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Include Your Garage Door In Your Home Safety Checks

People don’t associate the words ‘overhead garage door’ and ‘home safety systems’ right away, but it might be the easiest access thieves have to enter your home. Often people will leave the door leading to their home through the garage unlocked, thinking that thieves would need an electric controller to enter the garage. Whether your …

Why Your Garage Door Sensor Is Important

Check your garage door sensors as part of your maintenance inspections to ensure the safety of loved ones A Canadian hospital research study showed that there were 622 injuries involving overhead garage doors between 1990 and 2005. While the numbers may seem low over 15 years, most of the injuries occurred at home. Over 40% …

Fall Maintenance For Garage Door Cables

Overhead garage door cable maintenance is an important part of fall household maintenance. When the weather is cold, no one wants to get out and fiddle with their garage door. As with many things, regular preventative maintenance will save you money and time in the long run. Checking your garage door should be put on …

Garage Door Nightmares

Have you ever been in a hurry, ready to back out of your garage, only to find the garage door opener is not working? You don’t have time to fix it right then. So you run in, close the overhead door with the wall switch, tear through the house to the exterior door, and hope …