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Best Garage Door Opener

There are three types of garage door openers to consider: Chain Drives, Belt Drives, and Screw Drives. Each is suited to a type of lifestyle and noise tolerance. Only you can decide which is the best fit for you. Listen to the difference in sound and decide which is best for you. Precision Garage Door of Chicago & The Surrounding Areas lets you listen in while the three types of garage door openers run. You will hear the difference and be able to judge for yourself which you think is the best fit for your needs. Whether your garage is attached to your home or below a bedroom are the types of things you will want to consider as you shop for the opener that works best for your situation.

Program Your Garage Doors Opener Codes For Marantec & Precision

In this video Precision Garage Door of Chicago & The Surrounding Areas provides instructions for programming your garage door opener and keypad for Marantec and Precision models.

Program Your Garage Door Opener Codes For Genie

In this video Precision Garage Door of Chicago & The Surrounding Areas provides instructions for programming your garage door opener and keypad for a Genie Garage Door Opener. The most important part to solving this problem is identifying the learn button located in the motor. Instructions for programming your keypad are usually found inside the keypad itself.

Professional Garage Door Opener Installation

Although this video starts like a commercial, it shows what you need to know when you hire a garage door company to install a new garage door opener. Do-it-yourselfers will learn how to add the professional touch to their own garage door opener installation.

Does the height at which the Safety Eyes and Wall Control unit are set matter? Why? What about the wires? Is there a way to hide the wires to make the installation a little neater? Watching a professional install a garage door opener the right way can really help you learn what you should expect.

Open Garage Door Manually

This video demonstrates how to open your automatic garage door when the power is out or when your garage door opener just isn’t working. Opening your garage door manually is pretty simple. Re-attaching the motor is a little tricky. With this video you’ll quickly learn how to detach the opener and you’ll be confident when it’s time to re-attach it. There are definitely some safety precautions you’ll need to take, which this video addresses as well. Warning: If your spring is broken or you’re not sure MAKE sure the door is in the down position.

Program Your Garage Door Opener Codes

In this video Precision Garage Door of Chicago & The Surrounding Areas provides instructions for programming your garage door opener and keypad. Current Liftmaster, Chamberlain & Sears brand openers use 315 megahertz. Older models use 390 megahertz. If you need to buy a new garage door opener remote or the one you just purchased is not working after programming, skip to the 1:55 mark in this video and re-watch this important section of the video.

Unlock Garage Door Opener Wall Control Unit

In this video Precision Garage Door of Chicago & The Surrounding Areas shows you a quick tutorial on how your garage door opener wall control unit works and some additional features, including the vacation button.

How To Lubricate Your Noisy Garage Door

In this video Precision Garage Door of Chicago & The Surrounding Areas provides instructions on how to properly lubricate the moving parts of your garage door with a recommended lithium spray. You will also see the differences and learn why you should never use oil on your garage door parts. This video gives you a close up view of garage door rollers, pulleys, springs, tracks and motor chain so that you know what to look for when lubricating your garage door parts.

Change The Liftmaster Garage Door Battery

In this video Precision Garage Door of Chicago & The Surrounding Areas provides instructions on changing your garage door remote battery. Be sure you know what type of battery your remote uses. In this video, you’ll notice we’re working with a nickel sized wafer battery, which normally has a lifespan of two years. Also, make sure you have a flat head screwdriver or small knife to pop open the remote casing and access your battery. Before you raid your tool box for batteries and screwdrivers, you might want to check your wall control unit first, as the lock/vacation button may have accidentally been pressed.

Garage Door Won’t Close – Align Garage Door Safety Eyes

In this video Precision Garage Door of Chicago & The Surrounding Areas provides instructions on how to properly align your garage door photo eyes, otherwise known as your safety eyes. There are numerous reasons why your garage door safety eyes might not be functioning properly. It could be they are out of alignment, problems with the wiring, possible obstructions to the sensors caused by dirt, spider webs, leaves, etc., or even something as simple as garage clutter or being knocked off track. This video will show you the most common instances and what you can do to fix them.

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