Thanks to new features, garage door safety has improved, but garage doors can still cause serious injuries. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 20,000 Americans are hurt by overhead doors each year. About 15 percent of these accidents involve children. The weight of a garage door, combined with the moving parts, increases the risk…..
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Summer is quickly drawing to a close, and it’s time to think about getting your garage door ready for winter. Whether you live in snow country or just cold country, cooler temperatures are just around the corner, and your garage door needs to be prepared to face the harsh winter elements. If you think dealing…..
If your garage is slowly becoming a storage room, it may be time to bring out the garbage bags and call up the local donation center for a pickup. Since sunny days are around the corner, it’s time to pick a nice morning to start making room in your garage again. 1. Start a Garage…..
Replacing your garage door can cost a lot of money. That is why you will need to keep it in top shape. Regular maintenance will ensure that your garage door operates smoothly and safely. Your garage door should be maintained and inspected at least once a year. Below are some tips for maintaining your garage…..
Today’s technology can help make your garage safer, more convenient and more fun. There are quite a few apps and other gadgets on the market that are designed to upgrade the functionality of your garage. Let’s look at some of the most interesting of these. LiftMaster Laser Parking Accessory This unit helps to solve a…..
Your garage door reversing sensors protect people and property from being struck by a closing door. If an obstruction blocks the sensors’ pathway, the door automatically lifts back up. Hundreds of lives have been saved over the years with this technology. However, these sensors can malfunction over time. Troubleshooting your own system helps you save…..
Many people have problems programming their car to operate their garage door opener. Sometimes this is because the car was purchased used, so no owner’s manual was included with it. Sometimes a manual comes with the car, but the owner does not understand it. Whatever the case may be, the programming of a garage door…..
Some people love a good power outage. They get out the hurricane lamps, break out a few board games and enjoy some quality family time without the intrusion of electronics. However, power outages can make it impossible to get your car out of the garage, and they can leave you with hundreds of dollars in…..