Has it been a while since you installed your garage door opener? Chances are good that it was there when you bought the house, and it might have been there when the previous owner bought the house, too. Whatever the case, chances are very good that it’s time to think about replacing it.
If you had a garage without an electric opener, you probably remember what a fantastic change occurred once the opener was installed. It is doubtless that these devices make life easier…until they don’t. After all, they can run into trouble, and it is often at a time when we least need the hassle.
When it comes time to choose your overhead door opener, you’ll want to consider so many factors. Safety, security, ease of use, quiet operation… what’s right for you? Today, let’s take a closer look at what you need to know before buying a door opener.
If there’s anything that has changed in the world of garage doors over the course of the last 10 years, it’s the garage door openers. Their evolution has followed technological advances such as miniaturization of the components and smart system integration. Read More
Garage door safety sensors have been mandatory on all garage door openers since 1993.
Whether mechanical (where physical impact forces the moving garage door to reverse), or photoelectric (where an infrared beam acts as an invisible trip-wire), either system needs to be working flawlessly for your garage door to operate as safely as possible. In this article, we’re going to share a few tips with you on the photoelectric, or ‘eye-beam’ sensors.
Picture yourself being able to monitor, open and close your garage door from any location in the entire world just by swiping your finger on your Apple, Blackberry or Android device. When you have a new LiftMaster garage door opener featuring MyQ® technology, you can do just that.
It’s just a garage door opener, right? Nothing to get excited about. Wrong! It’s nothing less than a 21st-century marvel, because not only can you use the MyQ® app to control your door opener, you can also use it in conjunction with adapters and wall switches to regulate the lights and small appliances in your home, thereby enhancing your security.