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How to Change Garage Door Lock Settings Using the Smart Control Panel

A garage door’s lock setting is an incredibly important feature that delivers peace of mind and added security to homeowners. When would you want to use the LiftMaster garage door lock button? It’s great for when you’re away from your home for an extended period of time as well as for when everyone’s in for […]

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How to Disconnect Your Garage Door From the Garage Door Opener

When the power is out in your neighborhood or when your garage door is simply on the fritz, it can be a serious inconvenience and a serious slowdown in your life. Some homeowners mistakenly think their vehicles are trapped inside their garages in these moments, but there’s a fast and easy way to disconnect a […]

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Garage Doors Before & After

A garage door is a powerful and significant part of your home’s curb appeal and street-facing appearance. That’s why it’s a shame that so many homeowners overlook their garage doors and how they can transform a home’s appearance. To help you better understand the power a garage door holds, here’s a look at before and […]

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How to Install LiftMaster MyQ Garage Door Opener

LiftMaster is a leading brand in garage door openers. Here at Banko Overhead Doors, we’re proud to carry this dependable line of garage door openers that combine many great convenience and safety features. Get more out of your LiftMaster with the MyQ Garage system — a wireless control that makes opening and closing your garage […]

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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 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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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.
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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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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