Residential Garage Openers

There are a variety of garage door openers to choose from. Basically the differences have to do with how they are “driven” or made to open which includes:

  • Chain-drivenliftmaster
  • Screw-driven
  • Belt-driven
  • Direct-drive
  • Jackshaft

The one you choose will be based on several factors including where the garage is located, if you want the ceiling free for storage, or how fast you want the door to open.

Our staff at Custom Doors & Fireplaces can help you determine which type is most appropriate for your needs. Some other factors to consider are:

craftsmanSafety features
Security features
Battery back-up

Every garage opener also comes with wall controls so you can open and close the door when you are inside the garage or house, and remote controls which you put in the car. In addition, warranties are included but they vary depending on the model.

We feature garage door openers from the following manufacturers but have access to other brands as well:

Liftmaster and

This garage door opener will complement your new garage door from Custom Doors & Fireplaces of Tallahassee. We look forward to speaking with you and giving you a free estimate. Call us at 850-575-1875