3 Significant Questions about Garage Door Accidents11/26/2013 Back To Blog
The right information and good protection measures are the two factors, which can actually prevent accidents related to garage doors. It would also be very prudent to go through the manual because each manufacturer mentions the dangers hidden behind the mechanismand, hence, you will have to get better acquainted with their peculiarities. Most people forget to take any precaution measures and, unfortunately, the number of accidents is still very high and discouraging.
Can garage doors collapse?
Everything is possible with garage doors; though, they are not collapsing easily. It would happen if you would neglect them completely and let them rot or keep using them daily but never remember to do any garage door repairs. A door resembles the human body and would collapse when its vital organs would not be fed and taken care of when they are sick.
What are the most dangerous parts?
As an overall, machines that are not treated properly or maintained on time will become dangerous. It's like the ancient sociological debate whether humans are born or become bad; garage door parts are as innocent as machines can be, but they can get worse if they are in a bad environment. On the other hand, there are some which are born angry and springs belong to that category. They are preferred for their tension, high flexibility and strength to carry the weight of the door. When their natural trait, which is their strong flexibility, is intrigued by lack of lubrication maintenance, they can snap and hurt you. Cables have similar properties and may also snap provoking injuries and, hence, you must keep both well lubricated and replace them before their life cycle is over.
How to make the door secure?
If you want to be sure that your garage door will not cause you any accidents and will prevent any injuries, you must do garage door maintenance often ensuring each and every part is in excellent working condition. At the same time, you must make sure that the opener is updated often and the sensors are checked regularly for their effectiveness because they can guarantee protection.