There is nothing more frustrating than when your garage door won't close. If you have to press and hold the inside wall button to close the garage door, your safety sensors are either misaligned or may need to be replaced. If your garage door won’t close after aligning the safety sensors, you might need to replace them.
The weather seal at the bottom and around the opening of your garage door is designed to keep dirt, leaves, bugs, and rodents out of your garage. Over time this weather seal can deteriorate leaving you with a gap around the garage door. Luckily, there are many solutions to fix this problem and get your garage door back into original shape.
The Chamberlain B970 Belt Drive Wi-Fi Garage Door Opener features a 1 1/4 HP ultra-quiet motor with a steel-reinforced belt for smooth, reliable operation and battery backup to operate during power failures. Built in Wi-Fi with MyQ technology allows you to control the garage door opener from your smartphone with no additional accessories.
The best garage door rollers are the DURA-LIFT Ultra-Life Nylon Garage Door Rollers. We recommend this roller because they are maintenance free and they feature a heavy duty nylon wheel equipped with sealed ball bearings that prevent dirt and grime from penetrating the bearings. The sealed ball bearing roller is super quiet reducing noise up to 75% as the nylon wheel makes contact with the metal garage door track resulting in smooth, quiet operation and less stress on your automatic opener.
In 2017, the average labor cost for garage door opener installation on a standard seven foot tall garage door is $150 and takes around two hours to complete. This estimate is for labor only so you will have to purchase a garage door opener online or have the installing company provide one for you.
If your garage door opener stops working and you see smoke coming from the motor, you most likely have a blown starting capacitor. The capacitor is a part inside your opener that stores energy and helps start the motor every time you press the button.
If your garage door opener is beeping every 30 seconds, you most likely need to replace the backup battery in your automatic opener. Backup batteries open and close your garage door when the power is out and last 2-3 years under normal use.
This article features the most comprehensive list of gift ideas for the garage and everything that goes in it. We feature products that help with storage and organization to automotive tools and car care. Let us help you find that perfect gift!
Garage Door Opener interference comes in various forms. We have seen many different issues over the years that have caused problems with wireless accessories for garage door openers. One of the most recent culprits is one many people don’t know about… YOUR LIGHT BULB!
Creative Hardware has release the new rustic aspen magnetic garage door hardware with clavos and hammered finish. This new hardware offers an old world, hammered iron look with a realistic textured finish. Immediately transform the look of your home with this easy add on garage door accessory.
The Genie bullet remote comes in several configurations which include the GIT-1 single button, GIT-2 two button and the GIT-3 three button. This model of remote was commonly used on many different types of Genie garage door openers. Learn how to troubleshoot your Genie GIT-1 garage door opener remote with these informative tips.
While out on a standard service call, we came across an issue that could pose real threat to any home. Properly maintaining the equipment in your home and being aware of your surroundings will help reduce fire hazards.
Worn out garage door rollers can cause more problems than loud obnoxious noise. We have seen garage doors come off track due to rollers that should have been replaced months if not years prior.
Genie Company recalls 18,000 PowerMax & TriloG screw drive garage door openers sold in the United States and Canada due to a possible fire hazard. The control board can overheat causing the unit to catch fire.
The light on your garage door opener has become a convenience you rely on every day. Being able to pull into your garage and have courtesy light for 5 minutes allows you to see where you are walking as you enter your home.
The best garage door rollers for most people are the Ultra-Life 13 Ball Bearing Sealed Nylon Rollers. These super quiet nylon rollers are rated at 100,000 cycles which is ten times longer than the standard roller.
When a garage door service company gets a phone call in reference to a broken spring, the first thing the homeowner usually says is “the cables are broken”.
Automatic openers provide convenience and safety that many Americans rely on every day. It is not uncommon for a family to live in their home for years without ever having to lift their garage door manually.
This is one of the most common questions we receive from homeowners when performing service calls and it is a great question. Most homeowners look for whatever is available in their garage, which is usually a can of WD-40.