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Here are a list of symptoms that your door or opener may be experiencing. You can try some of our easy fixes to save you from having to pay for an unnecessary service call.

  • My transmitter and keypad stopped working at the same time.

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    Diagnosis: Check to see if the lock button on your wall button has been pressed. Press the lock button and then try your transmitter again. If the door starts to raise or close then you have solved your problem. If the door does not work, then you may need to call to schedule an appointment.

  • My transmitter and keypad will not shut my door, but if I hold my wall button while the door goes down it will close.

    Diagnosis: Check your sensors. The sensors are located about 6 inches from the floor on the track. Make sure that nothing is blocking the sensor. There should be a solid light on both sensors, ensuring a good wire connection. Make sure that the lens on the sensors are free from dirt and cobwebs, also sweep the bottom of the door and the concrete where the door comes down. The sensors should be sitting secure in the bracket and in alignment with one another. If something bumps the sensor and it is moved then it will need to be straightened in the bracket. If you check all of this and your transmitter still will not shut your door you may have a bad sensor.

  • My transmitter has lost its programming.

    Diagnosis: Each brand of opener is different so you may have to consult your manual. Openers have a program or learn button on them. Sometimes, this button is also located on the wall button. Press and release the learn button and then press the button on your transmitter. The light on your opener should blink a couple of times letting you know that it has saved the signal. Press the button on the transmitter again to see if it is working your door. You may also want to check the batteries in your transmitter to see if they need to be replaced. We sell replacement batteries in our show room.

Door Doctor of Southern Illinois has some tips for framing garage doors.

  • How do I frame a garage door opening?

    How to Frame a Garage Door Opening

    1. Frame the rough opening for the opening to 3 inches wider than the garage door you have selected.
    2. Frame the rough opening to a height that is 1.5’’ taller than the door that you have selected.
    3. To finish the opening cut the header and jambs from 2’’ lumber. Depending on your opening, the lumber width will be 6’’ to 8’’ wide. Use framing nails to attach the header and jambs.
    4. To prepare for the garage Door Installation, you will need to follow these instructions, and pay special attention to the requirements laid out in the sketch below.
    5. Pull a measurement from the floor of your garage to the ceiling next to the garage door opening. Cut two 2’’ x 6’’ pieces of lumber, and attach to the face of the wall running from the edge of your garage door jambs to the ceiling of your garage. This lumber will be used to attach your garage door track, and a portion of your assembly.
    6. Next, pull a measurement between the 2’’x 6’’ lumber that you just attached to the face of the garage wall. Now, cut a 2’’x 6’’ piece of lumber to that measurement. Attach lumber to the face of the garage wall to the edge of the garage door header.
    7. Last, pull a measurement from the top of the 2’’ x 6’’ piece of lumber that you just installed to the ceiling of the garage. Cut a 2’’x 6’’ piece of lumber, and nail to the face of wall exactly in the center of the garage header. This piece of lumber will be used to attach the center bracket of your garage door spring assembly.

    Framing Details

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