A Des Moines Garage Door Blog

Types of Garage Door Openers

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Aug 6, 2019 11:23:00 AM

 

It’s natural for the pieces and parts that make up your garage door system to have some wear and tear over the years. You’ll most likely need to replace these components as time goes by, or you might just want an upgrade from what your house came with. No matter your reason, a new garage door opener can provide many benefits, including heightened security, keypad entry, and wireless features. To know what kind of garage door opener is best for your needs, first decide what you want to prioritize. What matters more to you and your family: cost, noise level, maintenance?

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Topics: garage door operators, residential doors

5 Emergencies Your WiFi-Powered Garage Door Opener Can Save You From

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Jun 28, 2019 2:57:00 PM

When you take advantage of home automation and myQ technology, there are a number of situations you no longer have to worry about. MyQ technology from LiftMaster gives you complete control over your garage and provides unprecedented accessibility and security for your home. Check out these emergencies that your WiFi-powered garage door system can save you from, and then have myQ-equipped products installed in your home

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Topics: garage door operators, myQ technology

How Can I Increase the Lifespan of My Garage Door Operator?

Posted by Steve Bouchard on May 27, 2019 2:50:00 PM

 

You use your garage door every day, so it makes sense that you’d want the operator to last as long as possible. While you can’t extend its life forever, you can take practical steps to get the most out of your garage door opener and system. Here’s how to increase the lifespan of your garage door operator. 

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Topics: garage door operators

What Is the Average Lifespan of a Garage Door Operator?

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Apr 20, 2019 10:13:00 AM

Your garage door system works with many different parts, and one of the most important is the operator. While there’s no way to know for sure how long your opener will last, you can prolong its lifespan with a few simple practices. Here’s what you need to know about the average lifespan of a garage door operator—and what you can to do extend it. 

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Topics: garage door operators

What is the Average Lifespan of a Garage Door?

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Dec 10, 2018 2:05:00 PM

You know the life expectancy of your water heater and your roof, but what about your garage door? Just like any other part of your home, your garage door requires regular maintenance and repair. At some point, it’ll be time to replace your door entirely. Here’s what you can generally expect when it comes to the lifetime of your garage door. 

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Topics: homeowner information, garage door operators

Get Started Automating Your Home—A Beginner’s Guide to MyQ Technology

Posted by Jeff Myers on Aug 14, 2018 5:17:00 PM

Home automation is all the rage these days. If you’re ready to jump on the bandwagon, then you’ve come to the right place! We’ll walk you through how to begin your home automation journey with MyQ Technology from LiftMaster. All new LiftMaster motors come with automation capability. Here’s what that means for you.

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Topics: garage door operators

What Is a Smart Door and What Features Does It Have?

Posted by Ryan Spooner on Aug 1, 2018 7:28:00 PM

Everywhere you look, there's a new smart product. There are smartphones and smart cars and smart appliances and now…smart doors? You heard it right, folks. What used to be a creaky slab of metal is now a high-tech safety mechanism complete with features for increased usability and convenience. So, what sets a smart door apart from your (apparently) “dumb” door? Check out the MyQ line from LiftMaster and prepare to get smart!

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Topics: garage door operators

Make Your Garage a Smart Garage

Posted by Ryan Spooner on Jul 24, 2018 6:49:00 PM

Smart technology is on the rise—even for your garage door operator! Many mainstream garage door system manufacturers have adapted their models to work compatibly with other staple technology features like Wi-Fi and smartphones; LiftMaster is no exception. If you're looking to update your garage door opener, do it the smart way. Make your garage a smart garage with these techie features.

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Topics: residential garage door installation, homeowner information, garage door operators

Product Spotlight: LiftMaster 8500W—Wall-Mount Garage Door Opener

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Mar 13, 2018 7:02:00 PM

Your garage door is one of the most used features of your home. Keep it up to date with LiftMaster’s newest wall-mount technology, the 8500W garage door opener. Complete with DC battery backup, this Wi-Fi capable wall-mount opener will make your garage the talk of the cul-de-sac.

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Topics: garage door operators

Product Spotlight: LiftMaster’s 8550W Garage Door Opener

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Dec 14, 2017 10:14:00 AM

Is it time to replace your clunky old garage door opener? If your garage door opener is old, noisy, or lacks certain safety features that modern garage door openers possess, consider replacing it with the Elite Series 8550W. Keep reading to learn why this opener is the most highly rated in LiftMaster's lineup.

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Topics: garage door operators

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