Look at the garage door springs, cables, rollers, pulleys, and other door hardware for signs of wear. If you suspect problems, have a qualified person make repairs.
Avoid a moving door, and keep hands and fingers clear
Do not stand, walk or run under a moving door. Hands and fingers must be kept clear from section joints, hinges, track, springs and other door parts. repairs.
Do not let children play with transmitters or remote controls
Garage door operators are not toys. Keep them out of the reach of children. Push-button wall controls must be mounted high enough to be out of the reach of children.
Test the reversing mechanism monthly
If an object obstructs the door as it is closing, the door should reverse. Make sure the garage door opener is equipped with such a reversing feature. If the door does not reverse, have it repaired by a person qualified to make repairs.
Test the door balance monthly
With the door in the closed position and the operator disconnected, lift the door. It should lift smoothly and with little resistance and should remain open. If the door is out of balance, have the door system adjusted by a person qualified to make adjustments.
Test the force setting monthly
Hold up the bottom of the door as it closes. If the door does not easily reverse, the force is excessive and needs adjustment by a qualified person.
Only operate the door if you can see it
Keep the door in sight until it closes completely.
Cheney Door Company has established a reputation of being the quality company you can trust for half a century. Since 1971, we have provided exceptional products and services for homes and businesses across central Kansas. From garage doors, smart home solutions to commercial fast doors and much more, Cheney Door Company delivers exactly the solutions you need for convenience, comfort and security.
A family-run business with locations in Wichita, Hutchinson and Salina, Cheney Door Company has grown to be a successful Kansas company due to loyal customers and a family of employees focused on quality and service.
Stop by and visit any of our showrooms. In Wichita, we are centrally located near Douglas & Hydraulic. In Hutchinson, you’ll find us on 17th street right before it turns into Airport Rd. And in Salina, we are conveniently located on North Front St. just a block from Riverside Park.