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How to Get Into Your Garage When There’s a Power Failure

When the power goes out, your automatic garage door opener won’t work. This can be stressful during a storm, power outage or other emergency. Thankfully, there’s a safe and easy way to get into your garage when the power is out. While the procedure can vary slightly by model of garage door opener, when the […]

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How to Add, Program or Change a LiftMaster Keyless Entry PIN

The keyless pad on your LiftMaster garage door opener is a secure method to gain access to your garage when you don’t have a remote control handy. You can give the access code to family members who don’t need to carry a remote control around with them. The code is handy for your children so […]

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How to Turn Off Your LiftMaster Garage Door’s Light Feature

The popular LiftMaster garage door series carries many helpful features, including an automatic light to add visibility at night when you enter through your open garage door. But depending on when and how often you access your garage, you may or may not want the light to turn on. We’ve put together this simple how-to […]

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How to Reset the Wi-Fi Hub of Your MyQ Garage 821LM

Your LiftMaster MyQ Garage 821LM model garage door opener features a Wi-Fi hub to allow for convenient wireless access. In some cases, the hub can become inactive and may need to be reset — or you may want to connect your hub to a new router. Here at Banko Overhead Doors, we’ve spent over three […]

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Garage Door Lighting, how it increases your curb appeal.

A beautiful garage door can significantly increase the curb appeal of your home. Your garage door is an extension of your home’s exterior, and how well you take care of it is a reflection on how you want others to feel about it. By the same token, the right residential garage door lighting can also […]

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Garage Door Lighting, how it increases your curb appeal.
How Long Does a Garage Door Opener Last?

You may have given some thought to replacing your garage door, but you have probably given less thought to when to replace a garage door opener. It’s important not to neglect this, especially if you open and close your garage door multiple times a day. So, when is it time to replace your garage door […]

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How Long Does a Garage Door Opener Last?
Best Way to store summer toys in your garage

Summertime is a fun and often busy time of year. Whether it’s yardwork, sporting events, taking the kids to the pool, or Sunday evening drives in the convertible, many of us end up neglecting our typical garage organization system and are left wondering, “how in the world did my garage become so messy?” With summer […]

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When to Replace a Garage Door

Your garage door may not look its best, but how do you know when to repair vs. replace a garage door? How long do garage doors last — and when is it cost effective to buy an entirely new door? Here are some tips for figuring out when you should repair your garage door and […]

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When to Replace a Garage Door
Top 5 Ways to Upgrade your Garage

When we want to upgrade our homes, we tend to think of the areas we spend the most time in – living rooms, kitchens, bedrooms, etc. So why is it that so many of us don’t think about how our garages can be upgraded in the same ways? The garage is so much more than […]

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why did my garage door come off it’s tracks?

There are a number of reasons why a garage door could come off its tracks and hit the ground. By understanding what could cause such an event, will assist you in staying constantly vigilant for any potential problems that could arise. A garage door that comes off its tracks is extremely dangerous.  There is a […]

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why did my garage door come off it’s tracks?