Today's garage doors offer modern safety features that reinforce the safety and security of your home. Bluff Country Garage Doors offers complete professional installation of safety features for all types of doors both large and small. No matter what kind of garage door you have, we can provide custom safety features that reduce or eliminate the possibility of criminal activity around the garage. Let's take a closer look.


1. Auto-Reverse

Most garage door systems feature the auto-reverse function. As a garage door is closing, it will automatically go into reverse if an object is in its path. What causes the door to go into reverse is coming into contact with an object. In most cases, the object is not picked up by the sensor. For this reason, the auto-reverse function is vital to eliminate damage to an object or injury to a person.


2. Child Motion Detection

Where sensors come in handy is their ability to detect motion in smaller objects closer to the ground. When we install sensors, we place one on each end of the door. The sensors transmit an infrared beam toward one another. If something breaks the beam, the sensor stops the door completely. We place the sensors at a low point along the track so that they can detect a child or small pet movement. It is one of the most vital safety features on a garage door.


3. Manual Garage Door Controls

No garage door system is complete without manual controls. These components allow you to open or close the door and bypass the automated system. They're valuable in case you get trapped in or out of the house during a storm or other event. A manual release mechanism releases the system so you can open or close the garage door manually when needed.


4. Backup Battery

If the power goes out in your home, it's comforting to know that you can still get in and out of the garage. A backup battery keeps power flowing to the garage door opener. So if you need to get out of the garage, you'll still have that option. The opener powers the backup batteries, so they’re always ready for you to use. We can install a backup battery in your current system if the old one is no longer working.


Garage Door Installation in Houston, Minnesota

If you are looking for some safety features to add to your garage door, contact Bluff Country Garage Door Service. We offer a wide range of service including residential and commercial garage door repair, installation, replacement;t, and ongoing maintenance. Ask us about our routine service plans! To schedule service or find out more about what we offer, call us at 612-226-4721, or you can message us at