Garage Door Safety Tips for Your Family
At Colorado Overhead Door Company, your safety and security are important to us, and protecting you and your family with safe garage door products and services is our number one priority.
Garage doors are the biggest moving object in your home and must be considered as a hazardous mechanical device that without proper maintenance, could cause severe injuries to your children and family members. Also, as with any other mechanical device, it is essential to take into consideration several factors to avoid an accident, especially when you have children in your house.
Keep Your Children Safe with These Garage Door Safety Tips
Today, we would like to give you some professional advice to keep your children safe from your overhead garage door.
- Remember garage doors are not toys.
- Children should never be allowed to play with the garage door or its operating system.
- Children should never stand, run or play under or near any garage doors, especially when the door is opened or moving.
- Keep remote controls or wall mounted entry keypads for garage door opener systems, out of reach of children at all times.
- The wall mounted entry keypads for a garage door operating system should be installed at least five feet off the floor, out of the reach of children.
- Never stand or walk under a moving garage door.
- Never try to enter or exit the garage by racing under a moving garage door.
- When opening or closing the garage door, always keep the door in view until the door is fully opened or fully closed.
- Make sure that no adults or children try to enter or exit while the door is closing.
- Keep fingers and hands away from door sections when the door is opening or closing to avoid injury.
Contact Us Today and Get Professional Maintenance for Your Garage Door
It is very important that you keep your garage door working in optimal conditions to avoid any unexpected situation, and keep it operating safely. At our garage door company, we have highly-qualified and trained garage door technicians, ready to assist you with all of your garage door needs in Colorado. We service most makes and models of garage doors and garage door openers like Liftmaster, Genie, Northwest Door and CHI.