The garage door opener is the crux of the entire structure of the door. Without it, the door will not automatically open or close, which would cause an abundance of unnecessary work whether you’re closing up shop at the end of the day or backing your car out of the garage for a meeting you’re already late to (of course). The electric garage door opener is essentially a guide for the door and controls how far it opens or closes, as well as keeps it shut tight when needed. It works in correspondence with the springs, which conduct all of the heavy liftings. Fixing an electric garage door opener is no easy task without the proper experience, and while installing a new one yourself is a more viable option, it can leave too much room for accidental error. Garage Door Repair Madison WI provides four different types of electric garage door openers:

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Chain Drive

You can’t go wrong with the classics. Chain drive garage door openers implement a durable metal chain which runs the door on its tracks. It is a cheap and indisputably reliable option but is makes quite a bit of noise in the process. Even so, chain drive openers are the go-to of garage door openers.

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Belt Drive

Belt drive openers are the same as chain drive openers in principle, but belt drives are quieter! Belt drive openers have been rated #1 in the industry due to their ability to hone the reliability of the chain drive without the noise. Even though belt drive openers are more expensive than the chain drives, you just might appreciate their silence.

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Screw Drive

If you’re working on a budget, the screw drive opener may be right for you. It is the cheapest option for garage door openers as it uses a simple threaded steel rod as opposed to chains or belts. Cheaper cost calls for some sacrifices, though. The screw drive opener is the loudest of the available options and is only recommended if you live in an area boasting consistent weather patterns. Constantly varying weather patterns interfere with the functionality of the opener, and so it does not hold the versatility of the previous two. Even so, the screw drive garage door opener gets the job done.

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Jackshaft 

Did you ever notice how some electric garage door openers seem a bit cumbersome when you’re trying to store larger items in the rafters of your garage? Us too. The Jackshaft garage door opener is mounted on the wall of the garage near the tracks. It is a quiet and space-efficient option run by a DC motor.

If you would like to install an opener by yourself, check out Garage Door Opener Installation for a great tutorial.

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