We have a tractor-trailer deliver Overhead Door products each and every Monday. Mostly these deliveries consist of special order garage doors for customers looking to add to or improve the look and style of their homes. But one thing that is consistent is that one or two magical pallets of electric garage door openers.
Almost without fail this glorious load of garage door openers comes off the truck and placed gently in our warehouse each week. Each one destined for it’s right place near the ceiling in your garage.
We install upwards of 2500 of these appliances every year. The reason they are so popular is simple; they’re affordable and allow a level of convenience unmatched by just about anything else you own. (Except maybe the dishwasher in my opinion)
When we put an opener on your garage door we know that we won’t be getting your repeat business for probably 15 years or more. The newest operators have been modified, engineered, and mechanically developed to be as reliable as anything. Think about this. When was the last time you bought an appliance in the $400 range with the confidence that it would last upwards of 15 years? Let’s do some quick math. If you divide $400 by 15 years the actual cost of the opener works out to $26.67 per year. $26.67 to not have to get out of the car in the rain, the assurance your garage door is secure, and not having to lift the door manually.
Today’s openers have so many accessories it’s almost alarming. You can operate your door with a smart phone, have a battery backup for when the power goes out, get electronic notification when the door is up or down also when it was opened and closed if that information applies to your application.
Mechanically speaking they have come a long way to. First and foremost are the latest safety features insuring the opener won’t cause any damage to your car or people. Many residential operators now have converted to DC motors, which once and for all dispels the myth that a chain drive motor is noisy. DC motors are so quiet I love to run the one in our showroom for customers just to see their reaction. Heck, if you have a bedroom above your garage a DC motor wouldn’t wake you up.
Overhead Door of Mohawk Valley carries all of the above and has the trained technicians needed to get your new operator installed right the first time. If you find yourself interested in learning more or would like some pricing on a few different types of openers please give us a call. The complete line can be found here.
Your Overhead Door Team