RESIDENTIAL GARAGE DOOR OPENERS

RESIDENTIAL GARAGE DOOR OPENERS

 
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Professional Garage Door Opener Repair Services

In case you did not know, 70% of homeowners across the globe use the garage as the primary entrance point of their home. Meaning, your garage door is operating multiple times on a daily basis. However, there are times that a garage door opener repair is required to bring your door back to its optimum functioning level. Interestingly, diagnosing and even repairing can be a lesser expensive option than opting for a replacement.



COMMON GARAGE DOOR OPENER ISSUES


➡ Issue:The wall switch will open the garage but the remote won’t respond.

If you try to open your garage with the remote control and it’s not responding, you’re most likely to be dealing with a battery issue.

Solution: try to change the remote’s batteries and then try to open the garage door again. If it doesn’t work, you might be out of range - try to move closer to the garage door and make sure that the antenna on the garage door motor is hanging downwards. If none of these tips work, try reprogramming your remote or get a new remote control.

➡ Issue: The garage door goes up but comes down only when you press the wall switch.

You’re most likely to be dealing with a sensor issue.

Solution: try to check if the safety sensors are in the correct alignment. Make sure that the light on each sensor is lit up and there is nothing between the two sensors. If there is no light at all, you might need to replace your sensors.

➡ Issue: Noisy garage door opener.

Solution: if your garage door opener is making a grinding noise inside your house, it could be that the gear inside the garage door motor is worn and needs replacement.

If you're having another issue with your garage door opener, give us a call!


Why Do Garage Door Openers Usually Fail?

Throughout the course of your residential occupancy, it is really likely for you to experience a broken garage door opener. It is just inevitable and it can happen at some point without even you knowing it. And yes, this situation can prove to be quite off-putting. Why? That is because a garage door plays a vital role in your daily routine until the day it stops working. This is exactly where you need to seek the help of a professional who can perform a garage door opener repair.

There are various reasons that the opener is broken, including problems with the antenna or the internal wiring. It is also possible that there is an issue in regards to the remote and/or the switch. In some cases, your door’s sensory beams, tension spring, or tracks are already broken or worn out. And when any of these parts stop functioning properly, expect the garage door to be faulty at best and inoperable at worst.

It is even possible for these problems to make the door dangerous to you and your family. If you are wondering how to conduct a garage door opener repair, it is really important to understand that most of the issues that tend to arise are best handled by professionals. Sure, there are troubleshooting tips that you can perform from

Why Replace Garage Door Openers?

While repairs are necessary to ensure your garage door’s optimum performance, there are cases that it would be better to have it replaced. Keep in mind that overuse, in particular, is a common reason for replacing garage door openers. Apparently, though, there are other reasons why you should invest in a new remote opener.

  • Some Doors are Considered Illegal – In 1993, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) passed a law that would require all garage door openers built after January 1, 1991, to follow certain legislative guidelines. The legislation was passed in response to the massive volume of deaths and injuries that automatic garage door openers caused to individuals and even pets.
  • Old is Old – If your openers are already old, they simply do not have the same security protocol enabled that keep the entire garage system safe. It puts you, your family, and your home at great vulnerability, as it gives access to unwanted intruders and possibly worse.
  • Manual Operation – It is worth noting that older garage door openers cannot be operated manually, such as using a key. Nowadays, if you tend to leave home and ask a house-sitter or someone to watch, you can easily install a keypad that will only need an access code for entry. This code can then be given to people you trust. In a sense, this process is much easier compared to copying a key.

With so many companies to choose, why choose us?

When you find your garage door opener broken – or perhaps it requires replacement – it can really be frustrating. There is no need to be worried, though. The problem can always be rectified with just a simple call to a professional company. Our technicians will not have any problem pinpointing the source of the problem. From there, they can assess the overall situation and employ a solution in order to get things done. Apart from being able to recognize and/or identify the problem, they are also better equipped in providing the necessary information and solutions you need.

For years, we have been providing garage door services, maintenance, and repair for both residential and commercial properties in Maryland. Over that time, we have emerged as the largest and most trusted company in the area.

At Champions Garage Door Repair, we make sure that all of your garage door opener woes are met and fixed. Our Liftmaster garage door openers by Chamberlain are top of the line and provide superior performance. We conduct gear repair and replacement of opener units.

If you need more information regarding our services, our technicians are here to assist you every step of the way.

