Automatic Garage Door Security Tips

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Most of us have automatic garage doors at our homes presently. They are of great worth for us. Not only we use these garages for parking our car but also they serve manifold utilities. Now, despite the fact that an automatic garage is of much help, some security issues remain most important for everyone. You should not overlook this safety part as many mishaps have taken place due lack of security of the garage remote door. You can maintain your remote garage more efficiently when you know how maintain them properly. These tips are mainly the outline set by the IDA or International Door Association and DASMA or Door and Access Systems Manufacturers Association.

First of all, make sure that the door opener control button is out of the reach of your kids. Set this button in such a manner so that they remain in a secured place. Do not allow your kids playing with the door remote controls. Explain their seriousness to your child and also make them understand that these are remote controls are not playing staffs.

Have you bought a new remote garage system? If yes, then read through the manual carefully. Do not leave it unread. There are many benefits of reading out the manual. You can know the minor garage door repairs if somehow your garage does not work.

Do you take care of your garage regularly? Do you maintain them properly? However, it does not mean you need to check it up every morning. Inspecting the garage once a month will be suffice. Especially check the cables, rollers, pulleys and springs. Do not try to repair any major breakage. Take help of an expert for this reparation of job.

Are you 100% sure about the reversing mechanism of the door opener? You need to check it at least once in a month. You can place a roll of paper towels or even 2 x 4 boards on the path of the door. Observe whether the door is reversing after touching this object. If it does not so, then call for a technician. Now you can get hold some standard feature automated items for your garage. This staffs are more advanced when compared to the previous ones.

Do not ever leave your garage remote door partially open. It may hamper the security of the garage. Apply the vacation lock into your garage when you are not around for long. Make sure that all locks are properly done and are not left unlocked.

If you have a code for your garage opener, then do not forget to change this password. You should do this change immediately after receiving the standard code from your dealer. Changing this code will ensure you with an extended safety and security.

Are you familiar with the newest trend of remote stealing? I have heard many people saying they lost their remote somehow or some people explain that the remote controls were simply stolen. Hence, never leave the remote control somewhere beyond your reach. For instance, never leave it in your car or at any accessible open area.
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Andrew Harry is a freelance writer who has done a degree in interior designing and runs a reputed interior designing firm. His works on automatic garage doors earned him accolades from various business houses. To get more information on his works visit

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This article was published on 2010/12/06