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What type of garage door opener is the least durable?

Chain drive opener
20%
Belt drive opener
20%
Screw drive opener
24%
There is no significant difference
24%
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Question: What type of garage door opener is the least durable?
Top Answer (24% of 29 votes): Screw drive opener.

Answer: Screw drive opener
Explanation: Screw drives are a metal screw with a plastic carrier that has to be greased when being maintained that usually just slings out all over everything.
L.A. Mechanical Contractors
Answer: Screw drive opener
Explanation: History has shown some poor designs and quality in screw drive Genie brand openers.
Always Open Garage Door Services
Answer: There is no significant difference
Explanation: As long as an opener is properly spec'd for the door it is operating durability won't be an issue no matter the drive type.
A Plus 1 doors and Service
ProMatcher
Answer: Screw drive opener
Explanation: Because their is only one screw that holds and operates this opener it is the most likely to brake
United Garage Door
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