Residential Garage Door Openers
We provide garage door openers that don’t break the bank and are worth learning more about. If you want a garage door that operates smoothly and quietly, it’s best to invest in a high-quality opener for your home. As the brain behind your garage door’s day-to-day operation, your garage door opener is made up of complicated components and parts that are subject to quicker wear and tear if its motor is lifting a door that’s too heavy, for instance.
Because we partner with such high-quality brands, we proudly install your basic or advanced opener with our garage door opener installation service.
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Dakota Door Sales is a local Morrison, TN dealer for LiftMaster openers. We like to offer the best top-of-the-line products, so customers know their garage door system is set for decades of successful operation.
LiftMaster has a tried-and-true selection of garage door openers for a wide range of homeowners that would like smartphone connectivity or require a heavy-duty lifter. We’re confident that with our personally selected garage door opener products, you’ll be set with an opener that lasts longer with our expert opener service.
Pick An Opener’s Drive Type
The reason some garage door openers last longer than others is due to their drive type, or how they mechanically operate. The main drive types are:
Chain drive opener
- Affordable direct drive opener
- Most popular
- Widely available parts and models
- Follow through with maintenance for extended use
Belt drive opener
- Direct drive opener
- Ultra-quiet operation
- Soft closing and opening
- Durable construction helps make it last longer
Screw drive opener
- Most durable
- Suitable for Commercial use
- Made up of simple parts
Jackshaft garage door opener
- Requires the least amount of maintenance
The direct drive openers operating by a chain or a belt are the most popular among homeowners. The jackshaft opener includes more technologically advanced features, while the screw drive opener is made up of simple, durable parts for long-lasting wear.
Garage Door Opener Power Styles
Understanding the distinction between an opener’s power style and how your garage door opener achieves its power helps you identify your garage door needs.
A rundown of two distinct motor types:
The two primary power styles found in garage door openers are AC and DC-powered openers. Both current types are popular among residential and commercial properties, and both transform electricity into motion for the motor, but they achieve their power differently.
AC-powered garage door opener
Alternate current, or AC-powered garage door opener, is a bit more advanced due to the current that goes through a switch board, and goes to and from the motor continuously, changing directions. Specialty doors and commercial doors benefit from an alternating current, so it can provide powerful output and durability.
DC-powered garage door opener
Direct current, or a DC-powered motor is becoming more popular in residential garage door openers due to their improved, newer power style. DC motors are known for their quieter operation and programmable settings for smartphone apps.
Schedule Garage Door Opener Installation With Us Today!
Choose the best garage door opener for your home from your local garage door service company in Central Tennessee. Dakota Door Sales not only offers the best products, but services and installs your opener we can help pick out.
We can recommend the right garage door opener for you, reserve our efficient garage door opener installation, and set everything up for you for a long-lasting garage door system.
Frequently Asked Questions
Which garage door opener is the best for cold weather?
Make sure your garage door opener has a backup battery in case of a power outage and enough horsepower to lift your garage door if the ground freezes. If you’re worried about your garage door opener not making it through a bad storm, or have lost power on it before, connect with our team for a garage door opener service appointment.
How do you program a garage door opener?
All garage door openers have a “learn” button that you can press and hold down, so it can program with your remote. They should also all have a reset button if you’ve just moved into a home with a smart garage door opener. If you’re unable to locate the button, every garage door opener has a visible model type and number for you to look up its owner’s manual online.
Does my garage door opener fit my garage door?
Most garage door openers work with all sizes and configurations of garage doors. But if your garage door is particularly heavy, like a wooden garage door or double doors, it will need a garage door opener with extra horsepower. Also, if your garage door is tall or you want to install a high-lift garage door, you will need an opener that accommodates the height.