A Guide to Smart Garage Tech

A Guide to Smart Garage Tech

You’re at the airport and just about to take off when you realize you forgot to close your garage door. All the security cameras, automated front door locks and interior light timers in the world won’t protect your home if your garage door is open — but what can you do? The good news is that smart garage tech will ride to your rescue, giving you more control over your home’s security than ever before.

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Does My Opener Need Maintenance?

Many homeowners use their garage doors as front doors, which means their garage door openers are doing a lot of heavy lifting on a daily basis. That heavy lifting, in turn, means that the openers will require proactive maintenance to continue operating as desired.

Does your garage door opener need maintenance? If so, how often should you get your door opener inspected? Here’s a look at answers to those questions — plus more.

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How Much Horsepower Does My Garage Door Opener Need?

Updated: July 8th, 2019

If you’re considering a new garage door opener for your home, congratulations! Today’s top-of-the-line garage door openers truly are miracles of modern technology, offering quiet operation, reliable service and previously unheard-of levels of convenience.

Which one should you get? LiftMaster® brand garage door openers are considered the cream of the crop when it comes to garage door openers, but there are still many different options to choose from. Do you need a different garage door opener for large garage doors, for example?

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How Often Should I Replace My Garage Door Opener?

Updated: July 5th, 2019

If you have had your garage door opener for some time, you may wonder if it’s time to think about replacing your garage door opener. In fact, if you’ve owned your home for a relatively short time, you may have never considered getting a new garage door opener. However, like most mechanical items, your garage door opener will wear out eventually. How often should you think about replacing your garage door opener?

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Benefits of Jackshaft Garage Door Openers

Updated: July 10th, 2019

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When you find yourself choosing the different components of your garage door, you’ll eventually come to one of the biggest choices: the opener. With several popular and effective options on the market, you need to consider the pros and cons of each one before you decide on the right opener to fit your door, garage and preferences.

An increasingly popular option available now is the residential jackshaft garage door opener, which offers several benefits worth exploring.

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