Testing Your Garage Door’s Operating Safety

Testing your Garage Door’s Operating Safety

Testing your Garage Door’s Operating Safety

A garage is frequently more than just a safe space to leave your vehicle, it is your tool shed, your hobby room, seasonal storage, and (if you have children like mine) at some point will be a Fort to battle dragons, or sail the stormy seas. Garages are frequently a space for the whole family, and safety in the garage is important. Most parents would think to put away the tools, and pick up things the kids might trip on or break, but another important thing to check is your Garage Door.

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Maintaining Happy Garage Doors

Maintaining Happy Garage Doors

It will happen to all of us at some point, betrayal from an unexpected source: your garage door. When it’s working, the door goes up and down in a timely manner when its instructed to do so via remote or button. Parking and accessing items stored in the garage is easy, and like many things that work the way they should, no more thought is put into them.

Except sometimes it doesn’t. Sometimes the door starts down and suddenly stops, refusing to close. Sometimes it refuses to open for no apparent reason, and you are already late for work, and it becomes just one more thing on the never-ending list of things that need your attention today. There are some basic steps you can take troubleshooting your garage door, and some things you should definitely call a professional for.

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