10 Things You Need to Know about Garage Door Safety

Garage Door Safety Tips, Uxbridge ON

Garage door safety awareness and regular maintenance will ensure that the largest moving door in your home is operating smoothly and safely, and will give you worry-free, convenient access to your home. The garage door has come a long way in terms of materials and style over the years. It’s interesting to note that the […]

How Do I Know If My Garage Door Is Properly Balanced?

How do I know if my garage door is properly balanced - Durham Region ON

A properly balanced garage door operates smoothly and quietly. It allows you to lift and lower your door by hand with minimal effort. If you have an automatic garage door opener, a balanced garage door reduces the strain on your opener, allowing the opener to lift the weight limits it was designed for. Conduct the […]

4 Things You Need to Know About Garage Operator Safety

4 Things You Need to Know About Garage Door Operator Safety, Durham Region ON

In our last blog, we explored the history of the garage door opener, in which we touched briefly on the fact that although garage doors and garage door openers brought convenience, as with many new developments involving electronics, the issue of safety very quickly emerged. Improperly adjusted opener force settings and safety eyes, falling doors, uncontrolled […]

Video: How To Perform Garage Door Safety Test

Learn how to perform garage door safety test to ensure your garage door system is in safe working order.  A garage door operator offers convenience and security to a home. Yet, serious injury or death can occur when garage door systems are not operating correctly or if they fail to meet safety regulations. Test your […]

Video: Garage Door Safety And Children

Video - Garage Door Safety and Children, Durham Region ON

Garage door systems offer convenience and security, but there are some potential dangers to mindful of, especially with children around. A garage door is the heaviest door in your home, and if it is misused, it can cause serious injury or death. It is imperative that you know how to operate and maintain your garage […]

Leave Garage Door Repairs to the Professionals

Leave Garage Door Repairs to Professionals, Uxbridge ON

Have a problem with your garage door? Think you can fix it on your own? We don’t recommend it. Leave garage door repairs to the professionals. PARTS UNDER TENSION While not impossible for a skilled do-it-yourself-er to replace garage door parts on their own, we STRONGLY recommend that you hire  knowledgeable, trained professionals to do […]

IDA Warns Against Unsafe Garage Door Security Advice

IDA Tips for Garage Door Security, Uxbridge ON

June is Garage Door Safety Month, so we thought we would share an issue that came up recently in the United States regarding garage door security.  On May 7th a news story was aired cautioning homeowners that garage doors are an easy entryway into the house. During the story, a reporter put forth a “solution” […]

Steps To Garage Door Safety

Garage doors and garage door openers are designed to provide safe and reliable service when installed correctly, operated safely following the manufacturer’s recommendations, and maintained regularly. Because the garage door is the largest mechanical appliance in the home, care must be taken to prevent injury when operating both the door and opener. Garage door safety […]