Ah, the feeling of pulling into your driveway and getting ready to walk into your warm, cozy home. It’s been a long day at work—made to feel even longer by the fact that the sun seems to set after lunchtime these days. You reach up to your sun visor to press the button on your garage door opener and… nothing. You push it again and again, even getting out of your car in the cold to hold it nearer the door. What in the world? You know that there’s nothing wrong with your remote since you just checked it a few days ago. The situation is even worse than a broken remote. You have to reprogram your LiftMaster Chamberlain opener system! Shoot.
Power outages happen no matter where you might live. We’ve all experienced them before. There are few things as stressful – coming home to a house with no lights or waking up to the fact that you’ve overslept because with no power your alarm clock doesn’t work. And being without electricity has implications for just about every area of our lives, and that includes something as seemingly simple as getting out of the house.
When most people think about spring break, they think about fun in the sun. However, that’s not always the case, especially when we’re talking about the garage door spring breaking. These can be quite dangerous to people and property.
How often do you think about closing your garage door? For most people, it becomes a habit. They get inside and they shut the door. However, if you are like most people, you have probably forgotten that you have opened up the door – and then left it open – on more than one occasion. You might have been moving something into or out of the garage and then forgotten to close it. You might be sitting at work on some mornings wondering whether you closed the door or not. Perhaps you think it isn’t a problem. That is where you are wrong.
When you first come across a garage door business, it can be difficult to determine if it is legitimate and serious. What’s worse is that having one bad experience with a single company can leave you wary of all the others that are out there. One company that doesn’t handle itself professional can undermine all of the other garage door specialists out there who are professional and capable of providing you with excellent work.
When you think of place you should not leave kids alone, the garage is apt to spring to mine. That is generally a good course of action, and yet there are many steps you can take to make it a great, safe and useful place for kids to ride tricycles, play games, and more.