Garage doors are very unique in their design and functionality. It is most often the largest moving component of any home and serves the important role of protecting everything inside the garage while also allowing for easy access to and from the garage. While they are very helpful, important, and useful, they can be dangerous—especially if they are not properly maintained. Here are some of the most pressing dangers of garage doors and what you can do to prevent them.
Unfortunately, garages are an ideal place for rats, spiders, insects, and other pests to live. Creatures like those enjoy living in dark, cozy, protected areas, making garages that are filled with unattended storage items a perfect place for them to build their homes. A lot of people use their garage as a storage unit and don’t pay much attention to it unless they’re retrieving an object from inside, leaving pests free to enter and infest the garage.