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How to: Easily install your new Chamberlain garage door opener in under three hours

Do you have a manual garage door that you’d like to automate? Is your automatic garage door opener making strange noises and looking like it needs replacing?

It’s a common misconception that if your automatic garage door isn’t working like it used to, or if you’d like to automate your manual door, that you need to replace the whole thing (costing thousands!).

Chamberlain is here to let you know that there is a simple fix – by installing a Chamberlain garage door opener yourself.

All Chamberlain garage door openers are also compliant to Australian and New Zealand standards and come with a five-year warranty – so why not upgrade your garage today?

Installing a Chamberlain garage door opener is easier than you think. In just a few hours, you can impress the whole family (and your whole street!) by following our guide to installing your new opener.

What you will need

To install a Chamberlain garage door opener yourself, you’ll need some basic tools and common household items. We also recommend recruiting a trusted friend to help you as some steps require a second set of hands.

Step 1 – Make sure you have a:

  • Ladder
  • Spanner
  • Socket wrench
  • Phillips head screwdriver
  • Tape measure
  • Marker
  • Rope
  • Power drill
  • A trusted helper
  • A spare 2-3 hours

Step 2 – Identify your garage door

If you are upgrading a roller garage door opener, click here to download the manual for a RollerLift Plus CR855MYQ. RollerLift Plus is an easy to attach DIY garage door opener kit that will convert an existing single and or double car space sized garage roller door to automatic.

If you are upgrading a sectional garage door, click here to download the manual for a SectionalLift Plus CS105MYQ. SectionalLift Plus will convert an existing, single and/or double car sized sectional garage door to an automatic door. It suits all brands of sectional doors and includes the latest remote control with multi frequency security.

Step 3 – Follow the instructions

Both products come with easy to follow, step by step instructions. By reading through each step carefully and ensuring you have all the tools required, you’ll have yourself a new garage door opener in no time.

Watch out for the specific variations in each product, as while the tools you need stay the same, both products have different steps.

To find out more about installation, watch our video here.

Step 4 – Take your garage to the next level

Now that you have the confidence to install a new Chamberlain garage door opener, why not take your garage to the next level with smart technology?

Chamberlain garage door openers are all compatible with myQ technology. By connecting your new garage door opener with the myQ Connectivity Kit, you and your loved ones can control your garage door away from home with the free myQ App.

Receive alerts and notifications for complete peace of mind knowing you are in control away from home, and with myQ Scheduling – you can select specific close times for your garage door.

Pretty impressive stuff for your old-faithful garage door!

By following this guide, you can upgrade your garage door in no time.

Embrace your inner DIY pro by installing your garage door opener yourself. It’s surprisingly easy!

For more information about Chamberlain’s range of garage door openers and accessories, visit our website or call 1800 665 438.