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  1. doorsdoneright

    Help with old Craftsman opener and HomeLink

    TonyG, I'm curious how you made out. Any word on this?
  2. doorsdoneright

    Ask Doors Done Right - Answers to Questions About Your Garage Door Or Opener

    Those screw drives are supposed to be lubed with some sort of low-temperature grease, such as white lithium grease. If you're using something lighter (WD-40, silicone spray or oil), you might not lose the rattling of the screw in the casing. Anything heavier and the screw might seize up in cold...
  3. doorsdoneright

    Ask Doors Done Right - Answers to Questions About Your Garage Door Or Opener

    Havasu, Yes, you can certainly do that, and you should get some benefit out of it, but I generally find they end up being a poor fit. With most manufacturers the foam panels are put into place while the door is being put together, so they tuck under the end caps. You won't really be able to do...
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    Ask Doors Done Right - Answers to Questions About Your Garage Door Or Opener

    Hi everyone, My name is Scott. I own a garage door and opener installation and repair business in New Jersey. I have twenty seven years of experience and have some pretty extensive knowledge about all the ins and outs of installing and repairing doors and openers. I'm new to this forum, but I...
  5. doorsdoneright

    Programing a Craftsman garage door opener with a Chamberlain remote

    The two brands are generally compatible, but I think you have 2 different generations of frequencies there. The newer Chamberlain opener probably has a yellow learn button and antenna wire. That uses Security+ 2.0 technology. The Sears opener has a purple button and antenna, using Security+...
  6. doorsdoneright

    tips wanted

    Also, I can advise you if you are interested in doing something fancy like an overhead door instead of windows/French door It brings the outdoors in a bit. Creepy kid in the corner not included.
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    tips wanted

    If not Hardie Board, which is great stuff, there is stuff called Celect (Bing it) for siding that's really nice. It's not cheap, but it's incredible quality, IMHO. It looks much better in person, if you're able to get to a real-deal building supply place and not a big-botch store.
  8. doorsdoneright

    Hi from a Garage Door Guy in NJ

    Hi Everyone, I just came across this site and thought it looked very cool. I especially love seeing how different people build their garages. I have been installing and repairing garage doors for 27 years. I'd be happy to answer any questions about buying or repairing doors or openers that...
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