Guide on Garage Door Safety
Safety should always come first at home, and the same is true when it comes to garage doors. Accidents and injuries involving garage doors are not new, it happens to people everyday and it can happen to you and your family.
To avoid accidents, injuries, and to ensure the safety of your family 24/7, here is a Guide on Garage Door Safety:
- Teach your children about garage door safety so they become aware about it.
- Set a good example for your kids. Do not stand in the way or walk in the path of a moving garage door.
- You must conduct a monthly inspection on garage doors to check for broken or worn out parts.
- In installing or repairing garage doors make sure that the parts are of high quality to avoid malfunctions.
- Door joints are very tricky, so avoid positioning your fingers in between joints when opening the garage door.
- Learn how the emergency release switch works and keep it near you every time you open or close your garage.
- If you notices some malfunctions in the door’s remote sensors or any other type of minor problems, do not wait for it to become bigger. Contact your technician as soon as possible.
- If you are having your garage door repaired or serviced, provide the right information to the technician and point out some problems you found beforehand for a thorough and effective repair.
- If damaged parts need to be replaced, ask for advice from your technician on what product would best fit for your garage door in terms of quality and durability. Never compromise safety for a few dollars of savings.
- If you usually bring your door garage remote control with you in your car, make sure that no entry door from your garage to your home is left unlocked. This will prevent burglars or thieves into your home if they get to steal the remote control from your car.
By keeping these simple steps in mind, you will be able to provide a safe home environment for your family, kids, and even pets.
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