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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 Tracks
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Designed to house as well as guide the rollers, garage door tracks help to oversee the smooth travel of the garage door. To fend off corrosion and rust, tracks are galvanized. Vertical tracks are available in various lengths, but most commonly range from six feet, four inches to 14 feet, four inches. They are most often found in graduations of 12 inches. Tracks are available in three different widths, one, two and three inches. Standard residential and commercial doors most often require a two-inch track. Heavy duty industrial and commercial garage doors sometimes require a three-inch track. The smaller one-inch
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