Garage door systems offer convenience and security, but there are some potential dangers to mindful of, especially with children around. A garage door is the heaviest door in your home, and if it is misused, it can cause serious injury or death.
It is imperative that you know how to operate and maintain your garage door system safely at all times. Watch this helpful video from GarageDoorCare.com with your child today and help them understand that garage door systems are not to be played with or near.
D – is for DOOR: Garage doors are heavy!
O – is for OPENERS: Openers can be dangerous. Do not play with them.
O – is for OUCH: Never touch a moving garage door. Your fingers and hands may get hurt.
R – is for REMOTE: Never touch or play with a remote or wall control. They are for adults.
In a previous, more in depth article, titled 10 Things You Need to Know About Garage Door Safety we highlighted key factors to keep in mind about garage door safety, and it would be a good idea to review these safety tips periodically with the family to ensure your garage door system is being operated safely at all times.