Resources & FAQ's


Thanks to IDA’s Industry Members, these resources have been compiled for your use with links to safety videos, safety flyers, FAQs about products and safety, and other items that IDA Dealer Members can use to promote garage door safety. These materials can be used to promote your company as an expert in safety and build trust in your community.

Suggested uses include:
  • Link videos on your website and social media channels to reach customers and increase your views and visitors.
  • Use your garage door safety website page URL link in your emails and social media posts.
  • Consider running a safety check promotion during June to increase potential sales or repairs.
  • Post the content from your modified press release as content on your company’s garage door safety page and include the attached infographic.
Safety Resources from Supplier Members
Action Industries:
LED Illuminated Garage Door Safety Kits:
LED Truck Restraint Light Kits:
Safety Edge Kit, 14′:
Garage Door Safety:
Garage Door Safety Month Flyer
Social Media images for Garage Door Safety Month:
Safety Image 1
Safety Image 2
Safety Image 3
Safety Image 4

ASO Safety Solution:
Below is a mixture of videos on how the safety edges are assembled, installed, produced, tested and also how a process of a customized safety edge might look like.
Safety products:
Garage Door Safety from Clopay:
How to Manually Open Your Garage Door:
Garage Door Safety Checklist:
Delden Manufacturing Co.:
Garage Door Safety Month- 7 Safety Tips for Your Garage Door:
Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA):
Safety Tips for Garage Doors, Garage Door Openers, and Gate Openers:
Safety Guidelines for Garage Door Systems:
Maintenance Guide for Garage Doors and Openers:
Gate Systems Safety for Garage Doors and Openers:
Garage Parts Plus, LLC:
5 Tips to Safely Care for Your Garage Door Extension Springs
Your Guide to Garage Door Security
How to Protect Your Home for Hurricane and Tornado Season
How to Safely Maintain Garage Door Torsion Springs in 5 Easy Steps
Genie Company:
Genie Safety Center:
heroal Roller Shutter Systems Brochure
heroal Security Roller Shutter Systems Brochure
Safety Videos for RADIOSENS: Wireless and without safety edges for roller shutters:  
Safety Videos for RADIOBAND: Wireless and for resistive, optical and mechanical safety edges:  
Miller Edge:
Miller Edge offers a free online course on AECDaily on Entrapment Protection for Motorized Doors:
This instructive video demonstrates how to test to assure proper operation of door and gate edge sensors. The battery-operated Miller Edge tester can be used to test monitored and non-monitored sensing edges: 
Miller Edge videos that outline how to properly measure sensing edges for doors:
The Safest Way to Wind Springs:
Surewinder Operating Instructions:
BRUTEWINDER Demonstration:
Surewinder FAQ:
Wayne Dalton:
Wayne Dalton tips for Garage Door Safety Month 2017:
Wayne Dalton tips for Garage Door Safety Month 2016: