What To Do If Your Garage Door Opener Is Stolen

What To Do If Your Garage Door Opener Is Stolen

We’ve Got A Few Tips In Case You Garage Door Opener Is Stolen

If your garage door opener is stolen, first thing to remember is don’t panic. There’s a couple of steps you can take in order solve the problem. At Illawarra Garage Doors, we are your comprehensive garage door solution. Take a look at our blog below as we deep-dive the steps you should take when your garage door opener is stolen.


Panicking has never solved anything, and this is no exception. Losing or having your garage door opener stolen is an inconvenience and understandably you are concerned, however taking a deep breath and taking the steps necessary to fix the problem is vital.


If you’ve lost or had your garage opener stolen, the first step is to disable the opener. Simply unplug the opener at the wall and this will stop the garage door from opening automatically. This gives you the necessary time to either find the missing remote or order a replacement. If you aren’t able to do this or you need help, get in touch with us and we’ll walk you through it.


Modern garage door openers have a button that enables you to clear all the memory and remove coding so that the lost or stolen remote becomes unusable. In order to do this, refer to the owner’s manual.


Ultimately, you’ll need to buy a replacement garage door opener. It’s a pain, but if you want to be able to open the garage door automatically in the future, a replacement is necessary. Thankfully, we at Illawarra Garage Doors can help. We stock a wide range of garage door openers to suit most modern doors. Get in touch with us today for a prompt response.


Whether you’ve lost your garage door opener, the garage door itself is broken or you’re building a new home—Illawarra Garage Doors is your affordable solution. Our team are experienced and never too far away.

Now that you know what to do if you lose your garage door opener you can have peace of mind knowing you and your family are safe from intrusion. At Illawarra Garage Doors, we provide a wide range of automatic openers in order to keep your garage door under control. Call us today on 02 4257 3555 or contact us online to find out more.

For more great news and advice about garage doors in Illawarra, read our previous blog on How Garage Doors Transform A House.