7 Garage Door Safety Tips

Your garage door is a major convenience for you and your home. However, it may become a safety hazard if not properly maintained. Keep your garage door working properly with the following safety tips.

Garage Door Safety Tips

  1. Keep the opener out of reach of your children.

This one may seem obvious. However, it’s one of the most important safety tips. Always be aware of where your garage door remote is so it stays out of the wrong hands.

  1. Inspect the garage door.

Visually inspect your garage door each month. Look at springs, cables, rollers, and pulleys to ensure they’re still working properly. If you notice anything that needs to be adjusted or repaired, our trained garage door technicians will provide fast and effective repairs.

  1. Test auto-reverse.

If your garage door has an auto-reverse feature, test it monthly by placing an object in the door’s path. If the door does not reverse, contact our garage door technicians to repair your auto-reverse or replace it.

  1. Watch your fingers.

Never place your fingers between door sections. Consider a door with panels that can’t pinch fingers if you have small children.

  1. Unplug when you’re away.

While you’re out of town, unplug or lock the garage door opener unit to it’s unusable.

  1. Prevent invasion.

To protect your home and loved ones, always lock the door to your house when you leave, even if your garage door is closed.

  1. Change the code often.

To prevent code grabbing, consider changing your garage code often or investing in rolling-code technology.

If you want to protect your home and loved ones, follow the safety tips above. At Advanced Door,  Our technicians provide superior service and can handle any type of garage door installation or repair Ogden throw at them. Your satisfaction is our highest priority. Whether it is an issue with a garage door, opener, garage door springs, rolling steel doors, or any other garage system, find out why we are consistently considered the top garage door repair company in Ogden and Northern Utah.