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How to Keep Yourself Safe from Your Garage Door There are many usages for a garage aside from parking your car in, you can also use it for storage, home projects or even a place for play, but they can also pose challenges for safety and security that every home owner should be cautious about. One of the threats of having an overhead garage door is that it can cause injury to people not really because there might be a mechanical failure and fall on those below it but also because they are controlled be a seemingly harmless remote control. If you have children at home be very careful with that remote control cause children or even adults can get injured with its improper use. The remote control are not to be within the children’s reach. Another plausible cause of injury is when one makes an attempt to remove, adjust or repair the spring, the cable, the roller and pulley of your garage door components. These are all under high strain that is designed to leverage that bulky door to raise and lower them down as smoothly as possible – and thus making the electric motor swing it back and forth with ease, or allowing you to manually operate it after you engage the garage door emergency release device. The point that I want to make is, you should be mindful of how gently or how vicarious does each of these components function, but you have to delegate this job to trained door repairman to make the adjustments to avoid being injured by it. You might even want to test your garage door reverse mechanism by placing an object underneath your garage door and closing it to check if after it hits the object it starts to fold back, but doing the adjustment itself should never be done by a novice. If however your opener has not been replaced since 1993, seriously consider a new one as it comes with an auto-reverse mechanism as a standard safety feature. Accidents can happen when homeowners leave their garage door half open. The thing with this is that when you try to open the garage door, the opposite of what you expects happens and if you are in the way, you can get hit by the garage door before the reverse mechanism is activated. Unplugging the garage door opened or using a vacation lock console security switch is the best thing to do if you are going away for a vacation. And this is especially necessary when your opener is not vested with a rolling-code. Remote controls send signal in code to your garage door opener via a radio frequency transmission, and upon verification that the signal emanated from an authorized transmitter, it activates the garage opener. The rolling-code changes the access codes each time the opener is used to prevent your code from being seize by others. What I Can Teach You About Doors

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