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Garage Door Opener Installation

At the Home Depot, we strive to ensure a more complete, satisfactory customer experience. That’s why we offer the option of adding installation services to your order when purchasing a garage door opener online. 

What's Included?

Installation Includes:

Installation Does Not Include: 

  • Installation of new garage door opener, including brackets provided with the unit
  • Removal of existing opener, if required
  • Installation of wireless remote keypad, wall controls, and outside key lock
  • Installation of sensor eyes and appropriate adjustments
  • Installation of angle bracket and back hang (supplied with garage door opener)
  • Installation of outside quick key release or key lock, to be supplied by the customer
    (This is mandatory if there is only one entrance to the garage. Windows are not considered an entrance.)
  • Installation of extension kit for doors higher than 7 feet, to be supplied by customer
  • Supply and install angle iron up to 6 feet per opener for finished ceiling
  • Supply and install pair of hanging straps (4 feet maximum)
  • Installation of light bulbs, if supplied by the customer
  • Testing to ensure proper operation
  • 1-year labour warranty

Installation Requirements:

  • You have an existing garage door opener.
  • There must be an allowance of at least 4 inches from the top of your garage door when open to the ceiling.
  • You have an existing receptacle within 3 feet of your garage door opener.
  • Outside quick key release or key lock, to be supplied by the customer 
    (This is mandatory if there is only one entrance to the garage. Windows are not considered an entrance.)
  • Haul away and disposal of your old unit and packaging, unless this service is purchased in cart
  • Additional back hang (angle iron) for high ceilings, or upgrades to the back hang supplied with the unit
  • Operator Strut Brackets, Operator Reinforcement Kits, and Rail Extension Kits
  • Garage door maintenance (if required, can be purchased at the time of installation

What To Expect


1 Select Product and Services

  • Shop homedepot.ca and select your garage door opener.
  • Check the box under “Get It Installed,” select an installation option and make sure you’ve entered the correct postal code.
  • Click “Add To Cart”, then complete your order.

2 Schedule Installation

  • Within 24 hours of completing your order, the installer will contact you via text message to schedule installation.
  • Please ensure that your installation is scheduled after your delivery date.
  • For a quick response to any questions/concerns related to your installation, send an SMS text to 84322 (standard text and data rates may apply) or contact Customer Support for assistance.

3 Delivery

  • Your garage door opener will be delivered at your curbside prior to installation.
  • You are responsible for moving your garage door opener to the site where it will be installed.
  • Please note that the delivery team is not equipped to install your garage door opener.

4 Installation

  • The installer will arrive at the scheduled time to install your new garage door opener.
  • They will disconnect your old garage door opener if required, and install the new one in its place.
  • They will perform a cleanup and inspection, then advise on proper usage and maintenance for your new garage door opener.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Instantly upgrade your garage with professional installation services from The Home Depot Canada, with insured installers and guaranteed results, all backed by a 1-year warranty. 

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Our team consists of fully licensed, background-checked Home Depot Installers, so you can be confident in their reputation and the quality of their work. 

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