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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.

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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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One buyer named D. Perkins says installation is easy, thanks in part to a good set of instructions included with the kit. The 1035-V has a good set of safety sensors, too.

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Screw Drive: For a garage door opener with a screw drive, you’ll have less maintenance and moving parts to monitor over time. This type of drive uses a threaded rod to open and close the door, which works well for wider and heavier doors, according to The Home Depot. The

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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.

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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.

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Even with all of the add-on options, installation is easier than you’d think, according to Shop Tool Reviews. You'll use a technique similar to what you’d use for most garage door openers.

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One buyer named D. Perkins says installation is easy, thanks in part to a good set of instructions included with the kit. The 1035-V has a good set of safety sensors, too.