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When you still have questions about ways to deal with garage door issues, these answers will help

Those with questions related to their garage door will find the answers they want here below. Check out some of the most interesting topics, which make most garage door owners really concerned and find out how to take care of problems and what to do to keep your door and opener in tip-top condition.

Why doesn't my garage door remote work when I am too far?

Most of the time, the problem lies with the batteries. Try using the remote control again, but when you are near the door this time. If it does not function at this length, replace your batteries. After you have replaced them and still have problems, call our technicians for help.

Are garage doors difficult to maintain?

Maintenance can be difficult if you do it only once every couple of months. This is why it is advised that you do so regularly to ensure that existing problems won't get bigger.

Do I need an insulated garage door?

An insulated door has two features. First, it is durable. The insulation backing will act as an extra support. In addition, this makes the door resistant to dents. Its second feature is its energy saving capability. Adding insulation to your door can increase the energy efficiency of your home and reduce your bill.

What are the benefits of having an insulated garage door?

Having an insulated garage door has several benefits. One of them is that it prevents heat or cold from escaping from the garage, making it easier to cool or warm the area. This saves energy and in turn saves you money with your electric bill. According to our experts, a garage door with insulation also helps block noise from the outside.

How can remote frequency interference be prevented?

Since there is little that you can do to block interference after the opener has been installed, you should check for such features when getting a new device. Our experts in Wyckoff recommend that you opt for a device which has a dual or triple frequency system. In this case, at least one of the frequencies will be free and the remote control will be able to open the door.

How do I test the opener's safety reversal mechanism?

You need to open the door fully and place an object, which does not block the safety sensors, underneath it. This could be a chair or a double ladder. Then use the clicker to close the door. When the door touches the object, it must reverse immediately. If this does not happen, you should get the opener fixed as soon as possible.

What are the main safety features of garage doors?

All openers made after 1993 come with a safety reversal mechanism and a pair of safety sensors known as photo eyes. One of the sensors produces an infrared beam and the other one captures it while the door is closing. If the beam is interrupted, the opener gets a signal to reverse the door using the specially designed mechanism.


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