Do you know much about the garage door opener that you are using? Most people only know that it works when they want it to work. They tend to take it for granted and are only concerned when it is not working properly. It helps to have at least a basic understanding of just what goes into the door opener and how it works.
Check out the fundamentals of your electric garage door opener, so you can get a better overall understanding of what they are and what they do. It will help you look at your door opener differently the next time that you have to use it, which is several times a day if you are like most people. When you know more about the opener, it can help to give you more respect for all of the work that it does.
So, you’ve heard about how smartphone apps can allow you to open and close your garage door, and now you’re interested in finding out how to do it on your own. That’s great – you don’t need to worry about using your remote, and you can open the door from pretty much anywhere that you have an Internet signal. However, there are a few things that you need to know before getting started. We’ll cover those below.
Keeping your garage door in good working order is something that you can do, in part, by yourself. Luckily, it’s not that hard to perform a few basic maintenance chores that take about 10 to 15 minutes of your time. We recommend adopting these four checks every three months, or once per season, to ensure that your entire garage door system is in good working order.
Whether you are updating your home garage or even building a new garage, you have to make a lot of design decisions. Should your space feature a lot of overhead room above the door, you may hesitate to use a traditional opener. After all, how is it mounted? This blog aims at providing an answer to those who wonder if there is an alternative to the traditional, overhead openers.
We are going to look at openers installed beside the door, or wall mounted system, and determine whether it is a good answer for your needs.