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Is it time to elevate your garage door opener game? Wondering if your current setup meets the latest in safety and technology? Liftmaster's garage door openers' innovative range seamlessly merges reliable security with the convenience of modern technology. From robust chain or belt drives, to resilient battery backup units and sleek wall-mounted designs, we have something to fit every need. And with MyQ technology, the power to control your garage door from anywhere with your smartphone is right at your fingertips

Trust in Liftmaster for dependable, smooth operation day in and day out, equipped with the advanced safety features your home deserves. For those mindful of budget without wanting to skimp on quality, our Liftmaster Contractor Series delivers exceptional value, ensuring performance doesn’t have to break the bank.

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With the latest Liftmaster models, enjoy enhanced efficiency, whisper-quiet operation, and a suite of features designed to make life easier. Our seasoned experts are committed to flawless installation and will guide you through the capabilities of your new opener, ensuring you're comfortable and confident in its operation.

For nearly thirty years, we’ve been right here in Rhode Island and Massachusetts turning our passion for proven garage door solutions into real help for folks like you. We pride ourselves on our numerous positive reviews and the great reputation we’ve built up over the years. Our approachable and knowledgeable team is ready to help you find the perfect Liftmaster garage door opener solution. Let’s take your garage door experience to new heights!

Garage Door Openers FAQs

When it comes to selecting a garage door opener, the choice between a professional service like ours and a retail purchase boils down to convenience, quality, and support. With Liftmaster, the world's leading brand in professionally installed garage door openers, we deliver directly to your doorstep and handle the entire installation process, backed by a two-year installation warranty. This contrasts with the retail experience, where you're responsible for transportation and finding installation services, often without direct support for any issues that arise. Our Liftmaster openers feature robust, one-piece steel rails for enhanced operation and durability, unlike the segmented rails commonly found in retail models.

The decision between chain, belt, and screw drive garage door openers depends on your specific needs. Chain drives, known for their longevity and reliability, are the go-to choice for most homeowners. Belt drives offer a whisper-quiet operation, making them ideal for garages attached to living spaces. On the other hand, screw drives provide a slightly slower motion, perfect for single-piece doors, ensuring a smooth operation.

Selecting the appropriate horsepower for your garage door opener ensures efficient and reliable operation. Available in 1/3, 1/2, and 3/4 horsepower models, the right choice typically depends on the size and weight of your garage door. For most residential doors, a 1/2 horsepower opener provides ample power, accommodating the needs of a well-balanced door with ease.

Regular testing of your garage door opener's safety reversing system is crucial for ensuring optimal functionality and safety. It's recommended to perform this test monthly. Begin by referring to the specific testing procedure outlined in your garage door opener's owner's manual. Generally, the procedure involves starting with the door in the up position and then initiating the closing process. As the door descends, apply moderate upward pressure approximately halfway down. The door should immediately reverse its direction. If it fails to do so, the force setting may need adjustment, or there could be an issue with the opener that requires repair or replacement. Additionally, you can perform a secondary test by placing a flat 2”x 4” piece of wood in the door's path while closing it. The door should reverse upon making contact with the wood. If it doesn't, prompt attention is necessary to address any potential safety concerns.

Most modern electric garage door openers function as self-locking mechanisms, rendering manual locks unnecessary. However, it's essential to ensure that any existing manual locks are disabled, particularly if they can be operated from outside the garage. This precaution prevents accidental engagement of the manual lock while the opener is in operation, minimizing the risk of damage or injury.

To switch your garage door from automatic to manual operation, follow these steps:

  • Ensure the garage door is fully closed.
  • Locate the red release cord attached to the garage door opener.
  • Pull the red release cord down and away from the door. This action disengages the opener from the door mechanism.
  • With the release cord pulled, the door can now be operated manually.
  • Exercise caution when operating the door manually, especially if it has broken springs or cables.

Warning: Never pull the release cord while the door is in the up position, as this could cause the door to slam down unexpectedly, posing a risk of damage, injury, or even death.

Programming your car's Homelink system enables you to synchronize it with your garage door opener for seamless operation. Follow these steps to program your car's Homelink:

1. Prepare for Programming:

  • Ensure your vehicle is parked outside the garage.
  • Make sure no other remotes have been previously programmed to your Homelink system.

2. Initiate Programming Mode:

  • Locate the built-in three-button Homelink remote in your vehicle.
  • Press and hold the two outer buttons simultaneously. The red indicator light will begin flashing slowly.

3. Pair with Garage Door Remote:

  • With the garage door closed, press and hold the button on the remote of the garage door opener you wish to program.
  • While holding the remote button, press and hold the corresponding Homelink button in your car.
  • Keep both buttons pressed until the Homelink indicator light starts flashing rapidly (this may take up to a minute), then release both buttons.
  • Note: If your garage door opener utilizes rolling code technology, proceed to step four.

4. Sync with Garage Door Opener:

  • Locate the "smart" button on the garage door opener power head, typically found in the garage.
  • Press the "smart" button once. This action activates the garage door opener's programming mode.
  • Quickly return to your vehicle within approximately 20 seconds.
  • Press the Homelink button you just programmed in your car. Some openers may require multiple button presses for programming.

5. Refer to Vehicle Manual:

  • For specific instructions tailored to your vehicle model, consult the owner's manual.
  • Note that newer vehicles may have variations in the programming process.

By following these steps, you can successfully program your car's Homelink system to operate your garage door opener with ease and convenience.