Top 10 Best Garage Door Openers of 2017 – Reviews


Apart from doing what’s required of them, people don’t really have too many expectations when shopping for a garage door opener, but as we are about to find out, there are so many things to look for, especially in this day and age. Now, we already established how useful a garage heater can be during the cold season and not only. With this in mind, let us say that there are many add-ons and improvements you can make to your garage.

Today we’ll talk about garage door openers, how important they are to any modern garage, and how convenient they may prove to be in the long run. So join us as we try to find out what are the ten best garage door openers on the market today in terms of both price and reliability.

10Craftsman AssureLink DC Chain Drive Garage Door Opener

amazon buttonUpon installing this particular garage door, you will soon realize just how convenient the keypad is when compared to most garage door openers out there. It is also equipped with a chain drive motor that will get your door open in no time, a feature that will prove particularly useful when you’re in a hurry. As for its convenience, let us say that it comes with an AssureLinkTM system that allows you to operate the door via the internet.

9Genie 2022-KFV Chainlift 800

amazon buttonThe 2022-KFV from Genie is powered by a 1/2 hp?plus dc motor capable of opening your garage door in just a couple of seconds. While accomplishing what’s required of it in a timely fashion, it also comes with a 3-button transmitter, a multi-function wall console, a wireless keypad, and safe-t-beams. Not only that, but due to its simplistic design, it is both lightweight and very easy to install.

8SOMMER 1042V002 3/4 hp Garage Door Opener

amazon buttonEquipped with a powerful 3/4 hp durable motor and a rail for 7 ft.-8 ft. doors along with a door height/full installation kit, this particular garage door opener is perfect for anyone who wants a fast and responsive garage door opener. Interestingly enough, it also includes a smartphone kit that allows you to open, close, and monitor your garage via smartphone from literally anywhere. Also, it comes with two 2-button transmitters for greater accessibility.

7Genie 2562-TC PowerLift 900 Garage Door Opener

amazon buttonGenie’s 2562-TC PowerLift 900 garage door opener is one of the most simplistic yet at the same time one of the most reliable garage door openers out there. It features a reliable wall console, safe-t-beams, a 1/2 hp AC screw, and two 3-button remotes for good measure. Furthermore, due to its simplistic and lightweight nature, this particular opener is a lot easier to install than most of the garage door openers on the market today.

6Decko 24503 Belt Drive Garage Door Opener

amazon buttonThanks to its non-polarized wiring construction, you can safely install this garage door opener in a timely fashion without having to worry about wiring errors during the installation process. As for its capabilities, we should point out that it has a 3/4 hp heavy duty quiet belt drive system with three functions. You control these functions through either a wall control console, a 3-button remote, or a wireless keypad.

5SOMMER 1052V000 Direct Drive Garage Door Opener

amazon buttonThis particular garage door opener from Sommer features a direct d\rive 1 hp motor designed to be both quiet and durable. As such, it can accommodate 7 ft. or 8 ft. doors with no problems, operating said door a lot quicker than most openers out there. Like we said, it boasts a very quiet motor that makes almost no vibrations whatsoever when running, which recommends this opener for anyone living above their garage.

4Chamberlain Group PD222 Chain Drive Garage Door Opener

amazon buttonAmong the many features this garage door opener has, we find things like IR safety sensors, visor remotes with tri-band frequencies, and even a doorbell wall control for good measure. It also uses a powerful 1/2 hp chain drive motor that will get the door open in no time. At the same time, we should point out that it comes with an installation kit designed to help you install the system in a timely fashion.

3SOMMER Direct Drive 1042V001 Garage Door Opener

amazon buttonSommer’s Direct Drive 1042V001 garage door opener is among the quietest on the market today, a features it owes to its very quiet direct drive electric motor. For greater accessibility, this garage door opener comes with two 2-button transmitters and an interior wall station that is both easy to install and reliable at the same time. Interestingly enough, it also features a secure rolling code technology operating 310 MHz frequencies for greater security.

2Chamberlain MYQ WD832KEV Belt Whisper Drive Garage Door Opener

amazon buttonThis particular garage door opener from Chamberlain is without a doubt one of the most complex and reliable you can get. It features a 200W light feature that turns itself on automatically when the door opens, a smartphone monitoring & control system with MYQ gateway, a motion-detecting control panel, and a lot more. It also uses a belt drive system with ultra-quiet operational capabilities and a motor vibration isolation system to ensure that you will enter or exit the garage without making too much noise.

1Chamberlain WD1000WF Smartphone Controlled Wi-Fi Garage Door Opener

amazon buttonThe WD1000WF system from Chamberlain is perhaps the most technologically advanced garage door opener on the market today. Not only does it has MYQ smartphone control features with built-in Wi-Fi for greater accessibility, but it also boasts a battery backup system that enables you to operate the garage door even when the power is out. At the same time, it has an ultra-quiet, heavy-duty steel reinforced belt to ensure its durability for years.