The door leading from the garage to the home is the most common entry-point to the house. Thefts and break-ins most commonly begin through the garage. Make sure your garage door is always secure with these tips and new technologies.
If your opener was built before 1992, or isn’t equipped with an electronic reversing system, you could be liable for any accidents that might occur with a non-compliant opener. Safety sensors and reversing systems aren’t just good safety measures, they are required by law.
For your safety, don’t ever try to manually move, repair, or adjust a broken garage door or its parts. The garage door is the largest and heaviest moving object in your home. Weighing hundreds of pounds, with springs carrying those pounds under tension, the door and its components could cause lacerations, pinching, or crushing.
The average American garage door opens and closes 1,500 times a year. Openers are made to last 10-15 years, but have seen major upgrades in safety, security, and convenience features. Maintaining or knowing when to upgrade your garage door and opener not only avoids accidents and damage, it also means more security and safety for your family.
What should I expect from my Garage Door Company? Am I dealing with subcontractors? What should I look out for? Don’t do business with companies without these 15 characteristics.
Improve the overall impression of your home with a well-chosen garage door. From carriage house styles, to paneled wood doors, to steel or aluminum doors perfect for your house, there are many options in the garage door industry today.
The latest in garage door openers will surprise you. New models have ways to avoid power failure, doors left open overnight, or fumbling for the garage light. If you’ve ever been annoyed with something in your garage, there is likely a solution here. Except for the smell of your trash; we can’t help you with that.