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Garage Door Not Closing? Its Photo Eye May Be To Blame

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Garage Door Not Closing? Its Photo Eye May Be To Blame

To help prevent damage of property and injuries, manufacturers usually fit garage doors with photo eyes. This is a safety feature that works by using a beam, which when interrupted, breaks the garage door circuit, something that keeps the garage door from closing. However, this safety feature can become a nuisance  especially if there is a problem with the photo eye. In such cases, it will keep the door from closing even when there is nothing in the way. Here are tips that will come in handy in helping you deal with a garage door photo eye problem. A dirty eye Dirt on one of the garage door photo eye sensors could cause your garage door not to open. This is because dirt usually interferes with the transmission and reception of the emitted beam. It will therefore give a...

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