If you need a new garage door opener, use this list to help you pick the one that’s right for you. The team here at Neighborhood Garage Door Repair can answer any questions you have about openers. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us for more information about these top openers.
1. Chamberlain C410 Durable Chain Drive
Economical, the Chamberlain C410 with a 1/2 horsepower motor chain drive is strong enough to lift a double garage door. MyQ technology enables operation from your Smartphone app.
The remotes operate up to 3 Chamberlain door openers or lighting systems. A 10-year warranty covers the motor and a one year warranty on parts, chain, and accessories.
2. Chamberlain B970 Smart Opener
WiFi technology makes this the best smart garage opener we looked at. A battery backup system keeps your door running in a power outage. The quiet steel belt driven belt drive is a pleasure to use.
Its whopping 1-1/4 horsepower motor can handle any door. MyQ Smartphone app even enables customization of lighting and door schedules. If you are a DIY’er this unit has an installation video and tech support.
The motor and belt have a lifetime warranty, parts a five-year warranty, and a one year warranty on accessories.
3. Chamberlain B550 Smart Opener
Reinforced steel belting and ½ horsepower motor makes this opener quiet, powerful and the strongest in its category. A backup system keeps you running even when in a power outage.
It has a top of the line security system has 100 billion encryption preventing hacking. Posi-lock protects and stops forced entry and there is a wireless four-digit keypad.
There is also a 10-year warranty applies to the motor, 15-year warranty on the belt, and a 1-year warranty on parts and accessories.
4. Genie ChainMax 1000 ¾ HPc DC Chain Drive
There is a lot of power with this ¾ horsepower motor. It features a traditional chain drive system and Intellicode security technology changing the access code every time. SmartSet, a Genie exclusive, enables you to set this up yourself with a push of a button.
It features 2 remotes, a wireless keypad, and multi-functional wall console. The motor has a lifetime warranty. Parts have a 5-year warranty.
5. Skylink AT-1622BK
The belt drive system and DC motor make this opener very quiet. One of the best openers currently on the market, it can easily be installed yourself. SkyLinkNet enables you to use your Smartphone.
It has an auto close timer makes sure your door is never left open. Contact SkyLink’s customer service department for warranty information.
6. LiftMaster 1355 Contractor Series WiFi
There’s a ½ horsepower motor, a chain drive, and built-in WiFi alerts and controls the door from your Smartphone make this a great opener. New security codes generate every time for increased security. Posi-Lock stops forced entry and stand by mode reduces energy usage by 75%.
The motor has a 4-year warranty, and parts have a one year warranty.
7. Sommer Direct Drive
It has a lifting capacity of 550 pounds makes this the strongest lifting power of our favorites. Only one moving part, a chain embedded in a steel rail, makes this opener unique, quiet, and with little vibration.
There have been reports of circuit board problems, so we encourage you to check out further reviews prior to purchasing this product. It’s a great opener for a large door though.
Contact us to Install a New Opener
The team here at Neighborhood Garage Door Repair can come out and install a new opener for you. Give us a call today and we’ll send one of our qualified technicians out to your home.