Precision Overhead Garage Door Service of Sarasota
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Serving Florida's Southwest Coast From Sarasota To Naples Including Bradenton, Fort Myers & Bonita Springs
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Whatever your make or model, chances are we have worked on it or installed it before! If you need an opener installed or a repaired in Southwest Florida, please call us today.
Please read on to learn about the styles and convenient features available now on some of the best garage door openers you can buy.
Quickly Learn Which Garage Door Opener Is Best For You...
There are 3 Main Types of Openers:
Chain Driven Openers- Chain drives are commonly used and very reliable. This drive runs the garage door on its track by using a metal chain. Chain drives are slightly cheaper than belt drives. but make a lot much louder. If your garage is attached to your home, you may not want this opener. We typically don't recommend these types of openers because the small saving isn't worth it.
Belt-Driven Openers- Belt drives are regarded in the garage door industry as the best type of opener and their popularity is growing. Not only are belt drives as reliable as chain drives, but they are also virtually silent. This drive runs on a steel-reinforced belt and typically costs a few dollars more than chain & screw drive openers. If your garage is attached to your home this is probably the best choice for you.
Screw Driven Openers- Screw drive openers use a lifting device that runs on a threaded steel rod, rather than a chain or a rubber belt. These openers tend to work best in locations where the weather and temperature is constant throughout the year. In areas with a wide range of temperature throughout the year, a screw drive opener is not recommended. They also are the slowest moving and noisiest of all three openers but are the least expensive.
Proper Garage Door Opener Installation
You also need to be sure the garage door opener you purchase is installed properly. Please invest 4 minutes in watching this video. Although it begins a bit like a commercial you will learn the difference between a proper garage door opener installation and one riddled with shortcuts. When your new garage door opener is installed correctly you will enjoy it for a long, long time.
Recommended Garage Door Openers For New Installation
Efficient design results in ongoing energy savings.
Variable speed operation delivers ultra-smooth, quiet performance, increasing long-term reliability.
If the obstacle-sensing beam is crossed when the door is closing, the door reverses to fully open.
To permit both ventilation and access, the garage door can be stopped and parked during either upward or downward travel.
Linear remote controls operate over a long-range and employ high-security technology.
All controls are large, clearly marked and illuminated (door UP/DOWN control, courtesy light switch, and vacation mode).
A built-in 100W MAX light illuminates the garage for five minutes every time the operator is used.
When you need to open or close the garage door manually, simply release the operator's quick-disconnect trolley.
Direct Drive Garage Door Openers
8500 Liftmaster Jackshaft Opener -
The Liftmaster Model 8500 Jackshaft Opener offers an ultra-quiet, space-saving, wall-mounted design. Specially designed for garages and unique applications that don't allow for a traditional garage door opener, such as garages with very low, cathedral or obstructed ceilings.
- Ultra-quiet 24V DC motor performance
- Optional EverCharge™ battery backup system reliably opens the door even when the power goes out
- Jackshaft Garage Door Opener Wall-Mount Installation - mounts on the left or right side of the door - Saves tons of Ceiling Space
- Easily program additional remotes, keypads and/or keyless entry.
- Auto-force technology monitors garage door system and adjusts forces to temperature fluctuations, floor height, and door track movement.
Do not hesitate to call us today at any of our locations to learn more about our openers. We will be happy to answer any further questions.