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Garage Door Opener Installation: DIY or Professional, Which is Right for Me?

Garage Door Opener Installation: DIY or Professional, Which is Right for Me? 3

Every homeowner wants to save money, and one of the biggest ways to cut costs on any home improvement project is to perform the labor yourself. Today’s homeowners can save significant funds by performing simple projects on their own, earmarking those savings for more complicated projects best left to the professionals.....Homeowners looking to make updates to their garage often look to the garage door opener as a good place to start. Garage door openers typically last.... 

Improve The ROI Of Your Remodel: Upgrade Your Garage Door Opener

Improve The ROI Of Your Remodel: Upgrade Your Garage Door Opener 0

Garage door openers are one of the most overlooked home improvement upgrades that can add real, quick value to almost any home. While other remodeling options – such as additions, vinyl siding, porches, and doors – can add immediate curb appeal, the systems that support your home are areas where true value can be gained with a relatively small remodeling budget
  • Danielle Anderson
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Troubleshooting Or Buying A New Garage Door Opener; Terms You May Need To Know 2

It’s not uncommon for people to have different words for describing the same piece of their garage door opener system. While Genie products have a name for each component of the garage door opener system, there are other common names recognizable to customers. Our support agents are familiar with all of these terms to help customers easily identify and troubleshoot issues,
  • Danielle Anderson
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Genie® Belt Drive Openers: The Best Garage Door Openers for Garages Near Living Spaces

Genie® Belt Drive Openers: The Best Garage Door Openers for Garages Near Living Spaces 1

Living space that is located directly adjacent to the garage can create unique challenges with regard to insulation and noise control. Opening and closing the garage door is arguably one of the loudest activities that takes place in the garage on a regular basis. If your garage door opener ratchets loudly or screeches along the driveline as it opens your door, much of that sound likely reverberates through your living space and interrupts your sleep, family time, or in-home serenity.
  • Danielle Anderson
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How To Measure A Garage Door For An Opener

How To Measure A Garage Door For An Opener 0

Matching Your Opener to the Door

One of the most important first steps to installing a garage door opener is to properly measure your garage door so that you purchase the correct size opener for your application. The measuring process is simple and only takes a few tools and about 15 minutes of your time. There are five (5) main measurements to consider.

  • Danielle Anderson
  • Tags: DIY