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NEVER Do This Winter Practice

Everyone does it. Especially in the Midwest. Especially when the weather is cold and frigid. But, it is so highly-dangerous that it should NEVER be done. It’s starting your car and letting it warm up inside your garage.
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Garages and Turkey Fryers Don’t Mix – And Other Turkey-Frying Tips

on Nov 19, 2023 10:00:00 AM By | Overhead Door of Sioux City and Yankton | 0 Comments | Garage Door Safety
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to talk about the turkey! After all, the turkey is one of the highlights of this holiday. While traditionally baked in the oven, more and more families are opting to fry this portion of their meal. Not only does the turkey cook faster when it’s fried, but many swear it tastes better, too.
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Prevent Intruders This Holiday Season

on Dec 19, 2018 1:30:00 PM By | Overhead Door of Sioux City and Yankton | 2 Comments | Garage Door Safety Garage Safety
Don’t let your garage door be your home’s biggest safety concern this holiday season. Your garage holds some of our most valuable possessions, our vehicles, and if your garage is attached to your home, it could give intruders access to your entire house, even with an automatic opener. A security system is your best bet to keeping your home safe, but there are some DIY tips and suggestions you can to keep things secure this holiday season and beyond.
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Garage Doors and Garage Door Openers are Not Toys

One of the most important things a parent can do is teach their young children about garage door safety. Garage doors are big, heavy equipment that can be extremely dangerous, and garage door openers can cause just as much harm. If your garage is attached to your home, your child probably comes into contact with it on a daily basis. But be aware, when the weather is nice and kids are home for the summer, there is an even greater chance of garage door injuries.
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What are the Benefits of Garage Door Keypads?

Look a new home in Sioux City and Yankton and most likely, there is a garage door keypad installed. Even homeowners with older garages have upgraded to a keypad. The small, increasingly wireless devices are typically mounted to a home's exterior, near the garage, and allow the user full operation of the garage door without the need for a separate handheld garage remote.
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Beware Of Garage Door Scams

Garage door scams may come and go, but they never completely vanish. Consumers need to be on the lookout for local garage door scams that promise big results for very little money. Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
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Put Garage Door Safety On The Back-To-School List

on Aug 30, 2017 10:22:55 AM By | Overhead Door of Sioux City and Yankton | 0 Comments | Garage Door Safety
If you have children going back to school this fall, your to-do list is most likely a mile long. Notebooks have to be bought, haircuts must be scheduled, and backpacks need to be filled. Before you tackle these tasks, however, you should take the time to review garage door safety practices with your children. Safety should always be your family’s first priority.
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5 Ways To Beat The Heat In Your Garage

on Jul 21, 2017 4:10:59 PM By | Overhead Door of Sioux City and Yankton | 1 Comment | Garage Door Safety
What are you looking forward to this July? Most likely, the sweltering heat doesn’t come to mind. This heat can become even more unbearable when it invades your garage, causing your pets, your family members, or even your garage door opener to overheat. Try implementing one of the following heat-busting solutions to keep your garage cool even as the temperature rises outside.
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5 Apps You and Your Home Shouldn't Live Without

It's hard not to keep using the phrase "there's an app for that" when it keeps becoming more and more applicable. We're able to sync more and more of our lives across our tech devices, and we can "talk" to our home (and our home can talk back!) in ways we never thought possible.
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Save Money On Your New Garage Door Opener

on Mar 31, 2016 3:04:09 PM By | Overhead Door of Sioux City and Yankton | 0 Comments | Garage Door Safety Garage Door Openers
The good thing about buying a new garage door opener is that you can get the latest strength, smoothness, and silence on the market. The best thing about buying a new garage door opener is that you also get the latest technology and, these days, that's a huge perk.
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