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Genie’s New LED Bulb for Garage Door Openers

Posted by Jeff Myers on Sep 13, 2016 10:26:00 AM

Many common LED and CFL bulbs interfere with the range of garage door opener remotes. Maybe you’ve experienced this problem with your own remote and know how frustrating it can be. With Genie’s new “frequency friendly” LED bulb, this interference is reduced or eliminated! Designed specifically for garage door openers, this bulb works with most remotes.

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HGTV’s Smart Home 2016: SPOTLIGHT

Posted by Jeff Myers on May 4, 2016 11:32:00 AM

HGTV’s Smart Home 2016: SPOTLIGHT

Can you guess where we’re placing the spotlight? If you guessed the garage, you’re correct! HGTV’s 2016 Smart Home features LiftMaster operators and smart phone technology, including an Elite Series Wi-Fi garage door opener, an Elite Series wall mount garage door opener, and MyQ accessories. Get up to speed on the latest in garage door technology, and consider swapping the old for the new this spring or summer!

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How to Connect Your Wi-Fi Garage Door Opener to the Internet

Posted by Jeff Myers on Apr 7, 2016 3:00:00 PM

You're down in Mexico for a week-long, carefree vacation when a nagging thought disturbs your serenity: "Did I forget to close my garage door?" Instead of panicking, you pull out your cell phone and open your MyQ app. You're instantly relieved as it assures you that you did, in fact, shut your garage door before you left. Time to lie back and enjoy the sun.

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A Guide for Programming Your Keyless Entry

Posted by Jeff Myers on Jan 13, 2016 2:44:00 PM

Have you recently installed a keyless entry system to make garage access safer and more convenient? Maybe you've already had one for years and it just needs to be reprogrammed. Regardless of which of these scenarios describes your situation, you’ll want to keep this blog post handy. Use it to guide you through how to use your keyless entry correctly, how to change its batteries, and how to program or reprogram your personal identification number (PIN).

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How to Replace Your Garage Door Remote Battery

Posted by Jeff Myers on Dec 31, 2015 12:01:00 PM

Several different brands and types of garage door openers are available, and with them come a variety of wireless, handheld remote controls. Whether yours is LiftMaster, Genie, or another brand, you’ll likely go through a process much like the one we’ll walk through today to replace your garage door remote battery. There might be a slight variation among different types of remotes, however, so you should always refer back to your manual to make sure the job is executed properly.

 

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How to Program Your LiftMaster Garage Door Remote

Posted by Jeff Myers on Dec 23, 2015 11:15:47 AM

Do you need to program your LiftMaster Rolling Code remote control? Follow this guide that includes instructions for these single button control models:

  • 371LM
  • 371LMC

Both are equipped with 315MHz Security+. The following instructions apply to only these two remotes, both of which have universal receivers that include a purple “learn” button.

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Reasons to Replace Your Garage Door Opener

Posted by Jeff Myers on Nov 12, 2015 2:00:00 PM

Reasons to Replace Your Garage Door Opener

Garage door openers typically last 10-15 years before they get worn out or break down. Some may last longer, while others won’t last nearly that long. It all depends on how well you take care of your system and how much you use it. You'll find that performing regular maintenance, such as lubrication, will keep it running smoothly longer.

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