December 1, 2014 Posted in: UncategorizedDo you celebrate the holidays by decorating your home, inside and out? Don’t overlook one of the best display opportunities your home has to offer – your garage door! A front or side facing garage door occupies a large portion of your home’s visual impact. As holiday visitors pull into your driveway, the garage door is likely their first welcoming impression. Why not make it fun and festive? Holiday garage door decor does not need to be extravagant to be impressive. An elegant bow c... Read more
The International Door Association (IDA) named June as “Garage Safety Month” to remind homeowners and their families about garage door safety and maintenance. All new garage door openers include photoelectric eyes to stop and reverse a closing door if an object passes in front of them. To test your garage door:
- Check the sides of the garage door to find photo eyes, which should be mounted no higher than 6 inches off the floor.
- Block the photo eye with an object over 6 inches tall, and press the garage door opener’s close button. The door should not close.
- Finally, lay an object that is at least 1.5 inches higher on the ground in the door’s path, and press the close button. The door should “reverse off” this object. Read more