Top 3 Reasons to Fix Your Commercial Doors and Gates Promptly

Posted Thursday, November 14th, 2019


Building repairs are a regular occurrence for most businesses around the Pacific Northwest. One of the most common is commercial door and gate repair. When a door or gate begins to deteriorate or is damaged by an accident, vandals, or weather, it’s important to have it fixed right away. The last thing you want is to put your company, your people, or your local community at risk.

Here are the top 3 reasons to fix your commercial doors/gates promptly


Even if your commercial doors and gates are operating well enough to continue business as usual, they may not be providing a proper level of security. Commercial doors and gates must be kept in optimal shape to deter vandals and criminals. The last thing you want is to defer a repair and have a break in. You’ll end up not only paying for the repair, you’ll have to replace assets and inventory as well. 


Your company’s image is important to your brand. Your customers, employees as well as the public, view your company through a physical lens. If your commercial doors and gates are obviously in need of repair, this does not give off a good impression. Is it really worth losing your reputation by avoiding a simple repair? How about losing a customer because they don’t have faith in your company?


When commercial doors and gates are in need of repair, you may have a real safety issue at hand. The potential liability you are opening yourself up to is really not worth the cost of the repair. Don’t put yourself, your employees, or your customers at risk. Fix commercial doors and gates as soon as you know there is an issue.

Regular Service & Maintenance

At Cressy Door and Fireplace, we also recommend having your commercial doors and gates serviced yearly to bi-yearly. Regular maintenance 1-2 times per year can and will help your commercial doors and gates last longer. In addition, not only will you’ll have less problems with them, they will function optimally.

Don’t let the fear of maintenance prices deter you. On average, it costs about $300 to service a commercial door and/or gate. If you have more than 1 door/gate, the cost per door/gate will be less than $300. And, if we can get you on a regular maintenance schedule, we offer good discounts for repairs and parts.

If you are a business owner or property manager, and you need commercial door/gate repair or maintenance, please give us a call today. We’ll get you on the schedule as soon as possible and have one of our experienced technicians out to service your commercial door/gate. Contact Cressy Door and Fireplace today!