Garage Door Safety – Protect Your Family Today!

Did you know that 75% of all Garage Door accidents involve Garage Doors falling on people or body parts getting caught in a door panel?

Door-Mart™ Garage Doors see this way too often and most of the time could have been prevented with proper maintenance checkups. It is recommended that you service your garage door every 6 months.

To keep your family, pets, car, and home safe from garage door hazards, follow our safety tips below:

1. Have your garage door properly serviced every 6 months by a Garage Door Professional. If you are located in California, Door-Mart™ Garage Doors has you covered. Give us a call today and mention this blog post to get a discount on out 21-point garage door safety inspection. If you are located outside of California, be sure to give a local, licensed Garage Door company a call today!
2. Make sure that garage door remote controls are out of the reach of children.
3. If the garage door is moving, do not stand in or walk through its path. Set a good example for your children in this regard.
4. When opening the door, avoid placing your fingers in between the door’s joints.
5. Learn how to operate the door’s emergency release feature and make sure that it is close by at all times.
6. If the garage door opener does not reverse when an object interrupts its sensor path, have this repaired by a technician immediately. Children could easily be trapped and seriously harmed by malfunctioning doors.
7. If you keep your door opener remote control in your car, never leave any connecting door between the garage and your home unlocked. Thieves or home invaders could steal your remote from the car and access your house through the garage.

2 Comments

  1. Tucows September 2, 2013 at 11:22 pm - Reply

    Keep in mind, the safety of your garage door is extremely important because many of your belongings can be stored in the garage owing to space limitation. Moreover, garage doors also are also effective to boost the magnificence and artistic factor of your home so nobody should ignore the repairing and maintenance work of your garage door.

  2. Steve morgan December 17, 2013 at 5:32 am - Reply

    Garage doors must be chosen very carefully according to your garage and its location. You may envy the neighbor’s door, but the same may not be suitable for your drive way. i would suggest to go for automatic up-and-over doors. I am using that and no problems till now.

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