Top 10 Best Garage Door Openers in 2017 Reviews

As a driver, a son to a driver, a person who owns a garage or a son to a person who owns a garage, clearly it’s opening and closing at a rather important feature to look into. You need it smooth, and just fast enough. Correct angles and all those engineer stuff. If for parking, timing is crucial, lest you hit it or it hits you.

So here are some of the machines that work to give you that smoother transition from the street to your home.

10. Liftmaster Gear Kit 41A2817

10. Liftmaster Gear Kit 41A2817

This may sound a bit technical, but hey, I’m sure you’ll get the drift of things sooner than you think.

The liftmaster is a set of cogs and ramps set up to ensure that smooth opening of the great door right in front of your car when you get home.

One of the greatest feature about it, is it’s compatibility with the chamberlain tech. This may sort of make it automated though this is not the main system on it’s own.

The cogs/gears have a diameter of 2¾ inches. Really fine and dandy. Best suited for the size of the average garage door.

9. Chamberlain CIGBU MYQ Internet Gateway

9. Chamberlain CIGBU MYQ Internet Gateway

So now we get to the main system behind the automation. You get to your garage door, worn out from all the driving and then you find that huge white/black/cream/beige or whichever color your garage door is. You find it waiting for you nice and locked and you realize you don’t have to leave the car to have it open up.

Chamberlain gives you the ability to control your garage door from your smartphone. You don’t need to be there. It even gives you alerts to open your garage door in case you are about late on timing, so you may not be too late.

Needs no special software, just a simple-to-install app and you’re, works great with other mechanisms from MyQ.

No system charges at all. No monthly charges either.

8. #4 Galvanized Garage Door Hinge with Carriage Bolts and Nuts

8. #4 Galvanized Garage Door Hinge with Carriage Bolts and Nuts

Of course, if at all any door is going to open up, you need the obvious. Hinges and bolts. Sounds very basic, right? Well, you’re right. It does not get as basic as this.

This set has 4 galvanized garage door hinges, carriage bolts and nuts. All you need to set up a door.

Also has 7-3/8-Inch high; accepts 7/16-Inch shaft and a 14 gauge.

Perfect ingredients for a smooth, nice and silent opening.

7. Marantec 75424 Garage Door Opener Plug-In Radio Receiver Kit

7. Marantec 75424 Garage Door Opener Plug-In Radio Receiver Kit

Now, this can be used on any garage door opener. Its not a matter of compatibility unlike most wireless devices.

Simple radio control. Plug into a standard electrical outlet(the plug in radio receiver that is in the package), some wiring under the instructions provided and you are all set and ready to go.

Its other advantage is that it is homelink compatible.

6. LIFTMASTER Garage Door Openers 41C4220A Gear and Sprocket Assembly

6. LIFTMASTER Garage Door Openers 41C4220A Gear and Sprocket Assembly

Liftmaster has this “Large” ring to it. I like it mostly because of that. And as well the fact that it is compatible with practically every other chain drive in the market. Be it the Liftmaster chain link, the Chamberlain chain drive, the Sears Craftsman, the Master Mechanic, name them. All those are well compatible with this here Liftmaster garage opener.

Again, this is as basic a set of equipment as can get. It has gear and sprocket, worm gear, grease, motor shaft bearings, sprocket bearings and the obvious instructions

With all that, just set things up and you are good to go.

5. Chamberlain PD612EV 1/2 HP MyQ Enabled Chain Drive Garage Door Opener, Off White

5. Chamberlain PD612EV 1/2 HP MyQ Enabled Chain Drive Garage Door Opener, Off White

Do you have a large, heavy garage door? Have you been looking for a mechanism to getvit open? Heck, have you tried inventing a mechanism to have it open for you? Well, look no more friend. This here is information just for you.

This chain drive garage door opener is designed to handle heavy weights. So your garage door is well catered for right here.

Even better is just how smooth and quiet the process is. Above this kind of performance are 200extra Watts of power for extra safety and security.

There are many more pros of this device. Some a bit more technical, but my jury tells me this, “If you are looking to find a chain drive garage opener, this is the right one for you.”

4. Chamberlain 8808CB 8-Feet Belt Drive Extension Kit

4. Chamberlain 8808CB 8-Feet Belt Drive Extension Kit

Now this here is for guys with monster trucks wanting to be parked indoors. Which is insane really if you ask me, but hey, who am I to judge. This was made for you and it would not be there if you we’re not.

This is a kit for high garage doors, so if you have one, best get this.

Its a bit specific on the other equipment that you can use it with. Which are the Chamberlain whisper drive, and the whisper drive plus belt drive garage door openers.

This has a height limit, however,.of 8 feet.

3. Chamberlain WD962KEV Whisper Drive Garage Door Opener with MyQ Technology and Battery Backup

3. Chamberlain WD962KEV Whisper Drive Garage Door Opener with MyQ Technology and Battery Backup

This could be the answer you and I have been looking for all our lives. I mean, I can open my garage in the comfort of my car anytime. Regardless of any power surge or outage of sorts.

The whisper drive does not need you to click it Co close the garage door. It has a sensor with a time that does that on your behalf.

Talk about unmatched technology, this device can sense your arrival and automatically turn the light on for you and your garage door.

This was just the one.

2. Garage Door Ctrl Panel Multi

2. Garage Door Ctrl Panel Multi

Do you stumble all around your garage? Is it so dark that you want to keep the garage door open almost all time you are in it? Well, trouble your poor(or rich) soul no more. With this, you will have a whole fireworks display in your garage and especially on your garage door. Well, not exactly fireworks, but enough illumination all around.

It allows you to control the door from inside as well. So now you can say adios to the trips, and hello to a new and secure garage.

1. LIFTMASTER Garage Door Openers 41D3452 Limit Switch Assembly

1. LIFTMASTER Garage Door Openers 41D3452 Limit Switch Assembly

Liftmaster is one company you want to associate with when it comes to “lifting” your garage door.

As for this set of tools here, they are compatible with almost all chain drive garage Dior openers ever made since 1986(yes, garages were not invented yesterday as I thought) from Liftmaster, Chamberlain, Sears Craftsman, Master Mechanic and all those renown companies.

It may for sure be ancient. But it is efficient

So, as I close this, tech is moving and it is moving fast. Soon we will be opening our garages by intuition. A sensor connected to your car abmnd to the home network. It will know every other time I am on the move an be ready.

As with regard to safety, all that can be done by machine clearly is not about to be exhausted. Maybe an invention will come it that will make anything you are just about to accidentally hit move away for you. You never know.

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