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Which Garage Door Opener Do You Recommend?

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Q: Which garage door opener do you recommend?

A: One of our top sellers is the LiftMaster Elite Series 8550 garage door opener.

For many years, the standard garage door opener was a chain drive, which was a long continuous chain that went down the length of a boom and carried a trolley back and forth to move your door. 

That long chain has of course now been replaced with a long continuous belt in modern garage door openers.

The advantages of the modern belt are:

  1. It’s clean

  2. It’s quiet

  3. It requires no maintenance

  4. It has a Lifetime Warranty

In fact, all of the LiftMaster belt drive garage door openers include a Lifetime belt warranty.

But let's specifically talk about the LiftMaster 8550, which is part of the Elite Series, and the best quality that you can buy!

The 8550, as mentioned above, has a lifetime belt warrant AND a lifetime motor warranty. It also includes a 5 year warranty on the rest of the opener parts. 

The LiftMaster 8550 is a DC unit; it plugs into an AC outlet. It inverts internally to a DC motor - which means you’re not getting an abrupt, quick start of the motor. 

With LiftMaster’s “Soft Start - Soft Stop” feature on the motor, it’s a slow ramp-up to speed and ramp back down to speed. As a result it provides a very smooth operation of your garage door. Smooth, clean, quiet, and an excellent warranty!

Another feature of the 8550 garage door opener (as is common with all of the LiftMaster Elite Series openers) is MyQ technology. 

MyQ connects through an app, which is free to download from LiftMaster. You're then able to monitor and operate your garage door opener from your iPhone or Android device!

Come see the LiftMaster Elite Series 8550 garage door opener in action in our showroom!

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