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17
Nov

Signs You Need a New Garage Door

The garage door service is often overlooked by many homeowners, but they are actually very crucial to your safety and protection. It’s Time For a New Garage Door Having kids running around might give you extra precautions as to when you should replace your garage door. But even if you’re not worried about kids getting …

3
Nov

Top Safety Tips You Need to Know About Garage Doors

You may not have realized it, but your garage door is the largest opening in your home. That’s why it is important to keep it safe and prevent accidents from occurring. How to be Safe Around Garage Doors Garage door-related accidents are not unusual. In fact, there are many garage door incidents reported from hospitals, …

27
Oct

4 Reasons to Hire a Garage Door Repair Expert

When you get your garage door installed the first time properly, you shouldn’t be dealing with issues for quite some time. However, damages are inevitable through time. Why Should You Leave the Garage Door Repairs to the Professionals Whether your garage door has reached the peak of its lifespan or some faulty parts slip through, …

25
Oct

Smart Reasons to Install Keyless Entry for Your Garage

Having a garage is one of the perks of owning a home. Along with the advantages it has to offer, you have to make sure it’s as secure as possible. Why Do You Need Keyless Entry for Your Garage? You won’t be needing to roam around the complex to spot a parking space and worry …

23
Jul

How to Insulate your Garage Door

Garage insulation helps in cutting energy bills and preventing street noise. Below are the steps you need to follow if you want to insulate your garage door. Having an insulated garage door will make your home warmer, cooler, and quieter. It also lowers the energy bills, acts as a protective barrier between you and street …

5
Jun

How to Open a Garage Door with an Opener Manually

During a power outage, the garage door will need to be opened manually by disengaging the trolley. In addition, while it may be annoying that your garage door opener does not work, it is very easy to disengage the trolley so you can open the door and get on your way To disengage the trolley, …

28
Mar

My Garage Door Opener Isn’t Working

MY GARAGE DOOR REMOTE IS NOT WORKING, WHAT SHOULD I DO? In this day and age, we are lucky to have access to several handy devices that make our lives easier. One of those devices is the remote controlled garage door opener. The little remote clipped to your sun visor is actually a radio transmitter …

26
Mar

What to do When Your Garage Door Cable Breaks

CABLE OF MY GARAGE DOOR BREAKS? Have you ever tried to lift an old garage door, or a garage door with broken springs? If so, WHAT SHOULD I DO WHEN THE GARAGE DOOR you might still be suffering from back issues. It’s no easy task! If you have a garage, you might go in and …

20
Mar

Garage Door Opener Troubleshooting

Garage Door Opener Troubleshooting Warning: Undertaking repairs to appliances can be hazardous. Use the proper tools and safety equipment noted in the guide and follows all instructions. Do not proceed until you are confident that you understand all of the steps and are capable of completing the repair. A qualified technician should only perform some …

8
Mar

Garage Door Opener Remotes Won’t Work

Garage Door Opener Remotes Won’t Work The below instructions guide you on what to do if your garage door opener remotes will not work. We show you a few quick fixes like disabling the lock button, eliminating RF interference and checking the batteries. If these simple fixes do not work, we show some advanced troubleshooting, …

2
Mar

Replacing the Safety Sensors on a Garage Door Opener

Safety sensors prevent the garage door from closing on a person or an object. One sensor sends an infrared beam while the other sensor receives the infrared beam. First off, your sensors just may need cleaned off, so try to gently remove any dust or dirt first and see if that works. If that doesn’t …

23
Feb

Replacing the Motor on a Belt-Drive Garage Door Opener

This belt-drive garage door opener DIY repair guide gives step-by-step instructions for replacing the motor. The motor spins the pulley that moves the trolley along the rail to raise and lower the garage door. If the motor doesn’t work at all when activated, replace it with a manufacturer-approved replacement part. Parts Required Motor Tools Required …

18
Feb

Replacing the Logic Board on a Garage Door Opener

The logic board inside a garage door opener is the brains of the garage door opener. It contains the radio frequency (RF) receiver for the remotes and other control components. If the remote controls don’t work or the garage door doesn’t open and close properly, the logic board might have failed. Logic boards are an …

