Posted on Dec 27, 2019
If you think you hate winter, imagine how your garage door feels. Winter weather in Alberta is hard on everyone, but, believe it or not, your garage door takes the brunt of icy chills and snowstorms in the colder months. Sometimes this winter wear-and-tear results in protesting, which can sound like squeaking, whining, scraping, and grinding as your door opens and closes. In other cases, you’ll see your door start to shudder or move abnormally, or you’ll notice it looks just a little off-kilter.
Posted on Dec 7, 2019
With garage door break-ins on the rise in Edmonton, homeowners are getting more worried about thieves, and wondering how to protect their homes and belongings. Garage door break-ins have risen 73% in the last five years, with more than 2,000 reported in 2018.
Posted on Nov 2, 2019
Let’s say you’ve been stashing away some cash for much-desired home renovations. Maybe you’re planning on putting your house on the market soon so you can upgrade, or perhaps your pride of ownership is gleaming and you want to bring your home into the 21st century. Either way, you have some decisions to make.
Posted on Sep 15, 2019
With a lot of highs and lows headed our way in the Edmonton area (following a rough summer), we deserve as much comfort as our homes can offer. Keeping warm and saving money on gas bills is always nice when the furnace runs almost constantly.
Posted on Aug 15, 2019
If you’ve ever seen a garage door that looks out of place on the front of a house, you know why it’s important to find a door that complements your home. Replacing your garage door is one of the best home improvements to boost resale value and get a high return on investment. Curb appeal sells and your garage door makes up a major portion of the curb appeal of your home.
Posted on Aug 1, 2019
We’ve all heard of smart openers for garage doors. What most people don’t realize is that you can update your accessibility without changing out your entire opener system. A smart garage door opener makes for a great upgrade, but a simple upgrade to your remote is all you need to get the latest in garage door technology.
Posted on Jul 31, 2019
So, your garage door is looking a little worn down. Maybe you’ve noticed it squeaks or creaks when it opens and closes. Or maybe you’ve been having trouble opening or closing it at all. Whether your door is broken, damaged, or just weathered and worn, replacing it can always bring back that sparkle and shine. But is a replacement necessary, or could you just have it serviced to get it back into great condition?
Posted on Jun 3, 2019
If you’ve been dreaming of a nicer, quieter garage door, there’s never been a better time for an upgrade. Whether you’re in the market for a door to update the style of your house, or you want more functionality out of your opener and remotes, there are plenty of new options for you to check out.
Posted on May 1, 2019
Kids are so much fun. They’re so brave and they always seem to be exploring! Of course, that exploring sometimes leads them play around with dangerous items in and around your home. Your garage door is an unlikely suspect, but it can be very enticing for kids to open and close, dart under, ride on, and fiddle around with.
Posted on Apr 30, 2019
Everyone wants to come home to a house that sparkles like new. It’s easy to focus on your front door when you’re considering outdoor spring renovations, but a new garage door can be just as appealing and inviting. It can also increase the resale value of your home. New garage doors have a 98% return on investment.
Posted on Mar 16, 2019
Every garage door needs to be inspected and repaired regularly to keep it operating smoothly. Here are a few tips from our C&W Garage Door experts to help you keep it working longer.
Posted on Feb 15, 2019
There comes a time when you should consider replacing and updating your opener, and there are a few signs that you’ll notice when that time comes around.