There are many types of garage doors and different types of garage door openers. The 2 most popular brands are Lift Master and Genie. They are reliable, strong, and with proper maintenance can work for 20 years or more. And after many years of serving garage doors motors in New York as well as overhead doors, we do not think that there is a kind of type of opener that we did not see, serviced, installed, removed and adjust. If you search and investigate, you will find that there are many kinds of openers in the market, when each one of the manufactures will declare that they offer the best openers, in terms of strength, long lasting and warranty. We are not here to determine which garage door motor manufacture is the best, different people can have different experiences, but from our experience that include thousands of garage door openers installations, we can say that Lift Master is the company we chose to be the company that its openers we found strong, reliable and last long.
We can say that after countless openers repair and installation, our preferred brand, that we consider to be from the kind that can easily last 15 years and up, and that is easy to install, program and maintain, is the openers created by Lift Master. It does not matter if it is their chain drive opener, their quiet belt drive opener, or their chain drive opener, their openers are from the kind that you can trust to do the job for many years, and that will never require from you to come back to the customers place once you completed the installation.
An important part of perfectly working opener, is the installation. To get a Lift Master opener is not enough. You can go and purchase the best opener in the American market, but if you will decide to install it by yourself without the proper tools, or use the services of a handyman which is not a licensed and experienced overhead doors technician, you will not get the full potential that such a high quality opener can produce.
We always say that a professional technician will avoid even trying to install the opener if he predict complications. A non-professional installer will start the installation, just to find at later point that he miss an important part, or in some cases, that a Lift Master opener, or any other opener cannot be installed in this particular garage.
The Lift Master chain drive opener is probably our best seller, and it is our first recommendation. It is a strong opener, reliable, relatively easy to install, and with the right treatment, it can serve you for more than 15 years.
The Lift Master chain drive opener work with a steal belt (Like a motorcycle chain) which is moving by the opener. And while moving along the rail, it move the trolley which is connected to the door itself, open and close the door whenever it is required.
The chain drive motor does not require a lot of maintenance, and basic garage door maintenance every 6 months will definitely protect it, improve the way it is working, and will ensure that the opener will continue to work for many more years.
This is the opener for the people who want their garage door opener to be as silent as possible. If you garage is located above the bedroom, the living room, or even the kitchen. If it is important for you to have a silently operating garage door, you should choose the belt drive opener.
At the same time, some people prefer to hear every time that someone use their garage door, and for those people we will recommend to stick to the chain drive opener.
Another feature of the Lift Master opener is a battery backup. It is recommended for garages that does not have an access beside the garage door itself, and in case there is a problem with the electricity, they still want to be able to open and close the door using the Lift Master opener. The Battery backup is charging until it is full, and when it is needed, it provide you the needed energy to open and close the garage door even if there is no electrify.
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The next sentence apply for all openers’ brands (Know that Starting this year every new garage door opener installed in California must include a battery back up in case the electric power will stop. The battery backup provide the needed power to keep the garage opener working even when the power is off). We service all New York, but the information here can be used for Lift Master owners. You might own Lift Master Opener in Rhode Island, or Lift Master opener in Washington DC, you will probably find the information here useful. But no matter where it is, every garage door opener should include a safety feature! This is not an option, there is no yes or no here, this is according to a federal law!
The safety sensors are there for a reason, for your protection. Think about the seat belt in your car, the car will drive the same whether you use it or not, but in case of an accident, you will be less protected. And the same goes for the safety sensors. They have no part in operating the door, but they are there for safety. In case a child, a pet, your car, or anything else will be left under the door when it closing.
To prevent the door from closing when the path isn’t clear, the safety sensors sense that something is on the way, and they will signal to the opener that closing the door now, mean hurting someone or damaging something.
There are ways to get over the requirement for safety sensors. But doing so is breaking the law, so we will not explain about that, and we will advise you to avoid doing so as well, and if someone offer you such a solution, you should refuse!
Even the strongest opener need some maintenance and adjustments. Not every problem require a new opener, but at the same time, not every problem that can be repaired will always be the best decision. We use our many years’ of experience in the Lift Master repair field, to determine whether to repair or replace the opener with a new unit.
If the remote, the key pad and the push button doesn’t trigger any response, it is possible that you have a problem with the electricity. Look at the opener and search for a light. If there is no light, check if there is electricity, if not contact an electrician to repair the problem
If just the remote control doesn’t open and close the door, then it may be for few reasons: The first, is the Battery of the remote is dead, and need to be replaced. The second, is that the opener is in locked position. And the third, the remote may need to be reprogrammed.
It may be due to travel limits issue, or you may have a problem with the opener’s gear
This may be due to a safety feature problem. The safety sensors may be damaged, not aligned, the wire which connect them to the motor may be cut. The solution is to repair the problem, so the opener will close the door again.
As much as we say and repeat it, we feel that it will never be enough. Do not touch the garage door, the opener or the accessories if you are not sure what you are doing! Overhead doors, and for that matter it doesn’t matter if it is garage door in New York or garage door in Rhode Island can be dangerous. Wrong use of the door, the opener or the parts can be dangerous and can end with injuries. If you are not sure, call a local garage doors company in New York that will send one of tier garage doors specialists to come and repair he door for you. No garage door worth your safety, and as a company that service overhead door in New York on a daily base we saw how dangerous overhead doors can be when being used the wrong way.
If you decided to install or repair the opener by yourself, there are few things you should know.
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