Case Study: Garage Doors

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Garage doors keep your cars and valuables safe from environmental elements, burglars and vandals. However, there comes a time when they develop problems of their own. When your ever-reliable, automatic opener fails to work one day, it is just its way of telling you that you need to do a bit of maintenance check. Stay away from the panic button and do these simple checks first. Problem 1: Garage Door Refuses to Open or Close Using the Remote Control Remote controls provide an easy way for us to control electronics, but, sometimes, they fail to work for some reason. If the power is on, but you're the garage door will not budge open when you use the remote, it could be a problem associated with the motor or just the remote not functioning properly.…show more content…
Do this at least every 3-6 months. Since the remote operates on wireless technology, the problem might be associated with the range so test your remote by pressing it as you move closer to the garage door sensor. Make sure that the antenna is pointed on the direction of the sensor and not facing downwards. If it does not work, reprogram the controls to re-set the configurations. Problem 2: Garage Door Will Not Open and You Are Stuck
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