Latest Garage Door OpenersLatest Garage Door Openers

After a storm soaks you to the bone once or twice as you’re participating in your garage door “exercise,” you’ll be ready to install that garage door opener immediately. Few things feel quite as good as watching that garage door open automatically as you sit inside the dry car.

Inexpensive Garage Door OpenersInexpensive Garage Door Openers

One of the nicer high-tech features in this garage door opener is the inclusion of MyQ technology, which allows you to control the operation of the door with a smartphone app.

Amazing Genie Garage Door Opener PartsAmazing Genie Garage Door Opener Parts

One problem people have with large, heavy wooden garage doors at older homes is that many openers can't handle the weight. The Chamberlain B970 has a 1.25-horsepower motor, which is quite a bit more powerful than some other models, giving it the power to raise heavy doors.

43 Industrial Glass Garage Doors Photo Ideas43 Industrial Glass Garage Doors Photo Ideas

The Chamberlain has all the basic garage door opener features you’d expect, such as a steel-reinforced belt drive in a powerful 3/4-horsepower motor. It includes a battery backup that you can use when the power goes out at your home.

Awesome Garage Door Replacement PartsAwesome Garage Door Replacement Parts

The Chamberlain WD832KEV gives you all the most important features you need in a garage door opener, without jacking up the price for features that may not be as useful. It simply opens the door quickly and quietly.

Outstanding Motorcycle Garage Door Opener Picture IdeasOutstanding Motorcycle Garage Door Opener Picture Ideas

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.

New Garage Door And OpenerNew Garage Door And Opener


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

Amazing Direct Drive Garage Door OpenerAmazing Direct Drive Garage Door Opener

Battery Backup: Should the power ever be out at your home when you drive up with your vehicle, some garage door openers have a battery backup so they’ll still operate, allowing you to exit the car inside the garage, rather than caught outside in a rainstorm.

42 Awesome Home Garage Door42 Awesome Home Garage Door

Direct Drive: With a direct drive system, the motor functions as the trolley, which means the entire motor moves along the rail. Because these systems don’t have multiple moving parts, they tend to run quietly with minimal vibration.

44 Liftmaster 3800 Picture Ideas44 Liftmaster 3800 Picture Ideas

Now, whether you want that same yellow/green color hanging from your garage ceiling with the Ryobi Ultra Quiet garage door opener is a matter of personal preference. But if you don’t mind the color, this opener has a host of cool features to go with a powerful motor that delivers