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Garage Door and Opener Terminology

Automatic Opener – Quick opening mechanism that does not use an electric motor/operator Aladdin Connect – Opener accessory manufactured by Genie Company that allows you to open, close and check the open/close position of your door from a computer, tablet or smart phone. Ball Bearing Roller – A garage door roller that runs in the garage door track that is manufactured with ball bearings for smoother operation. Battery Backup – A small ,typically 12 volt, battery that provides power for an electric garage door opener to work in the event of an electrical outage. Belt Drive – A type of garage door opener that utilizes
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Garage Door Hinges

Garage door hinges come in different sizes. You may wonder how you can tell which sized hinge you need for your door. While the number is often stamped into the hinge, you may have to measure the distance from the hinge’s bottom to the middle of the top circle on the hinge’s side. To measure properly, the hinge must be laid on a flat surface and measured to the middle of the circle. Hinges also come in different gauges. If you have consistently had problems with breaking hinges, you may find it beneficial to upgrade to a higher-grade hinge, which
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