5 Reasons to Replace the Garage Door Opener

When electric garage door openers don’t work correctly or fail to meet all current industry standards, it’s time to take the big step. Getting a new opener is a big deal, but not all that big a deal either – if you follow. Read More

How to Select the Best Garage Door Opener for You

You should never let anyone influence your decision when you are trying to select a new garage door opener for you. What’s best for others is not necessarily best for you. Such decisions must be shaped by the door’s size and weight, your personal preferences, and your family’s expectations.

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The Most Common Automatic Garage Door Opener Problems

Some garage door opener problems are easy to solve. Some issues are complex. What’s common in any occasion is that it’s not easy to figure out what’s wrong. When the garage door won’t perform as it should, anything can be wrong – from a broken torsion spring to a cable off drum. But when it comes to mechanical parts, it’s fair to say that you can see if the spring is broken or the cable is off. When it comes to garage door openers, it’s difficult to determine if there is a problem with the motor, reverse system, circuit board, or clicker.

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What Causes a Noisy Garage Door Opener?

We all love our garage and our garage door. They work as they were intended to work – most of the time. However, they sometimes fall victim to wear and tear from general usage or other forms of damage. When this happens, particularly with your garage door opener, they can become quite noisy and this becomes a nuisance. Here you will learn the possible causes, as well as expert advice on what to do about it.

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Feel Safe by Fixing Up Your Garage Door Opener Sensors Fast

It’s a wonder how two small devices can make a difference to your safety but also as easily bring disaster in your garage. The sensors make your garage door opener safe. They are actually the main entrapment protection device required by law. All openers manufactured after 1991 must meet the safety standards of the Underwriters Laboratories (UL 325). The additional rule involves having a wall button in the garage. Why is this mandatory? For security reasons.

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Exploring Garage Door Remotes Service Options

Garage door remote offers added functionality to a basic garage door. That’s why so many people decide to begin exploring garage door remotes service options. The options are many, offered by many different brands. They range from the simplest remote systems which allow for a keychain clicker so that you can open your garage door with a single click from your car, to more advanced systems that are universal and can be controlled by clickers, wall units, and even from your smart phone! Read More

Main Garage Door Opener Features

There is a whole world of garage door openers out there ready to automatically push the door open and pull it to come down. Do they all groan and squeak? Some still do. But DC openers are much quieter even in their chain drive version. Are there variations among models of the same brand? There are definitely many variations to meet the requirements of all garage doors. And there are special features defining certain brands. Take MyQ technology for example. It has become the trademark of Liftmaster. Aladdin Connect is the new smart device by Genie. Assure Link openers define the latest products by Craftsman. What do all branded openers have in common? They comply with the official safety standards and integrate the required sensing systems to ensure protection.

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