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Garage Door Openers 101

Garage Door Openers 101 Need a new garage door opener? Check out this helpful illustrated guide! Styles: Chain Drive The entry-level garage door opener style. Reliable, but very noisy and may need regular maintenance to keep the chain in good shape. Typically the least expensive option of the three styles available. Screw Drive The middle ground in the garage door opener world. Quieter and more reliable than chain drive but noisier than belt drive - the price typically falls between chain and belt drive. Belt Drive The top-of-the-line garage door opener option. It's much quieter than chain or screw drive models, but as may be expected, it comes with a higher price tag. Features: Want to get the most out of your garage door opener? Other features you might be interested in include... Battery Backup Power went out? A battery backup will supply enough power to operate the garage door opener at least 2 or 3 times. Smartphone Friendly Some manufacturers now offer the ability to use your smartphone as a garage door opener remote. Vacation Lock Going out of town? Set your garage door opener to lock while you're gone and unlock on your return. Closing Timer Worried that you forgot to close the garage door? The opener can be set to close a set time after you leave! 10 GARAGE 00ORS GATES DIENCES GSM Infographic Created By: GSM Garage Doors Visit us online at

Garage Door Openers 101

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Many homeowners don't know where to start when selecting a new garage door opener. We've put together this quick little guide to help you out.


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