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Garage Door Opener Options in Madison, WI

If you call Madison Wisconsin home, you know the convenience and safety of a garage door opener. However, when they break, it’s always at the most convenient time, isn’t it? It might be snowing, you could have kids or groceries in the car, or maybe it’s raining cats and dogs. If you’re like us, you dread stepping out in the elements to open your garage door by hand.

Northland Door Systems can help you select from the industry’s top-of-the-line garage door openers backed by our installation and service guarantee. Our trained and certified technicians will install, test, and ensure your garage door opener is correctly installed according to factory specifications. We value the trust you place in Northland Door Systems to repair or replace your garage door opener.

“As a community manager, it is important that I ensure my garage doors are functioning properly at all times. Northland always finds a way to fit me into their schedule for same day service, their technicians are very knowledgeable and friendly. I highly recommend this company –
I’ve always had an A+ experience with them!”

Kimberly Zander – Google Review

Many Madison residents opt to install an automatic garage door opener for convenience and safety during the cold and snowy Wisconsin winters. A properly installed garage door opener performs for years without any problems, and that’s what matters, right?

However, you need a skilled, well-trained technician from a reputable garage door opener service to ensure your opener is operating correctly and that all the safety features are working. After all, safety is a top property, wouldn’t you agree?

Convenience can quickly turn hazardous if a garage door opener is not correctly installed. Our skilled technicians guarantee your garage door opener is installed according to factory specifications. We test the safety features for every garage door opener we install to ensure our customers’ safety and offer peace of mind.

Our skilled technicians provide friendly customer service for a wide variety of garage door openers. We take pride in our team’s dedication to transparency and superior service. Your satisfaction is essential to our success. So, what can we do for you?

Finding the Best Garage Door Opener

Are you facing another Madison winter with a broken garage door opener or no opener at all?

Changing seasons can create challenging operating conditions for your garage door opener. We know you have a wide selection when it comes to picking a garage door opener installation and repair company. Call Northland Door Systems at 608-251-3627 to consult with one of our experienced technicians.

“Purchased a new garage door opener to replace a 20 year old unit. I submitted several online request to local garage door service companies, and Northland Door responded within 4 hours of my request. I was contacted, and scheduled a time for a technician to come to my home. The technician (Dan) arrived on time and was phenomenal. He took down the old unit, replaced with the new, showed me what I needed to know about my new opener, and answered all of my questions. He even noticed that my garage door gasket didn’t go all the way end to end and fixed that as well. The old opener and any garage from the new all went with the technician. Dan was on-site for about 90 minutes, and the total cost was just over $100. I would highly recommend Northland for any garage door opener replacements.”

Dan Orth – Google Review

The numerous options for garage door openers can be a little overwhelming to review, can’t they? We stock the most well-made and popular brands. Our brand selections for garage door openers include:

  • Genie
  • Linear
  • Marantec
  • Manaras
  • Lift Master
  • Chamberlain
  • and more

This lineup of the best garage door openers consists of belt drive and direct drive models. What are the differences, pros, and cons of each?

Belt Drive Openers

A belt drive garage door opener uses a polyurethane or rubber belt to move a trolley along a metal track to raise and lower a garage door.

  • Pros
    • Quieter than chain-driven openers
    • Fewer moving parts typically means reduced maintenance
    • Quiet operations make belt-driven openers an excellent choice for installing next to sleeping or living spaces
  • Cons
    • Belts can get dirty or out of alignment causing operational issues

Direct Drive Openers

Direct drive garage door openers are very quiet and have even fewer moving parts—one. The motor functions both as motor and trolley, moving along the track on a stationary chain to raise and lower the door.

  • Pros
    • Fewer moving parts usually means reduced maintenance
    • Powerful, durable motor
    • Wall mounting option
    • Reduces sound and vibration compared to other models
    • Ideal for installation next to sleeping or living spaces
    • Additional security features are available
  • Cons
    • Can be costly

Want to learn more? Our team knows more about garage door openers than anyone, and we love to share. Give us a call at 608-251-3627 and ask away.

Safe Operation of Your Replacement Garage Door Opener

If your garage door opener needs service or replacement, consider these guidelines to avoid possible injury or damage to your home.

  • Improper installation or adjustment of garage door is hazardous and risks injury or damage if a malfunction occurs.
  • Manufacturers recommend regularly testing your garage door opener to ensure the safety reverse mechanism works correctly.
  • The owner’s manual supplied by the manufacturer is the source of truth for correct installation, testing, operation, and maintenance of your garage door opener.
  • Homeowners must remove all pull ropes and remove or disable locks when installing a garage door opener.

This short video from Liftmaster describes how to correctly and safely test your garage door opener. Still need some help or think you might have a problem? We’d be happy to lend an experienced hand.

The Best Garage Door Openers in 2019

There are many feature-rich garage door openers on the market. The best one for you comes down to the features you need, available service and support, and price.

Some features, among many, to consider include:

→ Motor power and current flow type (AC or DC)
→ Durability of construction
→ Keypads included?
→ Safety features, including auto-reverse, motion detection, manual control, and audible warnings when the door is left open
→ Smart door openers controlled with apps
→ Performance in hot, cold, or humid environments

There are many options when choosing a garage door opener. Wisconsin winters are some of the most brutal, and having a reliable, working garage door opener is not only convenient but provides additional safety and security for you and your family. Call us today at 608-251-3627 and let us pull the perfect match for you from the best garage door openers available in Madison, WI.

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Providing the Best Garage Door Opener Service in Madison

When you purchase or require service for your garage door opener, you want to rely on the region’s most experienced professional team in garage door service and support, don’t you? Of course, you do! Northland Door Systems carries the largest selection of garage doors, garage door openers, parts, and accessories in the South-Central Wisconsin area.
Get in touch with our team to schedule an appointment with one of our experienced technicians. Allow us to demonstrate why Northland Door Systems is the leader in garage door service and repair in Madison, WI.