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3 Common Garage Door Accidents & Injuries Garage door accidents are responsible for 20,000 to 30,000 injuries every year. Furthermore, several dozen deaths – mostly of young children – are caused by garage doors each year, making it one of the most dangerous parts of the household. It’s easy to see…

Common Sense and Safety go Hand In Hand with the Garage Door As with any new feature or fixture in your home, when installing a new garage door, safety is of the utmost importance. With any new electric devices, it is essential that you understand completely how they operate, and…

Every year, garage doors injure more than 30,000 people in the US alone. Children are particularly vulnerable to being seriously hurt or killed by automatic garage doors. Keep your family and yourself safer by conducting a seasonal garage door safety check. How to Conduct a Seasonal Garage Door Safety Inspection…

Today, most homes in the U.S. have a garage door. Garage doors have literally become more of a necessity than a luxury. In fact, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development conducted a survey that found 80% of American homes either have a garage or carport. And just like…

Though June is the official Garage Door Safety Month, you and your household can practice garage door safety throughout the year. Every year, injuries and even fatalities occur due to misused or faulty garage doors. You can avoid this through proper garage door safety methods and maintenance. Replace your garage…

Every year there are an estimated 13,325 injuries in the United States due to garage doors. These injuries range from being crushed underneath a falling door to being cut by the sharp edges of the door tracks. When properly installed and maintained, garage doors should not represent a safety risk; almost…

The garage door is one of the most common entry points that criminal choose. It is really the ideal way to get into a house undetected since a garage door will close easily and there are less signs of breakage as would happen with a wood door or window. Here…

Pets are part of the family. You want to keep your family safe from harm. Most of us don’t think of the garage door as a potential safety hazard, but it is one of the most common sources of injury. Garage doors can weigh several hundred pounds and can injure a…

Unfortunately many children are injured, or even killed by garage doors each year. Garage door safety is not something many families typically address, but it is very important if you own a garage door. Here are a few tips on how to communicate with your kids the importance of garage door…

If you are thinking of performing your own garage door spring replacement, don’t. The risk of injury is simply too great. In addition, you could easily make a mistake that could do so much damage that you’d need a completely new door. Make the safe, smart choice and call a professional with…

You might not think of your garage door in this way, but it is actually a very complex mechanism that has some dangerous moving parts. Garage door torsion springs can be particularly dangerous if they are in need of repair. Be on the lookout for problems and get in touch…

While your garage door may be stout and safe, that doesn’t necessarily mean it is secure from a break-in. Poorly secured garage doors are weak points in your home’s overall security and can be an easy target if the right protective measures aren’t taken. Here are some of the most…

If you haven’t given your garage door springs a second thought, you’re obviously not alone. However, this is an extremely important part – in fact, it makes raising and lowering the door possible. If something goes wrong, not only will your door not work correctly but you and your family…

One of the best ways of making sure your garage door remains safe and effective is by having maintenance performed regularly. At Action Garage Door, we’re offering a great special on a garage door tune-up that will keep your unit working in a smooth and worry-free fashion. Garage Door Tune-Up Special…

When your garage door is operating smoothly and properly, it is easy to overlook that it is actually the heaviest moving object in your home. Garage doors are extremely heavy – weighing hundreds of pounds – and can cause catastrophic damage and injuries if you’re not careful. At Action Garage Door, we…

If yours is like one of 35 million other households across the country, you own a garage door opener. Although a garage door opener can act as a convenient access point to the home, it can also lead to potentially dangerous situations if it is not working properly. Action Garage…

At Action Garage Door Repair Specialists, we know how important and precious your children are to you. Our technicians are parents just like you and would do anything to protect their children from harm. Unfortunately, a child who doesn’t know the basic safety rules regarding Dallas garage doors runs the…

Garage doors are essential to any Dallas, TX, home. They provide safety and security for both your home and your car, and add aesthetic value to your home’s exterior. However, garage doors can create hazardous situations when safety procedures are not followed properly. Action Garage Door in Dallas offers the…

A fully functioning garage door must be maintained so that it works for the long term. There are plenty of garage door security tips available for homeowners who need them. However, not every company that provides garage door repair in Austin is able to also fix security problems related to…