An emergency key release lets you manually open or lift the garage door from the outside when you can’t use the remote, such as during a power failure or outage. The emergency key release is great if you don’t have other ways of getting into the garage other than through the garage door.
How does it work?The emergency keyplate kit contains the following:
- Keyplate and key barrel/cylinder
- 1 rope or cable
- 2 keys
Benefits of an emergency garage door release
- Gives you manual access when the garage remote won’t work, as in the case of a power failure
- Suitable for fitting into sectional and tilting garage doors.