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Archive: October 2019

Does Your Garage Door Have Battery Backup? Why It’s Necessary


It’s official. If you install a new garage door in Sacramento, or really anywhere in California, you’ll be required to install battery backup. As of July, it’s the law. All new garage doors are required to have battery backup. The law was sponsored by a

Garage Door Safety 101: What to Teach Your Kids


You may not realize it, but your garage door weighs hundreds of pounds. As a highly complex mechanical object, it has numerous working parts that will wear out overtime. As these parts wear out on an object this heavy, it becomes a critical safety hazard.

How Safe is Your Garage? 5 Tips to Keep Pets Safe


Garages are designed for security in mind. They keep our cars, sports equipment, lawn and garden gear safe from thieves. As the biggest door in your home, your garage door has many security features — the ability to lock, the ability to only be accessed

7 Garage Door Repairs and Improvements to Increase Security and Safety


How safe is your garage door? This question essentially comes down to two issues: physical safety and security. As a hundred pound object that goes up and down several times a day, practically a thousand times a year, it can pose a serious safety risk

How to Stay Safe Around a Garage Door


Nowadays, most homes and businesses are equipped with a functioning garage door. In fact, garage doors are so common that we tend to take them for granted and forget just how dangerous they can be. If you own a garage door, it’s important to understand

Celebrating Safety with Garage Door Maintenance & Inspections


The month of garage door safety is nearly upon us and with it comes a reminder to stay safe while operating your garage door. It’s easy to take an overhead panel for granted. But remember, it’s a very heavy piece of equipment that can seriously

Keep Your Garage Door Closed When Not in Use


While driving to our repair destinations, we tend to see a lot of garages left wide open, with no one in sight. Hey, we get it. It’s nice outside and sometimes it’s just easier to leave the door open. However, we urge both home and

Celebrate Garage Door Safety Month: Tips for a Safer Garage Door!


June Is the Official Month for Garage Safety Both the International Door Association (IDA) and the Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA) have officially declared the month of June as garage door safety month. Keeping your garage door safe is an important responsibility for

Tips for Keeping People Safe with Your Automatic Garage Door


Automated garage doors are a modern convenience and are, in many ways, safer than older manual lift garage doors. That said, it is important to understand automatic garage door limitations and safety precautions. Here are some basics to keep in mind. For older automatic garage

Home Garage Opener Repair Troubleshooting Tips

Waking up in the morning for work and finding out your garage won’t open can be a frustrating experience for anyone. Try not to panic as it could be something simple. Fixing a garage door opener could be as simple as replacing the batteries in your remote! Be sure to rule out any blockages in the door rail and floor sensors. In addition, ensure your opener is receiving power. If you hear the opener attempt to move the door without results, the issue is most likely mechanical with the door itself. An unresponsive opener means the issue is with it as opposed to the garage door parts. If you’re near Roseville or adjacent counties, give us a call and we’ll check it out for you.