Posted on September 30th, 2020
Fall is finally here! The leaves are changing colour, the days are getting shorter, and winter is approaching in Alberta. Preparing your home for the winter is a much-dreaded chore for many, but it’s worth it in order to keep everything properly maintained.
Posted on September 21st, 2020
Your garage is one of the largest spaces in your home, which makes it perfect for storing all of that stuff that you’ll use one day (right…?)On the other hand, if you aren’t making the most of your garage space, it could end up becoming a maze of junk with no room left for your vehicles or workspace. So how do you organize your garage in order to optimize both storage and free space?
Posted on August 31st, 2020
While some homeowners like to look at colour options and point at the first one they like, most garage door consultations take a little longer. It’s important to choose the right colour for your garage door, especially since it makes up almost 30% of the curb appeal of your home.
Posted on August 18th, 2020
Regular maintenance on your door should be done at least once a year to ensure safety and efficiency. We recommend BI-annual maintenance as an extra precaution.
Posted on July 30, 2020
If you’re wondering what to expect when you have a new garage door installed, this post will teach you how to get the most out of your new installation!
Posted on July 17, 2020
We’ve put together this straightforward garage door buying guide so you can focus on what’s important in your life until the time comes to install a garage door.
Posted on March 13, 2020
If your garage is like most people’s, it’s a messy tangle of bikes, gym equipment, fishing gear and old lunch kits that may or may not contain food from a few years ago, and if that’s the case, just know there’s no judgement here.
Posted on March 13, 2020
Have you ever stood inside a home and thought, “Wow, what a stunner,” only to head outside and find a cringe-worthy exterior? Getting a new garage door adds an instant boost to your home’s curb appeal, but it’s not just about that “shiny and new” feeling.
Posted on Feb 28, 2020
For most people, it’s not the most exciting part of their homes. It’s just a place where you park the car, throw a garbage bag before taking it to the curb, and lose old boxes of stuff you never needed anyway.
Posted on Jan 20, 2020
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 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.