All in Openers
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 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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
A local news station in San Antonio, Tx aired a story on its May 7th, 10 pm news program pertaining to the garage door being an easy entryway into a house. The reporter's suggested solution was to use a zip-tie and cut off the emergency release rope and handle. Similar news stories have appeared in other cities with the United States.