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Simple Electronic Garage Door Maintenance



The vast majority of homes that I inspect include garages with electronic garage door openers. The average-size home has a two-car garage door. There are a few different types of garage doors and electronic openers. For the purpose of this Blog, I am focusing on standard, hinged, overhead garage doors that use an overhead tension spring and cable system to pull the door up and down. The opener mechanism is typically mounted on the ceiling and includes a motor attached to a cable, chain or screw drive.


Due to frequency of use and changing weather conditions, electronic garage door maintenance is often overlooked by the average homeowner.

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