Garage door opener is one of the best innovations in human’s life. The garage door opener helps humans to open and close garage door opener in a click of a remote button. Garage door itself is considered to be the least secure point at house. That is why each garage door opener is completed with sophisticated system to protect the garage as well as house and the entire member of family. An opener is also equipped with security system that prevents any unwanted people to breach the garage door. Garage door opener installation is a prominent step to make the opener works well with garage door.
When purchasing an opener, you get the options to install the opener by yourself or get a professional to install your opener. Some of the manufacturers, Genie for example, offer DIY opener that a user can install. They provide the opener as well as the garage door opener installation with clear instructions.
Before you perform to install a garage door opener, you need to be carefully aware of your own safety and the condition of the parts. Few things should be remembered to make the garage door opener installation perfectly done. Here are some of precautions before installing an opener:
- Making sure the opener is well lubricated and properly operating. To check the operation, you may need to raise the door using your both hands. Check is there any issues with the springs, cables, and pulleys that supported the weight of garage door.
- Making sure that all ropes and cords does not bother the movement of the garage door even though they are attached to garage door. The garage door should not be tangled in those ropes or cords during the opener installation.
- If your garage door has garage door locks, make sure all the garage door locks have been deactivated. During the installation, the garage door locks may cause an injury or damage to the opener.