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Friday, August 31, 2012

Happy Labor Day


As Labor day approaches we would like to pay tribute to those who make each day happen!!


As we all know, Labor day is the first Monday in September  and is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. 
 It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of our country.


May you each have a wonderful and Blessed Labor Day!!

Alamo Door & Awning
300 S. Bowen Rd
Arlington, TX.  76013


Friday, August 17, 2012

Safety Is Everyone's Business


Automatic Garage Door Opener and Garage Door 
Safety & Maintenance Guide


Garage Door System Safety - An Automatic Decision
A garage door is the largest moving object in the home.  They are often operated by electric door openers.  Proper installation, operation and maintenance and testing of the garage door and automatic opener are necessary to provide safe, trouble-free operation,  An improperly adjusted garage door or automatic opener can exert deadly force when the door closes.  This could lead to serious injury or death from being hit by a closing garage door or from being trapped under the door.

Safety is Everyone's Business
A few simple precautions can protect your family and friends from potential harm.. Please take a few minutes to read the following safety and maintenance tips.  Refer to your garage door and opener owner's manual for details specific to the model you own.. Then check the operation of your garage door and automatic opener.


Garage Door Openers Are Not Toys


 Do not stand or walk under a moving door!  Do not let children or adults play " beat the          door."  It is dangerous and can result in serious injury or death.  Adults should set a good example.  Know how to use the emergency release, in case someone is pinned by the door.


Do not let children play with or use the transmitters or remote controls.  Always place and store them out of the reach of children.


The push button wall control should be out of reach of children (at least 5 feet from the floor)
and away from all moving parts.  Mount and use the button where you can clearly see the moving garage door.

Teach Your Children About Garage Door and Opener Safety
Garage door openers are not toys.  Careless operation and allowing children to play with or use garage door  opener controls can lead to tragic results.  Discuss garage door safety with your children.  Explain the danger of being trapped under the door.


When using the push button or transmitter, keep the door in sight until it completely stops moving.  Teach children to never play under or near and open garage door.