Can a Garage Door Be Cut Down If It’s Too Wide?

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Although garage doors are made of solid material, they can be narrowed to fit any size opening because they’re not incredibly thick. Many hand, table, or circular saws are perfectly capable of doing so. You can successfully cut down garage doors if they’re too wide, but only with the correct tools for the material you’re cutting. … Read more

Can You Use a Doorbell Button For a Garage Door Opener?

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There’s nothing better than successfully reusing something from your garage. Whether it be an old pipe or extension cord, we love the reassurance that our desire to keep stuff after we’re done with it was spot-on.  Maybe I’ll use it someday… That thought has led many of us to pile up unused items in our … Read more

Fun Things You Can Do With Your Old Garage Door Opener

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You can repurpose all sorts of things from your home improvement projects, including garage doors. You can use the doors, springs, and openers for things like– Decor Furniture  Gym equipment Greenhouses Shelving Display cases Garden beds, and Privacy screens Old garage door openers can be used for gym equipment, decor, moving targets, home made dumbwaiters, … Read more

How Many Remotes Can a Garage Door Opener Have?

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Garage door openers and their remotes now come in more variety than ever. The remote controls can be basic, controlled by radio frequencies – or smart, controlled by WiFi. Garage door openers can typically pair with 5 and 20 remotes per opener. If you need more openers, the Liftmaster Elite can pair with up to … Read more

How Much Do Garage Doors Weigh? Wood, Insulated, and Uninsulated

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Choosing the right garage door for you might be more complicated than you think. It’s not good enough to simply choose what looks best. There are tons of factors you should consider before buying according to your– Climate Budget, or Design preferences Your current garage door may not have the right hardware to support the … Read more

Can You Change a Chain Drive Garage Door Opener to a Belt Drive? 

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You’re not alone if you’re tired of that loud crashing sound your garage door makes when opening. Many homeowners are switching to belt drives for a quieter, more efficient open.  Chain drive garage door openers can easily be replaced with quieter, more reliable belt drive models. Replacement is best with two people, and expect to … Read more

Does a Garage Door Opener Need a Dedicated Circuit? 

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The days of manual garage doors are swiftly fading and are being replaced with automatic garage doors. Automatic garage doors are powered electronically and go up and down with the push of a button. However, one of the most common questions that people have is whether or not garage doors need their own dedicated electrical … Read more