Garage openers are one of the most used devices in the home.
If you own a garage door and have noticed issues with it sticking, not opening properly, or just malfunctioning in general, it is time to consider replacing your old garage opener.
There are a number of factors that contribute to the need for a garage opener replacement; one of the most important beings that they will eventually break down. However, as technology advances and new innovations happen, there are now safer and easier products like automatic garage door openers.
You may not know this, but there are plenty of options available for an automatic garage opener these days. From wireless models to ceiling-mounted ones, there is an option out there that will work perfectly for your needs.
There are a few things to keep in mind before making the switch, including checking the safety features of your new opener and verifying that it’s compatible with the type of garage door you have.
At Garage Door Springs and Opener Repair, we have serviced and installed all major garage door opener brands including Lift master, Genie, Linear, Craftsman, Chamberlain, Sears, and many more.
Garage door problems: What problems can happen with a garage opener? There are a few common garage door problems that homeowners experience. One of the most common issues is when the garage door won’t open or close. This can be due to a broken cable, worn-out motor, the garage doors spring system, or clogged pulleys.
How long will your garage opener last before it needs to be replaced? Garage door openers have a lifespan of around 10-12 years but can last much longer if they’re taken care of. The most common issues with garage door openers are worn-out cables or motors, which can cause the door to not close properly or stop working
altogether. If you’re noticing any of these signs, it’s time to replace your old garage opener.
- Your current opener is likely no longer operational or it may take too long to open the door.
- The opener may not be getting the job done as well as it used to, possibly causing damage to your garage door and/or walls.
- The cables connecting your opener to the power source might be deteriorating and need replacing soon.
- The housing of the opener itself may need attention — it could be corroded or prone to weathering, which can lead to problems with operation or even fail altogether.
- Finally, if you live in an area where severe weather conditions (e.g., hurricanes) are common, having a working garage door that opens during storms is important for your safety and convenience