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Precision Over Replacement: How a Simple Fix Saved Our Customer $1200

Picture this: you wake up to find your RV garage door stuck open by four feet, leaving your belongings exposed all night. Panic sets in as you imagine the hefty price tag of a new garage door opener. This was the reality for Thad Ellis, a resident of Southern Utah until the Garage Door Pros team turned his expensive problem into a simple fix.

Thad was convinced that his Marantec garage door opener needed to be replaced – an undertaking that would have cost him over $1200. But our team at Garage Door Pros, known for our meticulous service and expertise in garage door systems, believed otherwise. With a thorough inspection, we diagnosed the issue: the opener merely required a reprogramming of its open and close limits.

Thad’s review speaks volumes about the trust our customers place in us.

Customer Review from Thad Ellis

Educational Section: Understanding Your Garage Door Opener

Marantec Garage Door Opener
Marantec Garage Door Opener

Before you consider a costly replacement for your garage door opener, it’s essential to understand the common issues that can occur and how they can often be resolved with simple adjustments.

Common Issues and Solutions:

  1. Limit Settings:

    • Most garage door openers, including brands like Marantec, have ‘limit’ settings that control how far the door opens or closes. Improper settings can cause the door to stop prematurely or not close fully.
    • Tip: Refer to your owner’s manual on how to adjust these settings or watch our upcoming tutorial video.
  2. Sensor Obstructions:

    • Garage doors have safety sensors that prevent them from closing on obstructions. Dirt, debris, or misalignment of these sensors can cause the door to remain open.
    • Tip: Clean the sensors and make sure they’re aligned correctly. A green light typically indicates proper alignment.
  3. Remote Control Problems:

    • If your remote control isn’t working, it might be as simple as replacing the batteries or reprogramming the remote to your opener.
    • Tip: Test your remote’s batteries with another device and consult your manual for reprogramming instructions.
  4. Power Source Disruptions:

    • A garage door opener won’t function if it’s not receiving power due to an outage or a tripped circuit.
    • Tip: Check your home’s electrical panel to ensure the circuit hasn’t tripped, and if there’s an outage, wait until power is restored to test your opener.
  5. Mechanical Wear and Tear:

    • Over time, components like gears, belts, and chains can wear out, but these can often be replaced individually without needing a whole new system.
    • Tip: Listen for unusual noises and observe the movement of the door. Regular maintenance can prevent or catch wear before it becomes a bigger issue.

Proactive Maintenance Tips:

  • Lubrication: Regularly lubricating the moving parts of your garage door opener can prevent grinding and wear.
  • Inspection: Conduct a visual inspection of the opener’s components periodically to look for signs of wear or damage.
  • Balance Test: Perform a balance test by lifting the door halfway to see if it stays in place. An unbalanced door can strain the opener.
  • Professional Check-Up: Schedule an annual inspection with professionals like Garage Door Pros to ensure your system is in top shape.

Empowering Homeowners:

At Garage Door Pros, we believe in empowering our customers with the knowledge to identify simple fixes. That’s why we provide detailed resources and stand ready to assist with more complex issues. We’re not just here to repair; we’re here to educate and ensure your garage door system operates safely and efficiently.

For those in Southern Utah, please take advantage of our free safety inspection and let us help you extend the life of your garage door opener. Because, at the end of the day, an informed customer is a satisfied customer.


Take Action Today!

At Garage Door Pros, we don’t just offer repairs; we provide solutions that ensure your garage doors function seamlessly without breaking the bank. If you’re facing garage door troubles, don’t rush into costly decisions. Contact us for a free safety inspection, and let us help you save money and stress.


Thad’s story is a testament to the value of a second opinion. With our expertise, we restored the security of his RV garage and ensured a good night’s sleep, knowing his garage door was functioning correctly. At Garage Door Pros, we stand by our promise to deliver cost-effective, trustworthy service – because your safety and satisfaction are our top priorities.