Need a New Garage Door Opener

Posted Saturday, December 29th, 2018


Garage Door Openers Is your garage door opener getting on in years? Has it been a decade or more since you’ve replaced it? If you answered yes to either of these questions, it might be time to replace it. While replacing your garage door opener may not be top of mind, it could be prudent […]

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Relight Your Fireplace Pilot in 5 Easy Steps

Posted Thursday, December 20th, 2018


It’s that time of year again. Northwest homeowners are relying on their gas fireplaces and fireplace inserts to warm their homes. Since we’ve been receiving loads of emails and calls about pilot problems, we’ve put together a step-by-set guide to help you out. Relight Your Fireplace Pilot in 5 Easy Steps Engaging the Igniter Button […]

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Winter Garage Door Maintenance Check Up

Posted Wednesday, November 28th, 2018


Your garage doors are likely the hardest working appliances in your home. In fact, many families will open and close their garage doors as many as ten times per day. With all of that movement, garage door parts can wear out. That’s why it’s important to inspect your garage door on a regular basis. At […]

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The Ideal Solution for Property Managers – A One-stop Shop for Commercial & Residential Door Repair & Maintenance

Posted Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Whether you manage one single family property, or an entire enterprise, having a one-stop shop for door repair and maintenance is certainly ideal. The fact is skilled maintenance staff is getting harder to come by. And, this can tempt some property managers to hire inexperienced, untrained staff and/or contractors. This will likely cost you more […]

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What’s New This Fall – Elegant Gas Fireplace Inserts

Posted Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Gas Fireplace Inserts have been the go-to solution for homeowners looking to turn their inefficient wood fireplaces into something truly special. Gas fireplace inserts are a great option for savvy remodelers who: Are environmentally conscious Want an efficient heat source Don’t want the mess of wood Need a quick and easy solution At Cressy Door […]

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A Wave of Homelessness Threatens Seattle Businesses – Local Owners and Operators Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

Posted Saturday, October 13th, 2018

A Wave of Homelessness Threatens Seattle Businesses

Did you know that King County has one of the largest populations of homeless people in the country? It’s not hard to believe when you see the mountains of garbage and acres of tents all around the city. It’s just heartbreaking to see the number of homeless people living outside. This unfortunate reality is causing […]

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2018 Top-rated Gas Fireplace Insert – A Local Favorite

Posted Friday, October 5th, 2018


Fall is the time of year we indulge in pumpkin spiced lattes and cozy fires. It’s also the ideal season to install a new gas fireplace insert. Imagine how easy and comfortable it would be to come home, flip a switch, and enjoy an instant fire. With a gas fireplace insert, you can do just […]

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Belle of the Ball: Vent-Free Linear Fireplaces

Posted Monday, September 24th, 2018


At Cressy Door and Fireplace, we have searched far and wide to find the most innovative products for our Northwest Customers. Recently we added a line of gorgeous vent-free linear fireplaces by Empire, White Mountain Hearth. Empire was the first to market a vent-free fireplace and has been in business since the early 1900’s. What’s […]

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Electric Fireplaces – Innovation Meets Immediate Gratification!

Posted Tuesday, September 4th, 2018


Electric fireplaces are some of the most sought after additions to Northwest homes today. Not only are they a great solution for installation challenges, they’re perfect for new construction and renovations. What’s more, the latest trends offer unlimited versatility which allows everyone the ability to add ambiance to any interior space. If you’re searching for […]

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