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Picture this if you will – it’s early in the AM hours you’re out cold. Suddenly, a loud crash wakes you from your deep sleep. You spring up and out of bed to find the source of the noise? Has the zombie apocalypse begun? Are Charlie Sheen and Emilo Estevez really delinquent garbage men? Or is Michael Bay and his ‘splosions in town filming Transformers 3?

Many of us upon reaching home from work start honking like mad, urging those inside the house to come running and open the garage for us. A squabble ensues amongst them on who has the strength of opening or closing a standard 7 feet tall garage door. With the gift of C.G.Johnson in place, door can be moved back and forth just by pressing a button on a switch. Not only convenience it also replaces the ancient method of keeping dogs and guards to ensure security. Nowadays most of the garage door openers come with a rolling code feature. A burglar can be skilled to break the manual lock on the door but it’s highly unlikely that he knows how to access the code to open the door.

Make sure you are using only the approved hardware supplies by the manufacturer. Concentrate on the bottom brackets; make sure they are securely fastened on the door. Avoid stripping the bolts by over tightening them.

Do you have enough room behind the lintel and back into the garage to ensure the tracks and gearing can be fitted correctly? A rule of thumb to help you decide this would be to consider you are trying to push a box the total height and width of the Garagedoor Medics all the way in to the garage. If there is something in the way like lights or the ceiling slopes down then you may need to reconsider the type of door you want to fit, or make the necessary adjustments before the door is fitted such as moving lights out the way or raising / moving roof joists if possible etc.

There will also be a button on the inside of the garage that will allow it to be opened and closed from the inside too. This will allow you to open the garage and let yourself out if you don’t have a clicker or if you have misplaced the clicker.

If there aren’t any dents in the metal tracks then chances are that the tracks are not properly aligned causing the garage door to go off track. Properly aligned tracks are essential for the door to function smoothly. Simply loosen the bolts and gently tap the tracks into position. Carefully inspect the tracks to ensure they are in alignment and then screw the bolts back in.

Once you are tempted to buy this luxury, surf the internet to make the purchase. All types, range and models of garage door openers and door remotes can be found on a single web page. Just by accessing the site you would know what you are looking for. Select your favorite make and model from amongst the several ones listed (Genie, Lift master, Chamberain, Marantec etc) there and make an online purchase. Or you can visit the nearby shops to get your hands on this incredible technology. So what are you waiting for, let machine open the gate for you!