Garage Door Opener
A good garage door motor is the key to a garage door that will service you properly for many years and will rarely need any service. And if you are using your garage door multiple times a day, the importance of choosing high quality garage opener (Such as Genie opener or Liftmaster garage opener) become much more relevant. Just like everything else, we believe that in the long run, quality will turn to be wise investment. So when it comes to new garage opener, whether it is an overhead door, or a rollup door, the experts of Same Day Garage Door repair highly recommend that you always aim for quality.
Before you buy a new opener
There are many different types of garage door motors aa, and since purchasing a new garage door motor is something that we should do once, and not have to deal with it again for the next 30 years or more, it is recommended to invest some more money, and in return to have a garage door motor that is going to open and close the door to our garage whenever we need it to do so.
But most of us don’t really know what kind of opener they need, which of the garage opener brands offer high quality openers, and is it even possible to install an opener in to operate their garage door automatically. In this article we will try and shed some light on the subject, and try to assist you find the right opener for your garage door.
Before you go ahead and contact a garage door supplier, Whether for a new garage opener repair, or for a new garage door installation, please read our recommendations, explanations and tips, so you will purchase something, that with little more knowledge of the subject, you could buy better.
Repair or replace?
There is a difference between a new opener installation, and garage opener replacement. When you replace an opener, you remove the old one and install a new motor. But when it is a brain new garage opener installation, and there was never an opener before, you first need to make sure that it is even possible to install a new opener.
The first thing you need to check is if there is electricity in the garage at all. Not every garage has electricity, and it is impossible to install a new motor without electricity. If there is no electric power to your garage, you will need to contact an electrician first.
The second thing is the structure and the way the garage is built. There is a certain space which is required to install a garage door motor. And in some cases, the installation may require additional modifications to make the installation passable. So if you never had a garage opener before, it is not obvious that it is going to be possible to install a new opener.
But after many years of servicing overhead doors, including repair and installation of garage openers, there is no problem that we cannot overcome, since when it comes to garage door services, whether it is a garage door motor repair, or new operator installation,, we can fix it.
There are many garage door brands in the USA market. Some of them offer high quality openers, and some offer law quality openers. The thing is that the difference in prices is not as big as the difference between the qualities, and with investment of 10-20 percent more, you can purchase one of the best openers in the world. We supply high quality garage openers, like Liftmaster or Genie garage opener, which considered to be strong and reliable, and when being used properly, can last for 30 years and more.
If you want to read about the different types of garage door motors, you can read the article written by Same Day Garage Door Repair, which offer general survey of the garage door motors and types. But to make it short, we believe the Liftmaster openers are considered to be strong and reliable openers, what make them our preferred opener manufacture to work with. And after twenty years in the garage door business, and after countless garage door repairs, we know why choose to recommend that particular brand to all our customers.
What type of opener is the best for me?
There are three main types of openers, Chain driven, Belt driven and screw driven garage operator. We would like to go over the first two, since we rarely install the screw drive opener, which will be a great choice for a DIY Garage door motor repair.
The chain drive opener from Liftmaster is probably our best seller, and not for nothing. It is strong, reliable, easy to operate, and can easily last for more than 15 years. But one more important parameter why we love this opener, is its relatively low price, which give you a great return for the investment. That why it is our first choice, and we proudly offer supply and installation of Liftmaster garage openers.
Our second best seller opener is the Liftmaster Belt drive opener. This motor has all the qualities of the chain drive opener, with one more important feature, it is extremely silent. If it is important for you that door to your garage work silently, you may want to consider purchasing the Belt-Drive opener. It is a little more expensive than the chain drive opener, but in return you will get many years of silently operating garage door.
In terms of strength, it is identical to the chain drive opener, but the fact that it is so silent that makes it our second best seller.
Do I need safety sensors?
YES YOU DO, and you must! It is required by a federal law, which say that every electric overhead door will include a safety feature like the safety sensors. The safety sensors can save life, and just for that one time when something, or someone will be at the closing door’s path, and the safety sensors will save him, worth to have them. Do not even consider ignoring the safety sensors installation, we will repeat it: Every motor-driven garage door must include a safety feature.
If you will purchase a new opener by yourself, and not use the services of a trained garage door motor technician, you should make sure that the kit include safety sensors, which should be installed correctly, so they will be able to do their job and protect objects from being hit by a closing garage door. If you would like to learn more, you can visit this article that explain about garage door motor DIY installation.
The experts of Same Day Garage Door Repair are here 24/7 ready for any garage door repair project.