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Different Types of Garage Door Openers

There are many different types of garage door openers. LiftMaster can help you narrow down what’s the right choice for your garage.


Considerations when choosing a garage door opener

There are a few considerations to take into account when choosing a garage door opener.


If you have a bedroom near an attached garage and want ultra-quiet operation, a belt drive opener provides virtually silent performance.


If you have a heavy door that you use frequently, a chain drive opener may be an ideal choice.


If you want to minimize vibration and free up ceiling space in your garage, a jackshaft opener is right for you.