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Garage Safety Tips

  • Make sure that the garage door opener control button is out of reach of small children so that they do not play with the controls.
  • Consult the owner’s manual and learn how to use the garage door’s emergency release feature. This can be important in case of a power outage or other emergency.
  • Visually inspect the garage door each month. Look at springs, cables, rollers and pulleys for signs of wear. Do not attempt to remove, adjust or repair these parts or anything attached to them. A trained door repairman must make adjustments to these parts, which are under high tension.
  • Never place fingers between door sections and explain the dangers to children. If you have small children, consider a door with panels that can’t pinch. Avoid cables, springs, and riding or playing on a moving door.
  • While on vacation, unplug the garage door opener unit or use a vacation lock console security switch, which renders remotes unusable and is an optional accessory to most openers.
  • Never leave the remote control in the car or with a parking attendant. Consider using a key chain remote and always lock the entry to the inside of your home – especially if your opener is
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