Installation guide
for residential garage doors

Installation and maintainance guide
for LiftMaster residential electrical door openers


Video 1

How to measure a garage door spring

Video 2

Programming the MAX Garage Door Remote Control

Video 3

How to program a remote control using the Smart Control Panel

Video 4

How to program the Model 877LM Wireless Keyless Entry

Video 5

How to align the safety reversing sensors on your garage door opener

Video 6

Why won't my garage door close?

Video 7

Why won't my garage door open fully?

Video 8

How to program travel on LiftMaster Security+2.0 garage door opener

Video 9

Setting Auto-Force on our Garage Door Opener 8550

Video 10

How to Program LiftMaster Timer-To-Close Feature

Video 11

LiftMaster Internet Gateway Installation Video

Video 12

Installation Video for LiftMaster MyQ Package

Video 13

How to replace the logic board in your garage door opener

Video 14

Liftmaster 8500 Jackshaft Travel Limits Programing


Buying a residential garage door

Necessary information :

  1. Opening dimensions.
    • Length
    • Height

     Tip : Be accurate to within 1/2 inch. Make sure you are measuring the opening and not the size of the existing door.
  2. The space between the floor and the ceiling.

     Tip : Do not forget to estimate the finishing of your ceiling if it is not finished.
  3. Do you have cathedral ceiling ?

  4. Do you have a transom ?

     Tip : What is a transom ? (Click here)
  5. Do you want an electrical opener ?

  6. Do you plan to heat the garage to make it habitable ?

     Tip : Condensation is very common in a garage, people usually forget that thawing the car creates a lot of moisture. Plan accordingly.