Garage Door Wayne Dalton 9600 Series Liftmaster 8500

The power blinks off right when you are ready to head out the door for work. You always park your car safely in the garage, but without electricity, you’re stuck. The good news is you can disengage your garage door and open it and close it manually. However, when the lights turn back on, you’ll need to know how to get the door and the motor reconnected.

It’s true, there are a few differences between each brand and model, but it doesn’t matter if you have a Liftmaster, Craftsman or Genie the process is pretty consistent.

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Why DIY Garage Door Repairs Aren't the Best Option
DIY Garage Door Isn't the best
If you’re someone who has done plenty of do-it-yourself projects and updates in your home, you may think garage door repairs are no different. In an effort to equip people with the best information on whether this is a DIY or hire an expert, here is what you need to know.

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4 Troubleshooting Steps Before Scheduling a Visit
Is your garage door stuck or malfunctioning? Identifying the root of the problem can be tricky, but our team at Sunwest Garage Service has created a 4-step process for identifying (and even solving) common issues before scheduling a visit.
To save yourself some time and possibly some money, we recommend following these four troubleshooting steps before calling.

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3 Ways to Reduce Garage Door Repair Costs
Garage Door Repair
When your garage door breaks down, it’s never convenient, and worse, it’s going to cost money to fix it. However, there are ways for you to save your wallet and reduce those pesky garage door repair costs.

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5 Common Garage Door Problems You Should Know How to Recognize

Garage doors are typically the largest moving objects in the home, weighing up to 1,000 pounds. That means they can lead to serious — even fatal — injuries if they aren’t properly cared for and maintained.

What types of problems should you be looking out for? Here are five common garage door problems you should know how to recognize, as well as some tips on repairs or replacement:

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7 Benefits That Come With Replacing Garage Doors

If your automatic garage doors are sticky or creaking, it’s possible you can get away with a simple garage door repair service. You might even be able to solve the problem yourself by using a light household oil on the tracks, hinges, rollers and springs (don’t use a petroleum-based product or get lubricant on the opener itself).

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5 Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Garage Door in Tip Top Shape

You probably open and close your garage door (or doors) several times a day; a recent nationwide consumer survey concluded that 71% of homeowners access their homes using garage door openers daily.

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