How to Replace a Chain Belt for a Garage?

Answer The chain belt on a garage door opener is the part that connects the opener to the door, allowing it to be opened and closed. This part begins to wear down over time. The most visible sign of belt ... Read More »

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What is better: a chain- or a belt-drive garage door opener?

On One Hand: Belt-Drive OpenersBelt-drive garage door openers function in much the same way as chain-drive openers, only the chain is replaced with a strong rubber belt. According to (Pre... Read More »

What is the best type of garage door opener: screw drive, belt drive or chain drive?

I have installed both a screw drive and a chain drive. As previously mentioned, a screw drive delivers more power. It may be required to open a double wide because of the extra weight or a single p... Read More »

How do I adjust a garage door chain?

PreparationClose the garage door so that it is completely down. Pull the emergency release lever to disconnect the door from the opener.Locating the Master LinkFind the master link where the chain ... Read More »

How do I adjust the chain on a garage door opener?

Shut the DoorClose the garage door all the way. Pull the lever to disengage the door from the opener. Pull the power plug from its outlet.Locate the Master LinkFind the master link, which is usuall... Read More »