Archive: October 2019
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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