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How to Open Your Garage Door When the Power Goes Out

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An automatic garage door opener is a great convenience, especially during winter. Storms may blow through Portland and Vancouver every couple of weeks, but when you’re armed with your remote, you’ll stay warm and dry.

It’s possible to open a garage door manually when the power goes out.

But what happens when the power goes out? Pacific Northwest storms pack a lot of force, and wind and rain sometimes lead to downed power lines. Your home could be without electricity for several hours.

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