Garage Door Safety and Maintenance Tips #2

Garage Door Opener Safety Reversal System Test

  1. Open the door fully, then place a one-inch thick 2×4 on the floor (laid flat) directly under the center of the garage door.
  2. Close the door by pressing the wall console or the transmitter, as the door strikes the wood, the door should automatically reverse. If the door stops on when it hits the board, that means the travel limit is not far enough.  [···]
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Amazon Alexa FAQ

Q: How to enable Alexa on my SkylinkNet system?

A: You must link your Alexa to your SkylinkNet account. Please follow this video to link these 2 accounts together. Most importantly, you should see this statement on the Alexa page “Your SkylinkNet Skill was successfully linked.” once they are linked. This is to confirm Alexa is communicating with your SkylinkNet’s account. Refer to this setup video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWK3xUF3Png&t

Q: How can I test this Skill after linking?

A: The easiest command is to ask Alexa to check your alarm status, by saying:  [···]

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Garage Door Safety and Maintenance Tips #1

In the following weeks, we will be featuring some garage door safety and maintenance tips. We will start off this week with one of the most important safety features, the safety reversing sensor, also known as the photo eyes.

The safety reversing sensor is designed to prevent your garage door closing on any objects, which could cause severe damage. It is activated when the door is in the closing cycle. You should test the safety reversing sensor on a regular basis.  [···]

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