Replacing an old garage door remote can sometimes be daunting as there are some many different garage door remote replacements, but if you have the right information it isn’t actually that hard.
How to Replace Garage Door Remote
The easiest way to replace a garage door remote is if you have the old remote you are wanting to replace. Most of the time in this case, we are just able to look at the part number and brand to recommend the replacement that will work with your garage door motor.
If you are unable to supply a current garage door remote, we can then sometimes find some information on your garage door motor to help assist us. We are able to search the serial number or part number on your motor to find a new garage door remote.
Universal Garage Door Remote
There is also the option of purchasing a universal garage door remote. When purchasing a universal garage door remote, it may seem unnecessary to be knowledgeable about the door’s manufacturer, but it’ll avoid unneeded frustration it’ll determine if the replacement remote is compatible with your garage door. Universal remotes are able to be used with most motors, so it is an easy way to achieve a new garage door remote replacement without the hassle.
Missing or Stolen
A missing or stolen garage door remote is serious, but it isn’t something that should send you into a panic. If you are proactive and take necessary steps to prevent a thief from using the remote, your home and all your valuables will remain protected. Many homeowners assume that if a garage door remote is lost or stolen, they have to replace the entire automatic garage door opener.
They don’t have to do that. All automatic garage door openers have a disable feature that allows you to completely deprogram all remotes for a specific garage. Once the remotes are deprogrammed, they will not open the garage door. you will just need to reprogram the garage door remotes back. Moving to a new home?
This can be diagnosed by contacting any of the knowledgeable staff at Toowoomba Locksmiths.Garage door, Garage Door Remotes