Garage Door Safety Month

A garage door is usually the largest moving object in your home that is used potentially every day. A garage door plays a key role in many homeowner daily lives, garage professionals by letting you and your family and vehicles easy access to your home. To help recognize the importance of garage door safety the International Door Association (IDA) and the Door & Access Systems Manufactures Association (DASMA) has designed the month of June Garage Door Safety Month.

Here are some helpful tips on maintaining your garage door safe and secure

Keep control door buttons out of reach of small children, be sure to remind them garage door remote controls are not toys and discuss garage door safety with them

Be sure to understand how to use your garage door emergency release feature. This can come in handy during power outages.

Inspect you garage door a few times during the year. Be sure to check on springs, cables, rollers, and pulleys for signs or repair or maintenance.

Do not attempt to adjust, remove or repair any springs or cables as well as any parts attached or fastened. Let our trained door systems technicians at A-1 Fleet Door Services assist you by using the proper tools to make any repairs or adjustments.

Determine if your garage door lifts smoothly with resistance by temporarily disconnecting the garage door opener.

Test you garage door sensitivity by placing a piece of wood or a roll of paper towels in the path of the door prior to closing it, the garage door should automatically reverse and retract back to the open position.

A-1 Fleet Door Services provides professional overhead garage door sales and service. Installation repair services serving residents in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Stay safe during National Garage Door Safety Month.

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