Are you building or updating a garage that holds your large-sized vehicle? Standard garage door sizes, such as a 7’ x 9’ door, make it difficult to store a large vehicle, such as a pickup truck, SUV, or RV, so choosing a door for that situation can be more complicated. There’s good news, though! Custom-made garage doors are possible and easy to choose with these four simple steps.
Picture the following scenario. You pull up to your house after a long day at work. It’s hot outside, and all you want to do is park your car in the garage and get inside to some much-needed air conditioning. When you get to the garage door, you grab the opener to raise the garage door, and nothing happens. You click the opener again – and again. Frustrated, you continue to mash the buttons but don’t get any results. Most people would assume it’s the door opener remote. However, you soon find out that it seems like something much more complicated - you have to reprogram your LiftMaster Chamberlain garage door opener.
With convenience becoming more and more paramount to our lives, we’re always looking for ways to simplify our lives with smart systems for the home. The brand-new generation of LiftMaster by Chamberlain garage door openers do just that.
As time goes on, the size of garages keeps rising. Over the last seven years, for example, many garages have higher interiors than ever before when measuring from the ceiling to the floor. Garages might be nine feet tall, 12 feet tall, and some might even be 14 feet tall. However, when you have such a large garage and your door is only about seven to eight feet tall, you might wonder what to do with the extra space.
When it comes to the most common problem with garage doors, what would you consider the most likely to lead to a service call? We’ll give you a hint – it has nothing to do with the door itself. Instead, it has to do with the automatic reverse mechanism. To be more specific, it’s related to the system’s photo eyes.
Garage door openers have been around for a very long time, and though many devices from yesteryear are still operational, not all are safe. Garage doors are among them. If your home or space is relying on an opener dating before the early 1990s, it is simply unsafe. That alone is reason to upgrade, be we have more reasons to make such a move.
These are the 10 most frequently asked questions from homeowners about our products when they purchase a garage door opener. Although you may have other questions, this list covers many of the most common concerns. Find out how to get your questions answered at the end.
No doubt you already know the basics: They make your life easier! But do you know anything else about garage door openers?
Having some basic knowledge will help if you ever need to contact a garage door specialist about issues with your electric garage door opener. For this reason, we’ve written this helpful article so your problems will never get lost in translation!
The traditional garage door used for most residential purposes features an installer that rests above the center of the door. The trolley bar system has worked well for a number of years, but there is another option on the market that might be something you want to consider – the jackshaft garage door opener.
While it is more common in commercial doors, it can work well for residences as well, at least in certain circumstances. It can work quite well for those who want to have a bit more space for overhead storage, as it doesn’t have a rail system. Let’s look at some of the top reasons that people are using this type of door opener.