How Much Power Should a Garage Door Opener Have for a 2-car Garage?

Answer A garage door opener should have at least 1/2 horsepower to lift a two-car garage door. If your door is made of heavy material, such as wood, consider a 3/4 horsepower garage door opener.Source:Con... Read More »

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I have recently had one of my two Craftsman garage door opener stolen model 139.53779 green light How do I reset the garage door opener so that it will no longer except codes from the stolen remote?

There's a little door somewhere on the garage door opener--the unit hooked to the door itself, not the remote in your car. If you open the door you'll find a little plastic block that has switches ... Read More »

How much is a new garage door opener?

Home Depot lists Chamberlain garage door openers for between $138, for a 1/2-horsepower chain drive opener with one remote control, and $228, for a 3/4-horsepower Whisper Drive Plus belt drive with... Read More »

How long should a garage door opener last?

A properly maintained garage door opener should have an average lifespan of 8 to 10 years. A screw drive garage door opener may last longer--up to 12 years if lubricated at least twice annually.Sou... Read More »

How much does it cost to install a garage door opener?

Installing an automatic garage door opener can range from $130 to $300, with additional transmitters running an extra $15 to $50 apiece.Source:Cost Helper