So small, yet so valuable, the garage door opener remote is a very important device that can change your experience with your garage door. Garage doors can be quite heavy, greasy, while other garage doors are simply an inconvenience to lift; however, with the right garage door opener, you should be able to manipulate the movement of your garage doors with a click of a button from one device. Now imagine: how would life be like if your garage door opener remote breaks, malfunctions, or simply fails to opens your garage door with a click?
Needless to say, a broken garage door opener remote would mean very inconvenient mornings. Lifting your garage door every morning is not only bothersome and tiring, it can also be time-consuming, especially when you are off to a late start. Fortunately, there are ways to prolong the life of your garage door opener remote, improve the speed at which your garage door opener sensor receives commands from your remote, and generally, improve the performance of your garage door opener remote.
Every garage door opener should come with an accompanying garage door opener remote, that is designed to work accordingly with the sensors of your garage door opener. If, however, your garage door opener remote breaks, malfunctions, or simply refuses to open, lift, or close your garage door, you might want to contact the hotline provided to you to get a new device. Most garage door opener brands are fairly generous with the terms of their warranty. If you have in your possession damaged products, you may be requested to turn your damaged goods in, in exchange for functional devices. Alternatively, some companies may send you a new working model, altogether.
If you own an older device which is no longer covered by warranty, it is highly recommended to consult with a technician who specializes in fixing different varieties of garage door openers. A garage door opener remote is a small device with minute circuitry; it often takes a special set of tools and fixing know-how to get a garage door opener remote back in working order due to the size of its internal components.
The most common problem you may face with a non-functioning garage door opener remote is a battery that has run out of juice. It's easy to tell if your device has run out of batteries: fitting the device with new batteries tends to do the job.
If you have already changed the batteries on your remote but it is still unable to send the right commands to your garage door opener, there could be damages or issues with the internal circuitry of your garage door opener remote. If you suspect this, take your garage door opener remote to us for a thorough check-up.
For a long-lasting and better performing garage door opener remote, it is highly advisable to keep your remote away from extreme temperatures. During the summertime, make sure your remote is kept in your pocket and away from the direct heat of the sun. Many homeowners tend to leave their remote on their dashboard, a bad practice that should be stopped if you want to keep your remote in working condition for a long time.
This is a problem that most homeowners are all too familiar with. In some instances, your garage door may not be opening not because your remote is broken, but because your garage door system is damaged. If this happens, contact our professional garage door technicians immediately to check on your garage door system, and assist you with repairing it.