Eden Roc Garage Doors

Garage Door Openers

Garage door openers, also known as garage door motors, are motorised devices that automate the opening and closing of garage doors, enabling you to open and close your garage door at the press of a button on your remote control, mobile phone, keypad, or wall button.

Garage door openers provide easy and convenient use of your garage door, improved security and safety, and in the case of smart garage door openers, smart home integration.

Types of Garage Door Openers

There are two types of garage door openers: roller door openers and sectional garage door openers.

Garage door openers that can be controlled by your smartphone are referred to as smart garage door openers.

Each opener is designed to be paired with a specific type of garage door, making the selection process straightforward. If you have an existing roller door, you will require a roller door motor; for a sectional door, a sectional motor is needed.

Large commercial doors must be paired with a commercial motor (which could be a roller door opener or sectional door opener, depending on the style of door). and commercial doors must be paired with a commercial motor.

Roller Door Openers

Roller door openers are designed specifically to operate roller garage doors. These motors typically feature a sleek and compact design.

Two of the best roller door motor ranges are Merlin’s SilentDrive range and ATA’s range.

Merlin Roller Door Opener

Sectional Garage Door Openers

Sectional garage door openers are designed specifically to operate sectional garage doors (and tilt garage doors) and are incredibly popular given the prevalence of sectional garage doors installed in Perth’s residential homes.

Two leading choices among sectional garage door opener ranges are Merlin’s Commander range, Superlift’s range, and ATA’s range.

Commercial Door Openers

Commercial garage door openers are specifically engineered to handle the robust operation of large and heavy custom doors and commercial garage doors. These openers feature a strong, solid, and durable construction with high-performance capabilities.

Grifco’s LR and LS openers stand out as top choices among commercial garage door motors.

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Smart Garage Door Openers

Smart garage door openers are those automatic garage door openers that can be controlled by your smartphone or smart home devices. These devices provide you with remote access, monitoring, real-time status updates, and automation capabilities.

Smartphone Control

To use your smartphone to control your garage door; you must connect your opener to wifi, download the appropriate app to your phone, and sync the two devices together. Once synced, you will have the ability to control and monitor your garage door from anywhere.

Not all openers offer this feature, as it is relatively new technology. You may need to upgrade your existing opener to a newer model if this feature is something that interests you.

Garage Door Opener Features & Benefits

Automatic garage door openers provide easy and convenient access, are quiet and smooth, and are incredibly reliable. Their functionality is extended with safety and security features, powerful addons, and smart technology.

Easy & Convenient Access

With remote control access, mobile phone control, or simply operating the garage door at the press of a wall button or keypad, garage door openers offer easy and convenient access to your garage; without the need to manually lift or lower the door.

Smooth, Quiet, & Reliable

Garage door openers are smooth and quiet, especially when paired with a regularly serviced garage door. Modern, and well maintained, regularly serviced garage door motors are reliable and will operate without issue for many years.

Safety Features

Garage door openers include safety features such as auto-reverse functions and PE safety beams, ensuring the door reverses if an obstacle is detected, and set travel limits, which ensure the door starts and finishes its cycle in the correct position.

Security Features

Opener security features include rolling secure code technology for added protection against unauthorized access.

Powerful Addons

Additional addons and accessories can enhance the functionality of garage door openers, including backup battery systems, wireless security keypads, LED lights, automatic door locks, and more.

Smart Technology

For those openers equipped with smart technology, you can connect your device to your smartphone and home automation system, allowing for secure remote operation, monitoring, and seamless integration with your smart home system.

Selecting the Right Garage Door Opener

To select the right garage door opener for you, you should consider the following:

  1. What type of garage door do I have?
  2. What is the size of my garage door?
  3. What functionality do I require from my garage door?
  4. Will the opener be exposed to the extreme conditions of the weather?
  5. What is my budget?

As each garage door opener is designed to be paired specifically for certain types of doors, at a certain size, and each provides varying levels of functionality, the combination of answers to the above questions will guide you in selecting your ideal garage door opener.

As a general rule, Merlin is one of the best garage door opener brands in Australia; so, selecting a Merlin opener designed for your door is a safe option.

Single Roller Door = SilentDrive Essential

Double Roller Door = SilentDrive Elite

Single Sectional Door = Commander Essential

Double Sectional Door = Commander Elite

Commercial Roller Door = Grifco LR Drive

Commercial Sectional Door = Grifco LS Drive

Opener styles and preferences

If you have questions about the openers, how they work, or which is best for your home, our team is here to provide the information and clarifications you need in making informed decisions.

If you’re planning to install or replace a garage door opener and want to know the associated costs, simply request a garage door opener quote.

Garage Door Opener Warranties

Garage door opener warranties provide coverage and protection plans for your opener, whereby the device will be repaired or replaced should it be defective, or unexpectedly break down within the warranty’s period.

There are warranties provided by the manufacturers, ranging from 2 years to 7 years, and a warranty provided by Eden Roc Garage Doors that covers your garage door and its opener for 15 years when it is installed and regularly serviced by our technicians.

Garage Door Opener Manufacturers

There are many garage door opener manufacturers whose high-quality products we can supply to our customers; including Merlin, ATA, B&D, Grifco, Superlift, Centurion, Chamberlain, Liftmaster, and Genie.

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Garage Door Remotes

Garage door remotes are handheld devices that enable wireless control of the garage door, allowing you to open and close your garage door with the press of a button.

Buy Garage Door Remotes Online

For additional garage door remotes, both genuine and aftermarket, visit Eden Roc Garage Door’s online shop. We ship orders all across Australia. Alternatively, visit Eden Roc Garage Door’s showroom where you can purchase replacement remotes from us face-to-face.

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Garage Door Remote Control Instructions

For step-by-step remote control programming instructions, user manuals, and troubleshooting documents, refer to our resource centre.

Garage Door Opener Installation

As part of the purchase of a garage door opener from Eden Roc Garage Doors, our expert technicians will perform the professional installation of your opener, code your remote controls, and provide you with your opener’s user manual.

Garage Door Opener Maintenance and Servicing

Regular check-ups and maintenance of your garage door opener will ensure it sustains its essential performance, prevents issues from arising, and prolongs your device’s lifespan.

Garage Door Opener FAQs

For information and answers to your garage door opener-related questions; see the below.

If you have a question that is not covered here; get in contact with us!

A garage door opener works by using a motor to lift or lower the garage door along a track and a trolley system. When activated, the motor engages a drive mechanism, such as a chain, belt, screw, or direct drive, which will pull on the door, smoothly opening the door as it moves along the track.

We recommend openers from reputable brands like Merlin, and ATA as they are known for reliability, performance, and warranty coverage.

Merlin’s SilentDrive and Commander ranges, as well as ATA’s GDO and ATS ranges are great options to consider.

Regular servicing ensures your opener’s optimal performance, prevents issues from arising, and extends your opener’s lifespan.

Yes, smart garage door openers enable you to control and monitor your garage door using your smartphone or Apple Watch.

For additional information on garage doors, openers, and related services, visit the other pages on our website or contact us directly.