About Us

Hamilton's Best Garage Doors Team, Since 1985

Welcome To ActiveDoors

Pride of craftsmanship in a completed job.

Founded in 1985, Active Garage Door is a family-owned and operated business located in Waterdown, Ontario. We are ideally situated to serve commercial and residential customers throughout South-Central Ontario (Hamilton, Burlington, Ancaster, Dundas, Oakville, Flamborough, Waterdown, Milton, Georgetown, Mississauga, Stoney Creek, and Grimsby). Active Garage Door provides hands-on assistance with your new garage door purchase, installation, or service call. We work closely with residential and commercial clients to ensure your individual needs are met.

Our People & Culture

Hamilton's Best Garage Doors Team, Since 1985. Meet the people who create great experiences for everyone.

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Mission & Values

R-W maintains a leading-edge technology that has allowed us to expand our global reach. We have built our reputation on customer service and know that our customers are always our priority.

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Our community

Richards-Wilcox Canada is an innovative and dynamic organization with a long and rich history as a manufacturer of superior quality sectional door products, hardware and accessories for both residential and commercial applications.

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Our History

Richards-Wilcox was incorporated in Canada in 1912, making us the oldest door company in the world. We’re proud of our long history of quality products and we’ve built upon that history to bring you the exceptional line of residential Premium Garage Doors we offer today.

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We Love What Doors Do

And We’ve Been Enjoying Serving Homeowners Like You For Over 35 Years.

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Why Active Door

Authorized Dealers

A door is only as good as its installation. That's why our doors are only installed by Authorized Dealers. This process ensures that every installation meets our standards of quality.

Made In Canada

Richards-Wilcox™ Canada has been in business for over 100 years; from parts, to hardware to panels, R-W doors are proudly Made in Canada.

Lifetimer™ Warranty

When you choose R-W, you've chosen the best garage door you can buy and we'll back that up in writing with our Limited Life-Timer™ Warranty

TruBalance™ Drum

The patent pending TruBalance™ Drum System provides doors built with a heavy weighted glazed top section with up to an 87% better balance than industry standard.


Featuring our exclusive WeatherLock™ Section Joint, Dual Fin Triple Contact Weather Seal and Arctic Grade Bulb Shaped Bottom Seal with a Dual Contact aluminum retainer.


In order to achieve the highest thermal values and stability, RW sections are evenly filled environmentally friendly CFC/HCFC-free Neufoam™. The higher density polyurethane insulation in a computer controlled continuous process provides uniform insulation, superior adhesion and excellent strength to the door panels.

Standard Hardware & Standard Hardware Plus

We manufacture very beautiful doors. We also care about saving you the hassle and maintenance for many years to come. We have built our reputation on delivering exceptional quality. Our hardware items are manufactured to the highest standards in the industry.

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From repairing existing garage doors to installing a new garage door, we ensure you will receive the best service.

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