Garage Door Repair Guidelines and Regular Garage Door Maintenance Due to Death of a Beloved Pet

On A sunny Saturday in September 2018, the Gadways washed their garage floor and then left their garage door open about 8 inches above the ground so that the floor could air dry. Later, when Mrs. Gadway used her garage door opener remote to open the garage door the rest of the way, the garage door rolled closed, killing the families beloved 11-year-old dog, in front of both her and her young son.

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Honeywell’s Total Connect and Chamberlain MyQ Technology Have Joined Forces

The Chamberlain Group (CGI) owners of Chamberlain and LiftMaster garage door openers that uses MyQ technology allowing their customers to open their garage doors and turn on their house lights using an app on their smart phone has joined forces with Honeywell’s Total Connect smart home security system in August of this year. (2018)

If you have at least the basic Honeywell Total Connect 2.0 and MyQ garage door opener, the joining of these two apps allows you to operate and monitor both your security system and your garage door with one simple integrated app.

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Champion Garage Door Repair Extends Services to Garden Grove, CA

Champion Garage Door Repair has been serving many communities throughout Southern California for many years and is now extending its services to Garden Grove, CA.

With over 170,000 residents in Garden Grove, finding a garage door repairman when you need one isn’t always an easy task. Champion Garage Door Repair is a fully licensed and insured garage door installation and repair service that has several dedicated garage door repair technicians making it possible for a repairman to be available to provide same day services to their customers. They also provide emergency garage door service for those residents who need garage door repair or installation later in the evening, on weekends or on holidays. In addition, Champion Garage Door Repair provides a wide range of garage door services, including:

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Champion Garage Door Repair Now Meeting the Needs of Los Alamitos, CA

Named by the Spaniards as “The Little Cottonwoods” Los Alamitos, CA has a population of less 12,000 with over 97% of the residents of Los Alamitos living in households in this relatively small city, there is a need for a reputable and affordable garage door repair and installation service. Champion Garage Door repair is available and stand ready to meet the needs of the residents of Los Alamitos and Rossmoor.

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Champion Garage Door Repair Serving Long Beach, CA

As part of the greater Los Angeles area and located on the Pacific coast, Long Beach, California is an area where residents enjoy working and spending time traveling from one activity to another. While there is a variety of transportation options for the population of the Long Beach to choose from, private automobiles are still the most popular and main mode of travel for local residents of this Southern California city.

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Champion Garage Door Repair Comes to Lakewood, CA

Like all cities in the U.S. Lakewood, CA is unique. This California city started out as Lima bean fields, but after World War II it blossomed quickly into a planned community. In 1954 Lakewood incorporated becoming an official city. One of Lakewood’s more interesting claim to fame is that it is the home of the very first Denny’s Restaurant. This city has a population of over 80,000 and many of these residents will need, at one time or another, to have a garage door installed or repaired. However, finding a reliable garage door repair and installation service can often be difficult. The good news is that Champion Garage Door Repair is now serving the residents of Lakewood, CA. Here are some things you should know about this garage door repair company.

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California Governor Jerry Brown Passes New Law for Garage Door Installation

In September of this year (2018) California Governor Jerry Brown signed into Senate Bill 969 garage door opener related that will require every new garage door opener that is sold or installed after July 1, 2019 come equipped with a backup battery to allow the garage doors to be opened in the case of a power outage.

The bill was introduced by Senator Bill Dodd, in response to hearing about several deaths during the 2017 California wildfires attributed to people who were unable to get their vehicles out of their garage during after the electricity failed, so had no way to flee. Senator Dodd experienced this problem himself, when he could not open his wooden garage door manually by using the garage door emergency release mechanism and required the assistance of a neighbor to get his vehicle out so he could evacuate the area. A neighbor of his had to drive through his garage door in order to escape the fire.

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Missing! 2019 Camaro HomeLink System

If you own a 2018 Camaro, you know that the built-in garage door opener remote system known as HomeLink comes standard in various models of this car. (And in many other makes and models of cars as well.) If you like this feature and find it convenient and are considering trading in your 2018 Camaro or other make of car for the 2019 Camaro and were looking forward to continuing to use HomeLink as your garage door or security gate opener, then you are going to be severely disappointed.

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The Danger of Leaving Your Garage Door Partially Open

Human Beings are creatures of habit and breaking those ingrained habits is often a difficult task. However, if you are one of the thousands of people who tend to leave your garage door partially open this is one habit you may want thinking about changing.

Is it safe to leave your garage door partially open? Many people think that by leaving their garage door only partially open they are safer than leaving the it completely open. This really is not the case. Even leaving your garage door open a couple of inches can breach the security of your garage, and in some cases your home. Knowing the dangers of a partially open garage door may be enough to make many of you immediately change this habit for good. Here is a look at some of the main dangers of a partially opened garage door.

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Garage Door Torsion Springs

Your garage door is made up of several moving parts, one of the most important are the torsion springs. The garage door torsion springs are coils made from heavy-duty materials that wind and unwinds as you open and close your garage door. The torsion springs are vital because they help carry most of the weight that makes up the door. Otherwise, it would be quite difficult to open or close the garage door if the springs are not working properly.

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