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Garage Safety Feature: LiftMaster 8550W

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Amega Garage Doors and Openers has proudly offered the LiftMaster 8550W for years and we’re often asked about the many features it includes. Since it’s Garage Door Safety Month, it’s the perfect time to put the spotlight on this garage door opener! Garage Door Battery Backup Storms might knock out your power this summer, but… Read the full article…


Garage Door Safety Tips

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June is Garage Door Safety Month and we’re celebrating by giving you tips on how to keep your family safe and your garage door running smoothly. The first step to safety is preventing dangerous situations from ever happening. Prevent Pinching Injuries from Garage Doors Pinching injuries from garage door panels and tracks are common, unfortunately…. Read the full article…


Spring Cleaning and Your Garage Door

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After the snow and ice storms Des Moines had this winter, it’s nice to finally welcome spring. With that, we can start thinking of spring cleaning! Before you start a spring cleaning to-do list this year, remember that your garage is a big part of your home—even if it’s detached. Keeping your garage door clean… Read the full article…


Garage Door Opener Works During Power Outages

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April showers bring May flowers, but they can also bring severe weather that results in power outages. Living in Iowa, we know how terrible these storms can be. When your power goes out, you still need to get in and out of your garage. You can do that with the LiftMaster 8550W opener, so let’s… Read the full article…


Radio-Frequency Interference and Garage Door Openers

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At Amega Garage Doors and Openers, Inc., many of our openers are connected to wi-fi. While that means more convenient operation and ease-of-use for the operator, it can also result in some radio frequency interference. There are ways to prevent those issues, however, and we wanted to share them with you. What is Radio-Frequency Interference?… Read the full article…