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Belt Drive: The belt drive on a garage door opener uses a steel-reinforced rubber belt to lift and lower the garage door, allowing it to run quietly and smoothly. If you have living quarters above the garage, a belt drive is a smart choice. But it does require a bit

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Additionally, with a 1/2-horsepower motor, the WD832KEV isn’t the most powerful opener available, so it will struggle with heavy wood or steel doors.

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One Home Depot shopper says this garage door opener performs reliably and quietly, but it needs an extra component that’s not included to use the HomeLink feature that’s built into many newer vehicles.

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A few Home Depot shoppers say the Ryobi garage door opener sometimes struggles to move the door up and down properly. Jack said the problem appears to be related to the safety sensors, which causes the door to fail to close fully sometimes.

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Amazon reviewer Finny says the opener works well when you only need to close and open the garage. But if you want to use the extra Internet-related features, such as having the system sense when your vehicle is nearby and automatically open, you might run into trouble while setting them

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Chain Drive: A chain drive garage door opener has been the most common type of opener available for many years. It uses a metal chain to move the trolley to open and close the door. Chain drives will cause more vibration and noise than other types of openers, but they

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Horsepower: The horsepower measurement, often shortened to HP, describes the power the garage door opener motor has. A motor with a greater horsepower measurement will open and close the door more quickly, while also being able to handle larger and heavier doors. Motors between 1/2 HP and 1 HP are

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Types of garage door openers, When selecting a garage door opener for your home or business, you have a few operating mechanisms from which you can choose, according to Lowe’s. Each type of opener uses a motor to move a trolley (or the motor itself) along the rail, which lifts

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The B970 is belt-driven with steel reinforcement, which allows it to run more quietly than other styles of heavy-duty garage door openers. Beyond its powerful motor, this Chamberlain model has a battery backup system, smartphone access, and long-range remote controls, all of which simplify the operation of the opener.

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Some Amazon customers, including Leon L. Stevens, reported having problems making this Chamberlain opener work properly after going through the installation process. For example, the door occasionally may reverse upward, as if the safety sensors have read something blocking the opening, even when nothing is in the way.