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"Garage Door Openers" Posts

 The chain drive and belt drive opener configurations offer similar utility but have varied characteristics to consider while making your purchase decision. Here’s what to expect regarding construction, durability, noise, and speed for chain drive versus belt drive openers. Garage Door Opener Construction Chain drive garage door openers operate using…

Things to Consider Before Buying a New Garage Door Opener With so many homeowners entering their homes from the garage instead of the front door, choosing a garage door opener deserves careful attention. Our customers often ask us for advice on how to select the best garage door opener. There…

In terms of managing your garage door system, there are plenty of simple lessons that can help you manage some of the most significant issues. Knowing the four basic components of the system and how they work is the first step to successful troubleshooting and repair when things don’t work…

 There are three common types of drives for your garage door opener – Belt Drive, Chain Drive, and Screw Drive. Before you choose one, take into account how you use your garage and how often you open and close it.  Belt-Drive Garage Door Openers – Belt Drives often chosen specifically because…

Automatic garage door openers give you easy, well-lit access to your garage and home. They can also add security features to your home. But before you install a garage door opener, it’s important to know how much power will be needed to lift your garage door safely, effectively, and at…

Modern cars are full of conveniences, and for many Americans, onboard garage door remotes are an expected luxury that has become commonplace. If you installed your garage door or purchased a new vehicle, you should have easy access to instruction manuals that can show you how to sync your car…

In many lines of work, lateness is no small matter. It could cause you to lose pay, vacation time or your supervisor’s confidence. If you own a business, a late arrival may result in lost sales and disgruntled customers. A wide range of problems can trigger lateness, such as inclement…

Garage door openers have been around for a long time, which means there aren’t’ a lot of unknowns in how they function. They last a long time and they are surprisingly reliable more or less across the board. Today’s models come with a wide range of features that deserve a…

Manual garage doors can be a real pain. A garage door opener can help you to maintain security and take advantage of convenience at the same time. There is a DIY approach that you can take, and some tips for success to follow. However, if at any time you don’t…

As spring storms hit, power outages are not uncommon. You don’t want your car locked in the garage if your power goes out. Luckily, there are a few easy steps you can follow to manually open your garage door when the power is out. Disconnect the Garage Door Opener The…

Automatic garage door openers are a wonderful convenience, providing shelter for your investments and a protected entrance to your home. With great reliability, garage openers are frustrating when they break down unexpectedly. Luckily, most problems you face are an easy fix you can do yourself. Each model has its own…

Genie is among the trusted leading brands in garage door openers. They provide a varied selection from which the customer can choose from. Among the brands to choose from are the sears garage door opener, the genie pro 1024, genie cm7600ic/a, the direct drive screw opener, chamberlain and craftsman garage…

You may want to change your garage door opener from the regular one that you use to a new Genie garage door opener. There are mainly three categories of garage door openers, belt systems, systems driven by chains or screw systems. You can get the desired type from your nearest…

Sometimes it is not always obvious that your garage door springs need to be replaced. There are sometimes subtle signs that you need a professional to come out and look at your garage door. Springs are one of the most common repairs on garage doors. There are a few signs…

When you have a power outage, opening your garage door can be a pain. Make sure you are familiar with how to engage your door’s manual mode in case of such emergencies. Look in your door opener’s manual for your brand specific recommendations. Below is a general guide on how…

A garage door opener is one of the heartiest appliances in your home. It will give you years of great service but it’s not immune from the occasional hiccup. Its definitely frustrating when something wont work and you don’t know why. Here are the most common issues most homeowners face…

The first garage door opener remote controls created were a simple transmitter and receiver. The transmitter would transmit on a certain frequency, the receiver would listen for the radio signal, then open the garage. While a breakthrough at the time, the technology needed to be revamped when garage door openers became…

Installing a garage door opener can seem a bit overwhelming. Below you will find four simple tips that will make installation a breeze. Installing Your Garage Door Opener: 1. Choose the Right Opener Make sure to do proper research before purchasing a garage door opener. You must consider strength of…

If you are considering an upgrade from your present unit, you may want to consider one of the many smart garage door openers that are on the market. These advanced models have sophisticated communications systems that allow you to open and close your door no matter where in the world…

Chances are you don’t often think about your garage door opener. The garage is one of the least romantic parts of your house, and for many home owners, as long as it functions properly they don’t give it much attention. However, garage door opener repair may be more important than…

Your home’s garage door gets plenty of use, and like any other piece of machinery, it needs regular maintenance and an occasional repair in order to maintain its safe and proper functioning. Over many years of use, the opener of your garage door may wear out and a repair may…

When choosing a garage door, it is crucial to select one that suits all your needs for your residential or commercial property.  As important as selecting a sturdy and reliable garage door is, it is also equally important to choose a garage door opener that can satisfy your requirements. At…

Family owned and operated since 1984, our Plano TX garage door specialists at Action Garage Door are here to service your every garage door need. Proudly serving Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, and their surrounding cities, our number one goal is the client’s total satisfaction. Whether it be installing sleek, modern…