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The video shown above is just an example of crushing accident that might occur when you are using faulty garage door. Automatic garage door be a cause a fatal accident.  According to statistics from 1996 to 2005, there are 23 recorded accidents resulting to death of children below 15 years old due to the crushing automatic garage door.

Don’t risk the safety of your family with a faulty garage-door opener.  Make sure that your garage-door opener, especially the automatic one, has an electric eye that causes a closing garage to reverse if an object gets in its path.  To check it that garage-door is perfectly working, place a block of wood under you garage door.  If the garage door will reverse itself as it detects the block of wood, then your garage is 95% safe from crushing.

But if the garage door will fail on this crush test, it is time to replace the garage-door opener with a new, safer one and make sure that it is properly working.  You may also use the services of professional garage door installer and repair for fast and proper installation.

Remember that it is always better to be safe than sorry.  There’s nothing more important than the safety of our family.


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