13
Feb

Replacing the Gear and Sprocket Assembly on a Chain-Drive Garage Door Opener

This garage door opener DIY repair guide gives step-by-step instructions for replacing the gear and sprocket assembly on a chain-drive garage door opener. Located at the top of the motor unit, the gear and sprocket assembly drives the chain that connects to the trolley and moves the trolley along the rail to raise and lower …

2
Feb

Replacing the Chain and Cable Assembly on a Chain-Drive Garage Door Opener

This chain-drive garage door opener DIY repair guide gives step-by-step instructions for replacing the chain and cable assembly. Located along the rail, the chain and cable assembly connects to the trolley and moves the trolley along the rail to raise and lower the garage door. If your garage door won’t move and the chain and …

30
Jan

Replacing the Belt on a Belt-Drive Garage Door Opener

This belt-drive garage door opener DIY repair guide gives step-by-step instructions for replacing the belt. Located along the rail, the belt connects to the trolley and moves the trolley along the rail to raise and lower the garage door. The garage door won’t work at all with a broken belt. Replace the belt with a …

17
Jan

Replacing the Battery on a Garage Door Opener

Replacing the Battery on a Garage Door Opener The battery of the garage door opener is located inside the motor unit, the battery supplies back up power to the opener during a power outage. If the battery doesn’t hold a charge, your garage door opener won’t operate with the power disconnected. You do not need …

5
Jan

Garage Door Opener Doesn’t Work: Wall Control Troubleshooting

What happens when your wall control doesn’t work on your garage door opener? When your garage door opener suddenly stops operating properly, the explanation and solution are usually pretty easy to deal with. Here are the most common problems, along with the most likely repairs for each. For adjustments and repairs that aren’t self-evident, check …

30
Dec

Garage Door Won’t Move: Motor and Travel Troubleshooting

Garage doors are one of the most important things in your home that need regular maintenance in order to keep working properly. Since garage doors have moving parts, there are a number of things that can go wrong that can make the doors not work the way they should. There are many garage door services …

27
Dec

Garage Door Opener Won’t Open: Opener Remotes Don’t Work

Garage doors offer convenience, privacy and security so it would be a concern when there is a malfunction. A garage door stuck in the closed position may tempt you to crash on through, but don’t let frustration get the better of you. Take a few minutes to troubleshoot some built-in safeties in your door that …

21
Dec

DIY: Garage Door Tune Up

What can I do to maintain my garage door? This is a question we get asked often. frequent maintenance can make your garage door system last longer and work better. This also means you will save money on repairs as your hardware will be in better shape and less components will need to be replaced. …

30
Nov

My garage door wont close and blinks 10 times

This will explain how to troubleshoot a garage door opener that won’t close the door and blinks 10 times. Mostly, this indicates the garage door sensors are out of alignment,  or there is something in the way of the sensors. Garage door openers made after 1993 are equipped with sensors positioned on both sides of the vertical rails. …

14
Aug

The 6 Second Garage Door Break in You can prevent

The 6 Second Garage Door Break in You can prevent A home burglary happens over 16 times every day in Las Vegas. The only thing that a thief needs to bust into your garage is a wire hanger, and finally gets into your house. It’s quick and easy and happens often in homes. There are …

10
Aug

How to Install a Garage door opener

How to Install a Garage door opener. The following steps are for the installation of a garage door opener that has a belt drive system. The belt drive is normally quieter than the chain drive. It’s highly recommended to buy the belt drive though it costs a few extra dollars just for the quietness when the garage door opens in the …

3
Aug

HOW TO INSTALL AN OVER HEAD GARAGE DOOR

HOW TO INSTALL AN OVER HEAD GARAGE DOOR The instructions that follow will guide you through the general principles of sectional garage door installation. Be sure to follow all of the manufacturer’s instructions implicitly. Required Tools for the installation of an overhead garage door are: Cordless drill, Socket/ratchet set, 4-in-1 screwdriver, Adjustable wrench, Locking pliers, …

