03:33PM | 03/13/06
Member Since: 02/04/06
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I am installing a new garage door opener. The new one is shorter than my old one and the ceiling mount is in the wrong place. Do I make a new mounting area on the ceiling or can I salvage the old one somehow? If making a new one suggestions on how to do it properly (without brining down the ceiling)


09:04AM | 03/14/06
Member Since: 04/25/05
1915 lifetime posts
You just need to make sure that you attache the brackets to the ceiling joist.

If they run parallel to the door then you need to move over one or two and if it would end up in the middel between two then use long enough "angle iron" so that it spands 2.



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