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Do Your Own Garage Door Opener Repair and Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting Garage Door Openers--Don't blow your money on a new garage door opener. Most repairs are cheap and easy!

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Most homeowners close the overhead garage door & assume they’ve locked out bad guys. But there are a few ways crooks might get thru. This article will show you how they do it—and how to stop them. Every garage door opener has an emergency release that disconnects the door from the opener. Without it, you wouldn’t be able to open the door when the opener is on the fritz. But some clever crooks have turned this essential feature into a security risk. “Fishing” a garage door isn’t easy…

Garage Security Tips

Most homeowners close the overhead garage door & assume they’ve locked out bad guys. But there are a few ways crooks might get thru. This article will show you how they do it—and how to stop them. Every garage door opener has an emergency release that disconnects the door from the opener. Without it, you wouldn’t be able to open the door when the opener is on the fritz. But some clever crooks have turned this essential feature into a security risk. “Fishing” a garage door isn’t easy…

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Do Your Own Garage Door Opener Repair and Troubleshooting

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Garage Door Tune-Up

Lubricate the chain or the screw on your opener annually with white lithium grease. Spray-on versions are available at most home centers. Lubrication will make the opener's operation smoother, quieter and extend the life of both chain and opener.

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