28
Jul

How to level your garage door

How to level your garage door. Your garage door can be out of level for several reasons sometimes it can be that the concrete has shifted. The most common cause of doors being out of level is frayed cables that grow in length as they fray. Doors also rise on one side when the cable …

19
Jul

THE ALADDIN Smart Phone App

INSTALLATION AND PROGRAMMING OF THE ALADDIN CONNECT SYSTEM. It’s possible to monitor the status of your garage door, using your apple and android based device. We will look at how to install and program the Aladdin garage door connect system to your smart device. Make sure you refer to the instruction guide that is bought …

7
Jul

Installing The Chamberlin WIFI Opener

HOW TO ASSEMBLE AND INSTALL THE HD950WF WIFI ENABLED GARAGE DOOR OPENER. The following steps are important when you want to install the HD950WF Wi-Fi enabled garage door opener that has a sectional door and a finished ceiling. Your installation model may be different. Before installing your garage door opener, be sure to read the …

6
Jun

HOW TO INSTALL A GARAGE DOOR OPENER?

The following steps are important when changing a belt drive garage door opener. What are the basics about a belt drive garage door opener? Most belt drive garage door openers are quieter compared to the chain drive garage door openers hence its more expensive than the chain garage door opener. It’s important to note that …

23
May

IS IT OK TO OPEN YOUR GARAGE DOOR WITH A BROKEN SPRING?

IS IT OK TO OPEN YOUR GARAGE DOOR WITH A BROKEN SPRING? The garage door is normally installed with torsion springs that are mounted on top of the garage door. The spring is intended to act like a counterbalancing part of the door system. The spring counterbalances the weight of the door by winding and unwinding …

17
May

How do I know I have the correct Springs?

How do I know I have the correct Springs and if my garage door is balanced? It’s important to always have the right garage door springs and a balanced garage door. Checking if your garage door is balanced can be done without calling a garage door technician. In order to prevent, injury or possible destruction of …

14
May

The Advantages of Having 2 Springs on my Garage Door

What are the advantages of having two springs vs one spring on my garage door? Garage door torsion springs are normally mounted on top of the garage door. The spring functions by counterbalancing the weight of the door by winding and unwinding each time the garage door closes or opens. The torsion springs come in various lengths, …

12
Apr

My Garage Door Will Open or Close by Itself.

Why does my Garage Door Open and Close By Itself? Phantom operation of garage doors is when the garage door makes random operation, be it closing or opening without any instructional operation from the remote or the wall button. Garage doors are usually opened by a remote that usually activates the motorized trolley. The system …

10
Mar

My Garage Door Won’t Close During the Day

My Garage Door won’t close during the day – but will close during the night   Garage door openers are installed with sensors to enhance the security of any given house. This has been the case since 1993, where all garage doors that were being sold in the United States had to be installed with …

7
Feb

My garage door opener is making a lot of noise

My garage door opener is making a lot of noise A noisy garage door opener is, for some people a slight nuisance, and for others a reason to wake up at night. Some garage door motors are louder then others. Noise levels depend, mostly, on drive-style, gear assembly, and operating speed. Punch angle gauge, door …

3
Jan

I hit my garage door with my car!

I hit my garage door with my car. What should I do? First of all, don’t feel bad. Unfortunately, we get that a lot. The best advice at this situation will be, not to touch the door and not to try and run it with the motor. Call a professional garage door repair company. Garage …

19
Dec

Should I install a lock on my garage door?

Should I install a lock on my garage door? This is a common question. People often want to secure their house the best way they can. Installing a garage door lock sounds like a good idea and many garage door companies in Las Vegas do try to sell them. But does your garage door really …

26
Nov

Do my garage door rollers need to be replaced?

How can I tell if my garage door rollers needs to be replaced.  Garage door rollers play a vital roll in the smooth operation of any garage door. They vary in both size and material. In Las Vegas common residential garage door tracks are 2″ wide. For 2″ tracks you would have a roller that’s …

19
Oct

How to Choose a Garage Door

 The garage door is a very important part in a home. Both appearance and functionality play a big role when choosing a garage door. As most people use their garage door more often than they use their front door, no one wants to have any issues with getting their cars stuck in the garage etc. …

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