Garage Door Service of Houston is a company that thrives off of giving quality door service and with an attention to detail for our valued customers. We are here to serve your needs and truly make your repairs, installations, maintenance needs and part replacements happen for you in no time.
We can assist with any part, regardless of the make and model. In fact, our team is skilled with openers and more. This is an important part that needs time and attention. Let us help with your opener needs as your garage door service provider.
Definition of a Garage Door Opener
The term garage door opener is often misunderstood. An opener is the motorized part located above the track. This important door component is found in the ceiling and plugs into the garage.
Most of our customers think we are talking about a door opener that you push when we use the term garage door opener. If you have an opener that is broken, then you won’t be able to open and close your garage door automatically.
We promise to get done what you need most. Our team would be honored to assist you with your opener’s functionality.
The Type of Door Opener for Your Style Garage
Our technicians are savvy when it comes to the knowledge of all garage door parts and repair needs. They are able to help with any make and model part that you need.
In the event that you need your opener replaced, the things you should consider are the following:
- Noise and volume
- Reasonable pricing
- When to install
Our goal is to give you great service and answer all of your questions. We are a team that works with your best interests in mind.
Programming Your Remote and Opener
Every garage door remote and opener must work well together in order for your door to function well. They require the correct frequencies to work together right. This is true of your dip switch which will ensure you don’t accidentally open your neighbor’s door and yours. Programming is everything when it comes to ensuring that issue doesn’t occur.
Our certified technicians can help with your opener. They are ready to assist and reprogram even your remote so that you can close and open without any glitches. If you need a new one, then we are the team to call for assistance. We will make sure that all is working right from frequency to function.
Cell phones, military devices and similar items can mess with your opener’s frequency. This means that you may not have the ability to open and close your door right.
A good rule of thumb to keep in mind is that door openers should have a frequency between 300-400 MHz so that they won’t bother other electronics.
The Four Opener Types to Consider for Your Garage
We typically find that there are four main types of door opener. Our techs can help you with any part or style that you need or want for your garage door. They are able to work on any make, model, or brand that is on the market.
Our techs have 24/7 availability to get into our warehouse where we keep our openers, parts, and all other door components. We stay totally stocked for our customer’s best interests and convenience. Our goal is that you shouldn’t have to wait. Here are a few things to think about and consider when it comes to the different kinds of openers:
The chain drive is the type of opener that we see the most with our customers. It is the most affordable option, but it also the most noisy. Feel free to ask us anything that concerns you with a chain drive or other options. We are here to serve you and your garage door needs and even will handle your needs around the clock.
How does a chain drive work? Well, it moves by pushing or pulling the trolley up and down the track. The trolley is connected to the hockey stick bar that is attached to your garage door.
The belt drive uses a belt to push the door. It has some commonalities with the chain drive except for the belt part. While this is a popular option, it costs more. The main reason for this is because it is a much quieter door.
We have people with attached garages to their home that choose this because it is less noisy. They feel like it helps with their house and garage coinciding more easily.
A screw drive opener has a metal-like rod that moves the trolley across the tracks of the door.
At the moment a garage opener begins to function, it will cause the lift part to pull or push down.
If you have a house that is a taller style with the garage included, then it may need a jackshaft opener style. The jackshaft is installed on the side of the garage door rather than above.
This garage door opener works extremely well with vertical, high, or standard lift doors. However, if you have a low headroom garage door, then this is not the opener that you should choose for your garage door.
The Different Opener Parts
Each opener has a lot of different parts. Don’t worry, our techs can help you with what you need most. These are important parts to consider:
We have an excellent team of techs and they can program the dip switch to your garage door’s remote. It is important to be sure your door is programmed correctly so that it won’t open your neighbor’s door too. When doors are close to the other, the frequencies can get mixed together.
The door’s dip switch is the part that makes your remote and opener work together correctly. In order for them to communicate, the tiny switches inside of the parts need to match up in just the right fashion. We can help with this situation!
Receivers and Transmitters
The receiver and transmitter are essential door parts for your garage door opener. The receiver is found inside of the opener and it communicates with the transmitter, which is in the remote or wall mount. Once you press the transmitter, then it will signal the receiver to operate the internal motor.
The capacitor is the electric component inside of the opener that causes the mechanism to push or pull the door to open and close. When you push the transmitter, the receiver gets the signal and then power builds up in the capacitor to allow it to function.
Contact Us for Garage Door Opener Needs
Garage Door Service of Houston is available is looking forward to working with you on your garage door opener needs and more! We are ready and able to assist you no matter the need or type of door make and model that you have. Our phone reps are standing by to take your call and dispatch a tech. We are extremely skilled with door openers and hope you choose us as your garage door service provider. Contact us today for repair service that you’ll be pleased with!