GARAGE DOOR OPENER INSTALLATION

GARAGE DOOR OPENER INSTALLATION



A garage door opener is definitely a convenient home feature to have. But like any stuff you own, it is also prone to deterioration. But when is the right time for a brand new one? Before you even decide to have your opener replaced, it is crucial to understand first the different things involved here. And when that time comes, we here at Champions Garage Door Repair are more than willing to help.

Belt Drive 8550WLB

DC Battery Backup Belt Drive Wi-Fi Garage Door Opener

  • Features belt drive system and DC motor for quiet operation.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi® allows for smartphone control with the myQ® app.
  • Battery Backup allows you to open/close your door even when the power is out.

Chain Drive 8365W

½ HP AC Chain Drive Wi-Fi Garage Door Opener

  • Built-in Wi-Fi® allows for smartphone control with the myQ® app.
  • Industrial-strength chain drive.

Wall Mount 8500W

DC Battery Backup Wall Mount Wi-Fi Garage Door Opener

  • Wall mount design frees up ceiling space in your garage, reduces noise and vibration.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi® allows for smartphone control with the myQ® app.
  • Battery Backup allows you to open/close your door even when the power is out.

Reasons You Need a New Garage Door Opener

While the installation of a brand new garage door opener in Maryland is quite beneficial, you need to determine first if it is your best course of action. Below are some reasons why you would need one in the future:

  • The garage door is already 10 years old or more.
  • Opening the door is usually loud.
  • Your garage door simply lacks some convenient features that modern garage door openers offer. .
  • You want to further improve its reliability. .

Understanding the Two Types of Garage Door Openers Available

We here at Champions Garage Door Repair strive for quality and highest reliability. Hence, we only offer two of the best garage door openers in Maryland. These are Belt Drive and Chain Drive, each of them is detailed below:

Belt Drive – this type of opener operates the same way as a chain drive opener, but the only difference is that the chain is replaced by a belt. Hence the name. Belt drive openers like the popular LiftMaster garage door opener and Chamberlain garage door opener are proven to be cost-effective. That is because they operate more quietly than traditional openers.

Chain Drive – this is without a doubt the style most homeowners would fondly associate with a garage door opener. A chain, which is somewhat similar to a standard bicycle chain, is attached to a trolley that runs along a rail. The trolley is then attached to the motor, which is responsible in the opening and closing the garage door. Some modern chain drive garage door openers, such as the ones mentioned above, are built with DC motors that make their noise levels much quieter.

Champions Garage Door Repair offers LiftMaster and Chamberlain garage door openers, both of which are proven to be the industry’s finest. Do not be fooled by other people saying that modern openers are quite costly. This is not true. While they will, of course, require you to spend a bit, the convenience and reliability these openers provide are top-notch. And once you acquire a garage door opener installation from us, you will be provided with the most affordable and professional installation ever. Just keep in mind, though, that belt drive garage door openers can be more costly than chain-drive garage door openers. Still, the difference is not that much.

What You Need to Know About Garage Door Opener Installation

There are a few things that you need to keep in mind, so you will know what to expect when it comes to a garage door opener installation. While these are no rocket-science, they can definitely help you understand the mere importance of a brand new opener. And perhaps, they can convince you to replace the old one in order to guarantee overall security.

The opener does not do much of the lifting –The opener typically has ½ or ⅓ horsepower motors. And based on these numbers, it is safe to say that it does not actually do most of the opening and closing of the garage door. In reality, it is the door’s spring handle that does the bulk of the work. Nonetheless, you would want to ensure that the opener works at an optimum level, so as not to compromise the entire system.

The convenience features of modern garage door openers– it really is true that garage door openers have come a long way when it comes to design. Unlike in the past, they are now more efficient in terms of energy consumption. In addition to standard safety features, which have been around for many years (e.g. eye sensors that detect obstructions in your garage door’s path and automatically reverse the direction), there are a plethora of modern-tech features available in today’s openers. And considering how modernized and advanced they are, it is only right for them to provide owners with the right amount of convenience.

Leave the Garage Door Opener Installation to the Experts

The installation of a garage door opener is something that you should not do on your own. This is also true even for those who are mechanically inclined, as this type of installation should be approached with extreme caution. A single mistake is enough to compromise the entire garage door system, leaving you and your family in great vulnerability. Without expert knowledge, the risk of serious injury is always there. Keep in mind that a garage door opener installation requires vast knowledge of different areas, including electrical wiring, knowing the required horsepower necessary for certain garage door weights, and ensuring the overall safety measures to work properly. Our experts here at Champions Garage Door Repair can take care of all aspects of when it comes to this type of installation. Call us today for a no cost, no obligation estimate!

 
 

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