common garage door opener problems

Common Garage Door Opener Problems Explained

If your garage door opener suddenly stops working, yet it’s nowhere near its expiration date (about 10 to 12 years from manufacture), it can leave you puzzled. Here are three of the most common garage door opener problems you may be experiencing. You can troubleshoot these problems yourself but all repairs, short of battery replacement, […]

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Fall for Garage Door Maintenance

Fall for Garage Door Maintenance

Fall for garage door maintenance and maximize the safety, energy efficiency, and curb appeal of your home. Garage door maintenance should also include testing the balance, automatic reversal, and photo eyes. Here are some projects to check off your fall for garage door maintenance checklist. Look and Listen Is your garage door running smoothly? If […]

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The Benefits of a New Garage Door Opener

Today’s garage door openers provide many advantages over their predecessors. With increased safety features, convenient add-ons and Wi-Fi connectivity, there’s never been a better time to invest in a new garage door opener. When researching your options, make sure to pay special attention to the opener’s lifting power, or horsepower ratings. While ½ HP is […]

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garage door balance

How to Check Garage Door Balance

Proper garage door balance is vital. This will help reduce excessive wear and tear on both the garage door and garage door opener. The International Door Association (IDA) recommends testing garage door balance monthly. Identifying an Unbalanced Door Completing a visual inspection is the easiest way to ensure the door, opener, and key components are […]

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Top 5 Reasons for Garage Door Repair

On average, the garage door is opened and closed 1,500 times a year. The problem with this is that it is often one of the last things homeowners think about when it comes to home maintenance, or for that matter, home improvement. That is, of course, until the door won’t open or close, someone crashes […]

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